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State senator vows to find Stockbridge's $6M
The city of Stockbridge may find itself $6 million richer if a state legislator has his way. District 10 State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Ellenwood, challenged the city’s Downtown Development Authority ...
February 12, 2016 06:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County fire department teaches ‘Stayin’ Alive’ CPR
Bystanders untrained in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can still treat emergencies through a method recommended by the American Heart Association in 2010 that does not require mouth-to-mouth contact...
February 11, 2016 04:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton senior center means promise kept to Henry County
By November, the five acres across from the Fortson Library in Hampton will not be the pastoral scene it is now, but a bustling hive of activity for all ages. The transformation will be thanks to t...
February 11, 2016 04:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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State Sen. to host Stockbridge town hall on city charter, development authority
District 10 State Sen. Emanuel Jones, D-Decatur, will host a town hall meeting on Stockbridge city charter changes Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Stockbridge City Hall, 4640 N. Henry Blvd. He will al...
February 10, 2016 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County state rep explores counter-terrorism measures
District 110 State Rep. Andy Welch, R-Locust Grove, recently held a joint counter-terrorism meeting, which included members of the House appropriations public safety subcommittee, which he chairs, ...
February 09, 2016 04:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County leaders launch 'One' effort
One Henry, a community and business effort centered on people, partnerships and economic prosperity, was first discussed at the Henry County Chamber of Commerce’s intergovernmental retreat two year...
February 07, 2016 09:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County state rep advocates high school sports reform
Two sides are facing off in a sports battle that has nothing to do with the Super Bowl. In the state Legislature, Henry County delegate District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough, said h...
February 05, 2016 11:35 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County transit on tap; input needed
Passenger vans to senior centers and Xpress buses to downtown Atlanta are not enough anymore for Henry County residents. More than 50 percent of a recent ad-hoc focus group said they are willing to...
February 05, 2016 11:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Motor Speedway owner joins NASCAR Hall Of Fame
Speedway Motorsports Inc. founder and Executive Chairman O. Bruton Smith recently was inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame. “For nearly 60 years, my life’s work has been to build first-rate facili...
February 04, 2016 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge seeks volunteers for boards and authorities
Applications are now being accepted for the city of Stockbridge for the ethics committee, zoning advisory board, Main Street advisory board and Downtown Development Authority. Applications must rea...
February 03, 2016 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Police Department celebrates 25 years
The Henry County Board of Commissioners recently recognized the 25th anniversary of the creation of the county police department with a certificate of congratulations. The department was officially...
February 02, 2016 05:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County observes American Heart Month
Hearts are top of mind in February in Henry County, but not just because of Valentine’s Day. At Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, cardiology department staff members are helping residents lea...
February 01, 2016 07:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Henry County fire chief retires
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  • Henry County to host tornado drill prepare-a-thon
    To help prepare residents for a tornado, the Henry County Emergency Management Agency will conduct Ready Henry County’s PrepareAthon Drill for Tornado Safety on Feb. 3. The drill will help ensure a...
    January 28, 2016 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County fire department among first to use new CPR technology
    Every day, sudden cardiac arrest, the leading cause of death in the U.S., takes the lives of over 1,000 men and women. Fewer than 10 percent of patients survive out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in mo...
    January 27, 2016 04:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Volunteers needed for Henry County voter registration drive Wednesday
    Eugene Edwards, president of the Henry County NAACP, said the county needs help to register high school juniors and seniors to vote. The voter registration drive is Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m....
    January 26, 2016 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Senior citizen safety classes offered for free in Stockbridge
    The Henry County Fire Department will be conducting free Remembering When fire and fall prevention classes for residents 55 and up at Piedmont Henry Hospital’s education building, 1133 Eagle’s Land...
    January 25, 2016 04:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County Schools' activities cancelled today, Saturday
    Due to the inclement weather, Henry County Schools' after-school activities are cancelled for today and all school-related activities for Saturday, including the administration of the SAT, have bee...
    January 22, 2016 04:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry County water department named best in state
    When judges from the water profession conduct an annual audit of a utility’s system, they review the system from top to bottom, with grading sheet in hand to document any deficiencies. “In the case...
    January 15, 2016 05:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge promotes city with new website video tours
    The city of Stockbridge and CGI Communications Inc. recently launched the city's new Community Video Program on www.cityofstockbridge.com. "This innovative approach improves the way the city of Sto...
    January 15, 2016 05:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Locust Grove, local church to celebrate MLK Day
    This Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the city of Locust Grove will be celebrating a chapter in local history. A portion of LG Griffin Road between Highway 42 and Tanger Boulevard will be renamed Martin...
    January 14, 2016 10:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge sends city charter changes to Gold Dome
    Stockbridge is on its way to having a special election for mayor – if the state Legislature approves city charter amendments and Gov. Nathan Deal signs them into law. If passed, the law will let vo...
    January 12, 2016 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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    No court for Henry County murder suspect today
    Homicide suspect Jennifer Rosenbaum will not appear in Henry County magistrate jail court today, as originally scheduled. Deputy McKay of the Henry County Sheriff's Office said Rosenbaum waived the...
    January 12, 2016 01:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge starts conversation about charter change
    Stockbridge citizens are divided over whether or not to elect their next mayor. Left without an official leader after former Mayor Tim Thompson abruptly resigned last month, some are chagrined that...
    January 09, 2016 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 23 23 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Stockbridge proposes alternative to county police services
    On Thursday, the Stockbridge City Council held a special called meeting for the purpose of discussing Henry County’s most recent proposal for police services. "After months of back-and-forth betwee...
    January 08, 2016 02:50 PM | 0 0 comments | 27 27 recommendations | email to a friend
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