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EXCEL Academy locked down due to gun scare  FOX 5 Atlanta

MCDONOUGH, Ga (FOX 5 Atlanta) - A Henry County High School was placed on lockdown Wednesday when the sheriff's office was alerted a student had a gun ...

Henry County STAR student named | Features  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Union Grove High School senior Kyle Carden was named Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher Banquet ...

McDonough High construction hits halfway mark | News  Henry Herald

The Topping Out Ceremony celebrated how far construction has come along at the new McDonough High and Middle school cluster.

Work progressing on McDonough middle, high schools | News  Henry Herald

The $52.3 million project is located at Ga. Highway 155 and Postmaster Drive.

BASKETBALL: Henry County routs Salem, advances in region tournament  Henry Herald

There are miracle finishes, tearful ends to a career and on occasion, especially when the top seed plays a lower seed, the unmitigated blowout. That was the ...

GALLERY: Henry County Schools announces 2019 STAR students and teachers  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County school district has announced the STAR students and teachers for the 2018-19 school year.

The top stories in Henry County in 2018 | News  Henry Herald

A number of major news items took place in 2018 in Henry County.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Henry County Lady Warhawks trounce Westover High, advance to Sweet 16  Henry Herald

Henry County entered the night with a goal in mind of reaching the Class AAAA state title game and avenge the loss they suffered last year. The road to that.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Henry County High Warhawks | Sports  Henry Herald

The Henry County High football program is feeling confident entering the 2018 season following a strong finish last year.

LACROSSE: Henry County picks up early season win over Eagle's Landing  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — It might be early in the season but celebrating a win over Eagle's Landing High seems to have put the Lady Warhawks on the right path early ...

Henry County baseball power rankings | Sports  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — As teams and sports continue to get more into rankings and specifically power rankings — the Henry Herald has joined in for the local ...

Championship wrestling returns to Henry County High as ROTC fundraiser

The Championship Wrestling series from Georgia returns to Henry County High School in McDonough Friday, Oct. 5 for “The Halloween Brawl,” a fundraiser for ...

Topping Out Ceremony set for McDonough High School  Henry Herald

For nearly a year, construction has been continuous as crews work to build the new McDonough High and Middle schools.

Henry County school year starts well, board says

Henry County Schools' 2018-19 school year has kicked off well since its first day July 30, school board members said recently.

Henry County High at Spalding Game Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Henry County will travel to play Spalding in non-region play this week.

Construction work continues at Henry County Schools | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Renovation and building are ongoing at a number of schools in Henry County, most notably at the district's two new facilities — McDonough ...

44 Henry and Clayton athletes named to All-Region 4-AAAA list  Henry Herald

Earlier this week the athletes of Region 4-AAAA were recognized on the All-Region list that was voted on by coaches.


Each week during the high school football season the Henry Herald will honor a Fans Choice Player of the Week based on fan voting during the week.

FOOTBALL: Henry County Media Day provides players, coaches speaking platform  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The 2018 high school football season unofficially kicked off Wednesday afternoon with Media Day for Henry County Public Schools.

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Henry County officer remembered by hundreds: ‘He saved lives that day.’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

He was the type of husband who put his wife's towels in the dryer to warm them while she showe...

BOYS BASKETBALL: Henry County relying on team chemistry in 2018  Henry Herald

The season is young and the athletes looking to stake their claim on the season are plenty but within the hallowed halls of Henry County High School, the boy's ...

2018 Henry County High School Softball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Henry County has become a hotbed for softball talent over the last decade.

FOOTBALL: Henry County Region Standings | Sports  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Henry County football teams are a few games into their region schedules. Below are the current region standings heading into Week 5.

Henry County school district begins $17M performing arts center

Parents and students in the northern part of Henry County will need less time to get to school shows and events once a new $17.1 million performing arts center ...

Henry County seniors celebrate the end of high school career, look to the future  Henry Herald

Thousands of Henry County seniors made the symbolic leap into the future Friday evening.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Early weeks of the season set the tone for region slate  Henry Herald

The girl's basketball season is underway and region play is coming up. Let's check how the local programs have been through the opening weeks of the season.

Election officials relocate polling locations  The Henry County Times, Inc.

Election locations are poised to change for many area voters in the coming weeks. The Henry County Board of Elections recently gave notice to voters regarding ...

Getting to Know…Henry County High head lacrosse coach James Thomas  Henry Herald

James “JT” Thomas went from coaching football to coaching lacrosse at Henry County High this past season.

BASKETBALL: All Region 4-AAAAA team released | Sports  Henry Herald

The long basketball season has come to an end Friday night with region championship games. Among the season accolades, the All-Region list voted on by ...

After second officer dies in Henry, widow reaches out: ‘Our community has proven that they can carry you  Atlanta Journal Constitution

They didn't work for the same police agency. But two Henry County heroes killed 10 months apart had met when responding to a call, according to their widows.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: ELCA, Eagle's Landing and Henry County remain undefeated in respective regions  Henry Herald

Girls basketball heated up last week as a number of rivalries highlighted the week but there are just three teams left undefeated in region play in the county.

PREP FOOTBALL: Henry County Defensive Honor Roll | Sports  Henry Herald

The top individual defensive performances from last week in Henry County.

Ferst Readers of Henry County celebrate new name, logo  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Ferst Readers of Henry County, formerly Ferst Foundation, is celebrating its new name with a *fresh* logo and the gift of onesies to newborns ...

Summer STEM camp available for Henry students | News  Henry Herald

The camp will be held June 25-29 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Henry County High School. It will include breakfast, lunch and a snack.

Student back in class after counterfeit money incident  Henry Herald

According to the Henry County Sheriff's incident report, the 12-year-old student received the money from his father for lunch. A cafeteria employee checked the ...

2018 All-Henry County Track and Field Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Henry County Track and Field team as selected by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

Henry County schools increase graduation rate again

The Henry County Schools district can boast its fourth straight year of increasing its average high school graduation rate and of beating the state average.

Ola High notched its fifth straight swim title, Union Grove and Locust Grove round out top three  Henry Herald

It's the fifth year of the Henry County swimming championships and other than Ola taking the top spot for their fifth straight county title the action in the pools ...

ACT scores rise at three Henry County schools

Henry County Schools' composite score on the college admission and placement test ACT dropped from 19.8 in 2017 to 19.4 in 2018, the Georgia Department ...

FOOTBALL: Locust Grove's RJ McDaniel, Strong Rock's Demetrius Knight headline county stats leaderboard  Henry Herald

County leaders in passing, rushing, receiving, tackles, tackles for a loss, sacks and interceptions.

HCPD issues critical BOLO for missing, endangered girl  Henry Herald

Chloe Attaway has been missing from Stockbridge since Dec. 5.

Michael Smith | Obituaries  Henry Herald

Officer Michael Wayne Smith, age 33, of McDonough, died Friday, December 28, 2018. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to John Wayne and Sherry Denmark ...

Henry County high schools name top grads | Education

High schools in the Henry County School System recently released the names of their top graduates.

In Henry County, two schools beat U.S., state SAT scores

The 1555 Henry County high school seniors who took the Scholastic Aptitude Test college entrance exam in 2018 kept the district's score comparable to its 2017 ...

Henry County district below, individual schools surpass state CCRPI scores

The state has started with a clean slate on its newly released College and Career Ready Performance Index scores.

Henry County PD recruiting now | Features  Henry Herald

Henry County PD seeks both rookie, experienced officers.

Luella High School  Henry Herald

Luella High School was named in three of the six 2019 AP Honor Schools categories by the Georgia Department of Education this week.

Henry County Super Six: Kevon Glenn, linebacker, Dutchtown High  Henry Herald

The college offers have piled up for Kevon Glenn over the past two seasons, a total that exceeds 40 as he enters his senior season at Dutchtown High.

Funeral set for Henry County officer who died after shooting at dentist office  WSB Atlanta

Officer Michael Smith will be remembered on Thursday at the Glen Haven Baptist Church, located at 345 East Lake Road in McDonough. The funeral starts at 2 ...

CROSS COUNTRY: Ola boys, Union Grove girls impress at Into the Trail Invitational  Henry Herald

The Into the Trail Invitational held at Locust Grove High Saturday morning saw numerous programs post positive results early on in the season.

Union Grove girls, Ola boys show well at Battle of Atlanta cross country meet  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Local programs impressed at the Saucony Battle of Atlanta cross country event held at Nash Farms. Union Grove's girls team placed fourth as ...

2018 All-Henry County Soccer Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Henry County Soccer Team, as chosen by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

Henry approves three street light districts | News  Henry Herald

The Henry County Board of Commissioners lent its unanimous approval to three street light districts at their meeting Tuesday morning.

Stockbridge to host rural African-American history event  Henry Herald

Elton Alexander, Stockbridge City Councilman, has partnered with the Flat Rock Archives to present “Preserving and Sharing Rural African-American History in ...

BASEBALL: Luella, Henry County High players named to All-Region 4-AAAA team  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Luella and Henry County high school baseball players were named to the All-Region 4-AAAA baseball team as chosen by the head coaches ...

Region 4-AAAAA volleyball tournament set for later this week at Eagle's Landing  Henry Herald

The Region 4-AAAAA region volleyball tournament is coming up this week as local teams search for state playoff berths. The tournament will take place ...

Henry County Super Six: Anthony Britton, defensive end, Eagle's Landing High  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Eagle's Landing High School fielded one of the top defenses in the state last season, holding opponents to 13 points per game en route to a ...

Henry County Emergency Management Agency offering damage assessment training  Henry Herald

The Henry County Emergency Management Agency will conduct a Preliminary Damage Assessment Training next week.

GBI investigating officer-involved shooting in McDonough | Features  Henry Herald

The GBI is investigating the 82nd officer-involved shooting of 2018, this time in McDonough.

Henry students nominated by Hice to service academies  Henry Herald

Several students from Henry County are among the 30 nominated by U.S. Congressman Jody Hice to a U.S. *Service* Academy on Monday.

Women's free self-defense class open | Features  Henry Herald

Women can learn to defend themselves against sexual predators and assailants through a course taught by the Henry County Police Department.

SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Locust Grove, Hampton, Union Grove setting pace for local programs  Henry Herald

The high school softball season is well into region play, and teams like Hampton, Locust Grove, Ola and Union Grove have already proven to be serious ...

Henry County high school evacuated after threatening note found

Ola High School in McDonough, Ga. was evacuated after a threatening note was found on Monday, school officials said.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Union Grove High Wolverines | Sports  Henry Herald

Union Grove is preparing to tackle year two under head coach Chad Frazier in 2018.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Ola High Mustangs | Sports  Henry Herald

Ola High said goodbye to an accomplished class this past spring and will integrate several new faces in 2018.

Stockbridge students celebrate 1st Lt. Andrea Lewis with assembly  Henry Herald

STOCKBRIDGE — Hundreds of flag-waving and cheering Stockbridge Elementary School students welcomed 1st Lt. Andrea Lewis to a celebration assembly in ...

Georgia Power prepares for Hurricane Michael | News  Henry Herald

As Hurricane Michael tracks towards the Gulf Coast, Georgia Power is actively monitoring the storm, adjusting plans for response and coordinating with ...

McDonough school soon to reach construction milestone

One of the two new schools in progress in McDonough for the 2019-20 school year is set to reach a milestone soon.

Henry County Schools budget inches up to $384M

The Henry County Schools fiscal 2019 budget, effective July 1, varies in several ways from its predecessor.

Henry County Super Six: William Anderson, defensive end, Dutchtown High  Henry Herald

HAMPTON — William Anderson burst onto the recruiting scene as a sophomore last year for the Dutchtown Bulldogs, recording one of the top seasons among ...

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Woodland High Wolfpack | Sports  Henry Herald

Woodland will look to return to the state playoffs in 2018 after missing out last season.

2018 Henry County High School Baseball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Team previews for each high school baseball team in Henry County.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Dutchtown High Bulldogs | Sports  Henry Herald

A challenging non-region schedule should prepare the Bulldogs for a crucial late-season stretch.

Portion of Peeksville Road in Locust Grove named for Civil Rights pioneer  Henry Herald

James W. Lemon, a Henry County Civil Rights activist and NAACP trailblazer, was honored Saturday by the city of Locust Grove and Henry County.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Stockbridge High Tigers | Sports  Henry Herald

Stockbridge High has been the class of the southside for the better part of this decade, but the Tigers will need to replace more than 20 seniors who graduated ...

Bicycle, motorcycle collide, 2 dead | Features  Henry Herald

A bicycle and motorcycle collided early this morning in McDonough. Two people died and a third motorcyclist was hit by a car while stopping to help.

Henry County to recycle paint | News  Henry Herald

Henry County will hold a paint recycling event Nov. 10 at the Jason T. Harper Event Center in McDonough, located at 95 Lake Dow Road.

Henry SPLOST starts to take shape | News  Henry Herald

The next version of Henry County's SPLOST started to take shape on Thursday evening.

TRACK: Henry County High boys, girls hitting stride ahead of county championships  Henry Herald

Both Henry County High track and field teams performed well last Friday at the Candace Hill Invitational at Rockdale High School. The boys program came in ...

Hurricane Michael poses serious danger, sparking mobilization in Georgia  Henry Herald

For the second time in a month, Georgia health officials are preparing to assist people affected by a major hurricane.

Locust Grove civil rights leader to be honored with highway dedication  Henry Herald

A portion of Peeksville Road in the Locust Grove area will be memorialized for the founder of the Henry County chapter of the NAACP.

Henry County Super Six: Justin Menard, wide receiver, ELCA  Henry Herald

The gifted playmaker showcased his blazing speed regularly for ELCA, scoring 10 touchdowns and totaling nearly 1000 yards as a junior last season.

Runoff election Tuesday | News  Henry Herald

The runoff election for a number of contested races will be held Tuesday at polling places across Henry County.

2017 All-Henry County Football Team | Sports  Henry Herald

The top football players from Henry County programs, as selected by the sports department of the Henry Herald.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Hampton High Hornets | Sports  Henry Herald

HAMPTON — Slowly but surely, Chad Ashley and the Hampton football program have become a team capable of making a run to the Georgia High School ...

Henry County Super Six: Demetrius Knight, quarterback, Strong Rock Christian  Henry Herald

LOCUST GROVE — Strong Rock Christian School made history last season with its first-ever trip to the Georgia High School Association's state playoffs.

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Eagle's Landing advances with victory over Warner Robins  Henry Herald

For region championship teams that enter the first round of the GHSA state basketball playoffs as the top seed, it is always a concern they may experience a ...

General Election Runoff is Tuesday, Dec. 4 | News  Henry Herald

Early voting for the Tuesday, Dec. 4, general election runoff ended Friday.

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Locust Grove High Wildcats | Sports  Henry Herald

On the heels of two straight disappointing seasons, expectations are high for a talented Locust Grove squad entering the 2018 season.

McDonough runaway, 16, last seen in Riverdale | Features  Henry Herald

China Penny was wearing gray leggings, black UGG boots, a white jacket, and a red bandanna.

Wednesday is Bingo Day in Stockbridge | News  Henry Herald

Wednesday is senior bingo day in the city of Stockbridge.

BOE adopts balanced FY 2019 budget | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County Board of Education unanimously voted to approve the fiscal year 2019 budget. The budget will not require use of reserve ...

2018 Hampton Hornets Football Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Hampton won just its second game in school history last season and was competitive in five of 10 games. A move from Class AAAAA to AAAA should only ...

GR Foster, III, DMD | Obituaries  Henry Herald

G.R. (Bobby) Foster, III, DMD, age 72 of McDonough, died Saturday, December 22, 2018. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia to the late Dr. Gurdon Robert Foster ...

Henry students named for Governor's Honors Program | News  Henry Herald

Eight students from high schools in the Henry County School System have been selected to participate in the summer enrichment program in Rome, Ga., during ...

Luella High senior Meet Patel named Henry County STAR Student  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH – Luella High School senior Meet Patel was named Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher Banquet held at ...

Henry PD clears John Blount in Alexander incident  Henry Herald

The Henry County Police Department declared there was insufficient evidence to move forward with an investigation regarding a recent incident between two ...

Future school calendars out for review | News  Henry Herald

Future Henry County school year calendars were presented to the community and Board of Education Monday during the board's study session Monday.

Ingles shooting under investigation | Features  Henry Herald

Henry County detectives are looking for the suspect or suspects in a shooting outside the Ingles grocery on Walt Stephens Road in Stockbridge last Monday.

Stockbridge head coach Rodney Latham joins 100-wins club  Henry Herald

STOCKBRIDGE — Around Henry County, one program has been able to find success as the underdogs this year following a historic Elite Eight run but the ...

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