Latest stories


Tease photo

Memorial Day service ‘keeps remembrance alive’

McDonough, Stockbridge host Memorial Day services

Several hundred people were amidst flying flags, names carved in brick and stone, and veterans of all walks during the Monday’s Memorial Day celebration at Heritage Park’s Veterans Wall of Honor.

Tease photo

Denny’s restaurant opens in Stockbridge

The new Denny’s in Stockbridge opened Saturday and is at 5368 N. Henry Blvd.

Henry County hosts safety and protection night May 26

The fifth annual Henry County Safety and Protection Night will be held Tuesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Walmart, 5600 N. Henry Blvd. in Stockbridge.

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of May 18, 2015

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of May 18, 2015

Assistance available to veterans at mobile centers in McDonough, Hampton

Mobile Vet Centers will be making their way to Henry County to assist veterans in adjusting to the post-war life.

Tease photo

Rising Luella senior Darius Stubbs catches nine Division I offers this spring

Syracuse the latest FBS school to offer

Darius Stubbs’ time to shine was last fall. The Luella running back made the most of it.

Tease photo

TORRES: A rewarding spring for a new high school sports reporter

When I first started working for the Henry Herald in February, I was at once excited and terrified.

Jerrell Smith

Jerrell Smith, age 83, of Stockbridge, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2015.

Mrs.. Barbara Woodall

Mrs. Barbara Whelchel Woodall, age 78, of Locust Grove, Georgia passed away on May 21, 2015.

Johnny Lloyd

Johnny Lloyd, age 72, of McDonough, GA died Monday, May 18, 2015.

Joseph Murphy

Joseph R. Murphy, 67 of Locust Grove passed away May 17, 2015 at his home.

Mrs. Jeanine Oliver Stewart

Mrs. Jeanine Oliver Stewart, age 65 of Stockbridge, Georgia passed away May 17, 2015.

Mrs. Joyce Wilson

Mrs. Joyce Spruill Wilson, of Stockbridge, passed away on May 20, 2015.

The false god of politics

If you visit Mount Olympus, you will see scores of crumbling statues to false gods once worshipped by ancient Greeks.

Tease photo

Rib giveaway a success

Shane’s Rib Shack hosted a successful 7th Annual Rib Giveaway recently.

Tease photo

Children’s Water Festival culminates celebration of national Drinking Water Week

As a utility located within the Metropolitan North Georgia Water Planning District, the Henry County Water Authority is an active participant in public outreach to educate citizens on how to protect natural water resources.

Tease photo

Middle schoolers get Surgeon General’s attention

Students’ report on effects of tobacco-use elicits invitation to meet

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was impressed enough with the projects of the middle school students to invite them to meet with him on a recent trip to Atlanta.

Tease photo

Clayton County lawmaker pushes for alarms on daycare vans

In the wake of a toddler recently being left behind for hours inside a daycare van, state Rep. Sandra Scott said she plans to re-introduce a bill mandating alarms for certain vehicles.

Tease photo

Pet of the Week — Puggle

What do you get when you mix a pug and a beagle?

Tease photo

Henry County Fire Department promotes 29 officers

Henry County Fire Department Chief Bill Lacy promoted 29 fire officers this week.