News for Friday, April 18, 2014


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Mayors, chairman discuss need for SPLOST passage

Two mayors and a chairman sat down to have a discussion Wednesday.

Clayton County adopts new rules for opening warming, cooling centers

Officials were criticized over response to February ice storm

Emergency management officials were criticized over response to February ice storm

Clayton County Church Bulletin

A list of happenings around the Clayton County faith community

Clayton Community Calendar - April 19, 2014

Panola Mountain State Park is hosting a Photographers and Artists Morning Out April 19 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the park.

Clayton County expected to abandon Old Riverdale Road

Departure would aid design of new Buddhist temple

Clayton County officials are planning to abandon 0.312 acres of roadway in Riverdale that they say residents gave up long ago.

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Kindergarten registration begins in May

Educators urge consistency, preparation for students

Clayton County Public Schools is hosting a kindergarten registration event May 12-16. The event takes place at each elementary school daily, from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., and between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.

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Clayton County officials tout transit’s benefits at Democratic Party forum

A return of mass transit in Clayton County would be the community’s “gateway to opportunity” and a tool to spur economic development, state Rep. Mike Glanton (D-Jonesboro) told residents this week.

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Judge drops three counts in van death

After hearing legal arguments Thursday, a Clayton County judge dropped one murder charge against a day care center owner accused with her daughter in the death of a toddler in their care.