Tuesday, December 29, 2015
HCDA Meeting Notice Reschedule - Jan. 7, 2016
In lieu of the regularly scheduled meeting, the Henry County Development Authority will hold a planning retreat on Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 9:00 a.m. at the Georgia resource center located at 75 Fifth Street NW Suite 150, Atlanta, GA 30308. A short business meeting will be held prior to...
Monday, November 30, 2015
HCDA Meeting Notice - December 3, 2015
The Henry County Development Authority meeting will be held at 9:00 A.M. Thursday, December 3, 2015 in the Development Authority offices locat...
Monday, November 02, 2015
Georgia Ranked Number 1 State in U.S. for Business
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia has been named the No. 1 state in the nation in whic...
Thursday, October 29, 2015
Central Georgia EMC Distributes Money to Henry County
Central Georgia EMC’s Warren E. Holder presented checks to the Henry County Board of Education, Henry County Development Authority and the Henry County Chamber of Commerce totaling $28,200 for community and economic development activities.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Atlanta Motor Speedway is State's Most Instagrammed Spot
Smartphone owners and 300 million monthly users of photo-sharing app Instagram combined to bring Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton a new honor. According to travel website Busbud, the speedway took Georgia’s top spot in a survey of the “most Instagrammed locations” in every...
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
HCDA Meeting Notice - November 5, 2015
The Henry County Development Authority meeting will be held at 9:00 A.M. Thursday, November 5, 2015 in the Development Authority offices locat...
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
HCDA October Meeting Reschedule Notice
The Henry County Development Authority meeting originally scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Thursday, October 1, 2015 is rescheduled for 9:00 a.m. Thurs...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
HCDA Hosts Existing Industry Luncheon at the Academy for Advanced Studies
On September 16, 2015, the Henry County Development Authority hosted our Existing Industry Luncheon at the Academy for Advanced Studies and were pleased to hear from Mark Andrews, Vice President of Economic Development of Southern Crescent Technical College about the great things they are doing i...
Monday, September 14, 2015
Henry County CVB recognized for Best Tourism Marketing Campaign
Henry County Convention and Visitors Bureau, a tourism promotion organization, has received a prestigious Southeast Tourism Society Shining Example Award for the Best Marketing Campaign for ITS Treasure App and associated treasure themed marketing.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Snapping Shoals EMC Donates Funds to HCDA
Snapping Shoals EMC recently awarded $3,000 to the Henry County Development Authority. The funds were allocated from the co-op’s unclaimed capital credits and will be used by the group in several areas.
Friday, September 04, 2015
I-75 South Metro Express Lanes Project Update
The Henry County Development Authority received an update on the I-75 South Metro Express Lanes project from the Georgia Department of Transportation at its September Board of Directors meeting.
Friday, August 21, 2015
HCDA to Host Social Media Luncheon
The Henry County Development Authority invites all business owners to attend our second in a series of four business luncheons...
Monday, August 10, 2015
Mercer Wins Federal Grant for McDonough Center
Leaders at Mercer University say recently announced federal funding will help students in Henry County be able to explore new educational avenues. The university has received a $1.1 million Student Support Services grant from the U.S. Department of Education, to assist with financial literac...
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Henry County Schools Granted More Funds for Personalized Learning
Henry County Schools learned recently they would be receiving $3.9 million in grant funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to continue with the district’s 2020 vision of bringing personalized learning to every school.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
GDECD'S Upcoming International Trade Opportunities - July 2015
The Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) invites Georgia companies and organizations to participate in the following international trade opportunities.
Thursday, June 25, 2015
HCDA Meeting Reschedule Notice
The Henry County Development Authority meeting originally scheduled for 9:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 is rescheduled for 9:00 a.m. Thursday July 9, 2015 in the Development Authority offices located at 125 Westridge Industrial Parkway, Mcdonough, GA 30253.
Thursday, June 04, 2015
Join Us For Our June Business Luncheon
The Henry County Development Authority invites the community to attend our June Business Luncheon! The first in our series of four business luncheons in Henry County will take place on June 17 at Seasons Bistro from 11:30 AM - 1 PM. The June topic is “Why Luck Matters in Business, But Not i...
Friday, May 15, 2015
Union Grove, Dutchtown Get National Accolades
Union Grove High received the 2015 America’s Best High Schools rankings Silver Award from U.S. News & World Report, while Dutchtown High earned the publication’s Bronze Award.
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
HCDA Welcomes Nadia Faucette as Newest Board Member
Nadia Faucette was sworn in at the Henry County Development Authority Board of Director's May meeting as the authority's newest board member.
Monday, April 06, 2015
Georgia Manufacturing Appreciation Week - April 13-17th
The Georgia Department of Economic Development and the Technical College System of Georgia have developed Manufacturing Appreciation Week (MAW) for the state of Georgia! Manufacturing Appreciation Week will be celebrated April 13-17, 2015.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Norfolk Southern Expands its 'Railroad University' Operations Training Center
Norfolk Southern Corporation today held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of its "Railroad University" and redoubled its commitment to superior transportation services for its present and future rail customers.
Friday, March 06, 2015
Henry County to Hold Seminar and Networking Session on Doing Business with the County
Each year Henry County Government awards millions of dollars in contracts to companies for a variety of projects, including capital and transportation projects, infrastructure, human services and more. There is no secret to doing business with Henry County Government, but taking advantage of avai...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Four Days of Racing Coming to Atlanta Motor Speedway
Race fans are gearing up for the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway (located in Henry County, GA) Feb. 26th through March 1st.
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Georgia Small Business Week: Why Small Businesses Matter in Henry County
Governor Nathan Deal recently proclaimed the third week in February (February 16-20, 2015) as Georgia Small Business Week! This week is organized by the Department of Economic Development and the Georgia Economic Developers Association.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Henry County Day at the Capitol Scheduled for February 26th
Join the Henry County Chamber of Commerce, the Henry County Development Authority, government, civic and business leaders, and citizens as we make a Henry County presence at the state Capitol on February 26, 2015.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Georgia Small Business Week Announced Feb. 16th-20th
Governor Nathan Deal will proclaim the third week in February 2015 (February 16-20, 2015) as Georgia Small Business Week.
Thursday, February 12, 2015
Henry County Students Honored for Academic Achievement
The Henry County Development Authority was proud to be among several other business and...
Monday, February 09, 2015
HCDA Elects Officers for 2015
The Henry County Development Authority held elections for officers at its February Board of Directors meeting.
Friday, January 30, 2015
Bob White honored for work at the Henry County Development Authority
Colleagues and friends of Bob White filled the Hudgins Room a the Henry County Chamber of Commerce for a special farewell and appreciation reception.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Symphony at Eagle's Landing Breaks Ground in Stockbridge, Georgia
Symphony Senior Communities, LLC, an Atlanta-based company specializing in the development and operation of luxury senior housing communities, announces the Phase I groundbreaking for their flagship Symphony at Eagle's Landing Senior Community, located in Eagle's Landing, Stockbridge, Geo...
Tuesday, January 13, 2015
HCDA Welcomes Newest Board Member Harrice Moore
Harrice Moore was sworn in by Judge Kelley Powell, Henry County Probate Court, as HCDA's newest board member at the authority's board meeting held on January 8, 2015.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
HCDA Appoints Charlie Moseley as New Executive Director
The Henry County Development Authority named a new executive director Tuesday during a called meeting.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
HCDA Hosts the Leadership Henry Class of 2015 for Economic Development Day
The Henry County Development Authority hosted the Leadership Henry Class of 2015 for Economic Development Day on December 10th.
Friday, November 21, 2014
HCDA Gives Thanks for Local Companies Who are Giving Back
With the Thanksgiving holiday just around the corner, the Henry County Development Authority launched a social media campaign to spotlight area companies (large and small) who are giving back to the community.
Wednesday, December 03, 2014
Officials Dedicate and Open Academy for Advanced Studies Addition
A cross-section of state and local leaders gathered outside Henry County High to dedicate the 56,000-square feet addition, now complete with high-tech labs and classrooms.
Monday, September 15, 2014
Goya Foods Unveils New Distribution Center in McDonough
Goya Foods, America’s largest Hispanic-owned food company, has opened a new state-of-the-art facility in McDonough that will be the main distribution center for Georgia and support the company’s South Carolina, Tennessee and Alabama operations.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
TSYS to Create 450 Jobs in McDonough
Gov. Nathan Deal announced today that TSYS, a global payments company headquartered in Columbus, will create up to 450 jobs through a new contact center in Henry County.
Friday, September 12, 2014
Third Media Outlet Ranks Georgia No. 1 for Business
Gov. Nathan Deal today announced that Area Development magazine has ranked Georgia as the No. 1 place in the nation in which to do business. Area Development is a leading executive magazine covering corporate site selection and relocation.