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Female inmate indicted for biting deputy

A Clayton County man was indicted on charges he molested a minor at a church in Hampton. Jeffery Dean Moore, 21, of Jonesboro is charged with enticing a child for indecent purposes and child molestation.

Praying For Paws gets Thundershirt grant

McDONOUGH — Homeless dogs in Henry County are receiving a helping hand, thanks to a grant for a local rescue group.

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Southern Belle unveils new corn maze design

Family keeps farming tradition alive through agri-tourism

McDONOUGH — Jake Carter is continuing a family tradition this year by paying homage to his agricultural roots.

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Muscular dystrophy benefit Saturday at Sharon Baptist

The FSH Society Inc. will hold a benefit dinner Saturday at Sharon Baptist Church, 536 North Ola Road in McDonough. Donations of $25 per person go toward battling facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy.

Ticket fixing probe results expected in Stockbridge

STOCKBRIDGE — The City Council is set to hear results from an investigation into ticket fixing at Municipal Court in Stockbridge.

County, management company agree on airport contract

County leaders agreed Tuesday on 30 years of contracts for AvPORTS Management LLC to manage Atlanta South Regional Airport in Hampton.

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Parks & Recreation launches annual photo contest

Henry County is looking for people who know how to take a good picture.

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Community Health Day hits a home run

Piedmont Henry Hospital stepped up to the plate Thursday to educate the public on how to improve their health.

Genealogical Society to discuss DNA, ancestry link

The Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton Counties, Inc., will meet on Aug. 18, at 10 a.m., in the Educational Building of First Baptist Church of McDonough. The scheduled guest speaker for the free event is Terry Barton, co-founder and president of WorldFamilies.net. He will speak on autosomal DNA, which is used as a test to determine a person’s genealogy.

Atlanta region population growth ‘slower-than-normal’

Population growth in metropolitan Atlanta, including Henry and Clayton counties, appears to be on a downward slide, according to the area’s numbers crunchers.

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