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Locust Grove goes green with EV charger at Tanger Outlets mall
Drivers of electric vehicles are now able to plug in at new electric vehicle charging stations located at Tanger Outlet Mall in Locust Grove. The charging stations make it possible for drivers of e...
July 29, 2015 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County, metro unemployment bucks state, U.S. trend
Unemployment in Henry County and metro Atlanta defied a two-point drop in state and national jobless rates, each rising from May to June, according to a Georgia Department of Labor monthly report. ...
July 27, 2015 03:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County drug court producing results
Earlier this year, a local grandfather stood in Judge Brian Amero’s courtroom at a Drug Court graduation and with tears in his eyes and a tremble in his voice, thanked the judge for giving him back...
July 27, 2015 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County commissioner to host education town hall meeting Saturday
District 5 Commissioner Bruce Holmes will hold his monthly town hall meeting Saturday at 9 a.m. at Floyd Chapel Baptist Church in Stockbridge. This month’s meeting will feature a discussion on educ...
July 24, 2015 05:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County Water Quality Report assures tap water safety
If being judged as having the best tasting drinking water in Georgia is not evidence enough, the results of the annual Henry County Water Quality Report provide further validation for local consume...
July 24, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough Fire Department promotions announced
Two promotions within the city of McDonough Fire Department were announced recently by Fire Chief Steve Morgan. Capt. Dave Williams became deputy chief and James Robinson became captain of inspecti...
July 23, 2015 05:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton rolls back property tax
Hampton residents will keep more money in their pockets, a city official said last week, and may look forward to more filming on local streets. “I want to make sure everyone knows the current milla...
July 23, 2015 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Stockbridge hosts free back-to-school, concert events Saturday
The city of Stockbridge, in partnership with Global Impact Christian Ministries, will be hosting a back-to-school kick-off event during which students and their families can enjoy activities and co...
July 23, 2015 12:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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City accepting applicants for McDonough 101
McDonough residents or business owners interested in an inside look at city operations can join the 2015 Citizen's Government Academy: McDonough 101 program. The deadline to register is July 31 or ...
July 23, 2015 12:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Top gun designee on the McDonough beat
The city of McDonough has a recent hire working as a uniform patrol officer who is better known as Top Gun back at the Georgia Public Safety Training Center in Forsyth. In McDonough, he is better k...
July 22, 2015 03:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Heritage Bank foundation presents grants to Henry County nonprofits
The Heritage Community Foundation recently presented a grant to Marjorie Lacy, executive director of the nonprofit Flint Circuit Council on Family Violence dba Haven House. The $4,000 grant was use...
July 22, 2015 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County recaptures fugitive
The Henry County Police Department announced Thursday that escaped prisoner Brandon Dale Harris, 21, has been recaptured. The department and the Henry County Sheriff's Office had assisted Georgia S...
July 17, 2015 05:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 35 35 recommendations | email to a friend
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BOLO: Henry County hunts fugitive
Henry County Police and Sheriffs are assisting Georgia State Department of Corrections and Spalding County Corrections in locating a prisoner that walked away from a work detail in the area of Cara...
July 16, 2015 04:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Locust Grove to explore outlet mall, downtown connections
Shoppers soon may be able to travel more easily between an outlet mall containing 100 brand-name stores and a downtown district with shops like Old South Ceramics and Gifts, Jason Lee Music and Swe...
July 16, 2015 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 31 31 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough sculptor pronounced dead at 53
The artist selected to sculpt a Martin Luther King Jr. statue for the Georgia Capitol grounds died Sunday after a weekend crash involved a suspected drunk driver, according to the Henry County Coro...
July 13, 2015 11:27 AM | 0 0 comments | 10 10 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County sculptor on life support following crash
McDonough resident and sculptor Andy Davis is on life support at Grady Memorial Hospital following a crash early Saturday morning in Henry County. According to media reports, Davis was on his motor...
July 13, 2015 07:22 AM | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton’s Atlanta Motor Speedway previews tonight’s Thursday Thunder
Thursday Thunder continues today, featuring five racing divisions with various skill levels and competition, including Bandolero cars in the Beginner Bandits, Bandits, and Xtreme Fun on Wheels Outl...
July 09, 2015 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 19 19 recommendations | email to a friend
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Gov. Deal appoints McDonough state rep. to film, music committee
Gov. Nathan Deal recently appointed District 111 State Rep. Brian Strickland, R-McDonough, to serve on the Legislature’s Georgia film, music and digital entertainment advisory committee. The commit...
July 09, 2015 10:31 AM | 0 0 comments | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County departments offer summer safety tips
While summer is a time for having fun in the sun, the Henry County Fire Department as well as the county’s Emergency Management Agency want residents to be aware of and prepared for emergency situa...
July 09, 2015 10:24 AM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hood Street Art Center opens in McDonough
A 100-year-old factory building in McDonough has been repurposed into a center for the arts. The Hood Street Art Center, 136 Hood St., is an ongoing project started by local artist and sculptor And...
July 08, 2015 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 15 15 recommendations | email to a friend
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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 | 26 26 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 | 23 23 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 | 26 26 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 | 17 17 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • BOLO: missing Stockbridge teen
    by Neighbor Staff
    06.15.15 - 04:03 pm