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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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CHURCH BULLETIN: Mount Carmel United Methodist Church

The community is invited to join Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 1933 Mount Carmel Road in Hampton, for Bible Study on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

Henry County Chamber of Commerce hosting luncheon

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a September business boosters luncheon.

COMMUNITY CALENDAR: The Habitat for Humanity ReStore open house

The Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 1465 Ga. 20 West in McDonough, is hosting a volunteer information session and open house Sept. 5 at 10:30 a.m.

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Georgia Milestones

State Superintendent Richard Woods: Taking an honest assessment of where we are

In October, we’ll release student scores for the first year of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System — and I want to caution that scores will likely reflect a smaller percentage of students who are proficient than we have seen in previous years.

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​Georgia Department of Education sends books to state’s kindergarten, pre-k students

As the 2015-16 school year begins, every kindergarten and pre-kindergarten student in Georgia will receive a book to take home, an initiative organized by the Georgia Department of Education and partners of the Get Georgia Reading campaign.

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Speedway Children's Charities raises money for Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

Gov. Nathan Deal lauded for support of Henry County

The missing Labor Day race didn’t stop supporters of Speedway Children’s Charities from filling the Tara Ballroom to capacity Monday.

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McDonough charity run to benefit cancer-stricken youth

The nonprofit Caring for a Cause is planning a memorial 5K this month in honor of Jason Holland.

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Teens charged in racist graffiti crime in midst of dispute

The damage led to a rally Monday involving Henry County law enforcement, NAACP and residents. Police acted quickly to make arrests, charging six young men — four juveniles and two adults — with criminal trespass

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Glen Haven Baptist Church

Glen Haven Baptist Church, 345 East Lake Road in McDonough, invites the community to hear Pastor Brady Howard Sept. 6 at the 8:15 a.m., 9:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. services.

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McDonough Square represents nearly 200 years of city’s history | PHOTOS

From 1821 to present day, Square remains gathering place for resident and visitors

McDONOUGH — As long as Henry County has existed, so has McDonough’s Historic Square.

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Andy Davis Foundation for the Arts aims to bring artists together

McDONOUGH — Sculptor Andy Davis’ memory is living on through an arts foundation named in his honor.

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Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of Aug. 24, 2015

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of Aug. 24, 2015

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Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Kim Ryan remembers leading Tulane Medical Center through Hurricane Katrina 10 years later

Southern Regional Medical Center CEO Kim Ryan knows where she’ll be Aug. 29 at 5 a.m. Tulane Medical Center

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Gulf Coast residents joined local communities following Hurricane Katrina

Schools experienced enrollment bump in storm aftermath

Many residents evacuated with hopes of returning soon enough to repair storm-battered homes, but they returned to destruction — wind-torn and molded homes still drying out from the flood.


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