STOCKBRIDGE – June Wood, chairwoman of the Henry County Board of Commissioners, announced she will seek re-election next year.
Wood made the formal announcement of her re-election bid at a campaign kickoff event held in Stockbridge over the weekend.
“These are exciting times for Henry County, including Stockbridge, McDonough, Hampton and Locust Grove,” Wood said in a release. “Henry County is the second-fastest growing county in the metro Atlanta area. As our community experiences this rapid growth, I’m proud to let you know our crime index is still the lowest compared to surrounding counties.”
Wood, a Republican, will be seeking her second term as chairwoman of the BOC.
At the campaign kickoff, Wood discussed a number of topics including better pay and benefits to retain and recruit police officers, firemen, engineers and other staff to better the county.
According to a release from the Wood campaign, the administration has embraced and promoted different ideas and programs in economic development and tourism.
According to the release, developments in industries such as technology and construction have led to success and growth in the county.
“We are putting Georgia on notice, this train is on the move,” Wood said. “We put in the time and work, and it’s extremely gratifying to see those endeavors come to fruition. There is still more work to be accomplished, but I’m confident that we will continue to see growth and enrichment, and this train will certainly keep moving.”