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Union Grove JROTC cadets help HOPE Park

The young cadets aggressively broke up soil and tore weeds from the raised beds at the HOPE Park Community Garden.

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Celebrating the weekend warriors in America

The successful “weekend warrior” tends to do their homework, watching multiple YouTube videos, pricing out costs, weighing all options and then methodically implementing a well thought out course of action.

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Southern Belle Farm kicking off fall season

McDONOUGH — With the promise of chocolate milk and Oreo cookies, more than dozen piglets take to the race track at Southern Belle Farm’s Oinker Stadium.

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Fallen Clayton County officer honored by Georgia Wounded Heores

McDONOUGH — The sound of feet striking the pavement and motorcycle engines roaring to life broke the early morning silence Saturday as men and women united in honor of Georgia’s wounded heroes.

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Patrons have nearly limitless options with a Clayton County library card

Patrons have nearly limitless options with a Clayton County library card

JONESBORO — A library card is for more than just checking out books these days.

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Bodies painted in a display of art

Bodies painted in a display of art

Many of our library patrons “geek” tattoos.

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Clayton officials urge preparedness for severe weather

Clayton officials urge preparedness for severe weather

This week brought the arrival of National Preparedness Week, which is dedicated to educating people about the importance of being ready in the event of severe and unpredictable weather.

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Mother-daughter renew Sock It to Me campaign

Mother-daughter duo are looking to provide fresh new socks to hospitalized children and nursing home seniors.

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Lovejoy dedicates all-services monument

The City of Lovejoy recently dedicated a $6,500 monument to honor service men and women. It sits in a small plot downtown between Mayor’s Park and the community center.

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X marks the spot

Geocaching offers high-tech treasure hunting

When Jimmy Kelly unwrapped a Christmas present in 2003 from his wife, he wasn’t really sure why she’d bought it for him.

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Community welcomes Lett to library system

JONESBORO - Members of the community turned out to welcome new Clayton County Library Director Rosalind Lett.

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Eady celebrates 30 years in Morrow government

Jeff Eady has a secret which isn’t widely known in Morrow outside of its government.

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Clayton schools kick off first day

Clayton County Public Schools kicks off its first day of classes for an estimated 52,000 students.

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Riverdale student flies high

Riverdale High School senior Clarke Martin recently completed training in the Flight Line Academy, sponsored by the Organization of Black Airline Professionals.

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Schools kick off free meals program

School nutrition workers Corinthia Alston and Sabrina Howard busily prepared the salads — 50 of them spread out over a large stainless steel table.