Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


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Seven arrested in McDonough after drug search in home | MUGSHOTS

Seven people were arrested on drug possession Friday morning after a raid on a McDonough home.

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GOLF: Strong Rock sophomore Logan Perkins aims for par or better in sectionals Monday

Several local golfers competing for state tournament spots

Come Monday, country clubs in Henry County will be overrun by golfers from Classes A-Private and AAAAA as they host state sectional match. Looking to make a stand on the course at Crystal Lake is Logan Perkins of Strong Rock, who shot 69 in the area match.

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All Henry teams sweep through first round of baseball playoffs

The brooms were out in McDonough Friday night. Union Grove, Eagle’s Landing Christian and Locust Grove each won their double-headers to secure spots in the second round of the playoffs. Ola, which traveled to Camden, also won its first-round series to continue the title hunt.

Michael Southern

Michael Southern of Forest Park, GA passed away on 4/29/15.

Connie Paulk

Connie Paulk of McDonough, GA passed away on 4/29/15.

Mrs.. Shirley Robinson

Mrs. Shirley Robinson, age 80 of Hampton, Georgia passed away April 28, 2015.

Mrs.. Virgie Driver

Mrs. Virgie Bivins Driver, age 91, of McDonough, GA, went to her heavenly home on April 28, 2015.

Mr. Joseph Zottarelli Sr..

Mr. Joseph Zottarelli Sr., age 92, of Stockbridge, GA passed away April 27, 2015.

Sheila Tatum

Sheila Little Tatum, age 64, of Barnesville, passed away Monday, April 27, 2015.

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County to determine budget cuts, millage based on proposed budgets

A county budget for fiscal year 2016 is expected for approval May 27

Two proposed county budgets were presented to commissioners Thursday for the 2016 fiscal year which begins July 1.

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Locust Grove baseball is ready to pounce on its playoff opponents

There’s a nice list of accomplishments the seniors of Locust Grove High School’s baseball team can look back on and proudly say they were part of during their time as Wildcats. However, one bullet point is missing: the coveted state championship.

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Locust Grove closer Brock Balis commits to Andrew College

This time next year, Brock Balis won’t be closing out games for the Locust Grove Wildcats. He’ll be toeing the rubber as a starter for Andrew College instead.

Ladies of Eagle’s Landing, ELCA, Locust Grove reach next round of playoffs

A trio of girls teams in the area advanced to the next round of their tournaments with wins this week.

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New restrictions, fees approved for Hampton splash pad

City officials came to an agreement Tuesday on how to handle the increasing demand of large groups using the city’s splash pad.