NAACP hosting anti-racism rally today in Hampton
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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 | 34 34 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 | 37 37 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 | 34 34 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 | 45 45 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 | 154 154 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 | 160 160 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 | 136 136 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 | 153 153 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 | 160 160 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 | 160 160 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 | 164 164 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough Main Street manager is 2013 newsmaker of the year
As a new year begins, the Henry Neighbor highlights a person in the community who made news in the past year, which for 2013 was McDonough’s Main Street Manager Kira Harris-Braggs. Residents who ta...
December 31, 2013 02:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 178 178 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
  • Ladies Night Out a success
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.23.12 - 01:03 pm
  • Model train exhibit comes to Hampton for fourth year
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.14.12 - 04:03 pm
  • Bookstore's haunted tours to ramp back up
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.07.12 - 02:48 pm
  • 1st Find at the Farm bringing top antiques to metro Atlanta
    The Antique & Design Center in High Point, N.C., is taking its large-scale show concept to metro Atlanta. The inaugural 1st Find at the Farm, a smaller market similar to the ones the center started...
    December 30, 2013 09:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 168 168 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Tooth Fairy is walk in the park over Elf on the Shelf
    Carly Kerby, a mom of four girls, doesn’t have the greatest track record as the Tooth Fairy, but it was another family tradition that nearly did her in: The Elf on the Shelf. In case you’ve been hi...
    December 23, 2013 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 184 184 recommendations | email to a friend
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    McDonough residents share Thanksgiving memories
    The holidays are a time when many people reflect on what they are most thankful for and what makes them happy. For many, good food, friends and family make the season special. The Henry Neighbor ca...
    December 03, 2013 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 172 172 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Maguire releases CD inspired by C.S. Lewis book
    Neighbor columnist Mark Wallace Maguire recently released an album, “In green seas, under copper skies: Music inspired by C.S. Lewis’ ‘Perelandra.’” The project was written, performed and produced ...
    November 06, 2013 02:26 PM | 1 1 comments | 194 194 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Teen victims of online bullying reaching out
    Sarah Ball was a 15-year-old high school sophomore at Hernando High School in Brooksville, Fla., when a friend posted on Facebook: “I hate Sarah Ball, and I don’t care who knows.” Then there was th...
    October 30, 2013 10:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 166 166 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Use newspaper to create Halloween decorations
    What’s black and white and orange all over? Creative Halloween decorations made out of newspaper. Black and white newsprint is a perfect starting point for spooky crafts. A lightweight foam wreath ...
    October 25, 2013 02:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 177 177 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County folks celebrate fall with festivals
    Fall is the time for festivals in Henry County and residents can enjoy a medley of food, crafts and fun at the Goblin Gallop and McDonough Fall Festival Saturday followed by the Great Pumpkin Haunt...
    October 18, 2013 08:25 AM | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fear the Woods open in Stockbridge
    A walking Goliath will greet visitors along with the Headless Horseman of “Sleeping Hollow” fame, as well as a large assortment of zombies, ghosts and other things that go bump in the night. The th...
    October 08, 2013 04:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 173 173 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge gets a taste of new theater
    The Academy Theatre, now located in Stockbridge, will kick off its season and celebrate its new life in the city with the premiere of Tapas: A Short Play Festival of Rebirth and Renewal. “I think t...
    October 03, 2013 02:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County's fall festivals crowd the calendar
    When Lovejoy city officials want to show off their city to residents and visitors alike, they don’t hold back. The highlight of the city’s list of fall activities is scheduled for Saturday from 1 t...
    September 12, 2013 12:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 175 175 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Father’s Day brings reflection by Henry, McDonough officials
    Father’s Day is known to be a day dedicated to paying tribute to those men in our lives who have taught lessons of compassion, strength and growth. The Neighbor spoke to a few officials and a busin...
    June 13, 2013 02:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 224 224 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nash Farm to host archaeology camp next month
    Nash Farm and Battlefield Museum, 100 Babbs Mill Road in Hampton, will host its second archaeology camp for children from eighth to 12th grade from June 10 to 14. The camp, according to Museum Dire...
    May 29, 2013 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 163 163 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Henry County resident raises chickens, sells eggs as hobby
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.02.12 - 02:53 pm
  • Church helps to restore historic home in Hampton
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.02.12 - 02:50 pm
  • Zion Community Center plans Back to School event
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.24.12 - 04:26 pm
  • Panola State Mountain Park offers programs aplenty
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.18.12 - 01:46 pm
  • Henry farmer's market in its fourth year
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.10.12 - 01:36 pm
  • Southern Belle Farm faring well during summer season
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    07.02.12 - 02:31 pm
  • Henry Arts Alliance celebrates 21 years
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.19.12 - 03:32 pm
  • Vacation Bible School activities abound in Henry County
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.13.12 - 12:47 pm
  • Friday market returns for fourth season
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.13.12 - 12:39 pm