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McDonough artist tapped for royal assignment, will create King statue for Georgia

Davis will create King statue for Georgia

“Placing a statue of Dr. King at the Capitol of his home state is a long overdue honor, and selecting an artist is an important step forward in this process,” said Gov. Nathan Deal in a press release. “I am confident that Andy Davis’ past works, including a statue of Ray Charles in the singer’s hometown of Albany, have prepared him well for this historic project.”

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Saddle Up: Henry residents can learn to ride a horse, go for trail rides at Luella Stables

Henry residents can learn to ride a horse, go for trail rides at Luella Stables

McDONOUGH — Horses speak and its up to their riders to learn the language.

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COMMUNITY CALENDAR: Summer Concert Series

The City of Locust Grove is hosting Picnic in the Park July 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event is the kickoff to the July 4 holiday weekend. Residents can bring a picnic blanket and basket. There will be live music, games and a raffle for gift cards.

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Unity Baptist Church

Unity Baptist Church, 75 Valley Road in Stockbridge, is hosting a Proud to Be an American Christian Barbecue and Gospel Singing July 5 at 11 a.m.

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Andrew McBride Chapter DAR trailblazer honored

Marinelle Simpson bestowed Women in American History Medal

The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution has awarded the Women in American History certificate and medal to Dr. Marinelle Simpson.

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Sacred Journey Hospice Camp Horizon helps children deal with grief

Camp set Aug. 22 in Stockbridge

The 2015 Camp Horizon, sponsored by the Sacred Journey Hospice Foundation, is a day camp for children age 6 to 16 who have experienced the death of a loved one.

God bless America

How long have we been singing “God Bless America”?

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Stockbridge community rallies to help find lost dog

STOCKBRIDGE — When thunderstorms moved through Molly Casey’s Stockbridge neighborhood last week, a bolt of lightening hit a transformer knocking out power to the community.

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Piedmont Henry hosts blood drive

STOCKBRIDGE — Piedmont Henry Hospital is celebrating our nation’s birthday with a holiday blood drive.

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Henry County Rotary Club celebrates 30th anniversary

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Rotary Club celebrated its 30th anniversary this month with a formal dinner at Crystal Lake Country Club.

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Olympic Day rolls into J.P. Moseley this Saturday

Fourth annual celebration features Pan-American Games silver medalist Glenroy Hodge, former world boxing champion Xavier Toliver

The spirit of the Olympic Movement will roll into Stockbridge as USA Boxing teams with the Henry County Department of Parks and Recreation to host community photos and a “Fun Run” in celebration of Olympic Day.

CHURCH BULLETIN: Bethel United Methodist Church

Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 Fairview Road is Stockbridge, invites the community to join them for a chicken fry and bake sale June 27 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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July 4 celebrations planned in Henry

Forth of July celebrations are planned McDonough to celebrate the United States’ independence.