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2012

January 16, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Commissioners Approve ULDC Amendments
  • Henry County Animal Care & Control Launches "Warm Straw for Cold Paws"
  • Henry County Firefights Put a Quick Stop on an Overnight Fire
  • DUI Court Graduation Brings Back First Graduates to Inspire Current Participants
  • Commissioners Amend Neighborhood Stabilization Program to Better Assist Low Income Buyers
  • Chairman Mathis to Deliver State of the County Address January 11

January 20, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Commissioners Support Changing County Surveyor from Elected to Appointed Position
  • Commissioners Approve Name Change And Associated City for Airport
  • Another Life Saved By an Automatic External Defibrillator and the Quick Response of Citizens
  • Storm Spotter Class Filling Up Fast
  • Small Fruit Sale Jump Starts the Planting Season

January 27, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • County Officials Named Influential by Georgia Trend
  • Tanger Outlet Center Makes Annual Donation to Henry County Fire Department
  • Life-Saving Apparatus Vital to Success Of Henry County Fire Department
  • Henry County Police Department Awarded Grant to Help Stop Violence Against Women
  • First Anniversary Celebration at Nash Farm Battlefield

February 3, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Department of Justice Approves Redistricting Plan
  • Qualifying Fees Set for Henry County Offices to be on the 2012 Ballot
  • Henry County Special Olympics Team Takes Gold and Bronze
  • Williams Pipeline Presents $1000.00 to Henry County Fire Department Station Number Nine
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Offers Winter Break Camp
  • Open House Scheduled For I-75 Western Parallel Connector in Henry County

February 10, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Public Invited to Ribbon cutting Ceremonies for Two County Projects
  • Henry County’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program Continues to be Successful
  • Fish Fry to Benefit Wheelchair Football
  • FTO Program Helps to Prepare Police Officers
  • Furlough Day Scheduled for February 20

February 17, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • District 2 Commissioner Fred Auletta Steps Down to Take on Role as County Manager
  • Brian Preston Appointed as District 2 Commissioner
  • Early Voting Begins for the Presidential Preference Primary
  • Recycling Center Marks Successful First Year
  • Citizens Fire Academy Now Taking Applications
  • County Eligible for CDBG Funds

March 2, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Opens Public Safety Training Center Firing Range
  • County Library System Offers Free E-Books
  • Henry County Superior Court Launches Parental Accountability Court
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmesto Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Officials Cut Ribbon on County’s Newest Playground

March 9, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • AvPORTS Names New, Full-time Manager to Run Henry County’s Airport
  • Public Hearing Scheduled for HUD Community Development Block Grant
  • Henry County Will Host more than 470 Baseball Teams for USSSA SuperNIT March 16-18
  • Henry County Fire Department to Host Their Fourth Spring Arson Seminar
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Gets Ready for Annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Offers Spring Break Camp

March 16, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Water & Sewerage Authority Helps to Promote Economic Development Through Changes to Impact Fees
  • New Chief Appraiser Named to Head Henry County Tax Assessor’s Office
  • Henry County Fire Department Services Fire Hydrants
  • Easter Holiday Schedule

March 23, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Red Hawk Baseball Complex Officially Opens For Baseball Season
  • Fred Auletta Named County Manager Following Month-Long Delay
  • Moratorium on Personal Care Homes
  • County Alcohol Ordinance Amended
  • Public Use Hours and Policies Announced for Public Safety Firing Range
  • Citizens Budget Review Committee Established to Provide Input to County as it Plans for FY 2012-13

March 30, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • New Artwork on Display at County Administration Building
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Transit Drivers Recognized for Excellence
  • Citizens Receive Chief Commendation for Assisting Police
  • Senior Services to Air Programs on Henry TV14

April 13, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Teen Club Ordinance Approved
  • Henry County Board of Commissioners Proclaims the Week of April 16th as Industry Appreciation Week
  • Henry County Police Department Hosts Youth Leadership Program
  • Fairview Civic Club Donates to HCPD
  • Miles For Meals Makes Great Strides for Seniorsfor the 18th Consecutive Year
  • Henry County Fire Department Encourages Citizens to Prevent Dryer Fires
  • Henry County Police DepartmentWins MADD Awards
  • Henry County Advocates "Extending the Vision: Reaching Every Victim"2012 National Crime Victims' Rights Week April 22-28, 2012

April 20, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Development Authority and Chamber Celebrate Henry County’s Existing Industries
  • Proclamation Issued to School Officials For Saving Student’s Life
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Offers Summer Day and Teen Camps
  • 7th Annual Teen Driving Academy set for May 5
  • Henry County Fire Department Reminds Citizens of Safe Outdoor Burning Practices

April 28, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Seeking to Promote Economic Development with Opportunity Zones
  • Solicitor General's Office Kicked off National Crime Victim's Rights Week at Governor's Signing of HB711
  • HCPD Connects with Youth During Leadership Program
  • County Surveyor Changed from Elected to Appointed by HB823
  • Fairview Civic Club Makes Donation to the Henry County Fire Department
  • Blue vs. Brown Exhibition Basketball Game Set for May 5

May 4, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • New 911 Center is High-Tech but Low Budget
  • Henry County Commissioners Considering Ways to Fill $10 Million Budget Shortfall
  • Prioritizing Play for Children: Non-Profit Organization KaBOOM! Names Hampton, Locust Grove and McDonough – in Partnership with Henry County Parks & Recreation – Among 213 “Playful City USA” Communities
  • SPLOST Celebrates Oakland Road Ribbon Cutting
  • Commissioners Proclaim the Month of May As Older Americans Month
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Henry County Seeking to Promote Economic Development with Opportunity Zones
  • County Surveyor Changed from Elected to Appointed by House Bill 823
  • Proclamation Declaring Drinking Water Week

May 11, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Commission District VSafety and Protection Night Set for May 29
  • Geranium Wheelchair Tennis Tournament Scheduled for June 1 -3
  • The Sheriff’s Summer Youth Camp Registration Opens Soon
  • Memorial Day Closing Hours
  • County Enters into Agreement With Georgia Department of Corrections
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes Town Hall Meeting Rescheduled for Fourth Saturday in May

May 18, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Public Hearings Scheduled on Proposed Plans for HUD Community Development Block Grant Funds
  • Commissioners Proclaim Week of May 20 as Emergency Medical Services Week
  • Commissioners Propose $115.5 Million Budget
  • Memorial Day Service Set for May 28

May 25, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Transit Breaks Ground on New Office Facilities
  • Henry County EMA Hosts Delegation From South Korea
  • Commissioners Cut Their Own Salaries
  • Henry County Fire Department Haz-mat Team & Americold LogisticsTeam Up For Collaborative Training Drill
  • Henry County Fire Department Honors Henry County EMT’s & Paramedics National EMS Week May 20-26, 2012 “EMS More Than- A Job A Calling”

June 2, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Commissioners Adopt $115.5 Million Budget
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Animal Care & Control’s “Operation Cool Down” Revs Up for Summer

June 8, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Police and Operation Rolling Thunder Storm Henry County Roads Over Weekend
  • District V June Town Hall Meeting Cancelled
  • Henry County Sheriff’s Office Receives “Buckle Up, America” Award
  • Benefit Run/Walk to be Held July 4
  • Flag Retirement Ceremony to be Held June 14
  • Historical Military Museum Features New Library and Collection of Dioramas
  • Second Annual ‘Vettes for Vets Car Show To be Held June 9

June 15, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Public Information Open House To be Held on Airport Expansion
  • Join Henry County in Welcoming Fallen Hero, PFC Brandon Goodine, Home
  • Atlanta Humane Society and Henry County Animal Care & Control Team Up to Provide Free Spay/Neuter Clinic for Beloved Pets of Henry County’s Senior Citizens
  • Early Voting Begins Soon For the General Primary

June 22, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Opens New Emergency Operations Center
  • Fire Department Receives Grant To Educate Juveniles
  • Town Hall Scheduled to Discuss Personal Care Homes
  • Ready, Set, Bid! County to Auction Surplus Vehicles Online
  • Officials Detail Property Acquisitions At June 18 BOC Meeting
  • Battalion Captain Receives International Professional Designation as "Fire Officer"
  • Keep Pets Safe During July 4 Holiday

June 29, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Plans for Community Development Block Grant Funds Approved for Submittal to HUD
  • Planning & Zoning Chairman Resigns
  • Beat the Heat with Tips from Henry County EMA and Ready Georgia
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • County Cuts Ribbons on Interconnected Roads Projects
  • Henry County Receives Dividend to Lower Premium
  • Public Information Meeting Scheduled to Discuss Construction of Multi-Use Trail in Fairview
  • Paramedic National Registry Practical Examination Hosted By Henry County Fire Department 

 


July 13, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Governments, School System & Civic Organizations Honored by ARC
  • Henry County Fire Department Station Number Nine Runs First Call Out of New Fire Station
  • Atlanta Humane Society and Henry County Animal Care & Control Team Up Again to Provide Free Spay/Neuter Clinic for Pets of Henry County’s Senior Citizens
  • Fire Department Receives Better ISO Rating — May Mean Insurance Savings for Some Residents
  • Governor Appoints Elizabeth ‘B.J.’ Mathis to GRTA Board
  • Archaeology Camp Held at Nash Farm Park
  • Henry County Fire Department Warns Residents to Exercise Caution When Using "Bug Bombs"
  • Purchasing Department to Host Seminar on Doing Business with Henry County
  • Henry County’s Playful Cities Invite You to Get Out and Explore Our Parks with a Photo Scavenger Hunt
  • Two Back to School Expos set for July 21

 


July 20, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Officials Cut Ribbon on New Fire Station
  • Chairman Appointed to Regional Economic Development Steering Committee
  • Henry County Awarded Health and Wellness Grant
  • New Responsible Dog Ownership Law Now in Effect
  • National Night Out Set for August 7
  • With Property Tax Revenues Off Another 13%, Commissioners Propose Millage Increase

 


July 27, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Frozen Pancakes Manufacturer Celebrates Grand Opening in McDonough
  • Henry County Officers Selected to Provide Security for the Democratic National Convention
  • Stormwater Receives Recognition,Saves Residents Money
  • Henry County: Building Bridges to Benefit One Henry

August 3, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • With Property Tax Revenues Down Another 13%, Commissioners Reluctantly Raise Millage
  • Two Henry County Police Officers Receive Life Saving Commendations
  • Henry County Firefighter to Retire After 18 Years of Service
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes Youth Foundation Launches Youth Male Mentoring Program
  • Citizens Police Academy and Women's Self Defense Classes Offered by Henry County Police Department

August 10, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Communities in Schools to Assist With Pre-K Certification Program
  • Ranked #1 by DCA, Henry County NSP Purchases 100th Home
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Henry County Firefighters Spread Fire Safety Information and Tips to Many at National Night Out 2012
  • Henry County’s Playful Cities Invite you to Get Out and Explore Our Parks with a Photo Scavenger Hunt

August 17, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • New Family Law Workshop Launches to Help Litigants Representing Themselves Navigate Court System
  • Animal Shelter Offering Special Deals on Pet Adoptions and Microchipping
  • Christmas Program Needs Volunteers
  • Henry County Fire Command Staff Participate in Sports and Special Events Incident Management Training

August 24, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony For Eagles Landing Parkway
  • HCPRD Photo Contest Deadline Set for September 28
  • Bruce Holmes Youth Foundation to Hold Student Kickoff Meeting for Mentoring Program
  • Commissioners Amend Ordinance Regarding Recreational Vehicle Parking

September 7, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Pens Extended Service Agreement with AvPORTS to Continue Professional Airport Management
  • SPLOST to Hold Public Information Meeting Regarding Lester Mill Road
  • Henry County Animal Care & Control to Host Fall Rabies Vaccine & Microchip Clinic
  • “Ready for Duty” Henry County Fire Department Recruit Class 12-01 Graduate
  • Rivers Alive Looking for Volunteers
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting Focus will be on Public Safety
  • Henry County Fire Department Lieutenant Promoted to Captain
  • First Phase of Fairview Road Widening to Get Underway This Fall

September 14, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Offers Fall Break Camp
  • Henry County Commemorates 9/11 with Flag Display
  • Henry County EMA Hosts Delegation From China
  • Black Fridays Continue at Henry County Animal Care & Control

September 28, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Commissioners Proclaim September 19 as No Text on Board Day
  • Henry County Emergency Management Helps Citizens Prepare for a Crisis During Emergency Preparedness Month
  • Nash Farm Hosts the Battle of Atlanta Cross Country Meet
  • Henry County Military Museum hosts the Second Annual Gold Star Family Day
  • Early Voting to Begin October 15  For the General Election
  • Longtime Employees Recognized by Board of Commissioners for Service
  • Girl Scout Troop Tours E-911 Center
  • Henry County Fire Department Encourages Safe Burning Practices
  • Henry County Senior Services Case Managers Complete Certificate Program
  • Henry County Fire Department to Hosts 11th Annual "Live" Ammonia Release Drill

October 5, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Police to Donate Ballistic Vests to Officers in Need
  • Fire Department Urges Residents to Have Two Ways Out
  • Commissioner Bruce Holmes to Host Town Hall Meeting
  • Henry County Police Department Awarded H.E.A.T. Grant
  • Citizen Receives Commendation for Finding Missing Girl

October 19, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • County Receives Road Resurfacing Grant from GDOT
  • “Habitat in my Hands” brings Stormwater Education to the Schools
  • Kroger and Pedigree team up for Henry County Animal Care and Control
  • Henry County Fire Department Saving Lives through Education
  • Enhanced Streaming Service will Soon Allow Citizens to View Commission Meetings and Other TV14 Programming on the Go

October 26, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Veteran’s Day Service to be Held at Heritage Park
  • Henry County Implements “Student Guardian” Program
  • Henry County Police Officer Joins State Professional Standards Board
  • Henry County Names Coordinator for CDBG Funds
  • Henry County Senior Services Is Transitioning to New Leadership
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Offers Thanksgiving Break Camp

November 9, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • With Your Help, the Henry County Police Department Wants to Recreate the Past
  • Ammendment to Mailbox Ordinance Approved
  • Commissioners Proclaim Kindness Works Week
  • Remember Space Heaters Need Space

November 16, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Successful NSP Program to Host Open House Celebrating 100th House Purchased
  • Adopt-a-Senior Program Needs Volunteers
  • Henry County Senior Services Granted CSBG Funds for Meals Program
  • Henry County Animal Care & Control Releases Annual Rabies Report
  • Henry County Police Receive a 2012 Grant from Target   

November 30, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • County Breaks Ground on First Phase of Fairview Road Widening
  • Pearl Harbor Ceremony of Remembrance to be Held at Heritage Park
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation to Offer New Year’s Break Day Camp
  • Extension Office to Offer Cancer Prevention Cooking School
  • Commissioner Holmes Honored for His Work in Henry County
  • Recycling Center Marks Successful Second Year
  • Henry Hurricanes Take Top Honors In Wheelchair Handball Championship
  • Henry County Fire Department and Henry County Water & Sewerage Authority Team Up For Collaborative Training Drill    

December 7, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Henry County Moves Forward with Runway Extension Plans at Airport
  • Tanger Outlet Center Makes Annual Donation to Henry County Fire Department
  • Henry County Fire Department Conducts Annual Pump Testing
  • Henry County Parks and Recreation Department Receives Award from State Organization
  • Four Henry County Firefighters Receive Structural Fire Control Instructor Certification
  • Henry County Puts Tighter Reins On Amusement Game Room Activity
  • Henry County Fire Department Joins Forces with Piedmont Henry Hospital to Raise Awareness on the Early Signs and Symptoms of Stroke and Heart Attack

December 14, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Newly Elected Commissioners to Take Their Oaths of Office
  • Zero DUI Tolerance During the Holidays Takes on New Urgency
  • Smoke Alarms Save the Lives of Seven in Henry County Fire
  • Henry County to Commence New Commission Meeting Schedule in January
  • Henry County NSP Purchases 100th Home-Celebrates with Open House

December 21, 2012 | Read Newsletter Adobe Acrobat
Henry County Update Newsletter

Articles:

  • Newly Elected Commissioners Take Their Oaths of Office
  • Henry County District Attorney Retires After 41 years of Public Service
  • Henry County Transit Opens New Facility
  • Commissioners Approve Beer and Wine Sales At Select County Parks
  • County Seeks Approval of Application for Opportunity Zone Designation in Hampton’s Bear Creek Area
  • Arabia Temple #7 Supports Parks & Recreation Special Olympics
  • Christmas Program Provides Happy Holidays for 1,000 Henry County Children

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