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Christmas program in need of volunteers and donations

Planning meeting set for Oct. 29

McDONOUGH — Although temperatures are still warm and trees are just beginning to lose their leaves, the folks with Connecting Henry are already starting to see visions of sugar plums dancing in their heads as they prepare to make sure Christmas is bright for area children in need.

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Henry County Thinks Pink

Henry County Thinks Pink

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Southern Belle Farm hosts Farm Heritage Day

McDONOUGH — Southern Belle Farm welcomes people to come experience a blast from the past this weekend at their sixth annual Farm Heritage Day and Antique Tractor and Engine Show.

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SAFE demontrators protest unfair treatment of women in the workplace

McDONOUGH — The ghosts of Rose Parks and Susan B. Anthony came out of resting this weekend to help the women of Henry County stand up for their rights in a modern-day society this weekend.

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Stockbridge pledges support for breast cancer awareness

STOCKBRIDGE — Once again, the fountain in front of Stockbridge City Hall will turn pink to save the ta-tas.

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Katy Perry to play Super Bowl halftime

Perry gets nod over Rihanna and Coldplay

Pop star Katy Perry will provide the halftime entertainment for Super Bowl XLIX, multiple media outlets reported Thursday.

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Atlanta, 4 other U.S. airports to screen travelers for Ebola

The CDC says about 150 people from three African nations where Ebola has broken out enter the U.S. daily

Air travelers from Guinea, Liberia and Sieraa Leone will undergo screening at five major U.S. airports, including Hartsfield-Jackson in Atlanta.

Operaton SAFe to protest abusive treatment of women

McDONOUGH — Operate SAFe, Stop the Abuse of Females Everywhere, will be conducting a peaceful demonstration on the McDonough Square Saturday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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Peachtree City Farmers Market manager wins grand prize at Arts Clayton Photo Competition

Hands were the subject of ‘Holding Hope,’ Tricia Stearns’ photo that won Best of Show at the 11th Annual Juried Photography Competition at Arts Clayton Friday night.

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Changing season brings out the ‘leaf watchers’

ATLANTA — “When will the leaves change?”

The Academy of Comedy Improv comes to Stockbridge

STOCKBRIDGE — The Academy of Comedy Improv performs a night of hilarity based on family friendly suggestions Oct. 11 at 8 p.m.

Bridgefest returns to Stockbridge Friday and Saturday

STOCKBRIDGE — Downtown Stockbridge will come alive with music this weekend as Bridgefest makes its annual comeback.

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First U.S. Ebola case confirmed

The patient is an adult being treated in an isolation unit in Dallas

Health officials have confirmed the first case if Ebola to emerge in the United States.

Diva Dash kicks off breast cancer awareness month

McDONOUGH — It’s that time of year again. The time for pink ribbons, pink tutus, pink T-shirts and all around way too much pink.

Bear Creek Festival returns to Hampton

HAMPTON —The 17th annual Bear Creek Festival returns to McBrayer Park this weekend, and organizers said they hope it will draw a large crowd.

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