Henry County sheriff’s deputies capture Okla. murder suspect
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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 | 13 13 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 | 3 3 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 | 20 20 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 | 27 27 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 | 27 27 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 | 31 31 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 | 45 45 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 35 35 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 | 40 40 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 | 39 39 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 | 58 58 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 | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Southern Jubilee returns to Nash Farms
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    09.07.12 - 07:45 am
  • Ladies Night Out a success
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    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    08.23.12 - 01:03 pm
  • Model train exhibit comes to Hampton for fourth year
    by Nneka M. Okona
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    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
  • 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
  • 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 | 44 44 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 | 42 42 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 | 41 41 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 | 42 42 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 | 42 42 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 | 90 90 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 | 30 30 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County Parks and Recreation to host day, teen camps
    The summer is but a hop, skip and jump away, which means fun, alternative options to keep children and teens engaged during the months ahead are on the horizon. Henry County Parks and Recreation wi...
    May 16, 2013 10:42 AM | 0 0 comments | 22 22 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County twin drummers promote music education, mentorship
    To identical twins Darroll and Pharroll Floyd, drumming is second nature. The Floyd twins, who have made a career out of mastering the percussion instrument, recently extended their commitment to m...
    May 09, 2013 11:09 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County student to star in stage play
    DaQuan Cooney knows a thing or two about show business and does not scare easily. The third-grade student at A Closer Look Academy in McDonough will star in “A Raisin in the Sun,” a play written by...
    April 17, 2013 11:16 AM | 1 1 comments | 24 24 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Nonprofit organization rescues, cares for dogs
    Carol Kelly fervently believes that dogs are man’s best friend. So much so that she created Praying for Paws, a nonprofit organization that concentrates on helping homeless dogs in Henry County. Du...
    January 03, 2013 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 33 33 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County Beekeepers Association marks three years
    Those buzzing, itty bitty yellow and black insects are nothing to be afraid of — at least that’s what Henry County Beekeepers Association President Tom Bonnell thinks. The nonprofit organization be...
    October 30, 2012 04:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 41 41 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • 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
  • Vettes for Vets to benefit military museum
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    06.07.12 - 01:29 pm
  • Songwriters event being planned
    by Mary Cosgrove
    mcosgrove@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.30.12 - 04:58 pm
  • Business offers customized gifts for any occasion
    by Nneka M. Okona
    nokona@neighbornewspapers.com
    05.10.12 - 09:53 am