About 100 friends and acquaintances of Paul and Veronica Burkett were part of Henry County history recently — they were guests at the first wedding held at Heritage Park.
Transforming young croakers into crooners
On Thursday, Aug. 16, auditions are scheduled for other interested boys, ages of 6 to 13, who want to be added to the list of 8,000 youngsters who been part of the choir for the past 55 years. The tryouts will be held at 7 p.m., at 1215 South Ponce de Leon Ave., S.E., Atlanta 30306.
John Culpepper, chair of the Civil War Commission, said one of the top items on the agenda at a weekend meeting at the Nash Farm Battlefield is improving the group’s website.
Retired educator diagnosed with pancreatic cancer
Longtime teacher Bernice Fausel was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer six months ago, and Lake, along with her friends, are appealing for help for the family, to defray some of the costs accumulated in treating the former teacher.
Daily Herald writer and his team win trivia contest.
Henry voters help put Buckner, Davenport in runoff
Not many of Henry County’s 100,000-plus voters came to the polls Tuesday to nominate standard bearers in a host of races in the state legislature, and other state, and national posts. However, the ones who did show some disdain for incumbents in both the Democratic and Republican primaries.
BOC millage rate adjustment meeting is Wednesday
Incumbents challenged after pro-coal plant vote
There was a time, and not too long ago, when getting, and retaining, a seat on the Board of Directors of the Snapping Shoals Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) was perfunctory. Now, two Henry County residents — Gene Morris, Jr., and Kaye Shipley — are involved in the EMC’s annual election that has statewide, and national implications over the issue of clean energy versus coal.
The Georgia Pharmacy Association has announced that it has selected William A. “Tony” Moye, of Moye’s Pharmacy, as the recipient of the 2012 Bowl of Hygeia Award for outstanding community service.
Kayaking Field Day does something special
The third annual Kayaking Field Day served special needs in a special way at the Henry County Water & Sewerage Authority’s (HCWSA) Cubihatcha Outdoor Education Center on the Long Branch Reservoir.