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A young man went into a drugstore and bought three boxes of chocolates. When the pharmacist asked him about the three boxes, he said, “Well, I’m going over to a new girlfriend’s house for supper. Then we’re going out. If she only lets me hold her hand, then I’ll give her the small box. If she lets me kiss her on the cheek, then I’ll give her the medium box. But if she lets me do some serious smooching, then I’ll give her the big box.”

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Not yet old, but already a longtime veteran of the Atlanta music scene having played everywhere from Southern Comfort to The Grove to Motorheads, bass guitar player Matt Slaughter was not a musician who was easily impressed. All that changed one night at Southside Steve's when an 18-year-old…

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The intricate stories of four depressed and troubled men came into the open when an original play, “Shaken,“ was presented Saturday at Ambassador for Christ Church.

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STOCKBRIDGE — Kara Benson started making clay earrings near the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. The sixth-grade student eventually started selling them at Makers Markets around Henry County, with proceeds going toward fundraisers. Benson recently brought 180 pairs of her handcrafted earr…

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Tuesday mornings, you can normally find me studying and working intently as I prepare for the coming Sunday’s message. On Sept. 11, 2001, I was busy writing when our secretary rang me and said, “An airplane just crashed into the World Trade Center.”

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Fresh fruits and vegetables can be grown at home with relative ease. Home gardening also puts complete control into the hands of individuals who want to know how the foods they eat were grown and treated, providing a greater measure of control over their diets. A sense of pride also comes from having a thriving garden in the backyard

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Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King is urging residents to practice extreme caution this Fourth of July when celebrating with fireworks.

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As residents across the state welcome the first official week of summer, Georgia Power encourages customers to take action to minimize the impact of higher temperatures and increased energy use on electric bills.

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McDONOUGH — Experts at the University of Georgia are urging cat owners across the state to proactively protect their pets as cases of cytauxzoonosis, or bobcat fever, an often fatal tick-borne disease, are spiking in middle Georgia.

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Warmer spring temperatures have encouraged more and more bicycling enthusiasts to venture outdoors and enjoy the trails at Arabia Mountain. As a result the most popular trailheads in the National Heritage Area have become overcrowded on busy weekends. The Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Allian…

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Georgia lawmakers left the Gold Dome early Thursday after passing legislation loaded with business tax breaks and firing a shot across the bow of Delta Air Lines for criticizing a controversial election law overhaul.

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State Rep. Demetrius Douglas, D-Stockbridge, announced that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will provide financial resources for families who incurred funeral expenses for a loved one who died as a result of COVID-19 last year.

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ATLANTA — She did it! Thirteen-year-old Ananya Augustine from Eagle’s Landing Middle School in Henry County was declared Georgia’s 2021 spelling champion after completing a Zoom spell-off with runner-up Long Nguyen from Sweetwater Middle School in Gwinnett County.

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Are you ready to rock? This March, get out and explore Georgia’s granite giants – Arabia, Panola, and Stone Mountains – during the annual Monadnock Madness.

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MCDONOUGH — The McDonough Lions Club is accepting applications for the 2021 Geranium Festival, though it’s unclear if the event, tentatively scheduled for May 15, will actually happen this year.

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McDONOUGH — Now that Christmas is over and the ornaments and holiday decor are going back into storage, many of us are asking ourselves the annual question of what to do with the tree.

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McDONOUGH — Southern Crescent Women in Business have opened a new center aimed at assisting female entrepreneurs and women in business with training, develop partnerships and assist with the growth of female-owned businesses.

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ATLANTA — To ease the stresses of the holiday season the Georgia Department of Transportation has announced the suspension of construction-related lane closures on heavily traveled interstate highways and state routes near major shopping areas and tourist locations from 5 a.m. Dec. 23 to 10 …

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