While members of the Henry County Board of Commissioners felt they could not mandate it, they did intend to encourage the use of facial coverings at their meeting on Tuesday.
A native of Hampton, Georgia, Joe Adgie has worked for the Valdosta Daily Times, Clayton News, Rockdale Citizen and Newton Citizen. Adgie joined the Henry Herald in April 2018.
The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans is seeking legal action against the Henry County Board of Commissioners following its Tuesday vote to remove the Confederate statue from the McDonough Square.
The statue on the McDonough Square will be removed and will be moved to another location to be determined, but will not be destroyed.
The city of Stockbridge, City Councilwoman Yolanda Barber and LifeSouth will hold a community blood drive on Wednesday.
Henry County has decided against reopening its senior centers at this time, announcing on Monday morning the centers will remain closed.
The city of Stockbridge is interested in holding an expanded Juneteenth celebration in 2021.
The city of Hampton is apparently not interested in participating in the T-SPLOST program at this time.
Henry County has approved a Service Delivery Strategy agreement, which could potentially bring a year’s worth of negotiation and controversy to an end.
Henry County will be suspending in-person board meetings until further notice due to at least one positive case of COVID-19.