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Recall of frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans sold in Georgia due to potential health risk

Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary W. Black is alerting Georgians to the recall of certain frozen Cascadian Farm Cut Green Beans distributed in Georgia due to potential health risk.

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Pet of the Week — Dominique

Dominique has lots personality.

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Local pastor to participate in motorcycle ride for the children next month

Registration now open to join ride

MORROW — Rev. Luis Ortiz, new pastor at Morrow First United Methodist Church, and others from the church will participate in “Ride for the Children,” a motorcycle ride mission.

Local schools will suit up for prostate cancer awareness next month

For the week of September 21st through September 25th, all 421 Georgia high school football teams will have blue ribbon decals on their helmets. All coaches will be wearing blue wristbands and referees will be throwing blue penalty flags. Blue ribbons will be stenciled on the playing fields and public service announcements will be made during halftime.

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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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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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Cookies for Cans is service learning to feed the hungry

Stockbridge High students are collecting and donating food items in an effort to feed needy families now and into the future.

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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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Locals get scholarships, accolades

School Notebook 8-29-15

Makinsey Rosser of Stockbridge recently earned a Music Alliance Scholarship from Valdosta State University Foundation Inc.

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Film speaks to 21st century education reform

State legislators encourage reform at the ballot box

Education reform advocates have long championed personalized learning as key to shedding a century-old system and embracing a new technological age.

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Fire department honors heroic teacher

Pate’s Creek Elementary teacher Tracey Caravans’ actions saved the life of one of her students.

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month at Henry County libraries

Officials point to studies showing that children who are read to in the home and use the library perform at high rates academically.

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Children’s author visits Union Grove Middle

Students joined in telling a tale spurred by the crocked ceiling tile in the room. There are “alien Freddy Kruegers in the ceiling,” they explained.

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Students get academic, collegiate honors

School Notebook 8-22-15

Stockbridge resident Tanadja Barber was named to the summer 2015 semester Dean’s List at Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus.

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Union Grove cadet saves woman, child from burning car

Nicholas Cordova shuffled off to an afternoon drill practice, energized from retelling a summer adventure he will not soon forget.

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Movie screening set Saturday

State Reps. Valencia Stovall (District 74) and Mike Glanton (District 75) plan to host a free movie screening Saturday in conjunction with the Georgia Charter Schools Association.

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Memories of home — Cleveland, Ohio

JONESBORO — I grew up in Cleveland, Ohio — home of the Cleveland Browns, Indians, Rock ‘n Roll Hall of Fame and yes, the infamous Cuyahoga River.

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