Author: We Are Henry (We Are Henry Editorial)

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Raising Spring Chickens

Raising Spring Chickens

Raising chickens for backyard, free-range eggs is a fun and rewarding experience for the whole family. Not only do you get to enjoy fresh eggs every day, but you also get the added benefit of having a backyard pet that is easy to care for. In this article, I will share my experience raising chickens...

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A Song Worth Sharing (Again)

A Song Worth Sharing (Again)

The immediate impression one gets from David Ellis is that of a man at peace, and for someone who wakes up every day to do what he loves, it is easy to see why. For nearly forty years Ellis has been an active member of Henry County’s music scene, both as a performer and as...

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Welcome to Spring!

Welcome to Spring!

David Owiredu, PharmD, Moye’s Pharmacy Spring not only brings about the blooming of fresh flowers and later evenings full of sunshine. Spring also brings about pollination and the production of local honey. The widespread transfer of pollen ignites sinus issues and allergies for several people, but who knew that the making of honey could help...

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Help Growing Athletes Avoid Muscle Cramps

Help Growing Athletes Avoid Muscle Cramps

Muscle cramps can occur anywhere on the body but typically target the lower extremities, like calves or feet. In a growing athlete, muscle cramps are often the result of dehydration and improper stretching or warmups. “Muscle cramps are involuntary contractions of the muscles that can occur at any time, interrupting a workout or game in...

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A Daughter’s Inspiration to Help Veterans

A Daughter’s Inspiration to Help Veterans

Contrary to popular belief, there is a real and ongoing challenge to meet the needs of our disabled military veterans. A growing number of these veterans and their families are struggling to remain independent, and many have already fallen into our homeless population. No one is more aware of this critical issue than Master Sergeant...

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A ‘Pizza’ Henry History

A ‘Pizza’ Henry History

Patrick and Katie McHugh have been in the pizza business for 19 years, but their restaurant has ties that stretch back far longer. It was originally 14th St. Pizza when they purchased it in January of 2004. The Henry County restaurant moved from Hudson Bridge Road to Jodeco Road in 2010 and then to its...

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Piedmont Henry Hospital Creates a New Pathway to a Career in Nursing

Piedmont Henry Hospital Creates a New Pathway to a Career in Nursing

Paula Butts, the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) at Piedmont Henry Hospital, got her start as a nurse in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) at Georgia Baptist Medical Center, which later became Atlanta Medical Center. Her experience in critical care includes trauma and open heart, cardiology, neurology, and medical/surgical among others. Her extensive career has given...

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Remember, I’m Right Here in Your Heart

Remember, I’m Right Here in Your Heart

“…So when tomorrow starts without meDo not think we’re apartFor every time you think of meRemember I’m right here in your heart” As the grueling morning of Sunday, February 13, 2022, arrived, the fear of the morning after kicked in. How will I feel tomorrow, Monday, when he is no longer here to wake me...

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The Sky’s The Limit

The Sky’s The Limit

Before moving to Georgia in 2014, Akhenaten Mswia lived in Brooklyn, New York, and Reisterstown, Maryland. Mswia’s mother is originally from Tanzania, so he was able to travel between the U.S. and Africa frequently during his childhood, becoming fluent in Swahili in the process. Over the past several years, Mswia has accomplished impressive feats in...

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Happiness and Homemade Goodness

Happiness and Homemade Goodness

The smell of freshly made waffle cones and a warm “Welcome Home” greets each person who enters Welcome Home Creamery and Coffee store. Whether you visit the original location along East Main Street in Hampton or the new store in Locust Grove’s Ingle’s shopping center, you are sure to find a tasty, homemade treat. Creating...