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Henry County Church Bulletin

A list of happenings around the Henry County faith community

Joe Martinez

Mr. Joe Martinez, age 61, of Hampton passed away August 25, 2014.

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Dutchtown teacher earns Symetra Hero in the Classroom Award

Sheila Thurmon’s tears were drowned out by the thunderous cheers of her students and others at Dutchtown Elementary.

Henry County’s DUI Court graduates eight participants

McDONOUGH — The DUI and Drug Accountability Court celebrated a graduation last week, with eight participants completing the requirements for a fresh start on the road to sobriety and living productive lives.

County approves new ballot on-demand system

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners agreed to purchase a $21,645 ballot on-demand system from Election Systems and Software in an attempt to cut back on wasted spending.

County and Hampton make moves on Senior Center

HAMPTON — Henry County and the city of Hampton engaged in two intergovernmental agreements this month, inlcuding one involving a highly anticipated Senior Center in Hampton.

Ellenwood woman headed to federal prison for stealing from VA

An Ellenwood woman is going to federal prison for a year and must repay more than $80,000 she stole in her position as a secretary for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

County approved design contract for Bellamy Brothers Memorial Park

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved a bid for the design and build of the Bellamy Brothers Memorial Park in Ellenwood using budgeted SPLOST IV funds.

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Henry teacher earns Ideas Unlimited Award

Eagle’s Landing High agriscience teacher Chansi Coleman was recently recognized by the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association and the National Association of Agricultural Educators with the Ideas Unlimited Award. The award is sponsored by National Geographic Learning and Cengage Learning.

Hearing delayed in parolee’s assault case

A convicted felon charged with trying to run down a Henry County police officer 10 days after his release from prison will return to court in October.

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Convicted killer wants a new trial in murder of live-in girlfriend

A man convicted last year of killing his live-in girlfriend in 2011 wants a new trial.

Henry Community Calendar - Aug. 30, 2014

Join the Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk at Panola Mountain’s Power of Flight area.

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Logano eyes Cup title

HAMPTON — There was a time when Joey Logano had the nickname “Sliced Bread” around the NASCAR circuit.

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Henry students place at 4-H State Congress

Tommy Dorminy and Madison Rivers earn third place honors

McDONOUGH — Two Henry County students placed in the 72nd Annual 4-H State Congress recently.

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STOVALL: Time to play high school football pick ‘em

Okay, so our Week One football predictions were less than perfect.

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Eagle’s Landing to be tested by Union Grove atmosphere

QB play will go long way in determining winner

When you put two high school football teams together on a Friday night season opener with something to prove, you’ve got the makings of a potential barn burner.

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Both Stockbridge and ELCA looking to rebound

Don’t feel sorry for Jonathan Gess.

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Tony Stewart will race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, says AMS president

Former NASCAR champion sat out three races after fatal Aug. 9 accident

Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark announced Thursday that former NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will return to the sport this weekend during the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Stockbridge teacher ‘Innovation in Teaching’ winner

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Stockbridge High math teacher Dr. Mohan Sadhasivan was recently named one of the latest Innovation in Teaching winners.

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Taylor Townsend plays in first U.S. Open vs. Serena Williams

There have been some big moments in Taylor Townsend’s tennis career, but none may have been bigger than what transpired on Tuesday night before a national television audience.