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Chevy’s Diner and Pub to become KirbyG’s

Kirby Godsey of Macon said he had no idea that his son-in-law, Neil Daniell, would change the name of Chevy’s Diner and Pub in McDonough to honor him.

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St. Patty’s Day Crawl set for Saturday

Eateries, businesses plan festivities, too

Everything from green beer to green grits, green cupcakes and green corsages, will be on display in stores and businesses, Saturday, throughout the Southern Crescent area, in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day.

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Girl Scouts collect books to help kids

Junior Girl Scout Troop No. 822 in McDonough recently completed a service project to earn a Bronze Award, the highest accolade given by their organization.

Fresh fruit, vegetable sales ongoing in McDonough

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Office, at 97 Lake Dow Road, in McDonough, is conducting its annual Small Fruit Plant Sale. Through March 9, the agency is offering asparagus, blackberries, blueberries, figs, muscadines, raspberries and strawberries.

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COUPON QUEEN: Retailers weigh in on coupon etiquette

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

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Just Loaf’n returns to Stockbridge

Restaurant serves New Orleans-style cuisine

Just Loaf’n, returned to the Southern Crescent city, after a five-year hiatus. The owner, Darren Williams, and his business partner, Laletha Moore, re-opened the eatery this month.

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COUPON QUEEN: Shopping with one eye on the other guy’s cart

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

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Dinner, kisses, flowers, stir emotions of love

A good meal, and good company, are as much a part of Valentine’s Day celebrations as candy, flowers, and gifts. The French Market & Tavern is bidding to make itself part of that tradition in Henry County, and the rest of the Southern Crescent area.

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COUPON QUEEN: The reality behind ‘extreme couponing’

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

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COUPON QUEEN: Breaking bad: When shoppers abuse coupons

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

Officials want safe roads Super Bowl weekend

Drivers under the influence have alternatives

Football fans –– from coast to coast –– are eagerly waiting Super Bowl Sunday, on Feb. 5, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants the public to celebrate responsibly.

Kroger assists in Relay for Life fund-raiser

Footprint icons help fight cancer

From Sunday, Feb. 5, through Saturday, Feb. 18, Kroger will urge its customers to donate to the American Cancer Society by purchasing $1 Relay For Life “footprint” icons at Kroger checkout counters.

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COUPON QUEEN: A grab bag of coupon questions

Jill Cataldo saves hundreds on groceries by making the most of the common coupon. You can, too.

Meals on Wheels needs more funds, volunteers

137 homebound seniors on waiting list

The needs for the Meals on Wheels program are growing, as the county’s senior population increases. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that in the 2010 Census, 8.4 percent of Henry’s 203,000 residents were over 65.

Do food stamps and coupons mix?

I receive quite a few e-mails from readers who are on food assistance and are also using Super-Couponing techniques to stretch their budgets. Shoppers who receive government assistance for food purchases face some unique issues at the grocery store.

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