Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


VIRAL VIDEO: Principal announces snow day with 'Let It Go' parody

Ahead of the much anticipated blizzard in the Northeastern United States this week, Matt Glendinning, the principal at Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., announced his school’s snow day with his own “Let It Go” parody, “School Is Closed.”

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Georgia's Phillip Phillips, American Idol winner seeks to escape contract

Leesburg native files contract compaint with California state government

Saying he is “grateful for the opportunities” American Idol afforded him, Phillip Phillips is suing to gain control of his career.

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Clayton County Rotarian Claudia Mertl appointed to prestigious Rotary International post

Rotary International has named longtime Clayton County Rotary Club member Claudia Mertl to a key leadership position for several nations.

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National Weather Service issues wind advisory as powerful gusts whip through Georgia

Winds as strong 35 mph expected, traces of snow also possible

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for much of Georgia as powerful gusts are expected today.

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MAHONE: Bidding farewell to the southside

This will mark the second time in my 28-year sports journalism career that I will have to say farewell to the Southern Crescent.

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of Jan. 26, 2015

There were seven restaurants evaluated in Henry County from Jan. 17-23.

FBI gives 'all clear' after bomb threat hoax at Hartsfield-Jackson

Law enforcement targeting Twitter account in investigation

The FBI and Atlanta police are investigating a Twitter account tied to a bomb threat at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.

Linda Harris

Linda Diane Harris of Riverdale, GA passed away on 1/22/2015.

Mr. William Armour Nix Jr..

Mr. William Armour Nix, Jr., age 65 of McDonough, Georgia passed away January 22, 2015.

Homer Gregory

Homer Gregory, age 96, of Stockbridge, GA died Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

Mr.. Lewis Brannan

Mr. Lewis Owen Brannan, age 85 of McDonough, passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at Vitas Hospice.

Pierce Haynie

Pierce Haynie, age 92, of Stockbridge, GA died Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

Edward Lee Werner, Jr..

Edward Harry Lee Werner, Jr., age 75, of McDonough, GA went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 21, 2015.

Kroger raising money for American Heart Association in February

Proceeds will help fight heart disease

Kroger and the American Heart Association announced that the grocery store chain’s Georgia locations will raise funds to fight heart disease in February.

CHURCH BULLETIN: Henry Baptist Church hosting DivorceCare group

Beginning Feb. 9, Henry Baptist Church, 4035 Jodeco Road in McDonough, will host DivorceCare, a weekly support group for people searching for help and healing.