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A Labor of Love

A Labor of Love

A part of Henry County history is coming back to life. “So much history, so much beauty! A gem of Hampton,” says Kendra Sutherland, the woman taking on the task of a historic fixer-upper. Now this big city girl is calling Hampton home after falling in love with a house, originally built in 1900, that...

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Honoring 52 Years of Coaching Brilliance

Honoring 52 Years of Coaching Brilliance

A.C. McCullers has always been passionate about sports. Throughout high school, McCullers participated in football, baseball, basketball, and track. He then moved on to play football in college at the University of Chattanooga. After graduating from college, his love for sports influenced him to begin coaching. He took his first job in 1968 as the...

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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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Amanda Malette is named Henry County’s Teacher of the Year

Pouring Love into Her Students

Amanda Malette always knew she wanted to be a teacher; there was never any question. This is her 21st year as a first-grade teacher (well, one year was in second grade), starting at Pate’s Creek Elementary and now at East Lake Elementary in McDonough. Her students are known as “Malette’s Munchkins,” and they carry that...

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Rachel’s Gift

Rachel’s Gift

On December 5, 2006, a precious baby girl named Rachel was seven weeks away from being born when her family was in a tragic car wreck. Her mother, Lori Beth Blaney, was flown to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. Unfortunately, Rachel was stillborn. From the lonely depths of grief the family experienced during that trial,...

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Moses To The Rescue

Moses To The Rescue

My wife Bobbie and I have had dogs all of our lives. All sizes and shapes: purebred, mixed breeds and strays. We were a foster home for the Humane Society at one time. We love our dogs and they are all special in their own ways. This is the story about one of them, Moses....

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A Lifetime of Service

A Lifetime of Service

The Honorable Wade Crumbley leaves a legacy of 40 years of service as he retires from the Henry County justice system on December 31, 2017.  His roots go deep in Henry County with his ancestors being among the first European settlers in the area. Growing up in Kelleytown, Wade enjoyed playing in the fields and...

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Ordinary People / Extraordinary Lives

Ordinary People / Extraordinary Lives

Randy Dodd and Sherri Wehunt grew up in Henry County where they attended Fairview Elementary and Stockbridge High. Randy, three years older, was first introduced to Sherri in the late sixties when Sherri came into the youth group at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church in Ellenwood. The youth group was a dynamic company of teens where...

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Robo-Writer

Robo-Writer

(Local 3rd Grade student has“itch” for inventing robots and writing books) By JD Hardin As far back as many of us can recall, we have at one time or another thought about the world with robots all around us. Whether these robots were human-like or merely made our lives easier, there was an invention smart...

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