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Area Deaths - April 19, 2014

Agathia Neola Hendrich Cook, Wayne Mobley, Gerald Lee Erickson, Russell Kent Collins

Schreiber named Gifted Teacher of the Year by GAGC

Luella Elementary teacher recognized for contributions to her field

The Georgia Association for Gifted Children recently announced that Luella Elementary teacher Dr. Cathy Schreiber has been named Georgia’s Gifted Teacher of the Year for 2014.

Henry County Church Bulletin

A list of happenings around the Henry County faith community

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STOVALL: A different look at Easter

It’s the Easter season. The Super Bowl Sunday of Christianity.

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In memory of Brooke Butler

Race helps to fund scholarships at Union Grove High School

McDONOUGH — In continuing the tradition of honoring her daughter, Alison Butler and Caring For A Cause are hosting the 3rd Annual Brooke Butler Memorial 5k Super Hero Run.

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TMR Security Solutions ribbon cutting

TMR Security Solutions held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Henry County Chamber of Commerce recently at the chamber.

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Graffiti’s Pizza and Italian Cafe ribbon cutting

Graffiti’s Pizza and Italian Cafe held a ribbon cutting ceremony with the Henry County Chamber of Commerce

Henry Community Calendar - April 19, 2014

The 16th Annual Hands on Henry Day will be April 19 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Memorial Park

Early Voting to begin April 28

McDONOUGH —It’s that time of year again. The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming, and campaign signs are posted in freshly mowed lawns.

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Special athletes compete despite rainy games

The crowd packed into the gymnasium at Union Grove High prepared to give their best try at Henry County Schools Special Olympics track and field events Friday.

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Henry County Veterans Museum receives $5,000 donation

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Veterans Museum accepted a donation from the Georgia United Credit Union April 16 where members of the credit union presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to Henry County Parks and Recreation Facilities Coordinator Jim Joyce, who runs the museum along with a handful of volunteers.

McDonough City Council to discuss FY15 budget Monday

McDONOUGH — The city of McDonough will conduct its regular city council meeting Monday night to discuss the Fiscal Year 2015 budget among other items.

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Patrick Henry Statue vandalized this week

McDONOUGH — The new Patrick Henry statue errected in front of the court house in McDonough last month was potentially vandalized this week.

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Girl Scouts teach flag etiquette

McDONOUGH — As the capstone experience in their journey of leadership, four Girl Scouts in Troop 56 conducted a region-wide training session in flag etiquette, called “Fun with Flags.”

County to move forward with SPLOST IV projects

McDONOUGH — Citizens will begin to see new projects under construction in the near future after the Henry County Board of Commissioners voted to commence SPLOST IV Tier 1 projects this year.

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Residents get screen time as extras on ‘Resurrection’ television show

McDONOUGH — Some familiar faces were seen last week on the television show “Resurrection.”

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Georgia Tech Football Spring Preview

College football is back on The Flats — at least for tonight.

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STOVALL: Vad Lee who? It's Justin Thomas' time to be 'Batman'

The Justin Thomas era at quarterback could begin for Georgia Tech tonight

There’s only one name that dominated the minds of most Georgia Tech football fans at the end of a semi-disappointing 7-6 campaign.

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Job Kemboi is one of top runners in the Peach Belt Conference

To prepare for the Peach Belt Conference track and field championships, Clayton State distance runner Job Kemboi took on some stiff competition last weekend.

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Luella, Union Grove prepare to take Turner Field

Luella-UGHS prepare for historic moment

When Luella and Union Grove meet this evening in one of the last regular season games for both teams, you can disregard some of the normal season-ending concerns.