• Outlet mall is nearly ready, opens July 31


    The Shelbyville Sentinel-News

    With less than three weeks until opening day for The Outlet Shoppes of the Bluegrass, construction workers on the property are hard at work.

    The 365,000-square-foot retail center located just south of Interstate 64 in Simpsonville is scheduled for a VIP opening on July 30 and the grand opening July 31.

  • Life gets complicated, so schedule the rest of summer

    Life gets complicated, and we do not always get everything done. This article will hopefully help you fill in your calendar with many fun things to do right here in Henry County this summer.

    Think how nice it is to have a staycation at home and enjoy local happenings with friends and relatives.

  • New business is exciting in Henry County

     Being the Chamber director certainly has been fun this month.  Grand openings always make me happy, and we have had two in one week and another coming up on June 20 at noon. 

  • New members boost county economy

    The Chamber of Commerce is always happy to welcome new members and we have several to introduce this month. CVS in Eminence, Homes Plus Realty owned by Robin Barmore, and Eminence Apothecary with pharmacist Drane Stephens in Eminence are looking forward to your checking out what they have to offer.

  • The business of doing business

    Lance Minnis

    VP, Commonwealth Financial Advisors

  • Shop small, keep Henry County a great place to live

    Pat Wallace

    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas

    By Pat Wallace
    Henry County Chamber of Commerce

    Our towns are decorated for the season, and even bad weather does not keep Christmas from coming to life. Don’t forget to shop small businesses and local this year and keep the money in

    Henry County.
    There are many unique items that will please even those that you never know what to buy. Gift certificates are available at most stores as well.

  • Buy Local this Christmas

    By Lance Minnis

    This is not an article about the over commercialization of the holidays. For one, we all know it’s the case, yet few of us change our habits. No, I recognize that I and probably most of you are going to go nuts this Christmas. I love to give gifts to my family. I like to surprise them with things they wistfully mentioned six months ago, and see the looks on their faces when they open that exact thing they wanted. And for me, one of the most important and satisfying things I do is to buy as much as I can locally. Let me tell you why.  

  • Time certainly goes by quickly near our holidays

    Thanksgiving is almost here, and very shortly, Santa will be coming down the chimney. We hope your busy days will allow time to shop our local businesses and make their cash registers ring. Nov. 30 is called Small Saturday as opposed to Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

    Henry County is blessed with really interesting small businesses where you can find gifts of all types. Finders Keepers, Somewhere in Tyme and The Shop on Main in Eminence can be a great help if you are looking for a special gift.

  • The county has fields of opportunty

    By Lance Minnis