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Hampton is hub for July 4th events
Henry County residents can celebrate Independence Day Saturday with all-day events in Hampton. The day will kick off with the fifth annual Firecracker 5K and 10K Road Race benefitting Henry County ...
July 02, 2015 11:29 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County: no hot cars for pets
The Henry County Animal Care and Control Department wants pets to be safe and healthy during the hottest months of the year, officials said. With temperatures reaching up to the high 90s in Henry C...
July 02, 2015 11:23 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Joblessness on rise in Henry County, metro, state
Henry County unemployment rose four-tenths of a percentage point between April and May, the Georgia Department of Labor said in a monthly report. It exceeded the metro Atlanta area’s jump from 5.6 ...
July 02, 2015 11:16 AM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County insurance agent wins award
The South Atlanta Association of Health Underwriters, which represents more than 50 professional health insurance agents and counselors, recently announced past president Randy McDaniel of Henry Co...
July 01, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway in Hampton set for July 4th fun
Atlanta Motor Speedway will host what it is projecting as the largest ever speedway cruise in the nine-year history of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine this Friday, July 3. T...
June 30, 2015 03:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough revives development authority, installs electric car charging station
As the number of electric vehicles continues to increase, McDonough City Councilman Craig Elrod introduced, during a recent city council meeting, the idea of installing an electric vehicle charging...
June 29, 2015 04:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Officials: Cutting Atlanta commute times will be costly
The sprawling Atlanta metro area's commuters navigate some of the longest trips to work in large U.S. cities. The average commute for metro Atlanta residents is 30 minutes, higher than the national...
June 29, 2015 11:03 AM | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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New laws go into effect this week
July 1 brings the start of a new year for state government, and dozens of laws that go into effect for the first time. Lawmakers can specify when bills go into effect, either when signed by a gover...
June 29, 2015 10:50 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Sculptor chosen for MLK statue at Georgia Capitol
Gov. Nathan Deal says the state has selected a sculptor to create a statue of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. that will stand on the grounds of the Georgia Capitol. The governor's office said Monda...
June 29, 2015 10:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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E.R. worker wins Piedmont Henry Hospital’s top nurse designation
Kelly Rogers, a registered nurse in the emergency department at Piedmont Henry Hospital in Stockbridge, has been named the hospital’s nurse of the year. Rogers has been with the hospital for eight ...
June 26, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County police investigate drowning
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department issued this statement Tuesday: On June 22, 2015 around 4 p.m. Henry Co Police and Fire responded to the area of Lakeshore Drive inside the Swan ...
June 26, 2015 03:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County’s water best tasting in Georgia, judges say
The Henry County Water Authority won the best tasting drinking water in Georgia taste test. After being judged as the best in District 3, following a blind taste test among a panel of water profess...
June 25, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough approves $25.4 million budget; taxes may increase
A $25.4 million fiscal 2016 budget has been approved for McDonough and it does not include funds for a much-discussed basement in a new $4.2 million courthouse. “The estimated cost of adding a base...
June 25, 2015 11:34 AM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Wrong-way crash in Henry County involves five vehicles; no fatalities
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department issued the following statement today: "On June 23 around 1 a.m. , Henry County first responders were dispatched to a serious accident on I-75 no...
June 23, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend
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Port authority: 4,400 jobs in Henry related to Georgia ports
According to Jamie McCurry, senior director of administration and governmental affairs for the Georgia Ports Authority, growth and success for the ports of Brunswick and Savannah will have a positi...
June 18, 2015 03:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Fire Department helps senior citizens stay safe at home
Henry County’s senior citizens can avoid danger by following some professionals’ advice. Last week, the Henry County Fire Department’s Capt. Michael Black and Lt. Wanda Maddox visited three senior ...
June 18, 2015 02:56 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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State cracks down on 4th of July DUIs
Gov. Nathan Deal is joining his Office of Highway Safety in a statewide DUI enforcement campaign that is warning Fourth of July revelers to “Drive sober or get pulled over.” Georgia’s annual mid-su...
June 18, 2015 08:45 AM | 0 0 comments | 155 155 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County police respond to shots fired call
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department issued this statement today: On 6-16-15 around 11:39 p.m. officers were dispatched to a home on Leigh Drive, Ellenwood in reference to a theft i...
June 17, 2015 04:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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BOLO: missing Stockbridge teen
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department reported June 14 that on June 12, Soksamondra "Mandy" Mandarine Ta left her residence on Brookwood Estates Trail in Stockbridge 30281 at about 8...
June 15, 2015 04:03 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough Square gift shops offer Father’s Day presents
Residents looking for the perfect gift this Father’s Day, June 21, may find them on the McDonough Square. At Southern Drawl Outfitter, 20 Macon St., owner Jennifer Taylor said men’s T-shirts, hats ...
June 11, 2015 11:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Daughter of 'Honey Boo Boo' mom sues over payments
MCDONOUGH, Ga.- The daughter of the reality TV show mother on "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" is suing, saying she hasn't been fully paid for her appearances. Anna Cardwell filed the lawsuit Monday, say...
June 10, 2015 05:25 PM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Isakson announces Parkinson’s diagnosis
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson announced Wednesday that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, but said he and his doctors say it has not impacted his ability to represent Georgia. Isakson, 7...
June 10, 2015 11:28 AM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton’s Atlanta Motor Speedway releases Week 6 drag race results
Week 6 of O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Show-N-Shine roared onto the pit lane drag strip Friday night in the second week of official points racing, and the outside temperature wasn’t t...
June 10, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County finance department wins award
The Henry County Finance Department was recently awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada f...
June 09, 2015 04:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 18 18 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Henry County issues rabies alert
    by Neighbor Staff
    05.27.15 - 03:39 pm