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Curt Yeomans

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Residents encouraged to spend time outdoors during national recreation month

Residents encouraged to spend time outdoors during national recreation month

“Out” will be “in” at Clayton County parks next month.

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Oh, to return to Wimbledon and its ivy

So Wimbledon started this week, and I’ve gotta say I’m missing those hallowed grounds.

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Caribbean festival defies rain, entertains crowds

A little rain couldn’t dampen the spirits of residents who visited Clayton County International Park to experience Caribbean culture Saturday.

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Clayton children participate in ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’

Clayton children participate in ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’

Clayton County Parks and Recreation participated in the ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’ world record attempt last week.

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Clayton commissioners weigh proposed MARTA referendum | PHOTOS

Supporters of mass transit’s return to Clayton County gathered outside the county’s Board of Commissioners office to pray for buses and trains Monday night.

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Clayton children participate in ‘World’s Largest Swim Lesson’ | PHOTOS

Check out our new photo gallery of area children learning how to swim at the Steve Lundquist Aquatic Center as part of the World’s Largest Swim Lesson.

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Caribbean festival perserveres despite rain | PHOTOS

Check out our photo gallery from the Caribbean Association of Georgia’s fifth annual Atlanta Caribbean Cultural Celebration that was held at Clayton County Intnernational Park Saturday.

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Dozens of anglers vie for biggest catch at Clayton County fishing derby

Anglers vie for biggest catch at county derby

Riley Braithwaite had never gone fishing before last weekend, but a gift from her godparents opened the door to new adventures.

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Spots still available for Arts Clayton golf tournament

It’s not too late to sign up for the group’s annual 11th annual Allan Vigil Ford Lincoln Golf Classic.

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Arts Clayton camps end with a roar at ‘Jungle Book’ production

Arts Clayton camps end with a roar at ‘Jungle Book’ production

Arts Clayton’s summer campers donned their best face paint last Friday for one last bow.

Griwsell Senior Center hosting first-ever Caribbean celebration

The J. Charley Griswell Senior Center already holds events to commemorate Cajun and Irish cultures, but now it’s heading to the islands.

Georgia Archives expanding to five-day operations week July 15

The Georgia Archives will return to a five-day-a-week operating schedule next month for the first time in several years, the University System of Georgia has announced.

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Stately Oaks Plantation turns 175

Historical Jonesboro celebrates anniversary with a birthday party

History aficionados gathered in Stately Oaks’ Bethel Schoolhouse Sunday to celebrate one of Clayton County’s oldest structures.

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Arts Clayton summer campers swing into second week | PHOTOS | VIDEO

Arts Clayton summer campers swing into second week

Southern Crescent kids are turning into disco-dancing animals in Jonesboro.

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Curtain falls on Week One at Arts Clayton summer camps| PHOTOS| VIDEO

Arts Clayton's Kaleidoscope and Young Teen camps reached their midway points Friday.

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Holding company announces plans to buy Olde Towne Morrow

College football stadium, hotels planned for site

Olde Towne Morrow may be back — with a 30,000-seat college football stadium.

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What does it take to earn $15?

Sometimes I have little faith in the world’s ability to move on.

Some land in Jonesboro-county transfer owned by News Daily

Jonesboro may not be getting everything it hoped for with a piece of property they are being offered as a gift from the county.

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Governor set to make major Clayton County economic development announcement

Gov. Nathan Deal is set to make a major economic development announcement concerning Clayton County at the state Capitol next week, his office has announced.

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State Art Collection Tour arrives in Jonesboro

State Art Collection Tour arrives in Jonesboro

Arts Clayton Gallery Manager Teri Williamson got to do something Friday that the public rarely gets to see her do at the gallery.

Arts Clayton has a few summer camp spots left

Arts Clayton’s summer camps begin next week but Camp Administrator Elizabeth Gower said she still has room for a few more kids.

Morrow to use Olde Towne for ‘Screen on the Green’

A failed city-owned commercial development in Morrow will become a center of activity again next month for the first time in three and a half years.

Morrow to declare itself ‘Open For Business’ next week

Officials in Morrow want businesses and developers to know they are still here.

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Humane Society quilt sale fundraiser one week away

Quilts and Fixins’ annual Dogs and Cats Quilt Sale fundraiser for the Clayton County Humane Society will be held next Saturday.

Morrow to make proposed budget presentation June 10

Residents of Morrow will find out the financial forecast for their city in a week and a half.

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Families flock to The BEACH for first opening day since 2012

Skylar Harris waded into the kiddie pool at Clayton County International Park with her father Saturday and mostly took in her surroundings.

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Opening Day: The re-opening of The BEACH in pictures

The re-opening of The BEACH in pictures

A picture page of the re-opening of The BEACH.

Audubon society hosting bird watching walk at Reynolds Nature Preserve Wednesday

The Atlanta Audubon Society will host a nature walk at the William H. Reynolds Memorial Nature Preserve today that’s for the birds.

Front Porch Players change June 8 ‘Miracle Worker’ show time

One of the performances of The Front Porch Players’ production of “The Miracle Worker” will experience a slight time shift, the acting troupe has announced.

Brazilian Beach Soccer youth camps heading to Jonesboro next week

The FIFA World Cup is nearly half a month away but youths from across metro Atlanta will be able to get ready for the international soccer competition by learning about a unique variation on the sport.

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Clayton County Head Start holds annual International Day celebration

Clayton County Head Start holds annual International Day celebration

Clayton County Head Start held its annual International Day celebration Friday.

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The Beach returns this weekend |VIDEO |PHOTOS

After nearly two years, The Beach at Clayton County International Park is ready to re-open.

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Clayton County transferring ownership of burnt out building to Jonesboro

City will replace old Clayton Center building with green space

The shell of a burned out county-owned building in Jonesboro that has been vacant and boarded up for three and a half years may soon be gone with the bulldozer.

Benoit claims irregularies in BOE District 8 election

A Clayton County Board of Education candidate claims voting machine errors cost him a chance to unseat school board Vice-Chairwoman Alieka Anderson this week.

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Jonesboro places crosses on Main Street to honor servicemen and women

Jonesboro places crosses on Main Street to honor servicemen and women

Two dozen crosses with American flags attached stand along Main Street in Jonesboro in honor of war veterans.

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Bigger decision likely awaits Clayton voters in November

MARTA referendum probable for general election

The primary election and the SPLOST referendum are behind us, but Clayton County must prepare for what is to come in November.

The Miracle Worker coming to Clayton County

Famed deaf and blind teacher Helen Keller will come to Clayton County next week.

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Edmondson, Singleton win primary races

Singleton may still face independent in November

Clayton County voters appeared to favor stability in county leadership Tuesday as Commissioners Sonna Singleton and Michael Edmondson won their primary elections.

Forest Park leaders approve $26 million budget

General fund operations total $23.1 million

The City of Forest Park’s budget will increase by $756,945 in fiscal year 2015 as its police department takes on new duties, the city’s top finance official said.

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Voters approve 2015 SPLOST with hospital funds

Clayton County appearred to support a proposed $272 Special Purpose Local Option Sales designed, in part, to inject cash into struggling Southern Regional Medical Center Tuesday.

Valencia Stovall holds off ex-legislators to win re-election

Davenport, Seay also cruise to re-election

State House District 74 Rep. Valencia Stovall held off two challengers with 57.05 percent of the votes counted as of 11 p.m.

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Deal cruises to Republican nomination for re-election

Perdue, Kingston neck and neck in U.S. Senate race

Gov. Nathan Deal cruised to the Republican nomination to keep his office while a hotly contested Republican U.S. Senate race was in a dead heat between Jack Kingston and David Perdue.

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Beer flows freely at Second Annual BBQ & Brew On Main

Arts Clayton and Highway 138 Package Store held their Second Annual BBQ & Brew On Main last Friday.

Sheriff’s Office: demands of money to avoid arrest are a scam

Residents should call law enforcement

The Clayton County Sheriff’s Office warned residents Sunday night to not fall for a scam involving individuals pretending to represent the office while demanding money to avoid arrest warrants.

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Performers entertain residents at Jonesboro's Jazz Under the Stars concert | PHOTOS

About 200 people camped out on the Lee Street Park field for a few hours Saturday night to listen to sounds of jazz.

Controversy surrounding endorsements swirls in BOC races

Officials deny endorsing District 1 candidate Reagan, District 4 candidate Moore refutes allegations of false claims

Controversy is brewing in two Clayton County commission races as speculation swirls about whether two former commissioners challenging incumbents made false claims about endorsements.

Clayton County Chamber of Commerce announces SPLOST endorsement

President Yulonda Beauford says Southern Regional Medical too important to lose

A heavy-hitter in Clayton County announced its endorsement of the proposed 2015 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax this week.

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Arts Clayton’s Linda Summerlin wins Clayton County Chamber of Commerce’s Businesswoman of the Year Award

Arts Clayton’s Linda Summerlin wins Businesswoman of the Year Award

Arts Clayton Executive Director Linda Summerlin comes from an old Clayton County family.

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Fugitive squad arrests ex-teacher facing sex offender charges

Lockup follows April 24 indictment

A former Clayton County teacher wanted on multiple charges including child molestation and sexual battery has been apprehended by a fugitive task force, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday evening.

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Hundreds ignore rain, show up for Clayton County Relay for Life

Hundreds ignore rain, show up for Clayton County Relay for Life

Breast cancer was a mountain that Rhonda A. Williams overcame.