Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


ROBINSON: Give John Kerry a break on Gaza

As far as U.S. interests are concerned, it is obvious that our policy should be to fight Islamist terrorist groups such as the Islamic State. But we should not lose sight of the fact that radical Islam, as a regionwide phenomenon, is an ideological force that cannot be bombed out of existence.

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U.S. aid worker infected with Ebola to be moved to Atlanta hospital

A U.S. aid worker who was infected with the deadly Ebola virus while working in West Africa is coming back to the United States to be treated in a high-security ward at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta.

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Queen Bee Coffee Co. encourages reading, friendship through Story Time

Coffee shop encourages reading, friendship

McDONOUGH — Alicia Hodges started Story Time at Queen Bee Coffee Co. this summer because she said it was her favorite part of being a teacher.

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Consumers pose flower, butterfly questions

Q: Is it true that century plants only bloom every 100 years?

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Panola State Mountain hosts archery classes

Nearby state parks offer summer activities

STOCKBRIDGE — If anyone has ever dreamed of being able to shoot a bow like “Hunger Games’” Katniss Everdeen, now’s the chance.

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Henry County buses, drivers prepped for new school year

Henry County Schools Transportation Services has gotten an early start to the new school year with inspections and planning meetings.

Teens charged in burglary

Two Stockbridge teenagers face charges in a burglary caught on home surveillance cameras.

National Night Out set Tuesday in Henry County

Henry County public safety agencies are co-hosting the annual National Night Out Tuesday in McDonough.

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Relevant Church in Locust Grove giving away school supplies

LOCUST GROVE — Relevant Church is helping get kids ready for school.

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Pets of the Week - Marsy & Priscilla

Marsy is one of those nondescript black Lab mixes who so often get overlooked at the animal shelter.

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Kendall named Georgia History Teacher of the Year

Nina Kendall was recently recognized as Georgia’s History Teacher of the Year by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History.

Contest focus on metro Atlanta waterways

Dig out those photos from the vacation at the lake or head out to a river this weekend and shoot fresh scenes to create entries for a contest aimed at showcasing metro Atlanta’s waterways and natural habitat.

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Finding my youth in Seattle’s EMP Museum

The EMP Museum in Seattle will hit you with a wave of music video history from your youth.

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Rapper T.I. expected at metro Atlanta book bag giveaway

School Notebook 8-1-14

Rapper T.I. is expected to participate in area back-to-school event.

Operation Rolling Thunder puts damper on crimes

Be on the lookout for increased police presence this weekend, said officials.