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JONESBORO — As the Clayton County Board of Commissioners prepares to vote on the 2020 fiscal year budget, here is a closer look at the top expenses for fire and emergency services, police, the sheriff's office and the county prison. All figures are based on departmental line-item budgets sub…

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COLLEGE PARK— Clayton County Police say a man was found shot dead in College Park around 3:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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FOREST PARK — Forest Park Mayor Angelyne Butler announced the city has inked a deal with an unnamed four-star hotel and a film studio during a "State of the City" address that mixed church, state and commerce.

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Simply stated, I cannot over-emphasize the critical nature of listening to the building of authentic relationships.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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FOREST PARK—The Forest Park City Council will hold a public hearing on the city's $26.9 million proposed 2019-2020 operating budget at its meeting on Monday, June 17 at Council Chambers.

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MCDONOUGH — Kroger stores in Georgia and across the nation have recalled three frozen berry products because of a possible health risk of Hepatitis A. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension urges consumers to take this recall seriously, as the virus can cause serious health issues.

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JONESBORO — A recent Mundy’s Mill High School graduate has been award the Stamps Scholarship.

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ELLENWOOD — Dozens of police, fire and EMS personnel and the Clayton County Public Schools Department of Safety and Security gathered at East Clayton Elementary School to participate in an active shooter exercise.

ATHENS — It’s summer, and Georgia gardeners are anxiously awaiting their first tomato harvest. Just in time for those first tomato sandwiches, researchers at the University of Georgia have helped unlock the mystery of what separates today’s tomatoes from their inedible ancestors.

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MORROW — Some people enjoy a mimosa or a Bloody Mary with Sunday brunch. An ordinance under consideration at the Morrow City Council’s June 11 work session may give voters a shot at placing their alcohol orders here instead of inside the Perimeter.

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The rain may have driven activities inside, but it couldn’t stop Stately Oaks re-enactors from going about their day in 19th century fashion.

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JONESBORO — The Clayton County Public Schools’ Department of School Counseling and Exceptional Students is hosting a Champions 4 All Parent University Tuesday.

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News from churches around Clayton and Henry counties.

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ATLANTA — State Rep. Mike Glanton, D-Jonesboro, has been appointed to the Education Committee of the Council of State Governments‘ (CSG) Southern Legislative Caucus (SLC).

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ATLANTA — MARTA is bringing Breeze pop-up locations to Clayton County through the end of 2019.

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JONESBORO—Highlights of Tuesday's Clayton County Board of Commissioners meeting will include MARTA's quarterly briefing; ending the Clayton Center Community Service Board's  contract for alcohol and drug services; vending machine services; requests for police, fire and EMS purchases; a propo…

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JONESBORO—The Georgia Main Street Program has awarded the city of Jonesboro its Main Street of the Month recognition for June.

The Clayton News won two awards in the Georgia Press Association’s 2019 Better Newspaper Contest. 

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JONESBORO — One person is in custody but the Jonesboro Police Department is still looking for the second suspect in a holdup at a Tara Boulevard gas station — and they hope the public can help identify him.

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FOREST PARK—The City of Forest Park is accepting proposals this week for an outside auditor to monitor city finances.

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Meals will be provided to all children without charge. School sites will serve Monday-Thursday in June and Monday-Friday in July. Community sites will serve meals Monday-Friday in June and July. All food service locations will be closed on July 4.

So how do we come to love ourselves and overcome our feelings of inadequacy, inferiority and worthlessness?

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FOREST PARK — A credit card fraud scheme that hit 20 states and several metro Atlanta Rally's and Checkers locations also affects customers at a Forest Park location.

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