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PAGE Foundation awards Dutchtown Elementary media specialist Janet Youmans scholarship

Dutchtown Elementary media specialist Janet Youmans is the recipient of one of five Professional Association of Georgia Educators Professional Scholarships sponsored by the PAGE Foundation.

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Hickory Flat Charter kids celebrate Thanksgiving

Some kids stuffed their faces with bite-sized portions of popcorn and fruit as their parents hugged them goodbye.

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School fundraiser set Saturday in McDonough

School Notebook 11-21-14

A fundraiser called “I Love Henry” is set for Saturday on the McDonough Square.

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Mike Nichols, crafter of films, plays, dies at 83

Mike Nichols, the director of matchless versatility who brought fierce wit, caustic social commentary and wicked absurdity to such film, TV and stage hits as "The Graduate," ''Angels in America" and "Monty Python's Spamalot," has died. He was 83.

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People magazine names Chris Hemsworth 'Sexiest Man Alive'

People magazine has named Chris Hemsworth the "Sexiest Man Alive" of 2014, cheering the Australian actor's rise as hammer-wielding, bone fide hunk in the "Thor" films.

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McDonough looking at big economic impact from Miss Georgia USA pageant

Several hotels are already full during traditionally slow week for hospitality industry

McDonough officials are expecting a huge tourism economic impact from this weekend’s Miss Georgia USA pageant.

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Henry libraries for all ages

Libraries open Monday, Tuesday during Thanksgiving Break

The kids arrived bundled in layers of clothes and left much the same with their mothers in tow.

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Habitat projects continue in Henry and Clayton counties

Southern Crescent Habitat for Humanity is known in the south metro Atlanta region for its works in helping place residents in homes.

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Star-studded rock lineup honors Lynyrd Skynyrd at Fox Theatre in Atlanta

A star-studded lineup of young and seasoned rockers took to the stage of Atlanta's venerable Fox Theatre Wednesday night to honor Lynyrd Skynyrd, the band that fomented the Southern rock genre and was a 1970s radio staple.

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Southside Brain Camp lends life, driver safety lessons to teens

Students and parents stood along the sidewalk watching as firefighters pulled one of their own from a mangled car and placed him on a stretcher.

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McDonough Arts draws big crowd for annual Holiday Arts Festival | PHOTOS

Families flock to McDonough Square to see ‘The Grinch’

Families crowded the McDonough Square over the weekend for McDonough Arts’ annual Holiday Arts Festival.

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Stockbridge honors military veterans with patriotic parade, luncheon | PHOTOS

World War II veterans get special honors during festivities

Stockbridge leaders rolled out the red carpet for military veterans old and young alike during the city’s Veterans Day parade and luncheon Tuesday.

Henry County celebrates Kindness Week inspired by Hunter Welch, son of Buddy and Kit Welch of McDonough

Annual celebration commences Nov. 10-14, recognizes brother of state Rep. Andy Welch

It is Kindness Week once again in Henry County and all across the state of Georgia, so do not be surprised when someone is spotted doing something kind.

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Henry County Fuller Center to take part in Georgia Gives Day flashmob Nov. 13

Members of Henry County Fuller Center for Housing Inc. are hoping to garner local support during Georgia Gives Day Nov. 13.

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Clayton State hosts Southeast Model African Union conference

Clayton State University welcomed students and faculty from various University System of Georgia institutions Thursday.

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