People First to host 2018 Walkathon for special-needs community

Wendy Holmes of Hapeville and her 14-year-old son, James, have been coming to People First of Henry County’s events for about six years ...




Connecting Henry honors SWAG graduates

Not that long ago, the future didn’t look too bright for Jahvon Bryant of Stockbridge. By his own admission, he had dropped out of high school and wasn’t doing anything with his life ...




Operation Southern Shield speed enforcement

Law enforcement officers in Georgia are ready to put the hammer down on drivers who are hammering down on their gas pedal during the second annual ...




Board of Commissioners to vote on millage rate increase

Starting next week the Henry County Board of Commissioners will convene public hearings in advance of the adoption of the millage rate ...




SPLOST V committee to hold inaugural meeting July 23

For most of the last quarter-century Henry County government has funded scores of projects through a one-cent SPLOST (special-purpose local option sales tax). Collections on the ...




University of Georgia clears the air on poisonous plant

In response to inquiries about poisonous plants locally, the University of Georgia is helping to separate fact from fiction. Dr. Mark Andrew Czarnota is an associate professor in the ...




Spay/neuter assistance for Pit Bulls

Representatives from Fairview Animal Hospital (FAH) recently announced that the clinic has received a grant from the Martha and Ruby Charitable Foundation for the Prevention of ...




Republican Women of Henry select scholarship winners

Republican Women of Henry County (RWHC) hosted a luncheon on June 24 for for their 2018 scholarship winners ...




Stockbridge approves building repairs

Stockbridge City Council last week approved nearly $1 million in expenditures for needed repair work on three city buildings. The bulk of the work consists of ...




Red Cross blood drive coming to McDonough

A Red Cross blood drive will be held on Friday, July 20 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at Great Escape Theatre, 115 Foster Drive in McDonough. To get started you can download the ...




Where In The World Is The Times

The Times traveled recently with Stockbridge residents, Zoe, Lucius, Donna and Victoria McDowell on a family vacation to Europe. While there they visited ...




Medicare for all - long overdue

I support some of the things that Senator Graham says and does, but not all. Mostly, I like the fact that he is honest and one of the few Senators willing to speak his mind and ...




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 ...




A Scary World

Be honest for a minute. Are there days when you just don’t want to leave the house? Are there days when you just don’t want to be out in crowds of traffic and people ...




Wonderful plants for a showy, summer garden

There are so many blooms in the landscapes around the county. Except for those on the Bradford and rogue calleryana pears, the flowers are a ...




Off The Shelf @ Your Library

Last month PBS released the list of 100 finalists in The Great American Read, a nationwide contest to name America’s most-loved book. Throughout the summer, we’ll be ...




Henry County's Cooking with Garden Delights

The question that weighs on the mind of almost every gardener is “when does it bloom, or otherwise become a prominent show in the landscape?” Sometimes the ...