GDOT to install new four-way stop at state route 20 and Turner Church Road

Georgia DOT will be installing a new four-way stop next week at the intersection of highway 20 and Turner Church Road in McDonough. The four-way stop will be temporary until GDOT can install a traffic signal in the first quarter of 2020. The safety improvements are to reduce a number of crashes that have occurred... Continue Reading →

McDonough discusses SPLOST IV and SPLOST V

The McDonough city council heard updates at their November council meeting about the current status of SPLOST IV projects in the city. They also previewed the upcoming SPLOST V program. SPLOST IV was adopted by voters in 2013, started collections in April 2014, and ends collections in March 2020. The city of McDonough has spent... Continue Reading →

SPLOST V passed. Now, we wait.

With less than ten-percent of the county’s registered voters heading to the polls, the SPLOST V referendum narrowly passed by nine-hundred votes. The program is estimated to collect $204 million dollars in local sales tax over a five-year period, starting April 1, 2020. The first twenty percent of collections, or $40.8 million, will be set... Continue Reading →

Three-thousand voters cast their ballots during first two weeks of voting

Early voting for the November 2019 election is in its third and final week. Ballot questions include the SPLOST V referendum and city council elections. Below are voter tallies following the first two weeks of early voting. Thank you to the Henry County elections office for providing these totals. ElectionAdvance Voting In PersonAbsentee BallotsTotalHenry County2.8051342,939Hampton30069369Locust... Continue Reading →

Early voting enters third and final week

Early voting for the November 2019 election is in its third and final week. Polls are open 7 am to 7 pm this week, October 28 through November 1, at five (5) locations throughout the county: Henry County Elections office, McDonoughMunicipal Court building, StockbridgeFairview Recreation CenterFortson Library, HamptonLocust Grove Library Voters may visit any of... Continue Reading →

SPLOST V projects: the summary

When Henry County voters head to the polls on November 5, they will be asked to renew the county’s local sales tax for capital projects. The SPLOST V program is estimated to collect $204 million over five years if approved. Henry County is forecast to receive $155,872,694 in SPLOST V collections. To learn more about... Continue Reading →

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