Hampton adopts resolution in support of statewide gambling referendum

Concept rendering for the proposed casino and destination resort at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS photo) The Hampton city council has adopted a resolution in support of allowing citizens to vote on casino gambling in Georgia. A statewide referendum would be required for voters to legalize gambling in the state, if members of the general assembly... Continue Reading →

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 →

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 →

Henry County calls meeting to discuss megasite

The Henry County Board of Commissioners have a called meeting on Tuesday, December 17, at 4 pm to receive updates about and discuss the Henry County megasite. The board's regularly scheduled meeting will follow at 6:30 pm. Meetings are held at the Henry County Administration Building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough. Community members are... Continue Reading →

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