Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


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Henry County police said a woman in McDonald’s uniform helped armed man rob Krystal

This may be taking fast food competition to a whole other level.

Locust Grove baseball honored with four All-Region selections

The high school baseball season is over, which means it’s time for the awards to begin pouring in.

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Section of River Road in McDonough temporarily closed

A portion of River Road will be temporarily closed until Henry commissioners decide to reopen it.

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New Locust Grove councilmember takes office

Willie James Taylor was sworn in Monday as Locust Grove’s new councilmember.

Jesse Fowler

Jesse MacLandon Big Bear Fowler, age 15, of McDonough, GA died Saturday, May 16, 2015.

Obama drills a hole in his climate policy

Here are two facts that cannot be reconciled: The planet has experienced the warmest January-through-March on record, and the Obama administration has authorized massive new oil drilling in the Arctic Ocean.

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Henry’s STAR students honored for achievements, prepare to take next step into adulthood

Included among the hundreds graduating in the Class of 2015 are Henry County’s STAR students.

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High school senior athletes moving on to college with scholarships

Graduating seniors from all over Henry County who have played well enough and maintained high academic levels, are moving on to collegiate sports with scholarships.

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Henry County seniors to graduate May 29

Thousand of students will reach the pinnacle of their high school career’s next week.

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Hundreds visit Henry Herald booth at the Geranium Festival in McDonough

Visitors were invited to choose from props to dress up and have their photo taken in the Henry Herald’s picture frame at the newspaper’s Geranium Festival booth in McDonough Saturday.

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Kindergarten registration at New Hope Elementary

Students registered early this month for the kindergarten program at New Hope Elementary

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Ola seniors honor classmate, in turn earn scholarships

Vicki Mullins was featured during the senior awards ceremony Sunday at Ola High.

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Geranium Jam a hit with residents

The Geranium Jam provided a night to remember.

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Eighth graders Darci Khan, Jordan Clark lead Austin Road Middle to victory

If you think the local high schoolers that won state track titles are the only talented athletes in the county, you might want to think again.