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Christopher Hayes

Mr. Christopher Ryan Hayes, age 24, of Fayetteville, GA, died August 17, 2014.

High School Football Roundup

The Luella Lions started off the 2014 season in upset fashion, knocking off the favored Shaw Raiders 40-21 Friday night in Locust Grove.

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STOVALL: Sticky but good start to the Mark Myers era at Dutchtown

The action on Week one of the 2014 football season was hot.

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ELCA football's reloading project begins with Mt. Paran in Columbus

Jonathan Gess isn’t accustomed to being on this side of the state championship conversation in Class A football.

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Dutchtown starts of the Mark Myers coaching era with win over Osborne

Dutchtown starts the Mark Myers era with win

The Mark Myers era got off to an impressive start as Dutchtown defeated the Osborne Cardinals 21-7 in the season opener for both teams.

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Fall Sports Notebook

It’s been a big week for Union Grove softball and volleyball.

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Pupils plug into all-wireless personalized learning at Hampton High

Hampton High in Henry County began rolling out its digital partnership with technology company Lenovo this week. The endeavor is supplying some 800 students with personal technology devices like computer laptops for their studies.

Wayne Roberson

Wayne Roberson, 62, of Augusta, Georgia passed away on August 16, 2014.

Neander Wilson

Mr. Neander Evanda Van Wilson, age 76 of McDonough, Georgia passed away August 16, 2014.

Henry County Commissioners amend 2014 SPLOST IV Priority 1 list

McDONOUGH —The Henry County Board of Commissioners voted to amend the SPLOST IV Priority 1 list Tuesday to include baseball fields and Mount Olive Road improvements a year earlier than originally planned.

Henry Community Calendar - Aug. 23, 2014

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Consumers beware: Avoid getting clipped by fraudulent online coupons

McDONOUGH — Everyone likes to save a little money and coupons are a popular way to do it.

Student enrollment remains at 41,066

District adds more than 600 to rolls

Public school enrollment in Henry County has remained just below projections for the first three weeks of the year.

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Pearson wants to hire own attorney

Hearing reset to September

A man police said kept his wife hostage for two days inside their Cobblestone Lane home has asked for time to hire his own attorney.

Drug agents raid Stockbridge house

Agents with the Flint Circuit Drug Task Force raided a Stockbridge house and arrested three people on drug charges.

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Dutchtown community excited about new football season

Osborne to test Bulldogs’ focus

While Mark Myers said he isn’t particularly surprised at the buzz surrounding Dutchtown football, he is plenty excited.

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Sports staff predicts weekend football games

Starting tonight, and culiminating with rare Saturday action, seven Henry County teams will be in action to kick off the 2014 high school football season.

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Luella football hoping for fast start in new season

If Nic Vasilchek could sum up the way his football team felt last Friday following its 9-0 loss to Henry County, he could do it in one word.

Henry County BOC votes to eliminate legal department

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners voted 5-1 to terminate the position of county attorney after a discussion in executive session.

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Ebola patients released from Atlanta hospital

Two American aid workers discharged from an Atlanta hospital after being treated for Ebola pose no health risk to the public, an Emory University Hospital doctor said.