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Piedmont Henry: don't let Super Bowl break your heart
Want to have a good time watching the game this Sunday but don’t want to kill your New Year’s resolution to be a healthier you? Consider these tips brought to you by Piedmont Heart Institute in hon...
February 05, 2016 05:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Academy Theatre presents Neil Simon comedy in Hapeville, Stockbridge
Neil Simon’s romantic comedy “Last of the Red Hot Lovers” comes to the Academy Theatre in time for Valentine’s Day. In the show, Barney Cashman, played by Rob Raissle, is a successful restaurant ow...
February 01, 2016 05:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County fruit plant sale to benefit extension programs
The Henry County Extension Office is selling small fruit plants with proceeds going to support various extension programs. The plants available for sale this year include pear, blackberry, blueberr...
February 01, 2016 05:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County celebrates Black History Month
Henry County ushers in the 40th annual celebration of Black History Month with a combination of 20th-century research and 21st-century tools. The Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton Counties ...
January 22, 2016 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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MLK Day volunteerism in Henry County starts with tote drive
Giving back to the community doesn’t always mean spending an afternoon serving consumers at a soup kitchen or a morning cleaning up a neighborhood. Sometimes it can be as easy as tossing a backpack...
January 04, 2016 05:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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NAACP award-winning show returns to Academy Theatre
Stogie Kenyatta said his one-man show, “The World Is My Home – The Life of Paul Robeson,” is the most challenging performance of his career and the work of which he is most proud. The show traces t...
December 31, 2015 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough to host fifth annual Geranium Drop on New Year's Eve
The fifth Annual Geranium Drop begins Thursday at 8 p.m. on the McDonough Square, hosted by McDonough Mayor Billy Copeland. “Avoid the hectic crowds in Atlanta and still enjoy an evening packed ful...
December 29, 2015 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway charity in Hampton drives holiday donations
The Atlanta chapter of the nonprofit Speedway Children’s Charities, based at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, recently led an inter-county Corvette caravan, with the help of Peach State Corvette ...
December 23, 2015 02:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hall of Fame mourns McDonough mechanic Jones, 91
In the days when racers were contested with cars powered by flat-head Ford engines and home-made skeeters running on alcohol dominated the racing scene, Harvey Jones was the man to see to get the m...
December 21, 2015 02:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County dietitian tells what happens when you overeat
‘Tis the season for fruitcake, eggnog, sugar cookies and other holiday treats. But eating too much in one sitting can be bad for one’s health, said Courtney Kalamar, a licensed and registered dieti...
December 21, 2015 01:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sirens for Santa to ride into Stockbridge Dec. 17
The Merle Manders Conference Center in Stockbridge will be the safest place in town next week when the Henry County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 95 hosts a 17th annual holiday treat. “This year,...
December 08, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County holiday events continue today
Hampton tree lighting The city of Hampton will host its Christmas parade and open house today from 6 to 9 p.m. Its Christmas tree lighting will be at 7 p.m. at the train depot. Information: www.cit...
December 03, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 36 36 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Fear the Woods open in Stockbridge
    by Bill Baldowski
    10.08.13 - 04:43 pm
  • Columnist publishes book of selected columns
    Longtime Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently published a book of his selected columns, “Letters from Red Clay Country.” The book is a selection of more than 20 of his best columns whic...
    October 14, 2015 03:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 76 76 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County reservoirs offer fishing, outdoor recreation for residents
    Henry County residents who are avid anglers and kayakers or those looking just to enjoy a day on the water can take advantage of the county’s reservoirs as a great source for fishing, boating and m...
    June 25, 2015 11:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 109 109 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McDonough Square offers music, movies for summer entertainment
    While students are out of school for summer break, families can enjoy plenty of amusement for everyone on the Square, 5 Griffin St. in McDonough. The Main Street McDonough program will host a serie...
    June 25, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 112 112 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Love and Homegrown Tomatoes returns to McDonough on Sunday
    The fourth annual Love and Homegrown Tomatoes fundraiser is set for Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m. at Heritage Park on Lake Dow Road in McDonough. “This is our big annual fundraising event for the Helping...
    June 24, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 110 110 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Vacation Bible schools in Henry County offer family fun
    Vacation Bible school programs throughout Henry County are offering a week or more of activities to engage children in family friendly fun during summer break. In Hampton, Bible Baptist Church, 278...
    June 18, 2015 03:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 120 120 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Ice bucket, elections popular on Facebook in 2014
    Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death o...
    December 17, 2014 12:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 230 230 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Neighbor Newspapers columnist releases new album
    Neighbor Newspapers columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album with his new project, “Red Clay Country.” The music is a compendium of Southern Americana music including folk, blues, ...
    September 11, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McDonough steakhouse donates to local food bank
    Every Monday morning at the LongHorn Steakhouse at 1856 Jonesboro Road in McDonough, employees prepare food not just for the hungry lunch crowd, but also for hungry citizens in need. The restaurant...
    June 24, 2014 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 212 212 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Arts alliance to hold summer arts camp
    Henry Arts Alliance will hold its summer performing and visual arts camp next week at McDonough Presbyterian Church. “We have a fabulous time at our camp. Our masters, the people who teach at our c...
    June 10, 2014 04:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 229 229 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Summer brings plenty of children's activities to county
    Summer break is fast approaching and the Henry County Parks and Recreation department as well as the Henry County Library system will offer classes, events and camps to keep kids active and enterta...
    April 29, 2014 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fashion forecast predicts mod, retro looks
    Tanger Outlets Locust Grove is celebrating spring fashion now through Saturday. Shoppers can visit the TangerSTYLE shop to receive a 20 percent-off savings coupon sheet or download it on web-enable...
    April 15, 2014 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 236 236 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry Players’ ‘Cinderella’ opens Thursday
    Beginning Thursday, Henry County residents can enjoy singing, dancing and a new spin on an old favorite during the Henry Players’ performance of “A Tale of Cinderella.” The play, which will run Thu...
    February 18, 2014 03:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 239 239 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Henry County student to star in stage play
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.17.13 - 11:16 am
  • Southern Jubilee returns to Nash Farms
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.07.12 - 07:45 am