Henry County Lifestyles

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Dutchtown High to host year-end plant sale

School Notebook 05-23-15

Dutchtown High’s agriscience department plan to host a final plant sale of the school year, May 26-27.

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Kindergarten registration at New Hope Elementary

Students registered early this month for the kindergarten program at New Hope Elementary

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Ola seniors honor classmate, in turn earn scholarships

Vickie Mullins was featured during the senior awards ceremony Sunday at Ola High.

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Students make moves in annual county chess tourney

Organizers estimate as many as 100 students competed in this year’s county-wide chess tournament.

Henry residents reach academic milestones

School Notebook 5-16-15

This is the season of renewal and progress, and thousands in the region are excelling in or graduating from their various programs of study.

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Studio opens for Clayton State film industries, digital media program

Students congregated inside the former aircraft hangar, where the walls have been painted black and the mechanical equipment has been replaced by bright studio lights.

Union Grove, Dutchtown get national accolades

A pair of local high schools have garnered national recognition.

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Henry BOE approves tentative budget

Residents officially have a tentative fiscal year 2016 budget to review from the Henry County Board of Education.

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THE RECIPE BOX: Mocktail with berries perfect for spring and summer

Much to my surprise, today’s recipe, mixed berry punch, is the perfect mixture of sweet and tart in a glass, or in a punch bowl, depending on how many people you are serving.

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Pate’s Creek Elementary hosts Author’s Tea for talented kindergartners

Talented and gifted kindergartners at Pate’s Creek Elementary take part in the Third Annual Author’s Tea.

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JULIE WELLS: Children are God’s greatest gifts to moms

As we approach Mother’s Day I find that this saying is quite fitting: “The most precious jewels you’ll ever have around your neck are the arms of your children.”

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Students honor passing of well-regarded peer

Hampton High hosted an impromptu, student-led candlelight vigil Wednesday night.

BOE reviewing tentative FY16 budget

The Henry County Board of Education is expected vote Monday on a tentative budget for fiscal year 2016, and it includes pay increases for most employees.

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Congressman visits Academy for Advanced Studies

Congressman Jody Hice took a tour May 8, of Henry County Schools’ Academy for Advanced Studies.



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