McDonough approves purchase of eight new police cars

McDonough police car in August 2017 (staff photo) In one of the city's first purchases that will be credited to SPLOST V, the McDonough council approved the purchase and outfitting of eight new police cars for the city. The new vehicles will be 2020 Chevrolet Tahoe police pursuit vehicles. The SUVs will be purchased from... 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 →

County Commissioners discuss possible millage rate increase to hire additional police officers

Henry County's proposed annual operating budget for the upcoming 2019-2020 fiscal year includes ten new police officers; however, discussion among the county commissioners expressed support for additional positions. District I Commissioner Johnny Wilson recommended ten additional positions be added to hire a total of twenty new officers and proposed a 0.25 millage rate increase to... Continue Reading →

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