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Deal: State will explore medical marijuana

Gov. Nathan Deal announced two possible directions for the state to pursue testing, a possible precursor to the legal use of cannabis oil for children with epileptic disorders.

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Chick-fil-A’s new grilled recipe, entrée lineup set to “transform” menu

Chick-fil-A is introducing a new lineup of grilled chicken entrees that will give the chain a more nutritious and expansive menu.

State BOE approves rule to implement new teacher, leaderhip evaluations

The State Board of Education adopted a new rule at its April meeting, establishing that all school systems and charter schools will implement TKES and LKES by next school year.

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Stockbridge soldier competes in global culinary competition

Army Sgt. 1st Class Dwight M. Copeland is one of 200 chefs worldwide who gathered at Fort Lee, Va., for the 39th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event, where military food service chefs showcase their best cooking skills.

Officials give advice on potential child neglect, abuse cases

When neglect or abuse occurs, someone must step in to ensure their safety. The community, the police, the courts, and state and local agencies share the responsibility.

Spivey Hall Children’s Choir performs at national choral directors convention

Spivey Hall Children’s Choir reached another significant milestone this week.

Research concludes Georgia Pre-K improves school readiness

Students above national norm in language, literacy, math

State officials are boasting a recently released report by national experts in early childhood education and care concludes that Georgia’s Pre-K Program significantly improves school readiness skills in language, literacy and math.

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Paula Deen continues comeback

After maintaining a low profile from what she has described as a trying time, Albany native Paula Deen is clearly back on the rise.

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Clayton rotarians announce $1,000 scholarship winner

On Jan. 29, the Rotary Club of Clayton County presented a $1,000 scholarship to Ying Ma, a pharmaceutical technology student from Atlanta Technical College.

Piedmont Henry hosting blood drive

STOCKBRIDGE – Piedmont Henry Hospital and the American Red Cross will hold a blood drive March 14 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the hospital’s Foundation Education Center, Classrooms A.

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