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McDonough resident crowned Miss Reigning America National Teen

McDONOUGH — Kelsey Waters has participated in pageants since she was in sixth grade.

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Henry Players kicking off 25th season with ‘Mary Poppins’

Season tickets now available

McDONOUGH — It’s a big year for The Henry County Players.

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Restaurants join South Point development

A pulse of construction at South Point retail center offers continued hope for an economic boom in Henry County.

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Families invited to join Let’s Move Henry expo Aug. 1

STOCKBRIDGE — The Second Annual Lets Move Henry Expo is right around the corner.

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One foot in front of the other: McDonough resident MacKenna Gosart fundraising efforts continue for law enforcement

MacKenna Gosart’s fundraising run continues for law enforcement

McDONOUGH — MacKenna Gosart runs — a lot.

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Aiming for a strike: Stockbridge Pin Strikes starts children’s league

Stockbridge Pin Strikes starts children’s league

STOCKBRIDGE — Cheering, laughter, music and the sound of crashing pins are all part of the bowling experience.

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Two dog parks closed to protect pets against canine flu

Henry County Animal Control officials have closed the county’s two dog parks to contain the spread of canine flu while other measures are being taken to control another rabies outbreak.

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Students, teachers return for 2015-16 school year

New names, faces for Henry County Schools

Students stood patiently on the third square from the wall as they took direction from kindergarten paraprofessional Neh-Rita Liberty.

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Henry residents get warm recognition in academics, training

School Notebook 8-1-15

Several Henry County residents were recognized for their post-secondary achievements this summer.

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New student discipline policies, practices and training this year in Henry

Students will start the 2015-16 school year in Henry County with what officials believe will be clearer rules on conduct and discipline.

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Pet of the Week — Kittens

The kitten room at the Henry County Animal Care and Control Shelter is full.

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Henry man showcases agility in popular Ninja Warrior challenge

Kavon Sadler can stand unmoved on his left hand and climb with ease up vertical walls, thanks in part to ballet.

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Henry County Schools granted more funds for personalized learning

Effort continues to transform learning approach for each student’s needs

Henry County Schools learned recently they would be receiving $3.9 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue with the district’s 2020 vision of bringing personalized learning to every school.

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McDonough father starts nonprofit, Daddy Everyday

Organization’s goal is to encourage fathers to be more involved with their children, break fatherhood sterotypes

McDONOUGH — Delonso Barnes is father on a mission.

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Stone Mountain Park

Stone Mountain is reportedly the world’s largest freestanding piece of exposed granite.

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Open House is Thursday at public schools

Classes start Aug. 3

Public schools in Henry County are prepping for the 2015-16 school year with meet-and-greet and orientation activities this week.

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Information sesssion set for film, digital media program at Clayton State

Clayton State University’s Film and Digital Media Center has two upcoming information sessions leading up to its fall 2015 classes.

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Greater New Hope hosts back-to-school backpack drive

Greater New Hope Christian Assembly has announced plans for its 2015 Book Bag Give-A-Way event Saturday.

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Family, friends, community honor sculptor Andy Davis at memorial Saturday | PHOTOS

McDONOUGH — Hundreds of bare feet walked over the threshold of the Hood Street Art Center Saturday.

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ELCA students named Furman Scholars

School Notebook 7-18-15

McDonough residents Stephen Blackburn and Casey Wang have been named Furman University Scholars by the private Greenville, S.C., liberal arts college.

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Officials anticipate nearly 500 new teachers to district

Officials are anticipating nearly 500 new teachers to the Henry County School System for the 2015-16 school year.

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Moving into new spaces, the brand new EXCEL Academy

Sherry Kirkpatrick took calls in quick succession, informing parents about the fast-approach school year.

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