People First to host annual Walk A Thon fundraiser

Shannon Steedley of Jonesboro has been working for months to line up donations for this year’s annual Walk A Thon for People First of ...




Publix fundraiser benefits local food pantry

For Kaye Sheets, fighting hunger isn’t just a problem that affects other areas around the country. Indeed, she said, it’s a prevalent issue right here in Henry County ...




Apartment tenants voice safety concerns

A dispute between residents and management at a local senior apartment complex has gotten the attention of McDonough officials and what some are calling retaliation by ...




BOC approve land purchase for new performing arts center

A new performing arts center is coming to the Fairview area, thanks to the Henry County Board of Education. The board approved at its July 11 regular meeting the purchase of ...




Battle of Badges Blood Drive July 31

Local public-safety workers are getting ready to roll up their sleeves to help save lives. The Henry County Police Department and the Sheriff’s Offiice are partnering with the ...




‘Bag to School’ event to help teachers with school supplies

School starts in less than two weeks, and parents are scrambling to get their children’s supplies before the first day of classes. So are teachers. As most people are aware, a large number of ...




Farmers Market to host tomato tasting this Thursday

Summer and tomatoes – two words that just seem to go together. That’s the premise behind a tomato-tasting event set for Thursday as part of ...




Total solar eclipse on August 21

As you may already know, there’s going to be a total solar eclipse this month. It’s likely to be the biggest event in astronomy this year. Here, in Q&A form, are some things you need to ...




Local boy reels in 30 pound catfish

On July 4 a 12-year-old boy wound up with a big surprise. Braedan McDonald (below) was fishing off of a dock on the Tussahaw end of Jackson Lake when he got a bite. A big one ...




Local student earns scholarship

The Republican Women of Henry County presented their annual college scholarship on July 8 at a Fashion Show and Luncheon held at the ...




Tomato Garden Maintenance

“I’m only going to plant a few tomatoes this year. Last year I planted about 20 and they got ahead of me. I did not get many tomatoes, but I worked so hard ...




Where In The World Is The Times

The Times took a recent trip to Freeport, Maine with Richard and Gloria Barlow of Stockbridge. The couple was there to attend ...




Henry County's Pet Of The Week

Our Pet of the Week is Bandit, a boxer who belongs to Angie Laslay of Locust Grove. Bandit loves getting in the pool and loved having all of his human visitors over on ...




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 ...




Memories of Shingleroof

My Grandfather, Papa, helped us move to the Campground. We always went a week early, allowing everyone time to visit and finding out all the happenings of the ...




Holy is as holy does

I try to avoid using “church words” at all costs. They scare me because I’ve seen too many people run the other way when they hear one. You know them … words like ...