The Shoppes at Ola Crossroads grocery store approved by the board

The historic site of a former general store will be developed into a modern day grocery store. (Henry County photo) A new grocery store will soon build along state route 81 in the Ola area after receiving approval this week from the board of commissioners. Additional uses planned for the 103.5 acre property, located east... Continue Reading →


State Route 81 and McDonough Parkway headline SPLOST V recommendations in districts I and III

SPLOST V committee chair Clayton Carte speaks during Thursday’s meeting. (Henry Herald photo/ Joe Adgie) The SPLOST V committee met last week at Heritage Senior Center in McDonough to discuss recommendations for commission districts I and III. The most significant transportation projects proposed within the districts are widening state route 81 in Ola and completing... Continue Reading →

Townhomes proposed along Willow Lane

A new rezoning request along Willow Lane looks to build a combination of townhomes and single-family residences if approved by the board of commissioners. The Reservoir Group of Watkinsville, GA has requested a rezoning from RA (Residential Agricultural) to RS (Residential Suburban) for 23 +/- acres located on Willow Lane north of the existing Pembrooke... Continue Reading →

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