Tax-free weekend offers break for Henry County sho...
by Christine Fonville
02:23 PM, Thursday, July 30
Tax-free weekend in Georgia is tomorrow and Saturday; savvy shoppers around Henry County can take advantage of back-to-school savings. Eligible items include clothing and shoes under $100, school supplies under $20 and computers and software under...

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