McBrayer to helm HCPD temporarily

A couple of important changes are coming to the Henry County Police Department in the next month, one of which is unprecedented since the department’s creation ...




Smokey and the Bandit Festival this weekend

Jonesboro marks “Smokey and the Bandit” 40th anniversary this week. “Smokey and the Bandit” was the second largest grossing movie of 1977. The run that took ...




BOE passes record budget for Schools

The Henry County Board of Education passed a record budget at its June 12 regular meeting. The amount is $380 million, and the vote was 3-2. Chair Pam Nutt along with members ...




July programs at the Georgia Archives

The Georgia Archives will host several events for the month of July. The events are free, open to the public and no registration is required. On Saturday, July 1 from ...




Accountability Court receives grant

The Henry County Board of Commissioners approved the acceptance of a $9,750 technology grant from the Office of the Governor/Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for the ...




New principals for five local schools

Five public schools in Henry County will see a new face in the principal’s office in the coming year. A number of personnel changes have been finalized in the past ...




Firecracker Road Race July 4

The 6th annual Firecracker Road Race 5K/10K to benefit Henry County Parks and Recreation’s Special Olympics will be held on Tuesday, July 4 at Nash Farm in Hampton ...




Henry Moose Center to host Sock Hop

Guided Mountain Hike will be on Saturday, June 24 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Have you ever wondered why Panola Mountain is a restricted area? Take a ...