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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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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.

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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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Windfall for Henry school bus drivers

School bus drivers should be in better standing when rubber hits road this August — compared to years past in Henry County Schools.

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Air Force JROTC cadets get honors at summer leadership camp

School Notebook 6-27-15

School officials reported that two Dutchtown High Air Force JROTC cadets have completed the 2015 Southeast Region Air Force JROTC Cadet Officer Leadership Course with unparalleled successes.

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McDonough Christian helps out, repaints SWAG Program classroom

Eddie Starrett was the first to leap on top of the roof to finish the project.

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Henry Players bring ‘The Little Princess’ to the stage this week

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Players acting troupe is wrapping up its 2015 season this week with “The Little Princess.”

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A day at the beach on Jekyll Island off the coast of Georgia

The Clayton News and Henry Herald newspaper staff recently made a visit to Jekyll Island. Here are a few of their photos from the weekend trip.

Some schools get new leadership in Henry

New leadership is on the way to six public schools in Henry County.

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Summer concerts, sports camps continue at Clayton State

Clayton State University’s main campus is abuzz with activity this summer.

Millage rate public hearings set tentatively

School officials have tentative plans to host three public hearings regarding the millage rate for education.

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Bridgeview Country Cooking restaurant in Stockbridge serves down-home southern meals

STOCKBRIDGE — Bridgeview Country Cooking is one part Cheers and three parts Mayberry Diner.

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Advocates kick-off Freedmen’s Bureau digital indexing project

Volunteers sought, can work from home

Mere days after a gunman claimed nine lives at Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church — an historically black church in Charleston, S.C., built out of the ambition of the abolitionist movement — a new movement is afoot.

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