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Riverdale Community Night with the Atlanta Hawks - March 25 -

Riverdale Community Night with the Atlanta Hawks - March 25 -

 

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You may order your tickets online by clicking here, and use the Special Offer Code: riverdale.

Register for the Father&Son Basketball skills challenge

Register for the Father&Son Basketball skills challenge

 

Event Date: Saturday, March 17, 2012    

Presented by the Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department.

Earn Bragging Rights, While Building that Father & Son Bond

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Virginia Burton Gray Rec. Center, 1475 East Fayetteville Rd., Riverdale GA 30274

Registration Dates: January 30 - March 12, 2012

Entry Fee: $25.00 (Father/Son)

Ages: 3 & up

Contact Person: Keith Strong/(770) 603-4001

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Clayton County Parks and Recreation Website

Silverbacks to play college, pro teams in preseason

Silverbacks to play college, pro teams in preseason

ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Silverbacks will play six preseason games this year, the soccer club announced Friday.

The preseason schedule will feature two games against professional teams and four against college teams.

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Tony McManus and Tyler Ruthven
* Daniel Illyes
* Reinaldo Navia
* Marytn Lancaster

Father/Son Basketball Skills Challenge

Father/Son Basketball Skills Challenge

Clayton County Parks and Recreation presents Father/Son Basketball Skills Challenge March 17, 2012 from 1:00pm-4:00 pm.  Entry Fee to participate is $25.00 (Father/Son). Registration Date:  January 30 - March 12, 2012   Location:  Virginia Burton Gray Recreation Center   Contact Person:  Keith Strong 770-603-4001 

Falcons honor high school coaches at weekend luncheon

Falcons honor high school coaches at weekend luncheon

 

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- The Falcons hosted their Fourth Annual Salute to High School Football Luncheon on Saturday, December 10. Local coaches like Jess Simpson from Buford High School, Gary Varner from Allatoona High School, and Michael Carson from MLK Jr. High School were honored according to their classification.

The luncheon, held at the Georgia World Congress Center, was sponsored by the AirTran Airways, hhgreggm and Russell Athletic, among others. Former Falcon, Alge Crumpler served as keynote speaker for the event.  

Also, honored at the event was Dave Hunter, a legendary coach at Brookwood High School; Hunter was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award. Also honored at the ceremony was Cameron Sutton of Jonesboro High School,  he was awarded with the Warrick Dunn Captain in the Community of the Year Award.

The Falcons will host a football clinic for high school coaches, next spring. 

"Cache for Cash" with Clayton County

Jonesboro, Ga. - Join Clayton County's geocaching adventure this holiday season when the Clayton County Convention & Visitors Bureau launches "Cache for Cash" on Friday, Nov. 25.

"Cache for Cash" invites adventurers to seek and find special tickets hidden within select Clayton County geocaching sites for an opportunity to win cash and prizes.  Tickets can be found by geocachers beginning on Black Friday, Friday, Nov. 25, and must be redeemed by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 14 at the Jonesboro Welcome Center (104 North Main Street, Jonesboro, Ga.

Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon

Traffic impacted this Sunday due to Atlanta Marathon

 

Expect road closures on Sunday as runners discover Atlanta one mile at a time at the Atlanta Marathon and Marathon Relay on Sunday, October 30, 2011. The 26.2 mile urban course starts and finishes at Atlantic Station taking participants on a tour of Atlanta past well-known Atlanta sites and neighborhoods such as Georgia Tech, Centennial Olympic Park, Georgia Aquarium, Turner Field, Grant Park, Oakland Cemetery, Martin Luther King Center, Piedmont Park, Buckhead and the famous Peachtree Road.

Below are some important resources for spectators and residents / businesses located along the course.