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McDONOUGH — This week, Laila Marie Daniel would have turned 6 years old. Instead, a mound of stuffed animals and balloons mark her grave in a corner of Berea Cemetery as jurors heard testimony about breaks, bruises and her last excruciating moments on Earth.

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CONYERS — The heat and humidity Thursday morning didn’t stop thousands of Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation members from coming together for the 81st annual meeting at the Georgia International Horse Park.

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The phrase “America, Love It or Leave It” has a pedigree dating back at least to the McCarthy Era. In the ’70s, the phrase was employed again against those protesting America’s involvement in the Vietnam War. The left has its own version, vowing to leave the country if a Republican is elected president. They rarely do.

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STOCKBRIDGE — Winston Charles has been a nurse for 28 years. The last five, he’s spent caring for patients in the Intensive Care Unit at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

Whether you’re a frequent summer traveler trying to stay hydrated between flights, or love hiking or camping on weekends, carrying a water bottle on a hot summer day isn’t always convenient. That’s where this ultra-light collapsible water bottle comes in. It’s perfect for bike rides, climbing, beach days, or trips to the gym.

Before going any further, let me say that success means different things to different people.

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Butts County officials have planned a brief ceremony for 2 p.m. Aug. 7 to adjourn court for the final time in the courthouse, which was built in 1898.

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You had to be there 50 years ago, and I was. As a young reporter for a local TV station in Houston, I frequently visited NASA (“the space base,” we dubbed it), met many of the astronauts and reported on their exploits.

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This past Christmas Eve, we had just returned from a candlelight church service back to the Peabody Hotel in Memphis to have dinner at the hotel’s Italian restaurant, Cappacio’s.

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McDONOUGH — Here is a recap of highlights thus far in the Jennifer and Joseph Rosenbaum trial in the 2015 death of foster child Laila Daniel, 2.

If you love spending time on your patio but find yourself sunburned at the end of the day, a shade sail is the perfect way to bring down the temperature and protect yourself from harmful UV rays. They also have the added benefit of looking great while they do it.

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Venancio Sanchez♦ , 35, is wanted on one count of child molestation in a Stockbridge case from March 14, 2011. Sanchez is described as 5 feet tall, 160 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes. No distinguishing characteristics were noted. Sanchez’ mugshot shows him with sideburns and a mustache.

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STOCKBRIDGE—Henry County Police are looking for a woman who they allege broke into a car, stole a purse, then went shopping at a Stockbridge Kroger on July 3.

Small kitchen messes happen all the time, but that doesn’t mean you need to reach for a paper towel every time you spill food. If you find yourself going through rolls of paper towels and need to kick the habit, these reusable absorbent cloths make the transition away so much easier.

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety division helps celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the national Rapid Response Team framework, which was established through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

EATONTON — Step inside the Georgia Writers Museum downtown in Eatonton, and you’ll come face to face with a literary ghost. Frank Lebby Stanton was Georgia’s first poet laureate, an editorial writer and a popular columnist for the Atlanta Constitution from 1888 to 1927.

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Doctor visits, a heartbreaking encounter in a Walmart and wrangling over allowing a teddy bear in court marked Friday's testimony in the murder trial of Jennifer and Joseph Rosenbaum. The pair are charged in the 2015 death of foster child Laila Daniel.

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MCDONOUGH — A dash of salt on a beautifully ripened tomato slice cut just the right thickness and your mouth is already watering. Pair it with your favorite piece of white bread slathered with the same mayo your family has always used, and you’ve got the perfect Southern summer treat.

Young ladies entering their senior year in high school, who will be graduating and preparing for post-secondary education during the 2019-2020 school year, are invited to attend an interest meeting on July 13 at 2 p.m. at the Cochran Public Library at 174 Burkey St., Stockbridge.

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McDONOUGH — Laila was sick again. Pictures of Laila grew less frequent.  Tessa Clendening told a Henry County court these were the reasons she started recording her conversations with Jennifer Rosenbaum, who along with Joseph Rosenbaum was serving as foster parent to Clendening's daughters, …

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PLYMOUTH NOTCH, Ver. -- Rep. Justin Amash has left the Republican Party and will now represent Michigan's third congressional district as an Independent. In a Washington Post op-ed, he wrote: "I've become disenchanted with party politics and frightened by what I see from it. The two-party system has evolved into an existential threat to American principles and institutions."

So often we Americans celebrate the Fourth of July with hot dogs, hamburgers, pizzas, homemade ice cream and family get-togethers. We hear speeches or read articles with some mention of liberty, justice and the American way. We watch or participate in such things as road races or other special contests.

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McDONOUGH — A Stockbridge man is being held without bond in the Henry County Jail after police say he allegedly got into an argument with a man at a dollar store June 6, followed him home and fatally shot him with a 12-gauge shotgun. James Blake McAllister, 37, also was charged with kidnappi…

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