Change of plans on Mt. Bethel Road

The zoning advisory board approved a variance on Thursday, May 28, that will support an applicant’s change of plans concerning thirty acres in Ola. The subject property is located east of Mt. Bethel Road. The property was previously rezoned in August 2019 from RA (residential agricultural) to R-2 (single-family residential) for a twenty-nine (29) lot... Continue Reading →

No decision on East Lake at Springdale

Townhouses proposed off East Lake Parkway would feature rear-access garages for many of the units. (Moore Bass Consulting photo) The proposed development at East Lake Parkway and Springdale Road was first presented to the zoning advisory board in May 2019 and has appeared before the board of commissioners on multiple occasions. On Tuesday night, the... Continue Reading →

Henry County sees slower growth rate in 2010s

Source: US Census Bureau New data from the US Census Bureau estimates Henry County has experienced a slower growth rate this decade compared to the previous twenty years. Henry County has seen a population growth of 30,639 from April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019. In comparison, Henry County witnessed historic growth in the 2000’s... 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 →

Six public hearings headline BOC meeting

The Henry County Board of Commissioners will next meet on Tuesday, February 18, at 6:30 pm. The meeting is open to the public and held at the Henry County Administration Building located on Henry Parkway in McDonough. Six public hearings for planning & zoning items headline the agenda. Other items include a presentation updating the... Continue Reading →

Hampton denies Gates at South Hampton

The Hampton city council voted 4-1 (Mitchell opposed, Turner absent) to deny first reading of the proposed Gates at South Hampton subdivision. The council considered the request on February 11. Gates at South Hampton consists of 244.66 +/- acres located between Floyd Road and South Hampton Road south of Cobblestone Ridge subdivision. The applicant, HP... Continue Reading →

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