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BOC to vote on CCSO requests, library demolition, ethics

The Clayton County Board of Commissioners will vote on several items related to the Sheriff’s Department, as well as Kissberg Construction’s demolition permit for the Jonesboro Library building, at tonight’s regular business meeting. The board also will consider an ordinance on the definition and uses of developed and undeveloped land (Ordinance 2022-211). Activists from the […]

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Citizen Action, Oct. 3-8, 2022

Taking a page from our friends at The Current in Savannah, we present a compilation of all the published agendas for various government bodies and boards meeting this week. This frees us to tackle a few of these items in depth, rather than essentially rewrite each agenda. The point of this is to make it […]

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PODCAST: Dan Immergluck on Clayton County housing and urban planning

Dan Immergluck is professor of urban studies at Georgia State University’s Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. His new book, Red Hot City: Housing, Race, and Exclusion in Twenty-First Century Atlanta delves into the financial interests and political wrangling that has contributed to the metro’s housing crisis. The Clayton Crescent’s Robin Kemp spoke with Immergluck […]

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Parvo shuts down Animal Control

5:19 p.m.: UPDATES with comment from Humane Society Clayton County Animal Control officers have shut down both the county intake facility at 1396 Government Circle (behind CCPD Headquarters) and the Adoption Center at 3199 Anvilblock Road in Ellenwood due to a parvovirus outbreak. Staff are decontaminating both facilities, which will be shut down for ten […]

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