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MCDONOUGH — Kroger stores in Georgia and across the nation have recalled three frozen berry products because of a possible health risk of Hepatitis A. University of Georgia Cooperative Extension urges consumers to take this recall seriously, as the virus can cause serious health issues.

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Welcome to parenthood! You are a proud new father, simultaneously overjoyed and terrified. Since you are now responsible for another human being, you should know that the estimate of what it will cost to raise your child is approximately a quarter of a million dollars, without accounting for inflation. If you would like to send him or her to college, you will probably need at least that much more.

A 2017 report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimated the cost of raising a child from birth to age 17 at $233,610 ($284,570 adjusted for inflation). That is for the average middle-income couple; costs ranged from families in the Northeast that will spend around $264,090 to residents in the urban Midwest and rural regions who will spend about $227,400 and $193,020, respectively.

Unfortunately, that figure is not likely to drop, and inflation-adjusted w...

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The US Postal Service on Wednesday issued a commemorative "Forever" stamp for former President George H.W. Bush, rolling out the new stamp on what would have been the late President's 95th birthday.

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In an effort to stop confusion among voters, Tina Lunsford, Henry County’s director of elections, requested that the city of Hampton move its polling site to coincide with the county’s.

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The Henry County Board of Education unanimously approved the fiscal year 2020 budget Monday evening.

ATHENS — It’s summer, and Georgia gardeners are anxiously awaiting their first tomato harvest. Just in time for those first tomato sandwiches, researchers at the University of Georgia have helped unlock the mystery of what separates today’s tomatoes from their inedible ancestors.

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Americans appear to be feeling more confident in their finances – at least with respect to their credit card payments.

According to a new survey from CompareCards.com, more Americans are paying their credit card bills in full. As of January 2019, 39% of survey respondents paid all credit card bills in full over the last six months and 69% paid at least half of their bills in full over the same time period.

"It's great news that more Americans are paying their card statement balances in full each month," said CompareCards.com Chief Industry Analyst Matt Schulz. "Job No. 1 for anyone with a credit card is to pay your balance off as soon as possible, and it's a positive sign that more Americans are able to do that every month."

If consumers follow through on their survey statements, momentum for full payments will keep growing.

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McDONOUGH — Prevent Child Abuse Henry County has received a $3,800 grant for education and resources.

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News and events from Henry and Clayton counties’ churches

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McDONOUGH—The Henry County Sheriff's Office is looking for information that will lead to the arrests of two of its Most Wanted fugitives from justice:

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Penny is a love bug. She’s about 4 years old and she has been spayed and microchipped.

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For the second consecutive meeting, the Stockbridge City Council pushed back a vote on development standards for the Jodeco South project.

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McDONOUGH — The Henry County Police and Henry County Animal Control say no charges will be filed in a June 9 incident in which a McDonough man pulled a knife on a dog that he says was acting aggressively towards him and his wife.

It is said that having a pet provides many days of joy and happiness and at least one day of sorrow. The loss of a fur baby can be as difficult as the death of a human family member or friend, with each individual processing the grief differently.

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