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Stockbridge councilwoman retains seat, for now
Stockbridge City Council members will continue to deliberate, until an as-yet undecided date, whether City Councilwoman Robin Buschman should be removed from her seat after being accused of violati...
May 21, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County offers Memorial Day tributes Monday
Monday, Henry County and its cities will offer events and tributes to remember and honor those who have served in the military and made the ultimate sacrifice. At 8 a.m. in Stockbridge, walkers who...
May 21, 2015 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough’s new $4.2M court building may go $500K deeper in hole
City councilmembers in McDonough cannot agree on how much should be spent and what should be included in the building of the proposed new municipal court to be located at the intersection of Lawren...
May 20, 2015 02:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Water department collects $3,500 for Henry County charity
The Henry County Water Authority’s charitable assistance program, proposed by District 5 board secretary and treasurer Carlotta Harrell and established in the fall, has collected $3,500 from custom...
May 19, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge nonprofit to hold Dining in the Dark in McDonough Saturday
The Stockbridge-based nonprofit Medella Mental and Behavioral Health will host a Dining in the Dark gala May 23 from 7 to 9 p.m. in McDonough Square. Proceeds benefit families and patients diagnose...
May 18, 2015 03:44 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Piedmont Henry Hospital earns award for stroke care
Piedmont Henry Hospital Stockbridge recently earned the American Heart Association’s Get With The Guidelines – Stroke Gold Plus Achievement Award. The hospital’s stroke program was also placed on t...
May 18, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Public safety officials launching "Click it or Ticket"
Georgia public safety officials say they're planning to participate in several traffic safety campaigns during the Memorial Day travel period. Governor's Office of Highway Safety officials say thei...
May 16, 2015 12:05 PM | 0 0 comments | 29 29 recommendations | email to a friend
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BOLO: Henry County shooter, armed and dangerous
Henry County Police issued a lookout for Jahmal Deshad Holman, aka Benji, an African-American male, 20, 5-7 and 130 pounds. He is considered armed and dangerous. Witnesses to his appearance should ...
May 15, 2015 09:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County beats state but not metro in March unemployment numbers
More county residents were earning paychecks in March than in February, benefiting from jobs added at places like urgent-care clinics, stores, overnight shippers and insurance companies. The unempl...
May 15, 2015 09:08 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County police: teen shooter charged as adult
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department released this statement today: "In reference to the Wyckliffe Drive shooting, on May 13 the case was presented to a Superior Court judge who iss...
May 14, 2015 03:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge nonprofit to hold second mental health fair Saturday
Stockbridge-based nonprofit Mental Health in the African-American Community Inc., will host its second mental health fair Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and inaugural two-mile walk at 10 a.m. at t...
May 14, 2015 10:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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School district follows state guidelines to prevent outbreaks
J.D. Hardin, spokesperson for Henry County Schools, said if an outbreak of a highly infectious disease or a disease requiring immediate notification were to occur, the system would follow the guide...
May 14, 2015 10:19 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Town hall meeting Saturday in Stockbridge
District 4 Commissioner Blake Prince will hold a town hall meeting on Saturday at 9 a.m. at the J. P. Moseley Recreation Center in Stockbridge. Prince will update citizens on projects going on in D...
May 13, 2015 03:48 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Deal vetoes 11 bills
Gov. Nathan Deal has released a list of 11 bills that he vetoed. The list of vetoed bills that Deal released Tuesday included one that would have allowed motorcycle and bicycle riders to enter inte...
May 13, 2015 08:41 AM | 1 1 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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New Locust Grove city councilman to skip election
The city of Locust Grove is expected to announce a new member who will join the city council this month. After the unexpected death of City Councilman James “Sam” Rosser April 13 from an illness, t...
May 11, 2015 04:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Atlanta Rhythm Section to rock McDonough at Geranium Jam
Atlanta Rhythm Section, supported by McDonough Rhythm Section, will headline the 2015 Geranium Jam, set for Saturday from 6 to 10 p.m. at Alexander Park, 300 Atlanta St., McDonough. The family frie...
May 11, 2015 04:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough Krystal holds grand re-opening Saturday
The Krystal restaurant located in McDonough at 939 Hwy. 155 S. has been completely remodeled and to celebrate is dedicating Saturday to all its Krystal lovers. Guests will want to arrive early, as ...
May 08, 2015 05:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway salutes Week 2 winners, preview Week 3
Week 2 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drag and Show-N-Shine hit the pit lane drag strip at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton on May 1. Amanda Prince of Griffin claimed her second victory in a ...
May 08, 2015 05:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County's Belles, Bulls, Bucks event is Friday
Henry County residents can be down on the farm Friday. From 6 to 9:30 p.m., attendees 21 and older can play carnival games, enjoy food, beer and wine and win raffle prizes during the Belles, Bulls ...
May 07, 2015 03:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Councilmembers, friends attend former Stockbridge mayor’s funeral
More than 100 people, including commissioners, city councilmembers, family and friends packed the Stockbridge First United Methodist Church to honor and pay tribute to former Stockbridge Mayor Rudy...
May 07, 2015 03:15 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paying tribute: Henry County moms share fond memories
Sunday is Mother’s Day and in celebration of local moms, the Neighbor caught up with three Henry County mothers and asked each to share a special memory and what the holiday means to them. Debbie C...
May 06, 2015 03:30 PM | 1 1 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County’s first swimming pool gets splashy support
Henry County will be moving forward with plans to build a world-class, competitive aquatic center facility. The idea for the facility, which is expected to feature a 50-meter pool for competitive s...
May 06, 2015 02:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Manager resigns
Henry County Manager Jim Walker announced his resignation Wednesday, effective May 10. After about a year working with the county, he has expressed his desire to pursue other opportunities. In his ...
May 06, 2015 01:02 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County students shine on campus and at jobs
Henry County high schools’ Work-Based Learning initiative is dedicated to providing high school students with valuable work experience and career guidance. Henry County Schools has a program in eac...
May 06, 2015 11:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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