Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


Nancy Bryans

Nancy W. Bryans, age 74, of McDonough, GA died Tuesday, March 3, 2015.

Stan Kenney

Stan Kenney, age 58, of McDonough, GA died Sunday, March 1, 2015.

Justin Bryant

Justin Kyle Bryant, age 38, of Stockbridge, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015.

It started with a double murder in 1974

As I write this, the only woman on Georgia’s death row is awaiting execution. I don’t know her and I know nothing about her case.

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Other voices: South Metro area growing

Atlanta is currently ranked 10th as the fastest growing city in the nation with a projected economic growth rate of 3.5 percent between 2011-2016.

Locust Grove receives LCI grant

The city of Locust Grove was one of eight cities to receive a Livable Cities Initiatives grant last week from the Atlanta Regional Commission.

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Union Grove Middle student wins District 5 Spelling Bee

Qualifies to compete again at state contest

Logan Witham was recently named winner of the District 5 Spelling Bee and will compete later this month at Georgia Association of Educators’ 2015 State Spelling Bee.

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American Legion post raising money to visit soldier buried in Philippines

A question posed to Alton Head last year got him wondering.

Winter Guard competition returns to Ola High

School hosting new WGI Winds contest

Henry County Schools and Ola High will play host to the Winter Guard International Regional Winter Guard Competition this weekend.

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Pet of the Week — Bronze

Don’t let Bronze’s name make you think he belongs in third place.

Council hears update on proposed ice rink

An update was provided to the mayor and council regarding research on a proposed seasonal ice skating rink in the city.

Henry County restaurant health scores for the week of Feb. 21, 2015

There were five restaurants evaluated in Henry County from Feb. 21-27.

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Johnson takes home fourth checkered flag at AMS despite not qualifying

Friday’s qualifying results ultimately had no impact on the events that unfolded at the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 on Sunday.