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New television show puts spotlight on charities

There is a friendly feud going on between some county officials and business leaders, and it’s going to be televised. Its participants hope to raise awareness, and funds, for various charities and causes in Henry County.

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Local pediatricians join literacy campaign

Catherin Mauer and her practice partner, Kehinde ‘Kenny’ Odedeyi, at The Kids Specialists Henry Pediatrics, LLC, in Stockbridge joined a nationwide campaign to promote literacy through the non-profit “Reach Out and Read.” The group’s goal is to prepare American youngsters for school by partnering with doctors, to prescribe books and encourage families to read together.

News of the weird, Oct. 8, 2011

Proof that true stories are weirder than made-up stories.

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No one knows when Jesus Christ will return - Jim Bell

A map of the future would be a hindrance, not a help, to faith.

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Grace and truth - Susan Bennett

It seems to me that many churches TALK about grace, but what they actually PREACH is law.

Good Shepherd Clinic to host 5K walk

A Morrow clinic, which provides primary medical care to needy and uninsured local residents, is inviting people to strap on their walking shoes to help raise money for the facility.

Good Shepherd Clinic to host 5K walk

A Morrow clinic, which provides primary medical care to needy and uninsured local residents, is inviting people to strap on their walking shoes to help raise money for the facility.

Bond set for man accused in robbery scheme

A Clayton County magistrate set bond Friday morning for a Riverdale man arrested last month in an advertising scheme to lure victims to his girlfriend's house to rob them.

Senior breakfast to address health, nutrition

Seniors ages 55 and older will eat a hearty breakfast and listen to speakers who will discuss health and politics on Saturday, said the senior liaison of the Lovejoy Community Center.

CSU to hold pre-nursing information sessions

Pre-nursing students will learn more about the resources available at Clayton State University (CSU) to help them plan for a nursing career, said a university spokesman.

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Golfing for Ketren at Heron Bay

The parents of a 2-year-old boy with leukemia said they are adjusting to their new family lifestyle. Tracy and Josh Waites' son Ketren laughed as he posed for pictures at his Locust Grove home. He plays like any toddler, with the exception of a slight limp when he walks.

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Henry County Fair wrapping up this weekend

Time is running out for area residents to get their thrills in McDonough, carnival-style. This Saturday is the final day for the Henry County Fair, at Windy Hill Park, in McDonough. Admission is $5 for adults, and $4 for students. Children age 5 and under will be admitted at no charge.

Henry County Fair wrapping up this weekend

Time is running out for area residents to get their thrills in McDonough, carnival-style. This Saturday is the final day for the Henry County Fair, at Windy Hill Park, in McDonough. Admission is $5 for adults, and $4 for students. Children age 5 and under will be admitted at no charge.

New television show puts spotlight on charities

There is a friendly feud going on between some county officials and business leaders, and it's going to be televised. Its participants hope to raise awareness, and funds, for various charities and causes in Henry County.

No one knows when Jesus Christ will return - Jim Bell

The Holy Bible, God's Word, tells us in Matthew 24: 36: "No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father."

News of the weird, Oct. 8, 2011

Risky Business Model

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