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Stockbridge City Council candidate strives to bring better leadership

Ten-year Stockbridge resident Neat Robinson plans to bring better leadership to Stockbridge if elected a council member this November.

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Department of Public Health brings awareness to services offered

The Department of Public Health hosted a Client Appreciation event.

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Henry County police find escaped inmate |PHOTOS|

Henry County police find escaped inmate.

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People First hosting annual fundraiser Saturday in McDonough

McDONOUGH — People First of Henry County is hosting a Walk-A-Thon Saturday.

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McDonough Main Street hosts several free activities for residents

McDONOUGH —The McDonough Main Street Program has planned several summer events for Henry residents.

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Henry County Schools granted more funds for personalized learning

Effort continues to transform learning approach for each student’s needs

Henry County Schools learned recently they would be receiving $3.9 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue with the district’s 2020 vision of bringing personalized learning to every school.

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McDonough father starts nonprofit, Daddy Everyday

Organization’s goal is to encourage fathers to be more involved with their children, break fatherhood sterotypes

McDONOUGH — Delonso Barnes is father on a mission.

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Get out of town

Readers share vacation photos

Clayton News and Henry Herald readers share their vacation photos with their communities. Do you have photos to share? Email them to Editor Kathy Jefcoats at kjefcoats@henryherald.com. School may start next week but it’s never too late to share the photos of your favorite getaway. Thank you to all the readers who contributed their photos.

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Beloved pastor Ralph Easterwood turns 80

Easterwood, is the second pastor of of Glen Haven Baptist Church in McDonough. In 2002 the church relocated from Decatur. He served 27 years as senior pastor and 16 years as associate pastor. The church is hosting a 80th birthday party for him Aug. 8.

Whatever happened to sportsmanship?

I enjoyed periodically watching the recent British Open golf tournament. No question, the golfers were trying hard to win and played some of the most exciting golf imaginable.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: School supply giveaway

The Verizon Wireless Store at 1557 Ga. 20 in McDonough, is giving away 200 backpacks and school supplies Aug. 1 from noon until 3 p.m.

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Faith Independent Baptist Church

The community is invited to attend the Special Summer Series at Faith Independent Baptist Church of McDonough, 1099 Ga. Highway 81, held every Tuesday through July at 7 p.m.

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Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain is reportedly the world’s largest freestanding piece of exposed granite.

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Open House is Thursday at public schools

Classes start Aug. 3

Public schools in Henry County are prepping for the 2015-16 school year with meet-and-greet and orientation activities this week.

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Information sesssion set for film, digital media program at Clayton State

Clayton State University’s Film and Digital Media Center has two upcoming information sessions leading up to its fall 2015 classes.

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Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of July 20, 2015

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of July 20, 2015

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Greater New Hope hosts back-to-school backpack drive

Greater New Hope Christian Assembly has announced plans for its 2015 Book Bag Give-A-Way event Saturday.

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Pet of the Week — Tuesday

Her name is Tuesday, but she’s a great girl any day of the week.

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