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Area youth place well in 4-H contests

Area fifth through 12th-grade students took part in 4-H events this month, bringing home top honors for their efforts.

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Pleasant Grove Elementary robotics team pursues project to print 3D prosthesis for disabled peers

Students at Pleasant Grove Elementary have a powerful motivation to complete their latest engineering project — their peers are counting on them.

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Kristen Garner of Eagle’s Landing Middle named Henry County’s Media Specialist of the Year

Kristen Garner scoffs at the thought of a traditional librarian role in today’s school media center.

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Henry Players find a permenant home, prepare for new musical

Henry Players prepare for new musical in new spot

Like Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz,” the Henry Players have been clicking their heels looking for a home.

Officials: No school Monday for students

Teachers, staff to report for professional learning day

Officials remind parents that there will be no school Monday for students.

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Pet of the Week - Burlap

Don’t let Burlap’s name fool you.

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Smith-Barnes Elementary parents seek to replace old, craggy playground

Parents are looking to replace a dated playground they fear could be hazardous to the students who use it.

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Henry County Schools, GSBA recognize School Board Appreciation Week

Henry County Schools is honoring and recognizing its Board of Education by participating in the annual statewide School Board Appreciation Week sponsored by the Georgia School Boards Association.

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Georgia Teacher of the Year Amanda Miliner inspires would-be educators

Enthusiasm overcame the group of students from Langston Hughes High in Fulton County during a visit to Clayton State University.

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Retired educators meet at Area X Cluster meeting

Retired educators from across the Southern Crescent received updates on their philanthropic and community service efforts.

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Clayton County residents 'just can't wait' for MARTA

Clayton County residents “just can’t wait” for MARTA

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School Notebook: Hampton pupil gets Who’s Who nod

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Christian Hill, a junior from Hampton, was among 40 Reinhardt University students named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges for 2015.

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Rocky Creek Elementary students give black history lessons

Rocky Creek Elementary families turned out for the school’s Black History Month Program to celebrate black history and culture.

Officials: federal funds available to Henry County service organizations

Service agencies, nonprofit groups urged to apply

Henry County has been awarded federal funds made available through the Department of Homeland Security Federal Emergency Management Agency under the Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

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Congressman Jody Hice speaks to Advanced Placement students at Ola High

U.S. Rep. Jody Hice spoke to a group of Ola High students Wednesday.

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