Henry County’s governing water board has a new name: Henry County Water Authority. The name change is a result of the passage of House Bill 522 by the Georgia General Assembly and the subsequent signing by Gov. Nathan Deal. The new name gives the authority more clarity and conciseness. State Rep. Dale Rutledge spearheaded the efforts to change the name from Henry County Water & Sewerage Authority. In addition to the new name, state law now offers the authority flexibility to enter into defined contracts when needed to set up or enhance water and sewer service.
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The light rain that moved back into metro Atlanta early Sunday was expected to intensify later in the day, and forecasters said heavy rain could cause minor flooding across north Georgia Sunday night through Tuesday.