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The Henry County Pink Paper

Henry Daily Herald has compiled information readers should know about cancer, as well as stories about bravery while facing the disease.

The Battle of Jonesborough 150th anniversary section | PHOTOS | VIDEO

From Aug. 31 to Sept. 1, 1864, Union and Confederate forces fought the Battle of Jonesborough, as Jonesboro’s name was spelled at the time. The objective was to cut off the Macon & Western Rail Road, which was the last supply line for Confederates entrenched in Atlanta, said historian Peter Bonner, owner of Historical & Hysterical Tours/peterbonner.com. The Union won the battle, which forced an immediate evacuation of Atlanta by Confederate troops. Historians and Civil War scholars believe the fall of Atlanta, in turn, guaranteed Abraham Lincoln’s re-election as president, said Bonner.

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McDonough Arts Alliance's City Cemetery tours draw rave reviews from Henry County residents | PHOTOS

Attendees praise information about county’s history

An estimated 500 people attended the McDonough Art Alliance’s history-based McDonough City Cemetery tours over the weekend.

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Barham and Payton face off for the District 3 commission seat

McDONOUGH — Early voting will come to an end after this week and Henry County voters will rely upon Election Day to determine who will represent them in office.

2 students test positive for tuberculosis exposure at Ga. high school

Health officials say two students have tested positive for exposure to tuberculosis after about 150 students were tested at Newnan High School.

Henry County restaurant and kitchen scores for week of Oct. 20, 2014

There were nine restaurants and school kitchens evaluated by Henry County health inspectors between Oct. 20 to 25.

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McDonough City Cemetery Tours

See more photos from the McDonough City Cemetery Tours.

Hail To The Ale Fest fundraiser draws hundreds

See more pictures from Haven House's Hail To The Ale Fest fundraiser.

Hail To The Ale Fest on the horizon

Haven House shelter is preparing to host its second annual Hail To The Ale Fest fundraiser.

Farm Heritage Day at Southern Belle

See more photos from Farm Heritage Day at Southern Belle Farm.

Halloween decorations on Jonesboro Street

See the display McDonough resident John Rapp has set up at his home on Jonesboro Street.


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