Two dead in separate Henry County accidents
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Two dead in separate Henry County accidents
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department said today an accident Tuesday involving a tractor-trailer truck and an SUV on I-75 southbound at Indian Creek Road resulted in a fatality. "The...
January 28, 2015 02:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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First lady visits Stockbridge to help kids get summer meals
This summer, volunteers will make it their mission to feed hungry children healthy meals during the months when school is not in session – and local businesses, summer camps and day cares can help ...
January 28, 2015 11:53 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Major accident on I-75 in Henry County
The Georgia Department of Transportation said there is an accident involving a tractor trailer truck and an overturned vehicle on I-75 southbound at mile post 210 (Indian Creek Rd) in Henry County....
January 27, 2015 01:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Arrow Exterminators shares tips to keep wildlife in the wild
As residents across the metro Atlanta area are settling in to brave the cold months ahead, there are also many unwanted guests eager to enjoy the cozy comforts of home. Local wildlife such as squir...
January 27, 2015 11:40 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge city councilwoman helps students
At the Jan. 12 Stockbridge City Council meeting, City Councilwoman LaKeisha Gantt presented two $500 checks on behalf of the city to two local programs that serve school children. The first check w...
January 26, 2015 03:07 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge hospital to host art exhibit
The Henry Arts Alliance will host the unveiling of its next Art in Unusual Places featuring works created by local artists Feb. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m. at Piedmont Henry Hospital, 1133 Eagle’s Landing ...
January 23, 2015 03:06 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Strickland gets new 2015-16 Legislature committee assignments
The Georgia House of Representatives’ committee on assignments, chaired by House Speaker David Ralston, R-Blue Ridge, recently appointed District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R- McDonough, to t...
January 22, 2015 02:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Handicapped parking may lead to volunteer opportunity
A McDonough resident and recently retired Henry County bailiff is on a mission to keep handicapped parking spaces free for their designated users. Charles Pierce said he wants community members to ...
January 22, 2015 08:36 AM | 1 1 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry schools beat state CCRPI scores
The Georgia Department of Education released its third round of College and Career Ready Performance Index results last month, based on data from the 2013-14 school year. According to spokesman Mat...
January 21, 2015 04:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Teenage car theft suspects caught in Florida
Kentucky residents Dalton Hayes, 18, and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, who allegedly stole a Henry County vehicle during a multi-state crime spree, were arrested without incident Sunday in Panama City Bea...
January 21, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Glee club to perform at country club
The Spelman Glee Club will perform at Eagle's Landing Country Club, 100 Eagle's Landing Way, Stockbridge 30281, Sunday at 5 p.m. The concert will include spiritual and classical songs. The performa...
January 21, 2015 03:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Residents send Phillips Drive project back to drawing board
A town hall meeting Jan. 15 at Henry County Middle School to explain and discuss a McDonough street improvement plan resulted in the design team being sent back to the drawing board to rethink the ...
January 20, 2015 01:27 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commissioners name vice chair, approve other appointments
The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved several board appointments at the first meeting of the new year, held Jan. 6, starting with appointing Commissioner Bo Moss as vice chair. The vice ...
January 19, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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BOLO: Ky. teens in stolen silver pickup truck
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department issued this statement Thursday after the New York Daily News reported Dalton Hayes, 18, and Cheyenne Phillips, 13, who have been on the run sinc...
January 16, 2015 10:33 AM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Speedway announces dates for Thursday Thunder, Friday Night Drags
Atlanta Motor Speedway will again host Thursday Thunder Legends and Bandolero racing and O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags, the popular summer drag racing series, in 2015. Friday Night Drags w...
January 15, 2015 02:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Library’s lunch and learn tackles marketing
Henry County entrepreneurs got advice and lessons from business professionals on how to market their services and products last week during Henry County Libraries’ fourth lunch and learn session. S...
January 15, 2015 01:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED Jan. 27: Henry County airport five-year plan puts state, federal funds in reach
Pilots and passengers at the county-owned airport at Tara Field in Hampton may find themselves with a new terminal, longer runway and safer access roads now that officials took action to seek state...
January 14, 2015 02:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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King birthday to be celebrated with parade, prayer, more
Slain civil rights leader the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., Ph.D., would have been 86 years old today. Henry County groups are marking his birthday, observed as a federal holiday Monday, with prayer...
January 14, 2015 01:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Development Authority has new website, marketing plan
The Henry County Development Authority unveiled its new website, www.choosehenry.com, and marketing plan at the Dec. 16 county commission meeting, with a presentation by authority Executive Directo...
January 13, 2015 02:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough town hall meeting Thurs. 6 p.m.
The mayor and city council of the city of McDonough invite residents to a town hall meeting Thursday, Jan. 15 from 6 to 8 p.m. The meeting will take place in the Henry County Middle School cafeteri...
January 13, 2015 08:21 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry water authority customers can round up for charity
The Henry County Water Authority recently launched its Charitable Assistance Program. Through adoption of a resolution by unanimous vote, the authority board established the program to provide a me...
January 12, 2015 02:18 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge nonprofit to benefit from pageant
The Stockbridge nonprofit Mental Health in the African-American Community Inc. will be the beneficiary of one of 30 metro Atlanta area Miss USA/Atlanta Sports Bar competitions. The Miss Skyboxx con...
January 09, 2015 03:55 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Legislators ready for Gold Dome
The 2015 session of the Georgia General Assembly starts Monday at the state Capitol and members of the Henry County delegation are ready to present new laws and amendments to existing ones. Distric...
January 08, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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2014 top newsmaker: Henry Council for Quality Growth
From economic development to education, transportation to quality-of-life issues in Henry County, the Henry Council for Quality Growth made headlines this year for hosting events and helping to spr...
January 08, 2015 08:30 AM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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