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Chamber of Commerce to host informational meeting Thursday about trip to Tuscany

The Clayton County Chamber of Commerce wants to send you to Italy.

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Clayton County Chairman Jeff Turner wins 2015 Commissioner of Year at Georgia Minority Business Awards

The Georgia Minority Business Awards committee recognized the chairman of Clayton County’s Board of Commissioners as the 2015 Commissioner of the Year.

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State seeks Clayton County comment on Babies Can’t Wait program for special-needs children

The state invites the public to comment on a grant-funded program helping families with special-needs babies and toddlers.

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. names Sen. Valencia Seay ‘2015 AKA Legislator of the Year’

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. honored Sen. Valencia Seay at its annual luncheon this month.

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Come meet MARTA at Riverdale Town Centre this weekend, Clayton County

There’s no need to wait until March 21 if you’re in the mood to celebrate MARTA.

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College Park’s Phoenix Trail wins Engineering Excellence Award

College Park’s Phoenix Trail is now award-winning.

Sen. Gail Davenport to host MARTA job fair

There will be another opportunity for residents to find a job with MARTA Friday.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of Feb. 23, 2015

There were 16 restaurants and schools evaluated in Clayton County from Feb. 14-20.

Outdoor activities in Clayton now cancelled through Saturday

Clayton Schools cancelled outdoor activities, including the science fair, on Saturday.

Outdoor sports in Clayton cancelled for the week

Outdoor sports in Clayton cancelled for the week due to extreme lows and wind chills.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week on Feb. 16, 2015

There were 20 restaurants and schools evaluated in Clayton County from Feb. 7-13.

Clayton soil and water district, Master Gardeners partner for tree give-a-way

The Clayton County Soil and Water District is partnering with Master Gardners for the annual Arbor Day tree giveaway.

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Mount Zion High grad is a surface warfare officer aboard USS Fitzgerald

Mount Zion High School graduate Jasmine Hanner is a surface warfare officer aboard the naval destroyer USS Fitzgerald.

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Mundy’s Mill graduate is a culinary specialist aboard Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald

Mundy’s Mill graduate Kenya Hunter reflects on life aboard Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald

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Clayton County Board of Health to award free car seats through mini-grant

The Clayton County Board of Health will now have eight children’s car seats per month until the end of the year to give to Clayton County families.

Clayton County health scores for the week of Feb. 2

There were 18 restaurants and schools evaluated in Clayton County from Jan. 24-30.

Expected Henry signees

The list of expected signees from Henry County.

Rep. David Scott to serve on house committees for agriculture, financial services

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga) will focus on farming and money during this year’s congressional session.

Atlanta Motor Speedway closing several NASCAR race ticket deals Feb. 2

Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced Feb. 2 is the final day to take advantage of several ticket deals for the track’s upcoming NASCAR race.

Georgia Archives launching new quarterly lecture series

Kick-off will focus on African-Americans in the 20th century south

The Georgia Archives is launching a new quarterly lecture series.

Kroger social media promotion offering chance for free gas

Kroger announced this week that it will host a social media promotion in February where customers can win free gas.

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Clayton County Rotarian Claudia Mertl appointed to prestigious Rotary International post

Rotary International has named longtime Clayton County Rotary Club member Claudia Mertl to a key leadership position for several nations.

Clayton County restaurant scores for the week of Jan. 26, 2015

There were 12 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Jan. 17-23.

Kroger raising money for American Heart Association in February

Proceeds will help fight heart disease

Kroger and the American Heart Association announced that the grocery store chain’s Georgia locations will raise funds to fight heart disease in February.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of Jan. 19, 2015

There were 19 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Jan. 10-16.

Lovejoy, Forest Park postpone meetings for MLK Day

Forest Park and Lovejoy residents don’t need to worry about government meetings Monday.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of Jan. 12 2015

There were 15 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Jan. 3-9.

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UGA announces improved access to rare Richard Nixon interview footage

Former president discussed Watergate scandal among other subjects

The University of Georgia’s Media Archives announced Thursday that it has used modern technology to create more access to rare interview with former President Richard Nixon.

Georgia State, Georgia Perimeter merging into one university

The University System of Georgia announced plans Tuesday to merge Georgia State University and Georgia Perimeter College.

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Riverdale Fire Department offers up to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of an arsonist

The Riverdale Fire Department needs the public’s help identifying an arsonist who torched a house for sale in Riverdale Saturday.

Clayton County restaurant health scores for the week of Jan. 5

There were six restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Dec. 27 to Jan. 2.

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Clayton News' top photos from 2014 | PHOTOS

These are the top photos of 2014 from Clayton County

Clayton County restaurant inspections for the week of Dec. 29

There were 12 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Dec. 20-26.

Clayton County under flood warning through Christmas Eve

It’s going to be a wet Christmas Eve.

Clayton County restaurant inspections for the week of Dec. 22

There were 17 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Dec. 15-19.

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Metro Atlanta tourism officials donate 93 duffle bags to Rainbow House

Metro Atlanta tourism officials donated 93 duffle bags to Rainbow House during their recent meeting in Clayton County.

Rep. Valencia Stovall to help nonprofits find funding

If you need to fund your nonprofit, plan on popping by the Morrow Community Center Friday.

Clayton County restaurant inspections for the week of Dec. 15

There were 17 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Dec. 8-12.

Clayton News Daily seeking reader input on New Year's Day foods | POLL

The Henry Daily Herald and Clayton News Daily are seeking reader comments and votes on the best foods for New Year’s Day.

Rep. Darryl Jordan to host Affordable Care Act Enrollment Event

State Rep. Darryl Jordan (D-Riverdale) will help locals enroll for coverage under the Affordable Care Act Thursday.

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Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner announces annual CASA toy drive kick-off date

The time of year has once again arrived when Clayton County Commission Chairman Jeff Turner turns into Santa Claus.

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UGA researchers: Boys meaner than girls at school

Researchers at the University of Georgia have confirmed what many students have probably suspected for years while simultaneously proving a Lindsay Lohan movie wrong.

Clayton County restaurant inspection scores for the week of Dec. 1

There were eight restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Nov. 24-26.

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OB/GYN joins Clayton County Board of Health

Clayton County Board of Health recently welcomed a new reproductive health physician.

MARTA to hold public hearing Dec. 4

MARTA will hold a public hearing Dec. 4 to discuss a proposed bus route change in Clayton County.

What's your favorite Christmas song? | POLL

Throughout the holidays, Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald will ask readers to pick their favorite Christmas song through a series of online polls.

Retailers opening hours for Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday shopping

Here is a listing of when many stores and major metro Atlanta shopping centers plan to open for Black Friday shopping.

Clayton County restaurant scores for the week of Nov. 17

There were 14 restaurants evaluated in Clayton County from Nov. 17-21.

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Clayton News Daily extends deadline for readers’ holiday recipes, photos

New deadline is Nov. 25

Henry Daily Herald readers will have a few more days to submit their favorite holidays treats and drinks recipes, as well as photos of the treats, for publication in the newspaper’s Nov. 29 edition.

MARTA asks for customer input

MARTA wants to invite its customers to share their thoughts.

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