Henry County News

The latest news and information impacting Henry County residents.


Nancy Conley

Nancy Jean Conley, age 79, resident of Locust Grove, Georgia, passed away July 17, 2015 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.

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Shop tax-free for back to school

Ready for two days of tax-free back-to-school shopping, Henry County?

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Rabies alert issued in McDonough

A rabies alert has been issued for the area in the 1000 block of Crumbley Road.

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Kiwanis Club presents Henry County police with Narcan drug kits

The 10 drug kits contain naloxone hydrochloride, a prescription-only narcotic drug that reverses the effects of other narcotic medicines.

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Joe LaGuardia column

Joe LaGuardia column

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Henry County to host National Night Out

Henry County will be celebrating National Night Out Tuesday from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. in the Target parking lot on Jonesboro Road in McDonough.

New program aimed at helping families

McDONOUGH — The Georgia Division of Family and Children Services has launched the Kinship Care Program in direct response to the increasing number of grandparents, relatives, and other caregivers who have assumed responsibility for raising another relative’s child.

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Flying under the radar not a problem for Pro Movement

Overlooked athletes earn college scholarships through recruiting organization

“When you have extremely talented kids, it’s just a matter of getting someone to take a look,” Pro Movement founder Jarrett Christian said.

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Kids, parents get familiar with new teachers, school during open house | PHOTOS

School starts Monday in Henry County

Hundreds of parents and students wandered the halls at Dutchtown Elementary.

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Henry residents get warm recognition in academics, training

School Notebook 8-1-15

Several Henry County residents were recognized for their post-secondary achievements this summer.

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New student discipline policies, practices and training this year in Henry

Students will start the 2015-16 school year in Henry County with what officials believe will be clearer rules on conduct and discipline.

McDonough church hosting supply giveaway

McDONOUGH — The Tabernacle of Praise Church International is hosting a school supply giveaway Saturday from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m.

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Local equestrian wins gold at Special Olympics

Jennifer Maddox, an equestrian who spoke with the Henry Herald in June about her trip to the World Games, became the gold medalist in English Equitation on Wednesday evening. She scored 47 points in the event for the victory.

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Jones, first brought into the fold by Coach Tek, inherits Eagle's Landing football

If you had come up to Shawn Jones seven years ago, he wouldn’t have been on a football field. He was just a social studies teacher back then. Enter Joe Teknipp.

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Hampton’s recycling center closed until further notice

The city has closed its recycling center until officials deem it viable to reopen.