Cities In The News


McDonough supports 75/25 SPLOST split

July 18, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The city of McDonough has elected to sign an intergovernmental agreement that would distribute 25 percent of the SPLOST V revenue to Henry County’s four cities.

McDonough reviews potential SPLOST items

June 12, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

A new community center, included in the project list, has an estimated $1.5 million price tag, while work on unnamed cultural, recreational or historical facilities would cost an estimated $800,000.

McDonough to hold groundbreaking for new police precinct

May 31, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The precinct building itself will cost $541,935. That price includes all equipment, labor and materials to build a complete structure, as well as all utilities and improvements associated with the construction.

Technical college in McDonough builds and expands

May 3, 2019

Neighbor News

The 82,500 square foot multi-level, state-of-the-art facility houses various medical, computer, and industrial training programs designed to meet the immediate needs of the area, according to officials.

McDonough could roll back millage

April 24, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The current millage rate, as adopted last year, is 4.083. If rolled back, it would mark the fourth consecutive year that the city has rolled back its millage rate after hitting a high of 4.922 in 2015.

McDonough launches beautification program

April 1, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

According to a release from the city of McDonough, the program has developed due to the interest and involvement of local business owners, residents and community members. The program will focus on litter prevention, beautification and redevelopment.

Alcohol sales question will be on McDonough ballot

February 26, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The move is in response to the so-called “brunch bill” passed by the Georgia General Assembly which allows municipalities to change the start time for Sunday sales by referendum from 12:30 p.m. to 11 a.m.

New rates approved for some McDonough water customers

February 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The McDonough City Council voted at its Feb. 7 workshop meeting to approve a new rate schedule for its water/sewer customers who live outside the city limits.

Cost adjusted for new McDonough police precinct

February 21, 2019

Atlanta Journal-Constitution

The McDonough City Council voted at its Feb. 7 workshop meeting to move forward with construction of the new police precinct at a reduced cost of $648,190.

McDonough voters to decide on 11 a.m. Sunday alcohol sales

February 20, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

Voters in the McDonough city limits will get to vote in November whether to allow earlier sales of alcohol by the glass at restaurants on Sundays.

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