BOC approves construction for West Village Parkway widening

Henry County commissioners awarded a construction contract on Tuesday for the widening of West Village Parkway, formerly known as West Panola Road, in district V. The project extends between Bailey Drive and Fairview Road for a distance of 1.28 miles. The low bid was awarded to CW Matthews Contracting of Marietta, GA in the amount... Continue Reading →

BOC approves SPLOST IV allocation

County commissioners have approved the allocation for $19.8 million in SPLOST IV funds that were collected over and above the original projected budget. The funds are in addition to the $142.5 million first estimated to be collected for Henry County through the program. The SPLOST IV program was approved by voters in November 2013. A... Continue Reading →

Henry County awards 2020 resurfacing package

Henry County commissioners awarded a contract on Tuesday, July 7, for the county's 2020 package of road resurfacing. In total, portions of ten roads will be resurfaced representing 6.2 miles of roadway. Pittman Construction of Conyers, GA submitted the lowest bid in the amount of $2,424,502.00. The project is funded through local maintenance improvement grant... Continue Reading →

SPLOST projects accepting bids and proposals

Site demolition started this year for the future Fairview public safety campus. (special photo) Despite the ongoing pandemic and questions about reduced sales tax collections, several SPLOST projects are continuing to advance. Henry County’s purchasing department has three projects posted for June or July closing dates and accepted submissions in May for two requests for... Continue Reading →

Final SPLOST IV receipts available

SPLOST IV ended collections on March 31, 2020. (staff photo) Henry County voters approved SPLOST IV in November 2013. The program collected a one-cent local sales tax from April 1, 2014 through March 31, 2020. Henry County and the four cities agreed to split SPLOST IV collections 75% to the county and 25% to the... Continue Reading →

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