Henry County Community News

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Georgia Power Relay Teams coming through Henry, Clayton counties this weekend

Georgia Power employees have come together to take part in the American Cancer Society’s Run for the Reason fundraiser.

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Mercer students recognized at Society of Business, Industry and Economics Conference

School Notebook 4-25-15

McDonough’s Jonathan Beall was named winner of the Cengage Undergraduate Paper Award, along with Tyler Allee of Rome.

Experts stress public health concerns in Blue Bell recall

Experts stress public health concerns

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the expanded recall of all Blue Bell Creameries products currently in the marketplace, due to possible health risk.

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Ola Winds win at Winter Guard International competition

New ensemble medals in Winds World Championship

Ola High is a winner in the gym on many, less typical levels — in music and visual arts.

School officials to host ‘Leadership Listens’ tour

First open house-style meeting April 30

School officials plan to host a listening tour throughout Henry County in an effort to help citizens stay engaged and have their questions more conveniently answered.

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Ola High senior among 2015 Georgia Scholars

Ola High’s Nathan Loughner is among 183 graduating seniors as a 2015 Georgia Scholars, announced the Georgia Department of Education this week.

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ELCA puts on ‘Oliver’ in spring musical

All but the multi-tier stage is set for large production of “Oliver,” the theatrical adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel “Oliver Twist.”

Shane’s Rib Shack hosting anniversary celebration

Shane’s Rib Shack is having a western-themed party.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: The Paris Dancer’s show

The Stockbridge Community Arts Center, 146 Burke St. in Stockbridge, is hosting The Paris Dancer’s Senior Moments, a combination of dance and comedy.

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Motorama draws thousands of car lovers

Stormy weather didn’t keep thousands of car lovers from attending the Summit Racing Equipment’s Motorama at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend.

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Henry Players hosting Cabaret Music Review fundraiser

Show to feature intimate performances from 7 singers

The Henry Players, the county’s acting troupe, is preparing for an intimate dinner and show fundraising gala April 25.

Henry County Relay for Life fundraising event April 24

Henry County’s annual Relay for Life, the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society is April 24 at Hampton High School, 795 Hampton-Locust Grove Road.

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National Chinese Language Conference members visit Dutchtown Elementary

The children are used to the visitors — adults toting notebooks and mobile devices to evaluate their class.

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Taste of Henry draws hungry crowd

Taste of Henry was every foodie’s dream, drawing hungry crowds despite heavy rains Friday night.

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Woodland High student wins in first round of National Merit Corporate-Sponsored Scholarships

Woodland High senior Anna Latimer has been annouced a Corporate-Sponsored Merit Scholarship winner by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.