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NAMI Meeting

  National Alliance on Mental Illness meetings are held at Jodeco Road United Methodist Church every Thursday night from 7 - 8:30 p.m. sharp. There are two meetings; one for consumers and one for families. Coffee and water are served. The church is located at 1500 Jodeco Road in Stockbridge. Call Tricia at 770-957-8300 for more information.


McDonough Softball Sign-ups

  McDonough Youth Association will hold registration for softball on January 19, 26 and February 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Alexander Park, located at 300 Atlanta Street in McDonough. Visit and click on softball for more info.


McDonough Blood Drive

  McDonough Presbyterian Church and the American Red Cross will be conducting their next blood drive on Monday, January 21 from 2 until 7 p.m. at the church at 427 McGarity Road in McDonough.  Blood supplies remain at critical levels.  Your donation is needed desperately.  Contact Rick Berry at 678-583-6742 or go to for an appointment with the McDonough “O” Team.


Henry County Beekeepers Short Course

  There will be a Henry County Beekeepers Short Course on Saturday, February 16 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. It will be held at the Public Safety Building, 116 Zack Hinton Pkwy South in McDonough. Topics covered will be: meeting the Honey Bee Colony, equipment assembly, ways to procure and install, smoker lighting, hive manipulation, extracting your honey, and issues facing the beekeeper. There will be time for questions afterward. The pre-registration program fee is $25 before or $30  at the door. For more information please call 770-473-5434 or to print brochure go to website at or


Book Signing and Wild-West Cowboy day

  Samuel Renken will be signing copies of his book Where to Start on Saturday January 19 from 2 until 4 p.m at Speakeasy Bookstore. Sam will be joined by three storytelling cowboys.  Jerry Warren and Tom Kerlin are cowboy poets who will have CD’s of their stories available. Jim Scott, better known as “Rangler Jim,” is a western and civil war storyteller.  Bring the whole family and enjoy the wild west brought to life through the tales of these local storytellers! For more information please call Shannon at 678-216-5139. The store is located at 5 East Main Street in Hampton.


Cub Scouts

  Faith Baptist Church, located at 346 Highway 138 E (Corner of Highway 138 and Millers Mill Road) in Stockbridge, is now sponsoring Cub Scout Pack 346.  This Cub Scout Pack is open to boys in Grades 1 - 5 and meets on Tuesday evenings. For more information, contact Ray or Bobbie Scott at 678-644-5055.


Spring Soccer Registration

  Henry County Spring season soccer registration is open for boys and girls ages u3-u19 and Adults Over 30 online at Onsite registration is available at the Mt. Carmel Soccer Complex, 307 North Mount Carmel Road in Hampton from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. on January 19, 26 and from 6 until 8 p.m. on January 24.  Waiting list begins February 1. For more information call 770-474-4439 or visit


Crossroads Career Network

  Crossroads Career Network meets at Stockbridge First UMC, 4863 N. Henry Blvd., Monday, January 21, 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall (lower level at rear of building). Guest Speaker: Jim Day, Business Intelligence Analyst and Career Help Ministry Team Leader.  Topic: “The New Crossroads Career Network Web Platform.” Childcare provided. Free and open to the public. Call 770-474-4111 or email


Basic Genealogy Classes

  The Genealogical Society of Henry and Clayton Counties, Inc. invites you to attend four free Basic Genealogy Classes to be held January 18 and 25, February 1, and a February 8 trip to the Georgia Archives. Classes are to be held at the Brown House, 71 Macon Street in McDonough beginning at 11 a.m. Please email for class registration.



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