This week we have a few local news updates to share. Our events calendar is filling up! Get out your planner and save those dates! You can also share an event directly to your Good or iCal calendar.
Local School News
Congratulations to two Henry County students competing in the 2022 Georgia Association of Educator's State Spelling Bee Championship. Ananya Augustine, 14, from Eagle's Landing Middle School and Christian Orleus, 13, from Luella Middle School are among 20 spelling bee competitors in the state.
Businesses on the Move
Several businesses located on Jodeco right near the 2100 block in Stockbridge, including 15th Street Pizza and Oscar Allen Salon, will be moving due to an issue between the landlord and Henry County Water Authority over sewer lines. The leases for these businesses are terminating and the small businesses are now forced to close or move locations.
15th Street Pizza has signed a lease at 1927 Jonesboro Road close to Best Buy and Dicks Sporting Goods. The popular pizza restaurant will remain open until its new location is ready. The owners have confirmed there will be a patio at the new location.
Oscar Allen Salon & Spa is also relocating to an unannounced location near the Union Grove and East Lake area. The forced move comes at a time when the salon was in need of expansion and they are excited about the potential of the new space, according to a Facebook post from the salon.
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Deals & Discounts
With Spring Break around the corner, you may be looking for staycation ideas. Be sure to visit our Deals & Discounts Guide for discounts to Atlanta area attractions. Plus, when you purchase through Macaroni KID McDonough, you support your local publisher.
Upcoming Event Highlights
Don't miss these St. Patrick's Day Events:
- Macon International Cherry Blossom Festival - one of the top 100 festivals in America!
- Senoia Alive after Five - Get Walking Alive in Senoia - shops, music and more
- Yule Forest presents the 1st Annual Tulip Festival - one weekend only!
- Southern Girl Mart - Saturday - local vendors, food, music and more
- Community Drive-Thru Baby Shower - need baby supplies?
- 8th Annual World Down Syndrome Day Jogging for Max and Jude 5k race - Support World Down Syndrome Day!
There is much more to see and do in McDonough, Hampton, Stockbridge, Locust Grove, Griffin, and Jackson. Be sure to check out our events calendar as new events are entered daily.
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Have a great week,