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Eagle’s Landing honor memory of late coach with season opening win over Union Grove

You wouldn’t have anticipated Eagle’s Landing to beat Union Grove 39-21 when the season opener began at Golden Eagles Stadium Friday night.

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Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Kim Ryan remembers leading Tulane Medical Center through Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Kim Ryan knows where she’ll be Aug. 29 at 5 a.m. Tulane Medical Center

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Recall of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans sold in Georgia due to potential health risk

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk.

Woman charged with abusing, exploiting disabled adults in her care

Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office seeking donations of food and water for victims left at hotel

The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for donations to help 12 former residents of a personal care home who have reportedly been victimized by the owner of the business and left in a local hotel.

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Henry helps in Katrina aftermath

Over 16,000 Hurricane Katrina evacuees received services of some sort in Henry County as a result of the devastating storm.

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Gulf Coast residents joined local communities following Hurricane Katrina

Schools experienced enrollment bump in storm aftermath

Many residents evacuated with hopes of returning soon enough to repair storm-battered homes, but they returned to destruction — wind-torn and molded homes still drying out from the flood.

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Liberty Tech Charter School approved for the Southern Crescent

Statewide charter school to serve families throughout south metro

A new charter school is set to open next fall to serve several Southern Crescent counties.

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Shining Light Ministries

Shining Light Ministries is hosting a Low Country Boil Sept. 18 at Willowick Farm, 246 Cronan Dr. in McDonough.

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Woodland grad earns opportunity to play for Brenau’s JV basketball squad

Former Woodland guard Kayla Mitchell will get a chance to play some NAIA basketball this winter.

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Townhall scheduled to discuss MLK Sr. street renaming in Stockbridge

The city will be hosting a townhall meeting Sept. 9 for input on a proposed street renaming.

I was the architect

Everyone knows the old saw about the do-it-yourselfer who decided to fix his own plumbing and had to pay the plumber twice as much to solve the problems he created.

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Pet of the Week — Dominique

Dominique has lots personality.

Letter to the editor

I thought it was necessary to take a few minutes of your time to make you aware of various scams that we are seeing every day in our county.

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Local pastor to participate in motorcycle ride for the children next month

Registration now open to join ride

MORROW — Rev. Luis Ortiz, new pastor at Morrow First United Methodist Church, and others from the church will participate in “Ride for the Children,” a motorcycle ride mission.

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Henry County dogs help keep America safe

McDONOUGH – Three dogs from the Henry County Animal Shelter graduated from the National Detector Dog Training Center, a branch of the USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, in Newnan, Georgia this month.

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Locals get scholarships, accolades

School Notebook 8-29-15

Makinsey Rosser of Stockbridge recently earned a Music Alliance Scholarship from Valdosta State University Foundation Inc.

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Glory in playing high school football doesn’t rest solely on getting a college scholarship

We get so caught up in the success of how our schools perform that we sometimes forget there’s a human under the helmet, a sentient being who sees life beyond the carefully painted white hash marks.

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Absence of former stars not a thorn in side of Eagle’s Landing softball

Living up to the expectations left behind by a 21-13 season wasn’t supposed to be easy. Without that foursome leading the team, it might have even been impossible. As is wont to happen when spots are left empty, however, the remaining Eagles stepped up on and off the field.

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Henry County Police Department launches new evidence tracking program

The program integrates the District Attorney and Solicitors office along with the Stockbridge city courts and uses barcoding to electronically input data to track evidence.