Candace Clayvon

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Candace Clayvon is an SEO Producer covering hyperlocal news. She’s an Atlanta native, Vanderbilt University alumnus and previously worked for YP and Google.

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Your guide to the 2017-2018 Clayton County school year
 The 2017-2018 school year is here. Clayton County Schools will host orientation events for families Thursday. Elementary school orientations are 1-3 p.m., middle schools from 3-5 p.m. and high schools from 5-7 p.m. Schools begin Aug. 7, which is a Monday. First day of school: Aug. 7
Early dismissal dates: Aug. 23, Sept. 20, Oct. 6, Oct. 31...

8:34 PM Friday, Jul. 28, 2017

The 2017-2018 school year is here. Clayton County Schools will host orientation events for families Thursday. Elementary school orientations are 1-3 p.m., middle schools from 3-5 p.m. and high schools from 5-7 p.m. Schools begin Aug. 7, which is a Monday. First day of school: Aug. 7 Early dismissal dates: Aug. 23, Sept. 20, Oct. 6, Oct. 31...
Your guide to the 2017-2018 Henry County school year
 Here are some important facts and figures to help navigate the Henry County school system. Henry County schools begin Monday, July 31. Schools will host open house events Thursday, July 27 for parents and students to meet teachers and complete paperwork. The open house for high schools are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., middle schools from...

4:35 PM Wednesday, Jul. 26, 2017

Here are some important facts and figures to help navigate the Henry County school system. Henry County schools begin Monday, July 31. Schools will host open house events Thursday, July 27 for parents and students to meet teachers and complete paperwork. The open house for high schools are scheduled for 1-3 p.m., middle schools from...
Back to school: Vaccine requirements for Georgia students
 Are vaccinations on your back-to-school checklist? If a child is entering daycare, Head Start, pre-K/kindergarten, middle school, college or enrolling in a Georgia school for the first time, a completed Certificate of Immunization will need to be on file at the school within 30 days of enrollment. By Georgia law, school vaccinations...

7:18 PM Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017

Are vaccinations on your back-to-school checklist? If a child is entering daycare, Head Start, pre-K/kindergarten, middle school, college or enrolling in a Georgia school for the first time, a completed Certificate of Immunization will need to be on file at the school within 30 days of enrollment. By Georgia law, school vaccinations...
A guide to Stone Mountain Park’s Lasershow
 Lights, fireworks, pop songs and flame cannons, what’s not to love about Stone Mountain Park’s laser show?  A DeKalb County staple since its opening in 1983, the 45-minute laser show is a little different each year as the park adds new songs, features and updated fan experiences. Keeping up with the times, its newest...

2:36 PM Thursday, Jun. 08, 2017

Lights, fireworks, pop songs and flame cannons, what’s not to love about Stone Mountain Park’s laser show?  A DeKalb County staple since its opening in 1983, the 45-minute laser show is a little different each year as the park adds new songs, features and updated fan experiences. Keeping up with the times, its newest...
Quiz: Can you spell like a Scripps National Spelling Bee champion?
 The English language is strikingly complicated, ask any non-native speaker. Its spelling conventions can be especially dizzying with its silent p’s, i before e’s except after c’s and the fact that the word ‘misspell’ itself is so darn easy to mispell misspell.  The 90th Scripps National Spelling...

2:03 PM Thursday, Jun. 01, 2017

The English language is strikingly complicated, ask any non-native speaker. Its spelling conventions can be especially dizzying with its silent p’s, i before e’s except after c’s and the fact that the word ‘misspell’ itself is so darn easy to mispell misspell.  The 90th Scripps National Spelling...
There’s a beach hidden in DeKalb County
 Pools are open for the season, but there’s another spot for DeKalb residents to cool down this summer.   Pine Lake Beach, tucked away east of Decatur and west of Stone Mountain is the crown jewel of Pine Lake, DeKalb County’s smallest city. With less than 800 residents, Pine Lake has a small-town feel...

9:26 PM Friday, May. 26, 2017

Pools are open for the season, but there’s another spot for DeKalb residents to cool down this summer.   Pine Lake Beach, tucked away east of Decatur and west of Stone Mountain is the crown jewel of Pine Lake, DeKalb County’s smallest city. With less than 800 residents, Pine Lake has a small-town feel...
Atlanta Public Schools calendar 2017-2018
 Atlanta Public Schools’ 2017-18 school year will kickoff with a new Aug. 1 start date as decided by respondents to an Atlanta Board of Education survey. For teachers, the calendar also includes six days of planning and five days of professional learning. Here are some important dates for APS parents to know: The first...

2:05 PM Tuesday, May. 23, 2017

Atlanta Public Schools’ 2017-18 school year will kickoff with a new Aug. 1 start date as decided by respondents to an Atlanta Board of Education survey. For teachers, the calendar also includes six days of planning and five days of professional learning. Here are some important dates for APS parents to know: The first...
Drownings at Lake Lanier a reminder of safety lessons
 With millions of recreational visitors each year, Lake Lanier is a top spot for Georgia’s landlocked residents to enjoy time on the water. But with fun in the water comes underlying dangers. Deaths related to drowning and boating trouble the lake each year. In 2016 alone, Lake Lanier saw nine drownings and five boat-related...

10:13 PM Friday, Mar. 10, 2017

With millions of recreational visitors each year, Lake Lanier is a top spot for Georgia’s landlocked residents to enjoy time on the water. But with fun in the water comes underlying dangers. Deaths related to drowning and boating trouble the lake each year. In 2016 alone, Lake Lanier saw nine drownings and five boat-related...
Photos: A guide to Your DeKalb Farmers Market
 Your DeKalb Farmers Market, located on East Ponce de Leon, is an Atlanta icon. The market launched in 1977 as a small produce stand before moving into its current digs, a massive 140,000-square-foot warehouse in Decatur. According to its website, the market serves over 100,000  customers each week with fresh produce, meats...

10:25 PM Friday, Mar. 03, 2017

Your DeKalb Farmers Market, located on East Ponce de Leon, is an Atlanta icon. The market launched in 1977 as a small produce stand before moving into its current digs, a massive 140,000-square-foot warehouse in Decatur. According to its website, the market serves over 100,000 customers each week with fresh produce, meats...