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American Legion Meeting

  American Legion Post 33 will meet on Thursday, March 7 at 7 p.m. in Classroom C, Piedmont Henry Hospital Education Building. All members are requested to attend to discuss the remainder of the year's activities.


Cotton Indian Gem and Mineral Society meeting

 Cotton Indian Gem & Mineral Society, Inc. meets the second Thursday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Bethel United Methodist Church in Stockbridge. Contact Kim Cochran 770-979-8331.


Small Fruit Plant Sale

  The Henry County Cooperative Extension is having their annual Small Fruit Plant sale. This fundraiser supports Extension Activities for 2013. Plants for sale are; Asparagus, 4 varieties of Blueberries, 6 varieties of Blackberries, Celeste Fig trees, 4 varieties of Muscadines, Dorman Red Raspberries and All Star Strawberries. The sale will continue until March 8. For more information or an order form please call us at 770-288-8421.


Crossroads Career Network

  Crossroads Career Network Workshop meets at the Stockbridge First United Methodist Church. This 6-step Christ-centered program for career explorers includes resume, network, job search, and interview techniques. The two-day workshop is $30 (includes workbook, CareerDIRECT on-line assessment, and lunch), Saturday, March 9, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Register at 8:30 a.m. March 2. Stockbridge First UMC, 4863 N. Henry Blvd, Room 335. Call 770-474-4111 or email


Freedom Fund Banquet

  The Henry County Branch of the NAACP is hosting its 9th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on Friday, March 15 at 7 p.m. at the Merle Manders Conference Center located at 111 Davis Road in Stockbridge. This annual event celebrates community leaders and top local students. The theme this year is “Moving Forward Through The Struggle.” Tickets are $50 per person. The attire for the affair is formal. All are welcome to attend. Sponsorships are available. For ticket purchases and additional information, please call 404-433-3290.


Heritage Writers Group

  The Heritage Writers Group has new meeting times. They now meet the first and third Saturdays of each month from 2 until 4 p.m. All writers are invited to visit. Bring two pages double spaced of something you have written to read. They have a lot of fun, and get a lot done. Meetings are held in the Educational Building behind the Church of Christ, 400 Lake Dow Road in McDonough.


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.


NAMI Meeting

 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) 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. For more information, contact Eileen Geurts at 770-504-9172. No RSVP required.


Families Anonymous

 Families Anonymous, a worldwide Twelve-Step self-help support program for relatives and friends concerned about and affected by substance abuse or behavioral problems of a loved one, has announced the start of a new group in McDonough. This new group will meet at Wesley Way United Methodist Church each Monday at 7 p.m. No dues or fees are required and they use first names only at the meetings to preserve individual anonymity. Visitors are welcome. For more info, call Pam at 770-315-6057 or email Additional information about Families Anonymous may be found at


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