Top Ten stories for the week of February 18-February 24

1. Police: Man arrested after accidentally shooting himself

A convicted felon wound up back behind bars this week after police said he accidentally shot himself.

2. Kirby Gs voted the best burger in Atlanta

McDONOUGH — Henry County residents will not have to travel far to find what was voted the best burger in all of Atlanta and the Southern Crescent. Kirby Gs Diner and Pub, a small quaint restaurant in the heart of downtown McDonough, was voted for the second year in the row as having the Best Burger in Atlanta.

3. Cancer brings two women together

McDONOUGH — It was the love of animals, a battle with sickness and heavenly timed divine intervention that fostered an instant bond between Christin Clark-Jones and Shakeerah Bailey.

4. Eagle's Landing's Wortham Jr. is a walking miracle

Back from the brink of death, Eagle’s Landing’s star senior has unfinished business

5. Man indicted for choking police dog

Perhaps he’s just not a dog person, but a Hampton man has been indicted for choking a police dog as he attempted to flee from Henry County police.

6. Henry County finance director resigns

McDONOUGH — Henry County Finance Director Mike Bush resigned earlier this week to “pursue other opportunities.”

7. Play brings to light gang, gun violence

McDONOUGH — The stage play “Samson’s Way,” directed by Chris Scott, was a hit among Henry County residents over the weekend.

8. Garden Delights comes to Henry County

McDONOUGH —Growing spinach is as easy as watching TV.

9. Henry County trio nominated for military academies

Stockbridge youth Estrella Curry broke down in tears Saturday as she thanked her family for helping her pursue her dream of attending the U.S. Military Academy.

10. Henry day at the state capitol

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Chamber of Commerce, business owners, and local dignitaries braved the cold and a little bit of rain to support Henry County Day at the Georgia State Capitol on Wednesday morning.