Top ten posts of 2020: Six to Ten

Aerial photo of Locust Grove industrial space (staff photo)

As 2020 draws to a close, Moving Henry Forward likes to recap the year through some of our biggest stories. Here’s a look at our top ten posts of the year, as decided by our readers and the number of views on individual articles.

I count down numbers six through ten in this post. Check back next week for numbers one through five.

Ferrero logo (company photo)
(company photo)

10. Ferrero opens McDonough distribution center

Moving Henry Forward was the first to report the opening of a new distribution center in McDonough. Ferrero USA, Inc. began operations this fall at 875 Highway 42 South. The company created two-hundred fifty jobs.

9. Party questions for June 9 primary

Several of our top posts this year involve the 2020 elections, starting with number nine. The political parties polled their respective voters during the June 9 primary.

Photo of sticky note with text “Tax Allocation Districts YES NO” (staff photo)
(staff photo)

8. Tax Allocation District referendum in November

Voters considered a tax district question in November, and made the related article number 8 on our list. Because the ballot question passed, county commissioners have a new tool to finance projects.

Photo of changeable message sign on I-75 with Coronavirus message (Clayton News Daily photo / Robin Kemp)
(Clayton News Daily photo / Robin Kemp)

7. Henry County adopts Safer-at-Home ordinance

In the spring, when coronavirus was first making headlines, the Henry County Board of Commissioners and four cities worked together to adopt a Safer-at-Home ordinance. Consequently, the county’s action was superseded by a statewide order only a few hours after being passed.

Site plan for Gardner Logistics Park (Scannell Properties photo)
(Scannell Properties photo)

6. Home Depot opens Locust Grove Distribution Center

In August, Home Depot announced a new distribution center in Locust Grove. The new facility plans to employ six-hundred associates. The distribution center, located off Georgia 42, started operations in December.

Follow Moving Henry Forward on social media as we count down numbers one through five before the end of the year.

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Clayton Carte is the founder and owner of MHF News. He founded the site in 2017 to highlight transportation projects. Over time, he began covering other topics like new development so residents can best know what’s happening in our community.