Fishing team from Ola High School earns first place in State Championship

A team from Ola High School came home last week with a state championship that many people may not even realize was available to high schoolers ...




Registration ongoing for Firecracker Road Race

The 2016 Firecracker 5K and 10K Road Race is set for July 4 at 8 a.m., at Nash Farm in Hampton. The race, presented by Get Set Grow, is being held to benefit ...




Board of Education approves $351 million budget

The Henry County Board of Education voted last week to approve a record $351 million budget for the 2016-2017 ...




Updates from Stockbridge City Council

Two facets of the continued efforts by Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church to develop its property adjacent to the current campus received approval by the Stockbridge City Council at ...




County uses crime-mapping tool to keep residents informed

MapNimbus, provided by the county, is a free, user-friendly mapping application with an online web-portal. Residents can search for information by location, type of crime and ...




Golf tournament, donations help People First serve community

People First of Henry County will be able to continue the needs of the local special-needs community, thanks to the generosity of businesses ...




Early voting begins July 5

Early voting for the July 26 Republican Primary Runoff Election will be held at the Elections and Voter Registration Main Office at 40 Atlanta Street in ...




Toiletry drive for Georgia homeless veterans begins July 4

The 5th annual Stand Up for Stand Down toiletry drive for Georgia’s homeless Veterans will take place July 4-September 5. Sponsored by the Georgia district Pilot International ...



Where In The World Is The Times

The Times traveled recently with Russ Whitley of Stockbridge on a trip to Brisbane, Australia. He is shown at the Australia Zoo, home of the ...




Henry County's Pet Of The Week

Our pet of the week is Burkley, a Boston Terrier who belongs to Brooke Taylor. Burkley is shown ...




Henry County As It Was

In an effort to preserve some of the history of our community, The Times is displaying photos of Henry County from the past. If you can ...




Rituals

Well my favorite ritual of all is to hang out at Mt. Bethel Methodist down 81 East! Can’t live without that Sunday morning joy. Then another ritual that I must take part in ...




Off The Shelf @ Your Library - Gardening Books 2016

All of my friends know not to give me houseplants for any occasion. It’s the kiss of death for the poor plants. There are a few indoor plants at my house in the wintertime, but you can ...




Henry County's Cooking with Vidalia Onions

Vidalia onion are delicious baked, roasted or grilled. Either cut a large onion in half, foil each piece, or core the onion and score about 1/3 way down the ...




What is happening in my garden

Because of infrequent rain showers in my garden, I am having to water the plants that were planted within the last year. They need supplemental water until their ...




Where is God?

A small child is dragged into a lake by an alligator right in front of his parents. He did not survive. Where was God? ...