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Marco’s Pizza opens in Stockbridge

The first Marco’s Pizza location in Stockbridge will open Saturday.

Adelaide Light

On Thursday, March 26, 2015, Ms. Adelaide L. Elliott Light, age 100 passed away peacefully at Westbury Nursing Home with her family around her.

Edward Cox

Edward Barnett Cox, age 87, of Stockbridge, GA died Thursday, March 26, 2015.

Sidney Brannan

Mr. Sidney Lanier Brannan age 64, of McDonough, GA passed away March 24, 2015 at Heritage Hospice in Marietta.

Mr.. Harry Thornton

MR. Harry T. Thornton, Died March 20, 2015

Samuel Seay

Mr. Samuel Sammy P. Seay, 66, of Broadway passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015.

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Deal signs Henry County bill into law

Smith responds to new law affecting his elected seat

Gov. Nathan Deal signs Henry County bill into law.

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Henry Players find a permanent home, prepare for new musical

Henry Players prepare for new musical in new spot

Like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz,” the Henry Players have been clicking their heels looking for a home.

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Seniors take action against developers, owners of living community

Seniors living in Hampton Court, a new low-income senior living complex, are taking action against the complex’s developers and owners, many claiming that Fairway Management has not done as they’ve promised to residents in the complex.

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Mayor vetoes salary increase for mayor, council

Mayor Tim Thompson has vetoed an ordinance approved by council this month that gives the mayor and council a pay raise.

Marco’s Pizza opens in Stockbridge

The first Marco’s Pizza location in Stockbridge will open Saturday.

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Saturday forum educates women against violence

Top female leaders in Clayton and Henry counties are expected to participate in a free educational forum Saturday on crimes against women.

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Devon Dickey, Taniya Juarez are Locust Grove’s first volleyball players to sign college scholarships

Dickey thought shoulder surgery would stop her from earning a scholarship to University of West Georgia

After undergoing surgery to repair a torn labrum, Devon Dickey didn’t think she would get to play volleyball in college. But she and teammate Taniya Juarez became Locust Grove’s first two volleyball players to sign athletic scholarships.

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Hampton officials approve quarterly electric rate increase

A quarterly electric rate increase was approved by city council Tuesday after it delayed the decision for two meetings.

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Union Grove long snapper Patrick Rhew signs on with Valdosta State football

Long snapper Patrick Rhew signed his National Letter of Intent to play football at Valdosta State on Thursday. He is the fifth Union Grove athlete to commit to collegiate football this year.

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Gymnasts take the floor in meet at Ola, Locust Grove Gymcats capture the county crown

Senior Kelly Aycock wins best All-Around for second straight year

Ola High School hosted Henry’s second annual county gymnastics meet on Thursday. Locust Grove won the county crown, Ola placed second and Luella placed third.

Georgia House passes Opportunity School District legislation

The Georgia House of Representatives has passed Senate Resolution 287, legislation to allow the creation of an “Opportunity School District” in the state of Georgia.

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Officials: college students are targets in emerging tax refund scam

The Internal Revenue Service is warning college students and other taxpayers to beware of an emerging federal tax refund scam tempting students to relinquish their personal identification and file tax returns claiming fraudulent refunds.

ROBINSON: The mark of terror

We don’t need to know the political or religious views of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Gunter Lubitz to call his crashing of a crowded airliner into a mountainside an act of terrorism.

Henry County Schools set information meetings on school flexibility options

Henry County Schools will host a system-wide informational meeting on school district flexibility and accountability Saturday.