BOC abandons portion of Fortson Road in Hampton

A new industrial park off Lower Woolsey Road plans to build seven warehouses. (applicant photo) Henry County commissioners approved this week the abandonment of a portion of Fortson Road in Hampton. The now-abandoned road will be closed off to public access and absorbed into development plans for a new industrial park west of the Atlanta... Continue Reading →

Henry County Schools improve in CCRPI scores

The Georgia Department of Education has released the 2019 College and Career Ready Performance Index (CCRPI) scores. Henry County Schools improved from 66.0 in 2018 to 77.3 in 2019. Scores within each school level also improved: Level20182019Elementary Schools64.279.8Middle Schools64.372.9High Schools69.677.5 Henry County has the second-highest district score, behind only Fayette County, when compared to surrounding... Continue Reading →

BOC rejects resolution limiting public comment

The Henry County Board of Commissioners considered a resolution during their meeting on Tuesday, October 15, to amend county code to limit public comment during board meetings. The proposal was defeated after separate motions to reduce the time period per speaker and change public comments’ place in the meeting agenda failed to receive a second.... Continue Reading →

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