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McDonough school employee wins media specialist of the year
Kristen Garner of Eagle’s Landing Middle School in McDonough was recently named the Henry County School System media specialist of the year during a surprise visit by county administrators and the ...
March 30, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Lucky You event in Stockbridge a success
From M4 Graphics in Stockbridge: "The first Creating A Lucky You Community Event was a great success March 14. Guests got a chance to experience live music, snacks, vision boards, and vendors! We h...
March 26, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry commissioners reject 40 percent building permit increase
Business owners renovating their property and developers working on constructing new buildings in Henry County will not have to pay higher building permit fees in the foreseeable future. At a Henry...
March 26, 2015 11:44 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Norfolk Southern expands 'Railroad University' in McDonough
More conductors, engineers and other Norfolk Southern Corp. employees will be able to train quicker and more efficiently thanks to a newly opened building expansion at the training center campus, 1...
March 26, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Numbers down but unemployment up in Henry County; state rate falls
Henry County’s labor force decreased by about 2,000 residents in January, from about 105,500 in December to about 103,600, not from relocation but from an annual recount by the U.S. Department of L...
March 26, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County burglars caught in Cobb County
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department issued this statement Monday: On Friday, March 13, in the early morning hours, a burglary was committed at the Highway 81 Pawn, located at 1650 ...
March 25, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County, state recognize school board
The Henry County School System recently honored and recognized its board of education by participating in the annual statewide School Board Appreciation Week sponsored by the Georgia School Boards ...
March 24, 2015 03:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County BOLO: missing man
Henry County Police said Malik Kenneth Ford, a black male, 20, 5-foot-9 and 160 pounds, has been missing since March 14 at 9:30 a.m. from his residence at 1027 St. Ives Crossing, Stockbridge 30281....
March 23, 2015 03:11 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Gantt weighs in on: Stockbridge mayor releases official statement
UPDATE March 25: Stockbridge City Councilwoman LaKeisha Gantt said a private investigator is "looking into the matter [...] in regards to the events of which have taken place," at a special called ...
March 23, 2015 01:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Walk with a Doc returns to McDonough next week
Piedmont Healthcare’s Walk with a Doc initiative is returning to Henry County on March 28 and will continue through June. Participants should meet in front of the red barn located at Heritage Park ...
March 20, 2015 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry, DeKalb counties BOLO Theodore Vincent Jones
From Henry County Police: Theodore Vincent Jones was visiting 16 Poole Circle, Ellenwood, 30294. Jones walked away from the residence. Jones is not violent, likes to walk and is highly functional. ...
March 20, 2015 08:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County PD: No mayor arrest in Stockbridge
Lt. Joey Smith with the Henry County Police Department issued the following statement following Wednesday's special called meeting in Stockbridge: "The investigation involving Timothy Thompson has ...
March 19, 2015 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Stockbridge holds mixer for nonprofits
    During her first year as a Stockbridge councilwoman, LaKeisha Gantt has enjoyed the opportunity to learn about many of our local non-profit organizations and ministries within our local churches. T...
    March 19, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge Mayor makes statement
    UPDATE 12:15 p.m.: Lt. Joey Smith with the Henry County Police Department issued the following statement: "The investigation involving Timothy Thompson has been presented to a Henry County magistra...
    March 19, 2015 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No stopping Stockbridge student despite physical setbacks
    A fourth-grader at Red Oak Middle School in Stockbridge is continuing to beat the odds and do what he loves most — playing as many sports as possible. When Khalli Crooke, 10, and his twin brother K...
    March 19, 2015 09:57 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge hotel, wedding business outlook optimistic for 2015
    Tourism in Stockbridge and the rest of Henry County is expected to increase in 2015 due to the county’s convention and visitors bureau’s focus on technology and year-round event promotion, an offic...
    March 19, 2015 09:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McDonough, Locust Grove officials to pedal to Capitol Tuesday
    On Tuesday, the Metro Atlanta Mayors Association and the Georgia Municipal Association will sponsor the 10th Annual Georgia Rides to the Capitol event in an effort to secure support for regional bi...
    March 18, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Hampton rebuilding after fire; Pollen Fest on for Saturday
    After the fire that devastated downtown Hampton earlier this month, members of city government and the Downtown Development Authority said the Main Street area will rebuild and recover while one of...
    March 18, 2015 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County police department gets $55K HEAT grant
    The Henry County Police Department recently announced the award of a matching funds grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety in the amount of $55,200 to be part of the metro Atlanta multi...
    March 16, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Social mixer Tuesday for Stockbridge nonprofits
    Councilwoman LaKeisha Gantt cordially invites Stockbridge nonprofits and charitable organizations currently located or serving in the Stockbridge area to a social gathering March 17 at 6:30 p.m. at...
    March 13, 2015 05:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge ex-cIty councilman 'Junior' Evans dies at 81
    The city of Stockbridge this week announced G.W. "Junior" or "Shorty" Evans, age 81, died. The flag at Stockbridge City Hall was flown at half staff Tuesday at the request of Mayor Tim Thompson, in...
    March 12, 2015 03:35 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Saturday: Stockbridge 'lucky' event to highlight business, health
    Stockbridge residents and visitors can create a little luck for themselves before St. Patrick’s Day at the Creating a Lucky You event Saturday. The event, sponsored by local city businesses, will f...
    March 12, 2015 11:26 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Locust Grove to celebrate renovated auditorium Saturday
    This Saturday, residents can revisit history during the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly restored auditorium at Locust Grove City Hall, 3644 Hwy. 42, followed by the Locust Grove Heritage Foun...
    March 12, 2015 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Lawmakers rush to meet Friday deadline for bills
    Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday passed dozens of bills, rushing to meet a key deadline to keep legislation alive for the remainder of the 40-day session. Friday marks the 30th day of the session, th...
    March 12, 2015 10:59 AM | 0 0 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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