The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will hold a work session today at 5:30 p.m. at 112 Smith Street in Jonesboro.

On the agenda, besides any preliminary items that might come up on the August 16 regular meeting agenda, are presentations on MARTA’s third-quarter jurisdictional briefing, as well as a presentation by the Finance Department on a reallocation request for ARPA funds for the Clayton Center.

You can check out MARTA’s previous quarterly briefings on its services in Clayton County at

The Clayton Center helps individuals and families living with mental illness, developmental disabilities and substance abuse, and children with emotional and/or developmental delays. You can contact their Crisis Line at (800) 715-4225 if you need help. For appointments, call (844) 438-2778.

To access Clayton Center services, you’ll need to show ID and proof of income. Visit for details.

Robin Kemp is executive editor and CEO of The Clayton Crescent, which she founded in 2020. She has worked for Gambit, CNN, The Weather Channel, Clayton News, Henry Herald, and numerous freelance outlets....

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