Category: Features

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Maclovia Cribbs – Military Matriarch

Maclovia Cribbs – Military Matriarch

Long time Henry County resident, Maclovia (Mac) Cribbs, was born nearly 93 years ago in Pharr-San Juan-Alamo, a small rural community in the Rio Grande Valley. Her parents, Martin and Maria Cavazos, immigrated there from Mexico in the early twentieth century. The youngest of six, Mac learned early about hard work from her father, an...

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Sarah’s – Country Soul Food At Its Best

Sarah’s – Country Soul Food At Its Best

Regardless of your age, you most likely have very fond memories of days gone by when your family gathered around the dinner table to enjoy home cooked meals prepared by your mother.   There’s just something very special about a home cooked meal that transcends cultures and ethnicities from any region across the nation. It’s...

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Freedom In The Water

Freedom In The Water

The hollow echoes of a natatorium are a distinct sound. They can only be heard by a few. The first ripples of the water are made by the dedicated…the determined. These athletes begin their mornings far earlier than most – and their parents even earlier. They are committed. Committed to a life of swimming. Most...

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Gifts From The Hands Of A Master Sculptor

Gifts From The Hands Of A Master Sculptor

Breathtaking sculptures, whimsical memories, a dynamic arts center … all treasures for generations It was with big, rough, friendly hands that Andy Davis created art. And, as hands figure prominently in a sculptor’s work, so hands are celebrated in his shop.   On two huge sliding doors in his Hood Street studio in McDonough, Davis...

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A Life That’s Gone To The Birds

A Life That’s Gone To The Birds

 McDonough retiree continues learning as she peers at life through a long lens  In retirement, Anne Davis has hardly slowed down. Instead she’s found herself whole-heartedly pursuing a new passion: God’s winged creatures. Davis, a McDonough wife, mother and grandmother, was surprised to discover a stimulating life in capturing images of some of the creatures...

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Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting Ahead with Dual Enrollment

Getting on with life Teens earning a two-year college degree, even before leaving high school Finish high school and then go to college: It’s been the way of our education system for decades. But, like many other parts of life, the way children are being educated is changing, especially for high school students in Henry...

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Aiming to Succeed

Aiming to Succeed

“Leaving your mark” – it’s an expression often used to inspire students to achieve great things in all they do. The expression is literal when it comes to the exceptional archery team at Hickory Flat Charter Elementary. The group is making many across the region take notice with their strong performances in just their second...

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Grief Is The Price Of Love

Grief Is The Price Of Love

Feisty and spirited are two words used often to describe Terry Milling. While these are true, Terry was also a girl, the youngest of three daughters, who just wanted to live life. She wanted to go to school, enjoyed playing soccer and loved to paint. Terry had a style all her own – shoes were...

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How Safe are Your Kids?

How Safe are Your Kids?

Growing up in McDonough, sildenafil I spent most of my childhood outdoors. I couldn’t wait to get home from school to go splash in the creek or build a new fort with my neighborhood friends. We had a simple set of rules that included being home before the street lights came on, buy and always...

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Before It’s All Said and Done…

Before It’s All Said and Done…

“I’m going to make the Olympic Team before it’s all said and done…” These words started Doug Gjertsen’s journey, buy sickness and they were spoken when he was a 14-year-old boy. When it was said and done, physician he did become an Olympic Gold Medalist. He made the U.S. Olympic Swim Team, not once but...