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Henry County restaurant inspection scores for Sept. 17-21

There were six restaurants evaluated in Henry County from Sept. 17 to 21, according to the Henry County Environmental Health Department.

'Maze Runner' streaks out to No. 1 at box office

'A Walk Amoing the Tombstones' ends up in second place

"Maze Runner" pulls in $32.5 million in U.S. and Canadian box offices.

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Atlanta area Civil War re-enactments underway at Nash Farm | PHOTOS | VIDEO

The Battle of Atlanta 150th Anniversary commemoration has brought 1,550 Civil War re-enactors and about 1,500 more spectators to Hampton this weekend.

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Garth Brooks makes a grand return to Atlanta after 18 years

Garth Brooks made his return after 18 years -- and lived up to his legendary status making it easy to understand why Brooks is playing seven shows.

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Ola comes up short against Lamar County

Ola coach Jared Zito pointed to the scoreboard and told his team exactly how he felt about them.

Police declare device fake, re-open Stockbridge road

Police declare device fake, re-open Stockbridge road.

Police investigating suspicious package in Stockbridge

Police investigating suspicious package in Stockbridge.

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Georgia Tech wants fast start to conference play at Virginia Tech

Lost amid the hoopla, euphoria and downright relief of Georgia Tech’s 42-38 come-from-behind win at Georgia Southern was a timely play by one of the Southern Crescent’s own.

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College football playoff selection process to have a Georgia influence

Atlanta area brothers head up stats firm that will provide data to College Football Playoff selection committee

P&Z Board denies request that would allow a Dollar General store

P&Z Board denies request that would allow a Dollar General store

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Devin Hester sets return record as Atlanta Falcons pound Tampa Bay Buccaneers | PHOTOS

Devin Hester danced like Deion Sanders on his way into the NFL record book, and the Atlanta Falcons routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 56-14 Thursday at the Georgia Dome.

Mrs. Helen Sosby Jones

Mrs. Helen Sosby Jones, age 85, of McDonough, GA, passed away Wednesday, September 17, 2014.

Jean Hockensmith

Jean Berry Hockensmith, 89 of McDonough, Georgia died Saturday September 13, 2014.

Gordon State sponsoring Weekend College InfoNights

Gordon State College is offering two opportunities to learn about earning a bachelor’s degree in human services through its innovative Weekend College.

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Police charge Decatur man in car break-ins

Police charge Decatur man in car break-ins at hotels

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Falcons wide receiver coming to Southern Crescent

Harry Douglas will be signing autographs

Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Harry Douglas is coming home.

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Union Grove Wolverine Battalion pays tribute to POW, MIA during ceremony

Members of the NJROTC at Union Grove High School honor National Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day Friday.

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Hartsfield-Jackson airport growth includes sixth runway, hotel

Airport growth includes sixth runway, hotel.

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Zoning board denies commercial rezoning request

Dollar General not coming to Locust Grove

McDONOUGH — Hundreds of Locust Grove residents crowded into the Henry County Administrative Building Thursday night armed with protest posters and an iron fist.

Local talent to perform for the holidays at Spivey Hall

Clayton State University’s Spivey Hall has announced its 2014 holiday programming which boasts a special focus on Atlanta talent.