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McDonough welcomes return of ArtsFest, pound cake contest
Henry County residents can enjoy the warmer weather as well as homemade crafts and tasty pound cakes during this year’s McDonough Spring ArtsFest. The annual event will encompass two days of fun an...
April 24, 2014 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Police to make sure teens drive safely
Sgt. Joey Smith, spokesman for the Henry County Police Department, said teen drivers can expect to see an increase in law enforcement activities to promote safety on the roadways this summer. “The ...
April 24, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton Elementary to become charter school this fall
Henry County will be the home of a second conversion charter school starting in the 2014-15 school year. Hampton Elementary School at 10 Central Avenue recently received word from the state Board o...
April 24, 2014 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Barr leads District 11 House fundraising
Bob Barr leads the way in fundraising in the six-person Republican District 11 U.S. House race for the May 20 primary election. Incumbent Dr. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, is running for U.S. Senate. T...
April 24, 2014 10:32 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County police arrest two in murder
The Henry County Police Department released the following information today: On April 20 around 2 a.m. a 911 call was made to the area of 105 Highland Drive in McDonough in reference to a trouble u...
April 23, 2014 06:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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3 battling for Fulton County Superior Court judge seat
Jane Barwick, Shondeana Crews-Morris and Shelitha R. Robertson are battling for the Fulton County Superior Court judge seat being vacated by retiring Judge Cynthia Wright. The nonpartisan candidate...
April 23, 2014 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Human resources conference coming to Cobb Galleria Centre
The Society for Human Resource Management will host its 24th annual SHRM-Atlanta HR Conference at the Cobb Galleria Centre Monday and Tuesday. The event will bring more than 1,000 business leaders ...
April 23, 2014 04:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local high school students in engine-building competition at speedway
South Paulding High School automotive students will compete Saturday against teams from Georgia and Tennessee at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton to find who can tear down and rebuild an engine th...
April 23, 2014 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Aerospace firms seek security of commercial airport, recruiter says
Aerospace companies considering sites near Silver Comet Field want an airport approved for passenger flights because of the extra security and safety requirements for such facilities, said an offic...
April 23, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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New TV talent show moving into Paulding studio
A new TV talent show began setting up production early this month in Paulding County’s film studio, an official with the studio’s manager said last week. The show is being done by a producer of the...
April 23, 2014 02:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host candidate forum Thursday
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum Thursday, April 24, at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Cam...
April 23, 2014 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early voting begins Monday; state, county candidates, E-SPLOST on ballot
Early voting for the May 20 primary in Paulding County is set to begin Monday in the election office at the Watson Government Center in Dallas. Early voting will be available Monday through Friday ...
April 23, 2014 01:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    by Joan Durbin
    jdurbin@neighbornewspapers.com
    04.23.14 - 07:17 am
  • Paulding Democrats to hear from state candidates Saturday
    Democratic candidates for state school superintendent and state insurance commissioner have been invited to speak to the Paulding County Democratic Party Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at Ryan's restrauran...
    April 23, 2014 01:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Local female business leaders to be honored
    Thirteen metro Atlanta female business leaders — four of whom live or work in Buckhead, Sandy Springs or Vinings — will be honored by Womenetics at its fifth annual POW! Awards ceremony April 30 at...
    April 23, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cox challenging Campbell for judge post
    Fulton County Superior Court Judge Tom Campbell’s re-election campaign is being challenged by candidate Thomas Cox in the nonpartisan race in the May 20 election. Campbell said he is running for re...
    April 23, 2014 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Pet of the Week: Ireland
    Furkids presents Ireland for the pet of the week spotlight. This sweet calico female is named for her large, emerald-colored eyes. At just over a year old, Ireland is house trained and great with o...
    April 23, 2014 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jazzercise to get clients in shape during Fitness Month
    May is National Fitness Month and Alpharetta North Point Jazzercise has already gotten a jumpstart on keeping the community fit with a slew of new classes. The classes — Fusion, Strength 45, Streng...
    April 23, 2014 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Candidates share views on fixing Fulton
    MARTA, Milton County and prison overcrowding were a few topics discussed last Wednesday at Alpharetta City Hall at a candidate forum for the upcoming primary election. Candidates for the newly crea...
    April 23, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tell Roswell what works, what doesn’t on cultural scene
    Roswell is a city that takes its arts and culture scene very seriously. That’s why city leaders say it’s important to know what citizens think of Roswell’s existing arts landscape and what new elem...
    April 23, 2014 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton schools see gains in 2013 college, career ready performance index
    On Monday, the Georgia Department of Education released results of the second year of its College and Career Ready Performance Index. The CCRPI is Georgia’s statewide accountability system, impleme...
    April 23, 2014 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Alpharetta neighborhood on the road to address change
    Residents of an Alpharetta neighborhood are hoping to see a change in their mailing addresses that will reflect their actual location. Bellsmith Drive, off of Upper Hembree Road, is in Alpharetta b...
    April 23, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Cycling fest loaded with races, rides and family fun
    For a large segment of the population, the phrase “need for speed” doesn’t automatically bring bicycles to mind. That’s because they have never witnessed a pack of cyclists whizzing down Roswell’s ...
    April 23, 2014 12:10 PM | 2 2 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Golf tournament to raise money for Cambridge High band trip
    The Cambridge High School marching band will be participating in London’s 2015 New Year’s Day parade and is raising money to help fund the students’ trip across the pond to England. The parents of ...
    April 23, 2014 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Wylde Center hosts annual garden tour this weekend
    Decatur residents can welcome spring by taking a stroll through several of the city’s most beautiful public and private gardens in this year’s 26th annual Greater Decatur Garden Tour, sponsored by ...
    April 23, 2014 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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