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Union Grove High shines brightly in Congressional Art Competition

School Notebook 7-4-15

Union Grove High was well-represented in this year’s Congressional Art contest.

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Annual Parent EXPO set July 18

Organizers are planning the Fourth Annual Parent EXPO to be held at Heritage Park.

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Child abuse mandatory reporter responsibilities clearer in HB 268

Officials aim to protect more children from abuse by making manifest responsibilities of certain professionals to report suspected cases the law of the land.

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Stockbridge youth wins USA Gymnastics title in tumbling, will head to Worlds in November

Garrett Wheeler wins USA Gymnastics title in tumbling

For the first time in the local gym’s 13-year history, coaches Frank and Latifa Riley can proudly claim a member of their team is a national champion.

Repeating myself on an Iran nuclear deal

Am I allowed to repeat myself when it comes to the negotiations over the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal?

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Stockbridge DDA executive director talks new cyber security center

A cyber security center was the topic of discussion during a meeting Monday with Congressman David Scott.

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Florence Martin turns 100, honored by President Barack Obama

Born July 8, 1915, Florence Martin has lived in Henry County her whole life — 100 years.

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Black applauds efforts to overturn ‘Waters of the United States’ rule

ATLANTA — Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is applauding the action taken today by Attorney General Sam Olens to join eight other state attorneys general in a lawsuit asking a federal court to strike down a new rule from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency that unlawfully expands the federal government’s regulatory reach over local streams, lands and farms.

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AAA offering free rides to impaired drivers

McDONOUGH — Impaired drivers traditionally make Independence Day weekend one of the most dangerous times to be on the road. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 512 people were killed in motor vehicle traffic crashes over the 2013 holiday weekend.

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Rivals ranks Stockbridge defensive end Charles Wiley 223rd in class of 2016

Here’s a look at the locals whose hard work was recognized by when the recruiting site released its most recent rankings on Wednesday

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Plenty of baseball on tap at J.P. Moseley this week

Youth baseball players will overrun the four fields at J.P. Moseley Park from July 4-9 as they participate in the USSSA 6-and-Under AAA World Series. Among them will be Georgia champions, the Locust Grove Bullpen Braves.

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Bethel United Methodist Church

Bethel United Methodist Church, 245 Fairview Road is Stockbridge, invites the community to join them for Vacation Bible School July 6-9

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Business owners in historic downtown Locust Grove are pleased with steady growth, traffic

Businesses come and go, but business owners in the historic downtown district agre that business is continuing to grow for them, despite the challenges downtown may face with surrounding areas.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Avoid Ga. 81 and McDonough Parkway

If the area around Ga. 81 and McDonough Parkway isn’t difficult enough to navigate, construction at that intersection is wreaking havoc with holiday traffic today.

Henry County police issues scam warning

Henry County residents and county employees have received calls and this could be related to the Blue Cross Blue Shield data breach.

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park to open in McDonough

Sky Zone Trampoline Park representatives have confirmed that the company has picked a location in McDonough for a new facility.

CSU offering class for small businesses

MORROW — The Clayton State University Small Business Development Center will offer a free workshop on “Alternative Financing Sources for Small Businesses.”

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Fayetteville police arrest pair in shooting death of Applebee's manager | PHOTOS

Fayetteville police arrest Jonesboro, Hampton men in shooting death of Applebee’s manager.

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Fayetteville police arrest two in shooting death of Applebee’s manager

Fayetteville police arrest Jonesboro, Hampton men in shooting death of Applebee’s manager.