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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.

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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.

Mrs. Joyce Wilson

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

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.

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Dutchtown High to host year-end plant sale

School Notebook 05-23-15

Dutchtown High’s agriscience department plan to host a final plant sale of the school year, May 26-27.

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Henry drivers may see increased traffic patrols during Memorial Day weekend

Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest holiday travel weekend across the nation and law enforcement agencies will be stepping up patrols to ensure safety among travelers.

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Eagle’s Landing runner Devin Dixon finds State success in spite of injury


Before the track season even began in earnest, Eagle’s Landing junior Devin Dixon was discouraged.

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Henry County’s Barnett Bailey takes revenge in 200-meter dash for Class AAAA title, signs with Shorter University for track and football


A state title has been three years in the making for Henry County senior Barnett Bailey.

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Triple-crown at State a sweet victory for Hampton’s Daniel Roberts


One can only imagine the disappointment that comes from attending two consecutive state track meets and leaving without any prominent hardware — included the revered golden hat embroidered with the words “GHSA Champions.”

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Union Grove junior Matt Moore ignores bad back to win Class AAAAA 110 hurdles title


Stiff back or not, Union Grove’s Matt Moore wasn’t going to wait one more year to attempt to establish himself as a state champion in the 110-meter hurdles.

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Henry County police said a woman in McDonald’s uniform helped armed man rob Krystal

This may be taking fast food competition to a whole other level.

Locust Grove baseball honored with four All-Region selections

The high school baseball season is over, which means it’s time for the awards to begin pouring in.

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Section of River Road in McDonough temporarily closed

A portion of River Road will be temporarily closed until Henry commissioners decide to reopen it.

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New Locust Grove councilmember takes office

Willie James Taylor was sworn in Monday as Locust Grove’s new councilmember.

Jesse Fowler

Jesse MacLandon Big Bear Fowler, age 15, of McDonough, GA died Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Obama drills a hole in his climate policy

Here are two facts that cannot be reconciled: The planet has experienced the warmest January-through-March on record, and the Obama administration has authorized massive new oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.