Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


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First Georgia Milestones test results released

State scores from the 2014-15 administration of the Georgia Milestones Assessment System were released Thursday.

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As national SAT scores drop, Georgia sees increase

Georgia students’ SAT scores increased five points this year as the national average dropped seven points, 2015 score reports indicate.

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Government offices closed for Labor Day

Government offices in Henry County will be closed Monday in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

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Caring for a Cause closes a chapter, but continues its charity works

Final memorial charity tournament pays tribute to little leaguer

The group has raised more than $300,000 in just five years, galvanizing like-minded people in support of young families in need.

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TORRES: Once a Dawg, always a Dawg

After four years, three of which I spent entrenched with the Redcoat Band, it would impossible to stop me from partaking in every University of Georgia tradition known to man.

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Stockbridge DDA director now receiving pay

The executive director for the Stockbridge Downtown Development Authority is now getting paid for the position after board members approved the contract last week.

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Famous Varsity truck visits McDonough Friday afternoon

Famous Varsity truck visits Moye’s Pharmacy in McDonough Friday afternoon.

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Pet of the Week — Donut

Donut came in with what appears to be his brother, Darby, who was a Pet of the Week last week.

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First year in outsourcing county legal services saw no cost savings

County records indicate that in the first year of outsourcing, legal fees were more than in the previous year.

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Shining Light Ministries celebrating National Recovery Month

McDONOUGH — Shining Light Ministries is celebrating September in a big way.

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CHURCH BULLETIN: Mount Carmel United Methodist Church

The community is invited to join Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, 1933 Mount Carmel Road in Hampton, for Bible Study on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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Henry County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremonies

BoJaynes Specialty Foods, 371 Keys Ferry St. in McDonough. For more information, call Tanya Janes at 770-914-1154. (Special Photo)

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Dutchtown stomps all over Lovejoy’s final stand for second win of season

Bulldogs stomp all over Wildcats final stand

The margin of victory wasn’t huge, but it was just enough for the Bulldogs to outlast the Wildcats — enough, even, to finally make the sting of last year’s 41-14 loss to Lovejoy fade.

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Fire department begins use of new cardiac monitors| PHOTOS

To better serve residents and patients in the county, the fire department has invested in 11 new Zoll X Series cardiac monitors, which will be placed in all ambulances.

Henry County Chamber of Commerce hosting luncheon

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a September business boosters luncheon.