Last-minute gifts to be found at local shops in McDonough
by Christine Fonville
December 16, 2014 01:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
Finding the perfect Christmas gift for a loved one can be stressful, and with department stores becoming more crammed with holiday shoppers as Christmas Day gets closer, Henry County merchants and businesses are encouraging residents to shop locally. On the Square in McDonough, a number of stores offer homemade or one-of-a-kind items that may be the perfect present for someone special. Victoria Ashmore, manager of Gerhardt’s World Antiques, 18 Macon St., said collectibles and memora...
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Elected officials and college degrees
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Do you think it is important for elected officials to have college degrees?