Survey – Dollar Store Ordinance

Henry County commissioners will discuss the county's proposed small-box discount store ordinance on Tuesday, April 7. The proposed code amendment would establish a distance requirement between discount retailers. New stores would be required to meet the distance requirement before they could be built. Discount retailers often build on property previously zoned commercial. In the past... Continue Reading →

Henry County adopts Safer-at-Home Ordinance

Clayton News Daily photo / Robin Kemp The Henry County BOC has voted 6-0 to adopt a safer-at-home ordinance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ordinance, prepared in collaboration with the four cities, states all county residents should stay at their place of residence unless completing one of the tasks described below. Georgia Governor... Continue Reading →

Called BOC meeting on Wednesday, April 1

The Henry County Board of Commissioners has announced a special called meeting to be held on Wednesday, April 1, at 3 pm. The meeting will be conducted via teleconference and broadcast live on the county’s website. In a notice posted by the county, the purpose of the meeting is to consider adopting a shelter-in-place ordinance.... Continue Reading →

McDonough approves business relief program

The McDonough city council held a special called meeting on Monday, March 30. The council approved a business relief program to aid businesses within the city. The application for business owners is now available on the city website. The program was drafted last week through collaboration between Mayor Billy Copeland, Mayor Pro Temp Craig Elrod,... Continue Reading →

Young entrepreneurs committed to helping others

Noah Thornton (special photo / Treandos L. Thornton) Young Henry County entrepreneurs Treandos & Noah Thornton are raising awareness and monetary funds for the COVID-19 Pandemic for the homeless population now though May 1, 2020. The two siblings are encouraging their customers, family and friends to help others in need. Their fundraising efforts benefit the... Continue Reading →

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