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The Henry County Police Department, along with the Henry County Sheriff’s Office, Henry County Fire Department and Henry County E-911 Departments are hosting the annual Henry’s Night Out event on Oct. 24.

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It is so much easier to remain in our self-pity. It is so much easier to cling to our problems. It is so much easier to give up and succumb to the odds.

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I have a history with gas. I mean the kind you put into your car’s tank. In my youth, I was a gas pump jockey before I became a radio disc jockey or a TV news jockey.

The year was 1972 and Americans wanted out of the Vietnam War; the right because it was not being won and the left because of the increasing body count and lies from generals and politicians about “progress” toward defeating the communists.

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Women attending Thursday’s Ladies Night Out might have reserved some “Me Time” for themselves to try trendy make-up items and check on the latest fitness program, but that thought didn’t fly, for many brought their children and husbands.

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McDONOUGH — Central Georgia EMC Board Member Warren E. Holder presented the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Henry County Development Authority and Henry County Schools with checks totaling $75,000 to go toward community enrichment.

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According to data from the U.S. Drought Monitor, virtually all of the south Metro Atlanta area, including all of Henry and Clayton counties, are now in an "extreme" drought, the second-highest level of drought.

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If you are looking to stock up that freezer with one of the healthiest meats available — your time is here. The Georgia deer firearms season opens Oct. 19 and continues through Jan. 12, 2020 statewide.

Glimpses back to childhood always bring an odd remembrance of some kind. Sometimes when I go into our kitchen at night, I will think of the kitchen of my childhood home.

This is all political theater and bad theater at that. Democrats are going through the motions of impeachment, hoping to thwart the president’s re-election.

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ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Education has been awarded nearly $180 million to support literacy efforts in the state’s K-12 public schools through the federal Comprehensive Literacy State Development Grant, Gov. Brian P. Kemp announced today.

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McDONOUGH—The Henry County Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

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Well, I opened a can of worms. A few weeks ago, I listed a few of the common spelling mistakes that make us laugh (or groan). Since then, my mailbox runneth over with more. So before the “statue” of limitations runs out (where IS that statue, anyway?) let’s review a few from the Bad Spelling Hall of Fame.

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Fourteen stitches, a black eye and a large bandage are no match for former President Jimmy Carter, who turned 95 last week. Just hours after suffering injuries from a fall in his home Sunday morning, Carter traveled to Nashville to kick off a week of volunteer work.

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WARNER ROBINS — More than 100 elected officials, executives, and state and federal representatives gathered in Warner Robins last week at the Cary W. Martin Conference for the Georgia Municipal Association’s statewide Rural Broadband Summit. The meeting, which was also supported by the U.S. Department of Commerce and National Telecommunications and Information Administration, provided attendees an inside look at several approaches underway in Georgia to address the broadband needs of rural communities.

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