McDonough approves business relief program

The McDonough city council held a special called meeting on Monday, March 30. The council approved a business relief program to aid businesses within the city. The program was drafted last week through collaboration between Mayor Billy Copeland, Mayor Pro Temp Craig Elrod, council members Benjamin Pruett and Rufus Stewart. Elrod described the program as... 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 →

McDonough approves $297k purchase for solar-powered lights

McDonough installed the city’s first solar-powered light in October 2019. (city photo) The McDonough city council approved the purchase of solar-powered lights for various locations throughout the city. The lights will be purchased from Integrated Power Systems, Inc. of Aurora, CO. The council voted 6-1 (Roger Pruitt opposed) to approve the $296,265 purchase. The package... Continue Reading →

McDonough Planning Commission meets Tuesday

Symphony Park is a proposed development located behind (south of) Publix at Lake Dow. (Blue River Development photo) The McDonough Planning Commission meets on Tuesday, March 10, at 6 pm. Meetings are held at McDonough city hall and are free and open to the public to attend. This is one meeting residents need to attend!... Continue Reading →

McDonough adopts 60-day water moratorium

Construction with a water tower in the background (Henry Herald photo/ Heather Middleton) The city of McDonough has adopted a sixty-day moratorium on new developments to evaluate the city’s water system and update state permits. The moratorium does not affect any projects that have already been approved by the city or would connect to Henry... Continue Reading →

GDOT: One-Way Pair to be complete by the end of summer 2020

Georgia DOT leadership has responded to the city of McDonough’s request for an update regarding the McDonough One-Way Pair project. The big question—when can residents expect its completion—has been answered: by the end of summer 2020. The McDonough One-Way Pair project started construction in summer 2017 to construct an east-west one-way pair through downtown McDonough.... Continue Reading →

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