Henry County Community News

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Henry Baptist Church hosting DivorceCare group

Beginning Feb. 9, Henry Baptist Church, 4035 Jodeco Road in McDonough, will host DivorceCare, a weekly support group for people searching for help and healing.

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McDonough woman commits to AmeriCorps national service

Haylee Hammond of McDonough is one of 96 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 21st Class of the National Civilian Community Corps.

Officials: Long-running Clayton State VITA program temporarily in limbo

Some low-to-moderate income taxpayers may have to find a new place to receive tax preparation assistance this year.

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Pet of the Week — Lemmy

Lemmy, a pointer mix, is a gorgeous boy with black spots on his white coat and the warmest chestnut eyes.

BELL: God will bless our gifts to the poor and needy

I know everyone has seen people standing on a street corner with a sign asking for money or help in some way.

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Birth Announcement - Gibbs

Ryan and Beth Gibbs announce the birth of their daughter, Bristol Ann Gibbs.

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Henry crowns 2015 Spelling Bee Champ

The fifth time is a charm for Kathleen Mabutin.

Officials looking at potentially positive year for school funding

Officials anticipate positive news in education funding this coming year for Henry County Schools.

BRADY: Troubled times and eternal things

Not long ago I listened to more possible terrorist warnings — threats to the West, like the Paris tragedy.

Henry students among those to be recognized at annual military academy ceremony

Congressman David Scott (GA-13) plans to host a special ceremony to honor 29 students from Georgia’s 13th Congressional District with nominations to attend one of the nation’s esteemed military service academies, which include the United States Air Force, Merchant Marine, Military (West Point) and Naval academies.

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RENJE: Fulfilling Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream

As we celebrated Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday earlier this week, I think it’s a good time for the church — the Body of Christ in America — to look inward on our own role in helping to mold and shape the coming generations.

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Statewide summer food service program hosts inaugural summit in Stockbridge

About 100 site sponsors from across the state turned out for the inaugural Summer Food Service Program Summit at Merle Manders Conference Center on Tuesday.

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Lions Club announces poster contest winner

This year’s winner is Anne Ocampo.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Spelman Glee Club to perform at Eagle’s Landing Country Club Sunday

Upcoming community events in Henry County.

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School Notebook: Talent contest benefits childhood literacy campaign

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Organizers are gearing up efforts to fund a literacy campaign that seeks to put books in the hands of Henry County’s youngest readers.