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Early voting starts Monday, May 2

Early voting starts Monday, May 2

The Clayton Crescent presents our Early Voting Guide. We are continually updating campaign finance information. If a candidate’s information is not linked here, either the candidate has not filed with the state as of press time or we are in the process of adding that candidate’s link. You can…

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Forest Park Ward 4 Town Hall

Forest Park Ward 4 Town Hall

Ward 4 Councilwoman Latresa Akins-Wells holds a Town Hall meeting at the Hartsfield Community Center, 696 Main Street, Forest Park. This is a chance for residents to make their voices…

Forest Park Planning Commission

The Forest Park Planning Commission meets Thursday at 6 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 745 Forest Parkway. See the full schedule for 2022 and 2023 here. Board information is here.

General Primary Election Day

General Primary Election Day

You can request and vote a Democratic, Republican, or nonpartisan ballot, no matter what your party affiliation is. Democratic and Republican ballots have different survey questions addressed to party members.…

Jonesboro Historic Preservation Committee

The Jonesboro Historic Preservation Committee meets at 124 North Ave., Jonesboro. Today’s meeting includes a public hearing on, and consideration of, designating the old Rosenwald School at 155 Smith Street…


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Forest Park promises crime crackdown

Forest Park promises crime crackdown

A recent rash of shootings in Forest Park, particularly among young people, has city leaders vowing to crack down on crime. “You might get some complaints,” Police Chief Nathan Clark warned the council. “But you have elected for me to serve in this position, and as your police chief, we’re going to do things a…

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