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RENJE: The bondage of religion

There’s many ways to define and talk about freedom.

Henry Community Calendar - Sept. 24, 2014

Georgia State Fair

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Flippen Elementary hosts STEM Day for students, parents

Flippen Elementary plans to host the first of four school-wide STEM days Friday to showcase the school’s focus on science, technology, engineering and math.

Police subdue man after outburst at hospital

Law enforcement officers used a stun gun on a man at Piedmont Henry Hospital Sunday after he reportedly threatened them with a syringe.

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Portion of Ga. 81 scheduled to close in October

McDONOUGH —Residents of the city of McDonough will soon begin experiencing road closures as SPLOST IV improvement projects break ground.

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Plastic is tough but Dad is tougher

Home repairs can be fraught with mistakes, miscalculations and missing minds.

History of hotels a fascinating read

History of hotels a fascinating read

Have you given much thought to how modern hotels have evolved over the decades? I hadn’t until I picked up a biography on E.M. Statler, a pioneering hotelier who owned and operated inns in several major U.S. cities. “A Bed for The Night,” was written by a newspaper reporter from Middle Tennessee, Rufus Jarman.

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New Piedmont primary care physician in Henry County

STOCKBRIDGE — Piedmont Henry Hospital is excited to announce a new Piedmont Primary Care Physician to Henry County

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Garden harvest

McDonough resident Minnie McDuffie grew a 6 pound, 4.9 ounce sweet potato in her home garden. (Special Photo)

Charity outreach festival Saturday in Locust Grove

Organizers are in the final stages of preparation for a fall charity event in downtown Locust Grove.

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Annual Gold Star Family Day to honor fallen heroes

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Recreation Department and the Heritage Park Veterans Museum will host the fourth annual Henry County Gold Star Family Day for the families of fallen soldiers who live in and around Henry County.

Stockbridge man on probation in Clayton County faces new charge in Henry

Adult criminal history began at 15

A Stockbridge man first charged as an adult in a Clayton County home invasion at 15 was due in court Monday for a probable cause hearing in a Henry case.

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Pharmacy tech took $46,000 in pills, say police

Griffin pharmacy tech working at Moye’s in Hampton took $46,000 in pills, say police

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Civil War re-enactors bring history to life for Battle of Atlanta 150th Anniversary | PHOTOS | VIDEO

More than 1,500 Civil War re-enactors descended upon Hampton and Lovejoy for the annual Battle of Atlanta 150th Anniversary weekend at Nash Farm Battlefield.

Alabama toddler drowned in church's baptismal water

A toddler found submerged in a tank of baptismal water in an Alabama church died of accidental drowning, the local coroner said on Monday.

U.S., partner nations launch first strikes in Syria

The United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said on Monday, in ongoing operations that mark the opening of a new, far more complicated front in a battle against the militants.

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STOVALL: Ola football seems to be in good hands with Jared Zito

The Ola community needs Ola High School football to be good.

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Artemus Mitchell is Henry County football player of the week

Stockbridge RB leads team in rushing

When Artemus Mitchell set out his goals for this football season, he mentioned — in a tongue-in-cheek sort of way — that we wanted a rushing total in the thousands.

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Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days

Apple said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays.

Henry County restaurant inspection scores for Sept. 17-21

There were six restaurants evaluated in Henry County from Sept. 17 to 21, according to the Henry County Environmental Health Department.