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5 Reasons to love Jonesboro

5 Reasons to love Jonesboro

Jonesboro is enjoying a downtown renaissance, like many other small cities. New restaurants, residential projects, art venues and galleries, and even a water park are helping make the town into a destination. It also benefits from proximity to Clayton State University in nearby Morrow.
50 Ways to Play Outside in Atlanta

50 Ways to Play Outside in Atlanta and Beyond

Time to get outside and play! From basketball to fishing to hiking to hanging out in a hammock, here's 50 great things to do outdoors around Atlanta.
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The Clayton Crescent made headlines for its 2020 election coverage. Without funding, it’s days away from shutting down.

Last November, Robin Kemp’s scrappy Clayton County news outlet made worldwide headlines for its local coverage of the dramatic 2020 presidential election. But a year later, due to a lack of funding, the nonprofit is in danger of shutting down.
What it was like watching Clayton County elections counting

What it was like in Clayton County’s elections “Bunker” the night Georgia began to turn blue

"The most disturbing thing about witnessing the ballot count in Clayton County was the optics," says reporter Robin Kemp.
Everything you need to know election day Atlanta

What you need to know to vote on June 9 in metro Atlanta

When do the polls open? Can I still cast my absentee ballot? What if my absentee ballot never came? We answer your June 9 primary election day questions.

Who lives in Atlanta? Who will be here in the future? A look at the data

Race has always been the throughline in every significant discussion about Atlanta, but as the metro area grows ever more diverse, the story is much more than black and white
Old Towne Morrow

Will the abandoned Olde Towne Morrow be revived?

Ten minutes south of the Atlanta airport, off Interstate 75’s Exit 233, past the Cracker Barrel, the vape store, and the Harley Davidson dealer, the road behind Southlake Mall leads to what might pass for a movie set done up to look like Mayberry. There you’ll find rose bushes in bloom, vintage homes with broad front porches, manicured landscapes. Look a little closer, though, and you’ll spy the broken glass, the boarded-up windows, and the drywall in shambles.
Evelyn Wynn-Dixon

Meet the Other Mayors: Evelyn Wynn-Dixon, Riverdale

The spirited 66-year-old grandmother of seven recently won her third term as mayor of the Clayton County city of 16,500.
Clayton Co. vs. DeKalb Co.

Clayton County vs. DeKalb County: A scandal scorecard

Not long ago, Clayton County was metro Atlanta’s cautionary example of municipal dysfunction. Then came DeKalb. We rank each venality out of 10.

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