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American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable.

Everything from green beer to green grits, green cupcakes and green corsages, will be on display in stores and businesses, Saturday, throughout the Southern Crescent area, in celebration of St. Patrick

A group of friends settled in at a quiet table near the center of the restaurant, as other patrons slowly filtered in, guided by brass band music befitting a Mardi Gras marquee evening.

Kroger stores in the Southern Crescent-and metro-Atlanta areas are partnering with the American Cancer Society, during a two-week campaign to raise money to find a cure for cancer.

I receive quite a few e-mails from readers who are on food assistance and are also using Super-Couponing techniques to stretch their budgets. Shoppers who receive government assistance for food purchases face some unique issues at the grocery store.

The soaring popularity of couponing has resulted in product shortages, empty shelves and disgruntled shoppers. But eager couponers aren

The needs continue for Helping in His Name Ministries, Inc., Food Pantry, which must replenish its equipment and supplies to be able to continue its operations, according to the non-profit organization

Eddie and Debbie Woods have opened a small market in McDonough, where barrels of produce flow out onto counters, in much the same way they did decades ago, when Henry County was mostly rural.

Jamuel Tarrant's memories of childhood Thanksgiving meals include hunting rabbits with his brother, the bounty of which sometimes ended up on the holiday table, along with chicken.

A turkey, and a box filled with all the trimmings to prepare a Thanksgiving meal, were delivered to Sandra and Jesse Bell Tuesday morning by Clayton County Commission Chairman Eldrin Bell (not related), and Clayton County Senior Services staff members.

A couple of months ago, we heard from readers who simply do not want to stock up on groceries at any cost, for any reason. That column resulted in a flood of e-mail in support of stockpiling. Many readers make excellent points about stocking up. Listen in:

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