Author: We Are Henry (We Are Henry Editorial)

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Creating Leaders

Creating Leaders

Students from Strong Rock Christian School got the opportunity to attend Student Leadership University where these young minds experienced leadership training from exceptional leaders. “It teaches kids how to be leaders. They learned what it means to be a leader and think critically,” says Dr. Jay Sanders, Strong Rock teacher, chaperone, and parent to one...

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SCULPTmed Aesthetics

SCULPTmed Aesthetics

SCULPTmed Aesthetics is a growing addition to Eagles Landing OB/GYN where the women of Henry County and the surrounding community can receive the latest in non-surgical treatments for toning the body as well as pelvic floor treatments. “As gynecologists we understand women experience changes due to pregnancy, menopause, aging and weight fluctuations,” explains Shobha Rao,...

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Felice Anniversario

Felice Anniversario

Pasta Max Café Celebrates 30 Years Doug Zitz and his family have been providing outstanding Italian food to the people of Henry County since 1994. The restaurant has operated in three different locations over the years, but they have been in McDonough, just off the square, for the past 15 years. While other businesses and...

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A Season of Hope

A Season of Hope

Spring brings a sense of vibrancy and newness as temperatures rise, flowers bloom, and (of course) pollen drapes everything. For Christians, spring brings a reminder that our daily hope in every season is anchored, not in a refreshed natural landscape, but in Jesus Christ who makes believers a new creation through faith in Him.   ...

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How to Keep Your Athlete Safe from the Cold

How to Keep Your Athlete Safe from the Cold

In cold weather, bodies lose heat faster than they can produce it, which can lead to serious health problems like hypothermia or frostbite. Child and teen athletes who participate in or attend cold-weather sports may be at risk for these and other cold-related illnesses or injuries. “While anyone practicing or competing in cold temperatures is...

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What is the story?

What is the story?

As an eye doctor, daily I educate my patients on rods and cones. Both are photoreceptors present in the retina, but cones are the ones that allow us to distinguish colors. Cones are a little slower, as they have more detail to process from different wavelengths. Cones are also the main photoreceptors of our central...

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Connecting Henry excited for growth and [positive] change

Connecting Henry excited for growth and [positive] change

Heading into its 28th anniversary in 2024, Connecting Henry is “readjusting and refocusing” to allow for new opportunities to support the Henry County community. Connecting Henry has undergone some recent changes, including becoming the Health and Human Services Department for the City of McDonough and moving to a new address, 162 Keys Ferry Street in...

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Pivotal Moments

Pivotal Moments

Pivotal moments are what one Henry County artist credits with shaping his life. Dr. Zerric Clinton, a local teacher and one of the resident artists at The Gallery at Hood Street in McDonough, takes a look back at some of the key influencers in his life and his art. “I’ve been creating art pretty much...

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Acorn Land Labs: Much More than a Garden

Acorn Land Labs: Much More than a Garden

Just a stone’s throw away from the heart of McDonough’s town square, nestled in a quaint neighborhood, lies a special place, Acorn Land Labs – a garden that embodies the essence of home, transcending the confines of mere four walls. A vision built by the team of Kemble Hildreth, Joe Hildreth, and Ben Morse.  Home...

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Meeting the Heart Needs of a Community

Meeting the Heart Needs of a Community

More than three decades ago, the idea of bringing personalized and compassionate heart care to the southside of Atlanta became a reality. Gopal Rao, M.D., F.A.C.C. opened his first cardiology practice in Riverdale before joining two other cardiologists in 1992 to establish Atlanta Heart Associates, P.C. (AHA). Today Atlanta Heart is the largest, independent cardiovascular...