Governor announces Project Buckeye, aka TSYS, to open in McDonough
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Memory care community opening soon in Stockbridge
Irving, Texas-based LaSalle Group, a provider of memory care with more than 15 years of experience, will be opening the first free-standing memory care community in Stockbridge – Autumn Leaves of S...
September 16, 2014 03:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Circus pitches tent at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Starting tomorrow, county residents and visitors can enjoy flying acrobats, exotic animals and more during the Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars. Running until Sunday, the big top circus will entertai...
September 16, 2014 03:46 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor announces Project Buckeye, aka TSYS, to open in McDonough
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that TSYS, a global payments company headquartered in Columbus, Ga., will create up to 450 jobs through a new contact center in Henry County. “TSYS’s decision to ex...
September 16, 2014 08:56 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Member of church: Harris not ‘cold-blooded killer’
An acquaintance of the Harris family said he doesn’t think Ross Harris is guilty, and he prays the truth about the accusations that the father left his son in a hot car to die will be revealed soon...
September 11, 2014 12:39 PM | 0 0 comments | 12 12 recommendations | email to a friend
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Many colleges re-thinking sexual assault awareness
As freshmen descend on college campuses, they enter the “red zone” — a period between Labor Day and Thanksgiving during which they are most vulnerable to sexual assault. This year is different, tho...
September 11, 2014 10:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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County rodeo rides into town this weekend
This weekend, cowboys, cowgirls, enthusiasts and residents alike can enjoy some Wild West fun during the Henry County Rodeo Association’s 13th annual Henry County Rodeo. The rodeo will run Friday a...
September 09, 2014 02:49 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Development authority gets cold cash, brings two companies to county
There will be 65 new jobs up for grabs next year when Voorhees, N.J.-based U.S. Cold Storage builds its new facility, Henry County Development Authority confirmed last week at its monthly meeting i...
September 09, 2014 02:42 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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SPLOST to pay for new police equipment
New equipment and supplies for police patrol cars, a new vehicle for a narcotics task agent and refinancing jail installments were on the agenda at the Henry County Board of Commissioners meeting l...
September 09, 2014 02:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies at 93
In a message sent to employees Monday morning, Chick-fil-A announced its founder and chairman emeritus, S. Truett Cathy, died at 1:35 a.m. Monday at the age of 93. He died peacefully at home, surro...
September 09, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dinner to benefit muscular dystrophy next week
The fifth annual Fulmer Dinner to benefit facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy will be Sept. 13 at 5 p.m. at the Sharon Baptist Church, 536 N. Ola Road in McDonough. It will feature an antebellum...
September 05, 2014 06:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry’s jobless rate rises to 8.1 percent in July
The Georgia Department of Labor recently announced metro Atlanta joblessness again overtook the state’s rate, which in July was 7.8 percent, ratcheting up to 8.0. Henry County outstripped them both...
September 02, 2014 03:24 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Plan ahead, emergency agency advises
With September as National Emergency Preparedness Month, Henry County Emergency Management Director Don Ash said he wants to make sure all residents and workplace occupants have the information and...
September 02, 2014 03:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County to get boost from south side development
Prospects are good for growth and development in the Southern Crescent, which includes Henry County, panelists said at the Council for Quality Growth’s Economic Engines of the Southside event last ...
September 02, 2014 03:14 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Labor commissioner: $222M back on state books in 2015
Georgia Department of Labor Commissioner Mark Butler told about 100 Henry County business leaders last week the state is poised to add more money back into its coffers for programs that will help b...
August 26, 2014 02:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Hampton Hauler parade rolls out Thursday
Thursday, Hampton residents and visitors can rev up for the upcoming Atlanta Motor Speedway race weekend during the city’s second Hauler Parade and Speedway Lane Hall of Fame ceremony. The event wi...
August 26, 2014 02:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Governor: kids’ safety, education top priority
Gov. Nathan Deal said last week his top priority is the safety and well-being of children throughout the state. Speaking at an event hosted by the nonprofit Speedway Children’s Charities at the Atl...
August 20, 2014 12:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend
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Educators: business partners will see return on investment
Henry County Superintendent Rodney Bowler and Locust Grove’s Strong Rock Christian School CEO Pat Stuart said last week there is a direct correlation between current trends in education and the suc...
August 20, 2014 12:19 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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McDonough family raises awareness for genetic disorder
August is National Spinal Muscular Atrophy Awareness Month and one McDonough family is sharing their story in the hope that more information, funds and research can help people living with the gene...
August 20, 2014 12:08 PM | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County PD issues ID theft alert
The Henry County Criminal Investigations Division and investigators from Sun Trust Bank began conducting an investigation Aug. 14 in which 225 customers’ accounts have been compromised. Customers u...
August 16, 2014 01:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County express lanes on track for 2016
At a Henry County commission meeting last week, the Georgia Department of Transportation presented the board with updated plans for a south metro express lanes project and discussed ways to provide...
August 12, 2014 02:20 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry County schools, buses get upgrades
For the 2014-15 school year, students in Eagle’s Landing middle and high schools in McDonough and Henry County-wide school bus riders were greeted with new renovations and upgrades. Eagle’s Landing...
August 12, 2014 02:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Dutchtown Middle School starts year with new principal
A new school year began in Henry County Aug. 4 and Dutchtown Middle School, located at 155 Mitchell Road in Hampton, not only welcomed new students but also a new principal. April Madden, Ph.D., ha...
August 12, 2014 02:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED 5:50 p.m.: Henry County SWAT at domestic violence scene
Lt. Joey Smith of the Henry County Police Department said officers are investigating a domestic disturbance situation on Cobblestone Lane in McDonough. The female involved left the home and went to...
August 06, 2014 04:17 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Why isn’t there a treatment, vaccine for Ebola?
In the four decades since the Ebola virus was first identified in Africa, treatment hasn’t changed much. There are no licensed drugs or vaccines for the deadly disease. Some are being developed, bu...
August 06, 2014 03:36 PM | 0 0 comments | 9 9 recommendations | email to a friend
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