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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.

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Open house kicks off school year

Thursday afternoon thousands of parents and students turned out to schools throughout Clayton County as part of the annual back-to-school open house event.

Seniors to party hardy for Griswell birthday

Southern Crescent senior citizens will party like its 2006 next week as the J. Charley Griswell Senior Center turns 7.

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Road To Tara Museum sets expansion opening

New exhibit to be unveiled Labor Day weekend

JONESBORO — The Yankees will return to Jonesboro in September.

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Clayton State freshmen arrive on campus

Clayton State freshmen arrive on campus

The bright-eyed freshmen dodged the pellets of rain en route to their new lives in Clayton State University’s residence halls.

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Jonesboro tattoo shop offers ink for toys

JONESBORO — Cliff Clark is starting Christmas early this year.

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Plato’s Closet highlights hot trends for school year

JONESBORO — What’s cool about going back to school? The chance to update school year wardrobe at up to 70 percent off original retail with great, on-trend looks from favorite brands at the Plato’s Closet location in Jonesboro.

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Stately Oaks experiences 'Victorian mourning' with special tours

Death has come to Stately Oaks Plantation.

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Arts Clayton opens exhibit of vintage Loew's Grand movie posters

Arts Clayton opens exhibit of vintage movie posters

Arts Clayton Executive Director Linda Summerlin was a bit modest about people seeing the naked “man” standing in the middle of her organization’s gallery Wednesday.

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Crochet Club: Once stitch at a time

Members of the Crochet Club in Clayton County have been busy making more than 100 pairs of baby booties for a local pregnancy center.

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Good Shepherd Clinic to serve up tomato sandwiches Saturday

Good Shepherd Clinic to serve tomato sandwiches Saturday

A tomato faced the knife at the Good Shepherd Clinic as Dr. Charles Johnson tried to determine what was wrong with it.

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Riverdale couple appear on Say Yes to the Dress: Bridesmaids edition

RIVERDALE — Cortney Dunmyer was surfing the web last November looking for a wedding dress when she came across a link to apply to be on The Learning Channel’s Say Yes to the Dress television show.

Morrow's tourists may foot theater billing

Community theater in Morrow may be looked into with tax dollars, but it will be the city’s visitors — not its residents — footing the bill, said he town’s top tourism official.