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Henry County police seek pair in vandalism

Henry County police are looking for two people who vandalized property at the recreation center in Moseley Park.

Atlanta Motor Speedway closing several NASCAR race ticket deals Feb. 2

Atlanta Motor Speedway officials announced Feb. 2 is the final day to take advantage of several ticket deals for the track’s upcoming NASCAR race.

Georgia Archives launching new quarterly lecture series

Kick-off will focus on African-Americans in the 20th century south

The Georgia Archives is launching a new quarterly lecture series.

Kroger social media promotion offering chance for free gas

Kroger announced this week that it will host a social media promotion in February where customers can win free gas.

Mr.. Lawrence David Thomas

Mr. Lawrence David Larry Thomas, age 59 of McDonough, Georgia passed away January 23, 2015.

Richard Holcombe

Richard Jackson Holcombe (Rick) of Stockbridge, Georgia went to be with the Lord on January 22, 2015.

Talitha Branan

Talitha TyTy Branan, age 86, of McDonough, GA died Tuesday, January 27, 2015.

Hilda Holl

Hilda Holl, of Jonesboro, Ga., passed away on January 22, 2015.

SCHOOL NOTEBOOK: Kohl’s Cares Scholarship applications available Jan. 30

School Notebook 1-28-15

Nominations for the 2015 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program will be accepted Jan. 30 - March 13 at

Georgia among pilot states for IRS identity theft protection program

The Internal Revenue Service has announced it is expanding its efforts to safeguard against identity theft, particularly during tax-filing season.

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Fun, friendship, exercise offered at Henry County Parks and Recreation

Students in Tommy Bailey’s class love to dance, but they come more for the friendship then learning new steps.

Commissioners approve budget amendment to assist libraries, DFACS

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved a budget amendment to the FY 2014-2015 budget in the amount of $302,000 to help fund the Henry County Libraries and the Department of Family and Children Services through the remainder of the fiscal year.

Development Authority planning farewell reception Thursday for Bob White

The board has planned a farewell and appreciation reception for Thursday in honor of White, who has been the executive director of the Henry County Development Authority from 1995 up until his retirement this month.

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RENJE: What ‘Deflate Gate’ says about our culture

“If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won’t be honest with greater responsibilities.” Luke 16:10

Henry commissioners table overlay district design ordinance amendment

Commissioner voted last Tuesday to table a resolution for a unified land development code that would apply to a new overlay district, planned for the Hudson Bridge-Jonesboro Road connectors.

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McDonough plans to expand city cemetery

The city of McDonough has plans to expand the McDonough Memorial Cemetery, to potentially include a mausoleum and columbarium.

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Farming pioneer, Henry County resident Helen DuBose dies at 95

Longtime Henry County resident and farming pioneer Helen DuBose died Friday night.

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Stockbridge back on top

Air rifle team takes first in Area 12 Championships

Precision air riflery is back on top at Stockbridge High.

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Hampton High Athletic Director Craig Melton returns to lead Wolverine football program

Craig Melton has been named the next head football coach at Union Grove High.

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Union Grove wrestlers place well in invitational

Union Grove High Head Wrestling Coach Matt Ferrari praised members of his team for their performance in the Crossbone Invitational over the weekend.