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NASCAR racer Bayne reveals fitness tips
Trevor Bayne, currently 24th in today's 325-lap Folds of Honor QT 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, has conquered disease and maintains his health through a plan aided by his No. 6 race...
March 01, 2015 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Monday signup deadline for Henry County PD citizens' academy
The Henry County Police Dept. will be offering a Citizens Police Academy class March 3 to May 12. Applications need to be completed by March 2. This class is an 11-week class that meets every Tuesd...
March 01, 2015 12:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County project to help region, says chamber prez
The I-75 express lanes project will benefit the whole south metro region, Henry County Chamber of Commerce President David Gill said at the 13th annual South Metro Development Outlook last week in ...
March 01, 2015 12:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Local historian finds GWTW movie set in Hampton barn
Hampton residents may not realize their city is home to one of the most memorable movie sets in film history, but local historian and Hampton resident Peter Bonner found a Tinseltown treasure in th...
February 27, 2015 09:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove residents to get latest on new fire station Sat.
Sales tax projects and public safety are topics District 1 Commissioner Bo Moss and guest speakers, including county Finance Director Fred Auletta, Henry County Police Chief Keith Nichols and Deput...
February 26, 2015 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Black ice possible Thursday morning
Forecasters are warning of potential for black ice throughout north Georgia overnight into Thursday morning. Temperatures are expected to drop to the low 30s and high 20s overnight. The National We...
February 25, 2015 03:57 PM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County storm prep intensifies
Henry County spokeswoman Melissa Robinson said for the storm now hitting the metro Atlanta area, the county is well-equipped to handle what the weather might bring. "Currently we have a 1,000 tons ...
February 25, 2015 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County ready for storm
Henry County Schools announced its schools are closed today in advance of winter storm predictions throughout the metro Atlanta area. Motorists are advised to be off the roads by 1 p.m. Cities will...
February 25, 2015 09:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Full line-up of music set for NASCAR return to Atlanta Motor Speedway
Georgia native and Grammy-nominated country music recording artist and songwriter Cole Swindell will highlight a music-filled Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday th...
February 24, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Romanian gang tie in Henry County ATM fraud
From Lt. Joey Smith of tthe Henry County Police Department: On Feb. 14 an alert customer at the SunTrust Bank ATM on Jonesboro Road noticed a suspicious device on the ATM and contacted police who r...
February 23, 2015 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County water authority scouts for talent
When Tony Carnell sat down at his assigned seat to begin interviewing students, he could have been looking in the mirror from 25 years ago. He recently returned to his alma mater, where he graduate...
February 23, 2015 08:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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GDOT: McDonough Square traffic lights being evaluated
The Georgia Department of Transportation recently updated McDonough residents on the status of newly implemented traffic signal timing. Spokeswoman Kimberly Larson said the situation continues to b...
February 20, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County deputy to take plunge for Special Olympics
A member of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office will be taking an icy plunge in Lake Lanier in Buford on Saturday to help special-needs athletes in the county and throughout the state. Deputy David B...
February 19, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County quality growth ramps up with $53M senior housing
By summer 2016, senior citizens in Henry County will have a new option for luxury living in Stockbridge. At a Henry Council for Quality Growth luncheon last week, guest speaker Bruce Nicely, managi...
February 18, 2015 03:52 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge mayor reviews year, sets goals
Stockbridge residents can expect 2015 to be a year focused on new development for the city’s downtown area and infrastructure expansions using Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax funds. Mayor Ti...
February 18, 2015 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Congressmen accuse Atlanta mayor of discrimination in firing of fire chief
Members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious free...
February 18, 2015 11:04 AM | 1 1 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County spelling bee champ ready for next level
In her last chance to secure the district crown before her spelling bee career ended, Kathleen Mabutin, an eighth-grade student from Locust Grove Middle School, finally prevailed as the Henry Count...
February 17, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County senator reports on Gold Dome actions
District 17 Sen. Rick Jeffares, R – McDonough, sent in the following report today: The past couple of weeks have been fairly busy for legislators under the Gold Dome. We have now completed 15 days ...
February 17, 2015 03:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Update: Locust Grove, Hampton ready for weather
Tim Young, Locust Grove city manager, said yesterday the municipality is prepared for today's conditions. "We are watching the forecasts and coordinating with the Henry County emergency operations ...
February 16, 2015 08:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Individualized learning gains traction in Henry County schools
Henry County students who are receiving personalized, project-based lessons are better able to grasp the material because they themselves connect it to the real world, teachers said last week. At a...
February 13, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton, Stockbridge offer fun, romantic events for Valentine’s Day
Main Street in Hampton and Panola Mountain in Stockbridge are where singles and couples can enjoy Valentine’s Day events this year. Whether Henry County residents are looking for a romantic evening...
February 12, 2015 03:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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STAR students, teachers recognized yesterday
Thirteen students from public and private schools across Henry County, along with their chosen teachers, were recognized by the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s education committee at the annual ...
February 11, 2015 02:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town hall meetings coming up
District 5 Commissioner Bruce Holmes will hold a town hall meeting Feb. 21 at 9 a.m. at the Merle Manders Conference Center, 111 Davis Road in Stockbridge. The meeting includes the state of the cou...
February 10, 2015 03:40 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hiring, firing tricky areas for new business owners
Business owners and future entrepreneurs can avoid some of the main issues associated with human resources thanks to tips given by attorney Melissa Malcom. During the small business lunch and learn...
February 09, 2015 03:47 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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