State Committee meets at Atlanta Motor Speedway

A standing room only crowd estimated over two-hundred people learned more on January 9 about a proposed casino and destination resort at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton. The proposed development, and the possibility of legalizing casino gambling in the state of Georgia, are expected to be major topics when the general assembly reconvenes next week... Continue Reading →

BOC awards bid to outfit new police cars

In September, Henry County approved the purchase of seventy-seven new vehicles for public safety. Now, the board has approved outfitting fifty-seven of those cars for Henry County Police Department and the fire department. The board awarded the bid to West Chatham Warning Devices at their January 7 meeting. The vehicles and their equipment are financed... Continue Reading →

New development proposes 1,135 units in Hampton

The property outlined in red is the approximate location of the proposed Garden Lakes development. (staff photo) Henry County planning staff have notified the Georgia Department of Community Affairs about a new development of regional impact (DRI) review in the Hampton community. The DRI review is being triggered by a rezoning request submitted to the... Continue Reading →

I-75 striping project starts January 6

Nightly lane closures to update striping and install raised pavement markers on I-75 in Stockbridge start Monday, January 6, and will continue until the project's completion in late February. The lane closures were originally scheduled in December but delayed due to weather. Georgia DOT awarded the contract to Peek Pavement Markings, LLC for $588,335 last... Continue Reading →

Three GDOT projects that let in 2020

Happy New Year! Here are three Georgia DOT projects that let for construction in 2020. Letting for construction represents the month bids are due from contractors to the state. The notice to proceed and first signs of construction usually occur within six to eight weeks after the let date. State Route 81 at South RiverReplacing... Continue Reading →

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