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 →

BOC calls meeting for Friday, March 27

The Henry County Board of Commissioners has announced a special called meeting to be held on Friday, March 27, at 4 pm. The meeting will be conducted via teleconference and broadcast live on the county’s website. Friday, March 27, 2020 at 5:40 pm — the Henry County Board of Commissioners decided against adopting a shelter-in-place... Continue Reading →

BOC, Stockbridge pass resolutions to close some businesses

The Henry County Board of Commissioners and Stockbridge city council have passed resolutions closing some businesses in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. Both actions were taken during separate called meetings on Tuesday, March 24. Henry County previously declared a local emergency on March 17. The board’s emergency resolution ratified the county’s declaration and enacted the... Continue Reading →

BOC calls meeting for Tuesday, March 24

The Henry County Board of Commissioners has called a special meeting for Tuesday, March 24, at 12 pm to consider emergency protective orders related to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The county encourages citizens to view the meeting from home, either online via the county website or on Spectrum Channel 180. Likewise, the city of... Continue Reading →

BOC election draws familiar names and newcomers

A packed audience attended a recent board meeting for a zoning hearing. (staff photo) This year, county commission chair, commission district I, and commission district II are on the ballot. With the conclusion of qualifying, the election has drawn a mixture of familiar faces and newcomers. The district II election has a contested Democratic Party... Continue Reading →

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