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Patrick Henry mentors recognized for their service to youth

The men were greeted with cheers and the wafting scent of the breakfast buffet in the corner.

Henry officials consider contingency plan for state budget proposal

School districts strapped for cash and burdened with finding individuals to fill vacant bus driver positions may have to find new ways to recruit.

Henry rolls out transportation notification system

Text updates give school bus riders route status

Families looking to stay informed of school bus delays in the Henry County School System just got a new tool to help them.

United Way seeks Project Overcoat volunteers

United Way of Greater Atlanta has partnered with FedEx, FOX 5 and others for Project Overcoat, a coat and blanket drive for men, women and children in need.

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Local DAR chapter recognizes Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers

The Andrew McBride Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers for properly flying Old Glory.

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Kohl’s Cares Scholarship applications available Jan. 30

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Nominations for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will be accepted Jan. 30 - March 13 at kohlskids.com.

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Stockbridge back on top

Air rifle team takes first in Area 12 Championships

Precision air riflery is back on top at Stockbridge High.

VIRAL VIDEO: Principal announces snow day with 'Let It Go' parody

Ahead of the much anticipated blizzard in the Northeastern United States this week, Matt Glendinning, the principal at Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., announced his school’s snow day with his own “Let It Go” parody, “School Is Closed.”

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Georgia's Phillip Phillips, American Idol winner seeks to escape contract

Leesburg native files contract compaint with California state government

Saying he is “grateful for the opportunities” American Idol afforded him, Phillip Phillips is suing to gain control of his career.

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McDonough woman commits to AmeriCorps national service

Haylee Hammond of McDonough is one of 96 men and women pledging to perform 10 months of national service as part of the Atlantic Region’s 21st Class of the National Civilian Community Corps.

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Henry crowns 2015 Spelling Bee Champ

The fifth time is a charm for Kathleen Mabutin.

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of Jan. 19, 2015

There were three restaurants evaluated in Henry County from Jan. 10-16.

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Floor & Decor opens in Henry County

Floor & Decor opens this month at 1120 Town Center Village Drive in McDonough. (Special Photo)

Schools out Monday

District observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Henry County Schools observes Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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Sunbrook Academy opens in Stockbridge

Sunbrook Academy has opened its new Stockbridge location at 5006 Ga. 155 North.

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