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McDonough Middle, High preparing for next school year  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Henry County Schools' two newest school buildings are nearing completion. McDonough Middle and High schools are set to open for the ...

Communities in Schools of Henry County earns grant  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Communities in Schools of Henry County Inc. has received a grant for $2,500 from the Central Georgia EMC Foundation to support their ...

Henry County Schools graduation calendar announced | News  Henry Herald

In a little over a month, hundreds of Henry County seniors will walk across the stage, collect their diploma and walk off into their futures.

New McDonough schools on schedule for fall opening  Atlanta Journal Constitution

School district officials announced at the March 11 regular meeting of the Henry County Board of Education that McDonough High School and McDonough ...

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.

Henry County Class of 2019 valedictorians, salutatorians | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The class of 2019 valedictorians and salutatorians for Henry County have been announced.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

2019 McDonough Warhawks Football Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Outlook: McDonough High School, formerly known as Henry County High School will be operating for the first time under a new name and a new coach in Eric ...

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 ...

EXCEL Academy locked down due to gun scare  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.

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.

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 ...

Southern Crescent Tech officially opens new building on campus  Henry Herald

The 82500-square-foot facility is home to several training programs like automotive, medical, computer and industrial. Classrooms and hands-on lab spaces will ...

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 showered. As a police officer, his priority was to help others. From a ...

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.

Technical college in McDonough builds and expands

Southern Crescent Technical College in Henry County recently celebrated an expansion with the completion of the second of eight buildings on campus.

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.

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.

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 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.

Hey Henry  The Henry County Times, Inc.

Hey Henry, to the Henry County Board of Commissioners – please say NO! to the proposed annexation request on Turner Church Road. Hey Henry, halting the ...

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.

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.

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.


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.

2018 Henry County High School Softball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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

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.

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.

Henry NJROTC teams compete in annual drill meet  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Sixteen schools from the Southern Crescent gathered Saturday at Henry County High School to participate in the annual Fun Drill Meet.

Henry County's Usoria McWhorter commits Nicholls State University  Henry Herald

Last week Henry County High picked up a commitment as Usoreia McWhorter of the Lady Warhawks announced her collegiate intentions.

Henry County High at Spalding Game Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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

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.

Annual Geranium Festival Saturday in McDonough  The Henry County Times, Inc.

Whether you're into fantastic food, fabulous finds or familiar faces, the McDonough Square just might have what you're looking for this weekend. Approximately ...

2018 Henry County High School Baseball Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

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

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 seniors graduating May 25 | News  Henry Herald

On May 25, hundreds of Henry County high school seniors will walk across the stage to collect their diplomas.

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 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.

Standout local athletes honored at Henry County Public Schools Athletic Awards  Henry Herald

The 2017-18 Henry County Public Schools Athletic Awards were handed out Monday night during a ceremony at Union Grove High.

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.

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 ...

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 high schools name top grads | Education

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

2018 All-Henry County Baseball Team | Sports  Henry Herald

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

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

The All-Region 4-AAAA boys and girls soccer teams were announced, and members of the Luella and Henry County High teams made the list.

Henry County High to host pro wrestling event as NJROTC fundraiser  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — A professional wrestling event is headed to the Southern Crescent as Henry County High School will host a night of wrestling Sept. 30 as a ...

Henry County High taps B.J. Thomas as new boys basketball coach  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Henry County High has hired B.J. Thomas as its next boys head basketball coach. Thomas will replace longtime head coach Vincent Rosser, ...

Union Grove sweeps county cross country championships | Sports  Henry Herald

Domonic Macias was the boys champion, while Gabby Parsons was the girls champion.

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.

Storied Henry County High School Navy JROTC orienteering program marks another winning season  Henry Herald

After eight months of training during the week and on weekends, Henry County High's Navy JROTC Orienteering Team was able to reclaim the top spot among ...

Local players, coaches prepare for 2017 season at Henry County Football Media Day  Henry Herald

Henry County Public Schools held its 2017 High School Football Media Day Wednesday. Local programs were represented by head coaches and players, who ...

2017 Henry County High School Football 'Super Six' | Sports  Henry Herald

Henry County has long been home to some of the top players in the state. This season, these six players are expected to carry on that tradition.

Henry schools participating in summer meal program | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH – The School Nutrition Program for Henry County Schools will once again be providing summer meals for students all across the county.

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 ...

Jason Harris stepping down as Henry County High head girls basketball coach  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Henry County High girls basketball coach and athletic director Jason Harris will leave the school for Rome High beginning next school year.

Henry County orienteering team continues perfect season | Sports  Henry Herald

The Henry County High School Warhawks continued their perfect season in orienteering.

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.

Vincent Rosser to step down as Henry County High head boys basketball coach  Henry Herald

Rosser compiled an overall record of 147-112 at Henry County, leading the Warhawks to the state playoffs nine times. The Warhawks advanced to the Elite Eight ...

BASKETBALL MEDIA DAY: Henry County girls, Eagle's Landing boys headline storylines entering season  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The Henry County High School Basketball Media Day was held Tuesday afternoon at the Henry County Board of Education building. Coaches ...

WRESTLING: Ola wins Area 4-AAAAA traditional championship; all 12 county schools to be represented at sectionals  Henry Herald

Wrestlers from all 12 Georgia High School Association schools in Henry County advanced to sectionals next week at various area traditional championship ...

TENNIS: Woodland's Jasmine Butler, Union Grove's Cayman Harris headline All-Region 4-AAAAA team  Henry Herald

The 2018 All-Region 4-AAAAA tennis team, as voted on by the head coaches of each team in the region, was announced Thursday.

SWIMMING: Ola claims county championship, Union Grove finishes as runner-up  Henry Herald

The Henry County swimming championships were held Saturday, and Ola High School claimed the team championship with 638.5 points.

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.

Henry County moves forward

BRICKS AND MORTAR. The State Road and Tollway Authority and the Georgia Department of Transportation opened the I-75 South Metro Express Lanes, ...

2017 All-Henry County Boys Soccer Team | Sports  Henry Herald

Luella High's Ethan Duncan and Locust Grove High's Aaron Whitten were named Co-Players of the Year. Locust Grove head coach Jason Wayne was named ...

Justin Gittemeier named Henry County STAR Student | News  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — Union Grove High School senior Justin Gittemeier was named the 2017 Henry County STAR Student at the annual STAR Student and Teacher ...

CHUCK MILLER CLASSIC: Henry County girls, boys win championships  Henry Herald

Both Henry County basketball programs hoisted championship trophies at the Chuck Miller Classic Tuesday night. The Lady Warhawks won in dramatic fashion ...

2018 Ola Mustangs Football Preview | Sports  Henry Herald

Ola's 2018 campaign will feature a *fresh* start with the graduation of the accomplished class of 2017.

Greg Shook named Henry County High athletic director, girls basketball coach  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The coaching carousel for Henry County High School ended as quickly as it began with Greg Shook taking over the roles of athletic director ...

U.S. Rep. Jody Hice announces nominees to service academies  Online Athens

U.S. Congressman Jody Hice has announced his nominees for U.S. *Service* academies.

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. “The $384 million budget is a slight increase ...

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.

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 ...

New Henry High coach Ethan Moore excited for 2018 softball season  Henry Herald

It's the final year this school will be known as Henry County High and all of its sports programs are going out with a bang.

UPDATE: Two candidates named for Henry Schools superintendent  Henry Herald

The Henry County Board of Education named two finalists for the superintendent position at its meeting Monday night.

Class of 2017 valedictorians, salutatorians announced | News  Henry Herald

Henry County high schools have released the names of their top Class of 2017 graduates.

Luella HS senior is Henry County STAR student

Luella High School senior Meet Patel earned the highest SAT score out of public and private school seniors throughout Henry County.

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.

Retiring Henry County superintendent plans world travel

School bells once punctuated the days of Rodney Bowler, a former teacher, assistant principal, principal and human resources director, until his circle of ...

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 ...

Athletes honored at Henry County Athlete of the Year Awards ceremony  Henry Herald

The Henry County Athlete of the Year Awards Ceremony was held Monday at Union Grove High School. Local student-athletes were honored for on- and ...

Teen arrested by sheriff's deputies in connection with bomb threats at five schools  Henry Herald

Henry County Sheriff's Office deputies arrested a 16-year-old female Monday for allegely making bomb threats to five schools earlier in the week.

2016-17 Boys Basketball Player of the Year: Javon Greene, Henry County High School  Henry Herald

Greene averaged nearly 20 points per game this season and was a deadly three-point shooter. Greene scored 57 points in a game this year and eclipsed the ...

2018 Football Schedule Preview: Luella High Lions | Sports  Henry Herald

Luella went 1-9 last year under first-year head coach Jason Jackson, and will look to improve entering year two in 2018.

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.

Update: Henry County community to meet school superintendent finalists

Henry County Schools Superintendent Rodney Bowler delayed his retirement while the district searched for his replacement, following the school board's July ...

GIRLS BASKETBALL: Eagle's Landing seals its third Region 4-AAAAA title with 56-46 win over Jones County  Henry Herald

McDONOUGH — The region championship is up for grabs in Region 4-AAAAA and the Lady Golden Eagles took on Jones County High School for the coveted ...

Longtime coach and administrator Curt Miller named Henry County athletic director  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — Curt Miller has played an important role in the growth of Henry County high school athletics and hopes to take that development to the next ...

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 ...

New performing arts center coming to Stockbridge | News  Henry Herald

The new $15 million, 1000-seat facility will be funded by the Education Special Local Option Sales Tax approved by voters in March 2016.

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 County class of 2017 improves graduation rate | Education

More Henry County public high schools increased their graduation rates in 2017 than in 2016, the district recently reported. Out of 11 schools, six had more ...

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 ...

2017 Henry County High School Football Media Day | Galleries  Henry Herald

Luke Strickland is the sports editor of the Clayton News in Jonesboro and the Henry Herald in McDonough. He went to school at the University of Georgia.

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 ...

REGION TRACK: Stockbridge girls, Union Grove boys claim Region 4-AAAAA championships  Henry Herald

MCDONOUGH — The Region 4-AAAAA championships were decided this week at Eagle's Landing High School. Stockbridge claimed the girls championship, ...

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