A list of happenings around the Henry County faith community
Mr. Joe Martinez, age 61, of Hampton passed away August 25, 2014.
Sheila Thurmon’s tears were drowned out by the thunderous cheers of her students and others at Dutchtown Elementary.
McDONOUGH — The DUI and Drug Accountability Court celebrated a graduation last week, with eight participants completing the requirements for a fresh start on the road to sobriety and living productive lives.
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners agreed to purchase a $21,645 ballot on-demand system from Election Systems and Software in an attempt to cut back on wasted spending.
HAMPTON — Henry County and the city of Hampton engaged in two intergovernmental agreements this month, inlcuding one involving a highly anticipated Senior Center in Hampton.
An Ellenwood woman is going to federal prison for a year and must repay more than $80,000 she stole in her position as a secretary for U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved a bid for the design and build of the Bellamy Brothers Memorial Park in Ellenwood using budgeted SPLOST IV funds.
Eagle’s Landing High agriscience teacher Chansi Coleman was recently recognized by the Georgia Vocational Agriculture Teachers Association and the National Association of Agricultural Educators with the Ideas Unlimited Award. The award is sponsored by National Geographic Learning and Cengage Learning.
A convicted felon charged with trying to run down a Henry County police officer 10 days after his release from prison will return to court in October.
A man convicted last year of killing his live-in girlfriend in 2011 wants a new trial.
Join the Atlanta Audubon Society Bird Walk at Panola Mountain’s Power of Flight area.
HAMPTON — There was a time when Joey Logano had the nickname “Sliced Bread” around the NASCAR circuit.
Tommy Dorminy and Madison Rivers earn third place honors
McDONOUGH — Two Henry County students placed in the 72nd Annual 4-H State Congress recently.
Okay, so our Week One football predictions were less than perfect.
QB play will go long way in determining winner
When you put two high school football teams together on a Friday night season opener with something to prove, you’ve got the makings of a potential barn burner.
Don’t feel sorry for Jonathan Gess.
Former NASCAR champion sat out three races after fatal Aug. 9 accident
Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark announced Thursday that former NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will return to the sport this weekend during the Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
School Notebook 8-29-14
Stockbridge High math teacher Dr. Mohan Sadhasivan was recently named one of the latest Innovation in Teaching winners.
There have been some big moments in Taylor Townsend’s tennis career, but none may have been bigger than what transpired on Tuesday night before a national television audience.