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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.


Free Vision Screening

 Eye’s Right Contacts and Eyeglasses offers a free vision screening for children ages 4-18 every Monday, Tuesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. and 2 until 5 p.m. The store is located at 6965 Hwy. 42 South, Suite 125, in Locust Grove.


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 12, 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


 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, McDonough.


Families Anonymous

 Families Anonymous, a world wide 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



  Pictures from Cookie Decorating with Mrs. Claus are available at Hampton City Hall. If you have any photos from the Christmas @ Home Parade in Hampton held on Thursday, December 6, please send copies to:


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


Cotton Indian Gem & 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.


 Hearts of Henry

  Hearts of Henry meets the first Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. in the Henry Medical Center Education Foundation building. It is an organization offering support and hope for heart patients, their friends, their families, and caregivers. Contact Ann Hulett 678-575-7746.


Breast Cancer Survivors Support Group

 The Breast Cancer Survivors Network-Support Group meets at the First United Methodist Church in McDonough on the first Saturday of every month from 1 to 3 p.m. Contact Pam Nelson, Survivor: 770-707-0187; Vieve Gilder, Survivor: 678-583-6404, or Marie Britt, Survivor: 770-507-5107 for more information. The church is located at 151 Macon Street, McDonough.


The Compassionate Friends

 This is an organization for those who have lost a child. If you or someone you know is grieving because of the loss of a child, grandchild, etc., they are here to help. Meetings are the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30 in room 141 at Salem Baptist Church 1724 Hwy. 155 North McDonough. For more information please call Freddie Saye at 678-925-4027 or 770-957-6610.


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.


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