Top Ten stories for the week of March 18-24

1. Storms hit Henry County

Strong thunderstorms hit Henry County Monday evening.

2. Activist: Jeffares' bill an attack on Henry voters

State Senator Rick Jeffares’ attempt to change Henry County’s form of government may be dead in the water this legislative session, but one local activist is not willing to let the issue die.

3. Chris Moore elected Hampton mayor

HAMPTON — Less than 12 percent of Hampton’s registered voters elected Chris Moore the city’s new mayor Tuesday.

4. Johnny’s serving up fresh pizza

McDONOUGH — Maybe it was the sauce or the pizza dough that brought Mindy and Joe Berger together.

5. County stalls Stockbridge annexation

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Commission put the brakes on the city of Stockbridge’s efforts to annex unincorporated “islands” into the city limits Tuesday.

6. McDonough votes 11 police vehicles surplus

McDONOUGH — The city of McDonough unanimously deemed 11 police vehicles as surplus with little to no discussion Monday night.

7. AMS introduces new racing series

Move over NASCAR, there is a new racing series headed to Atlanta Motor Speedway.

8. Jones ready to build ‘great program’ at Dutchtown

Former Lovejoy defensive coordinator makes introduction as new Dutchtown football head coach

9. Verizon to build new telecommunications tower

McDONOUGH — Verizon Wireless will expand its service in Henry County and build a new cell tower within the next 60 days.

10. Locust Grove’s Hughes signs with Olivet

Wildcats linebacker signs with NAIA school