Henry County Lifestyles

Stories focusing on interesting people and places in Henry County.


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‘Ho ho ho’ takes on new meaning for Santa collector

McDONOUGH — When Barb Silvers says she collects Santas, she really means it.

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Jodeco Road United Methodist Church brings out deeper meaning of Christmas with live nativity trail | VIDEO | PHOTOS

Jodeco Road United Methodist Church in Stockbridge celebrated the Christmas season with its annual two-night live nativity trail over the weekend.

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Locust Grove High student named November SOTM

Henry County Schools’ Work-Based Learning initiative is dedicated to providing high school students with valuable work experience and career guidance.

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Needy Henry County families helped by annual Community Cares Toy Shop event

Susan Crumbley happily greeted visitors and showed them around the expansive warehouse stopping periodically at the rows of toys to be donated to some of the area’s needy families.

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Connecting Henry receives Speedway Children’s Charities grant for GED program

The nonprofit Connecting Henry Inc. recently received a Speedway Children’s Charities grant to support its GED program.

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Road to Tara Museum offering 75-cent admission on 'Gone With The Wind' anniversary | VIDEO | PHOTOS

Monday marks 75th anniversary of film’s premiere in Atlanta

The Road to Tara Museum in Jonesboro is one of three sites on the state’s “Gone With The Wind” Trail that will offer a 75-cent admission price in honor of the film’s 75th anniversary Monday.

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5K benefit run planned in honor of Woodland High TOTY

The mother out to a standing ovation — her son’s image projected on a large screen above her head, behind her.

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Ola High student named SOTM for October in Work-Based Learning

Ola High senior Lindsay Williford is the October Work-Based Learning Student of the Month

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Hampton residents named to collegiate honor society

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Hampton residents Sharonnda Latimore and Madison Case were recently instated into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

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Kids get lessons from Youth Summit

Severn teens and their parents turned out for Youth Summit at Eagle’s Landing Middle.

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Southern Crescent Tech inducts 44 into National Technical Honor Society

Southern Crescent Technical College recently conducted its fall 2014 semester National Technical Honor Society Induction ceremony, inducting 44 area students.

Land sale, school closure among BOE votes in Henry

A school closure and land sales and acquisitions topped a list of several actions taken by the Henry County Board of Education during its regular meeting Monday.

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Another Ola student elected to top Junior Beta post

Ola Middle is making a name for itself around the state, particularly in circles affiliated with the Georgia Junior Beta Club.

McDonough Elementary to close, Patrick Henry Academy to move

BOE votes to close and repurpose elementary school in Henry

The Henry County Board of Education voted 4-1 to close and re-purpose McDonough Elementary as the district’s alternative school.

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Middle schoolers explore future, career options

One-day event introduces students to career opportunities

Local middle schoolers got the chance to see their potential futures recently during a one-day career and college expo at Austin Road Middle.



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