“When I stand in the driveway, I hear a loud, continuous, high-pitched chirping noise,” Reverend Michael Duncan, of Eminence Baptist Church, said. “It reminds me of folks that talk about ringing in their ears — multiplied by 100 times.”
The shrill is actually what has Henry County residents abuzz.
It’s the sound of cicadas, and lots of them.
There are both annual and periodical cicadas.