Cities In The News


Locust Grove supports McDonough's push to keep courthouse on square

September 5, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

Supporters of the new location have stated the area could address court overcrowding and the county’s lack of space to conduct operations.

Qualifying concludes for city council races in McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove

August 27, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

City council races are up for grabs in all four cities, while Locust Grove is set to also have a mayoral election this year. In McDonough, the county seat of Henry County, three seats on the city council will be contested.

McDonough City Council approves 'brunch bill' referendum again

August 21, 2019

Henry Daily Herald

The McDonough City Council unanimously approved the measure, which was part of a lengthy list of “consent agenda” items. The measure was the source of no discussion at the Monday meeting.

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.