General primary election begins next week

Next week is the 2016 general primary election, with some races being decided outright and others seeing Democratic and Republican winners being ...




Work-Based Learning Student of the Month

Henry County high schools’ Work-Based Learning initiative is dedicated to providing high school students with valuable work experience and ...




Stockbridge begins offering curbside recycling service

At 6 o’clock in the morning the shiny new blue recycling cart was stuffed full and parked the regulation ten feet from her mailbox, and Stockbridge homeowner ...




Local assumes new U.S. Army command

Henry County native Lt. Colonel Jeff Bragg recently took command of 1st Battalion, 101st Aviation Regiment “Expect No Mercy,” ...




BOE considering $361 million budget

The Henry County Board of Education is considering a $361 million budget for next year, up about 4 percent from this year’s budget and requiring ...




Hospice Heroes: Veteran provides overdue recognition

Cecil Hand was born in September of 1926. He hasn’t quit moving since. Cecil has served his country and the community his whole life. He served ...




Geranium Jam - Jailhouse Beach Party May 21

The 2016 Geranium Jam - JailHouse Beach Party will be held Saturday, May 21 from 6 until 10 p.m. This event is a fundraiser for the McDonough Main Street Program’s downtown ...




Cooking for a Life Time class June 22

The Henry County Cooperative Extension will hold a Cooking for a Life Time Cooking Class on Wednesday, June 22 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Participants must pre-register by ...




Where In The World Is The Times

The Times recently traveled to Israel with the Lemon sisters, Bernadine, Joyce and Marcia. Bernadine said, “We had an awesome time. We visited ...




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 ...




Making sense of it all, three years later

I always do this to myself. As I write this, my family and I are about to mark the third anniversary of my dad’s passing. Ever since May of 2013, I spend a lot of time dreading ...




Henry County's Pet Of The Week

Our Pet of the Week is Comet, who belongs to Russ and Ann Rourk in McDonough. Ann said, “She has been spoiled every day of her four years with us. She is shown ...




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 ...




If you love bradford pears, you must hate nature

This spring the fallow fields, ungrazed pastures, woodlands and even landscapes were filled with the white blossoms of ...




The Lord’s Hands

A few days ago while heading down to the farm, I saw a box turtle making its way across a busy highway. With another car swiftly approaching from the opposite direction, ...