Top Ten stories for the week of February, 11-February-17

1. Henry County police officer released on bond on sex charge

A suspended Henry County police officer has been released on an aggravated sexual battery charge.

2. Police seek shoplifting suspect

Henry County police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say stole a laptop computer from Walmart Supercenter using tools he picked out from the hardware department at the same store.

3. Security up Friday at Ola High

Law enforcement presence was clear and hefty at Ola High School in response to rumors of a planned food fight Friday.

4. Abbate convicted on one count, acquitted on 23 others

A professional shooting coach was found guilty Thursday on one count of child molestation and acquitted on 23 others.

5. Stockbridge man wins big in Georgia Lottery

Kurt Reinhardt said he already knows what he plans to do with the money he won in the Georgia Lottery.

6. Harris-Braggs launches vision for Main Street McDonough

Kira Harris-Braggs said she wants to strengthen relationships with business owners in downtown McDonough to move the city forward.

7. Locust Grove Middle student gets room makeover

Locust Grove Middle School student Jerry Turley was speechless when he saw his newly remodeled bedroom Wednesday.

8. BOC opts out of airport contract

McDONOUGH — Henry County taxpayers will have to foot the bill for a $25,000 opt-out fee, after the Henry County Board of Commissioners decided to forgo an airport management contract with a third-party company Monday night.

9. Jeff Walden

Jeff Walden, age 52, of McDonough, GA died Monday, February 11, 2013

10. Three Luella athletes sign scholarships

Luella had three former athletes to sign college scholarships.