Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


Andy "Bud" Anderson

Mr. Andy Bud Anderson, age 78 of Hampton, passed away Friday, August 29, 2014 at Piedmont Henry Hospital.

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Apple says celebrity photo breach targeted, not due to its systems

Apple Inc said on Tuesday the online posting of intimate photos of Hollywood celebrities were targeted attacks on their iCloud accounts and that none of the cases it investigated had resulted from a direct breach of its systems.

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Home Depot investigating 'unusual activity' related to customer data

Home Depot said on Tuesday it was working with law enforcement to investigate "some unusual activity" related to customer data but that it could not confirm if it had become the latest retailer to be hit by a large-scale security breach.

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Reports: Georgia man behind leaked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, other celebs

Bryan Hamade, 27, of Lawrenceville tied to photos leaked after being accessed on iCloud.

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Justin Bieber charged with assault, dangerous driving in Canada

Pop star Justin Bieber was charged with assault and dangerous driving over the weekend after an incident near the small Canadian town where he grew up.

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NASCAR carriers truck in for Second Annual Hampton Hauler Parade | PHOTOS

Legendary drivers Bill Elliott, Rex White honored by city

The city of Hampton welcomed trucks carrying NASCAR race cars to its streets for the Second Annual Hauler Parade and Street Festival.

Crash in Riverdale has closed I-285 eastbound, westbound lanes in that area

Crash in Riverdale has closed I-285 eastbound, westbound lanes in that area, expect major delays

SPLOST transportation projects progressing

Ga. 20 and East Lake Road will become the third public intersection in Henry County to be converted into a roundabout. Work was originally set to begin in 2016, but is expected to start early next year.

Henry Community Calendar - Sept. 3, 2014

Academy Theatre Play

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Hinz completes Teachers in Industry Program

Christina Hinz, work-based learning supervisor for Henry County Schools, has completed the Teachers in Industry program, a cooperative project of the Georgia Department of Education and the Governor’s Office of Workforce Development.

Heron Bay sprints for sponsors for the annual Goblin Gallop

STOCKBRIDGE —Hands of Hope clinic is seeking sponsors for its annual Goblin Gallop in October, which features a 10K and 6K run, a one mile run or walk and a “Tot Trot” for children.

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Cops say couple stole from elderly woman

An Ellenwood man and woman are being held without bond in Henry County Jail following their arrests this weekend for alleged elder abuse.

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Former presidential candidate Herman Cain comes to McDonough Square

McDONOUGH — Herman Cain will make an appearance on the McDonough Square Sept. 12 from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. for a political talk show.

Children helpless against violence

The statistics are staggering. According to the Centers for Disease Control, an estimated 1,640 children in the United States died from maltreatment in 2012. Of those, 70 percent were children younger than 3.

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Plaza Suite plays at Stockbridge Community Arts Center Sept. 5-7

Neil Simon’s ‘Plaza Suite’ comes to the Stockbridge Community Arts Center Sept. 5-7.