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Hampton is Georgia’s 91st certified local government
The historic preservation division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources recently announced the city of Hampton is Georgia’s 91st certified local government. The National Park Service, U.S...
August 28, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway to host drag-racing championship Friday
Eighteen drivers will be crowned division champions at O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags Championship Night this Friday in the 18th and final week of the 2015 season. For a handful, the title ...
August 27, 2015 04:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough’s first pocket park opens to public
McDonough residents can now stop to relax on benches and enjoy watching a flowing fountain at the city’s first mini-park, located at the corners of Cleveland and Bryan streets near the Square. City...
August 27, 2015 09:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Banquet to honor Henry County faith-based work Saturday
Three couples, who although not ordained have served the Henry County community through their churches, will be honored at the second Dr. Hopie Strickland Lifetime Achievement Banquet this Saturday...
August 26, 2015 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gracing in the Grove events set for Aug. 29 in Locust Grove
A local church is hosting a host of fundraisers, including car and motorcycle show Shining in the Grove, barbecue cook-off Smoking in the Grove and 5K run Striding in the Grove, Aug. 29 in downtown...
August 26, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway releases race results, announces fundraiser
U.S. Legends and Bandolero cars returned to the winding curves of the infield road course at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton on Saturday for the first time since 2009. The Beginner Bandolero Divi...
August 25, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Qualifying for Henry County's city elections begins Aug. 31
Municipal elections are set for Nov. 3 and in Henry County, 13 seats will be need to be filled. Qualifying will begin Aug. 31 at 8:30 a.m. and continue during business hours until Sept. 4 at 4:30 p...
August 24, 2015 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough downtown development authority eyes brewery
Business victories for the city of McDonough may include getting JailHouse Brewing Co. to move from its Hampton home, now that the McDonough Downtown Development Authority has reinvigorated itself....
August 21, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County 4-H to hold open house Monday; children, teens age 9 to 19 invited
The Henry County Extension Office will be holding an open house for the Henry County 4-H club and County Council on Monday from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Extension Office at Heritage Park, 97 Lake Dow ...
August 21, 2015 03:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Regional Commission director anticipates benefits for Henry County
Henry County is expected to have the strongest population growth south of Atlanta in the next 25 years and will be an important part of the Atlanta Regional Commission’s plans for major development...
August 20, 2015 10:48 AM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove man dead after rear-ending big rig
Capt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department reported this morning that an overnight accident took the life of a Locust Grove man. Today around 2:15 am, Henry County first responders were...
August 20, 2015 10:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County movie star to come home this weekend
Actor Marcc Rose, starring as Tupac Shakur in "Straight Outta Compton," will return home to Henry County this weekend. Blahzay Music Group will host a series of meet-and-greets. As a former student...
August 19, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge to hold Main Street program meet'n'greet Thursday
Stockbridge's Main Street program will hold a meet and greet session Thursday at 6:30 p.m. at the Merle Manders Conference Center, 111 Davis Road in downtown Stockbridge, in the lower level confere...
August 18, 2015 03:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway revives road course racing series
Legends and Bandolero cars will return to the infield road course at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton in a four-race series beginning Aug. 22. The event will mark the first time INEX-sanctioned ca...
August 17, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Social Security Administration updates McDonough about benefits
Kelli Kemp, assistant district manager, and Keith Ramsey, claims representative, from the Clayton County Social Security office, met with interested staff and citizens at McDonough City Hall recent...
August 14, 2015 03:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County beefs up K-9 unit
The Henry County Police Department will spend about $29,000 of its budgeted funds for two new members of its K-9 unit. “In June, one of our three K-9s was retired due a medical condition, so we cur...
August 13, 2015 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway in Hampton to host Super Pro Shootout at Friday Night Drags
The Super Pro Shootout featuring the Super Pro Division will take center stage this Friday night, as the fastest cars in Georgia gather at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton in an all-out showdown f...
August 12, 2015 03:43 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County free CERT training open till Friday
The Henry County Office of Emergency Management is hosting Community Emergency Response Team training class, to be held every Tuesday from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. starting Aug. 18 and ending Sept. 29. CE...
August 11, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Mental Health In The African American Community celebrates anniversary
It was one year ago when the nonprofit Mental Health In The African American Community launched its weekly open discussion - Let's Talk About It - Mental Illness. "Every Monday evening, people from...
August 10, 2015 05:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge graduates its first citizens academy
Stockbridge City Councilwoman Regina Lewis Ward spearheaded the effort to initiate a Stockbridge Citizens Academy as a means to increase citizen awareness of, and interest in, the operations of the...
August 08, 2015 12:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County commission lowers taxes
After three public hearings, the Henry County Board of Commissioners voted last week for a partial rollback of the millage rate by .425 mils, from 14.298 to 13.873, in adoption of the 2015 millage ...
August 07, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge nonprofit plans mental health rally for September
The president of a Stockbridge nonprofit said she wants to bring mental health issues and assistance to the forefront of Henry County with a rally and forum next month. Carolyn McKenzie founded Men...
August 06, 2015 03:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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First lady Sandra Deal talks newborn health at Piedmont Henry Hospital
Georgia first lady Sandra Deal said she wants Georgia parents to know about the vital importance of preventative and proactive care for newborn babies. Deal visited Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stock...
August 06, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 21 21 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge nonprofit plans mental health rally for September
The president of a Stockbridge nonprofit said she wants to bring mental health issues and assistance to the forefront of Henry County with a rally and forum next month. Carolyn McKenzie founded Men...
August 05, 2015 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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