Gibbs excels at UGA

Gibbs excels at UGA

Morgan Gibbs, a junior at the University of Georgia had a big week. She was awarded a Goldwater Scholarship, inducted into the Blue Key Honor Society, and presented her research team’s work at a local symposium. She will present more of the research for “Experimental Biology 2017” in Chicago at McCormick Place with the Federation […]

Business students head to national competition

Business students head to national competition

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter members at Sandy Creek High are California bound for the association’s National Leadership Conference after posting one of the top six test scores in their event at the State FBLA Leadership conference. Nathan Brown, Vincent Bartolomei and Hannah Zeiler will represent Georgia at the national conference in Anaheim, […]

School analyst awared for hard work in tech department

School analyst awared for hard work in tech department

Peggy Dillie, an information analyst in the technology department of the Fayette County Public School System, has been awarded the 2016 Client Recognition Award from Blackboard Inc, an educational technology company. Dillie oversees the school system’s website (Blackboard Schoolwires), Blackboard Learn (Learning Management System), and Blackboard’s mobile communications app. Nominations for the award were received […]

Christian City residents help the homeless

Christian City residents help the homeless

Church worker. Social worker. Missionary. These are just a few of the things that Christian City residents dreamed of becoming in their younger days. Some of their dreams came true as they aged. Others remained aspirations as the residents came to live in the nursing home and assisted living center at Christian City. Many of […]

On Friday, head to the church basement

On Friday, head to the church basement

“Church Basement Ladies’ is the hilarious musical taking the country by storm. One of the most popular shows in the country, this tuneful treat opens at the LegacyFriday and runs through May 7. “Church Basement Ladies” is a hilarious new musical celebrating the church basement kitchen and the women who work there. Lutheran ladies from rural […]

Fayetteville crematorium vote could come Thursday

Fayetteville crematorium vote could come Thursday

Should a crematorium be located near the heart of downtown Fayetteville? That decision could be rendered Thursday night, after nearly 12 years of discussion by C.J. Mowell and Sons Funeral Home to locate one at their Fayetteville facility, a fixture on Jeff Davis Drive for more than a half century. Carl J. Mowell, represented by […]

Spring Hill student top author in region

Spring Hill student top author in region

A Fayette County elementary student took first place in the Griffin RESA region in the Young Georgia Authors Writing Competition, and her work will now advance to the state-level competition for another round of judging. Aria Brooks of Spring Hill Elementary won the regional competition in the fourth grade division. Her writing will be reviewed […]

Fayette is well represented in theater awards

Fayette is well represented in theater awards

ArtsBridge Foundation announced the 120 actors and actresses who will perform in the Shuler Student Ensemble, along with 46 theatre students who will serve in the S.T.A.R. Council as production assistants, at the 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards – The Shuler Hensley Awards. Five Fayette students are involved in the production; Zion […]

Students earn Georgia’s Seal of Biliteracy

Students earn Georgia’s Seal of Biliteracy

Seven graduating seniors at Starr’s Mill High are among the first to receive the new Georgia Seal of Biliteracy, which became available to students for the first time this school year. The students are Connor Donahue, Christopher Hollingsworth, Genie Horne, William Porter, Cassidy Powell, Griffin Tillman, and Josh Tysor. The diploma seal recognizes high school […]

JV team takes first place at math tourney

JV team takes first place at math tourney

Students on the junior varsity math team at McIntosh High were the first place winners at the annual Fayette County Math Invitational, a math competition that is open to high schools throughout the metro Atlanta Area. Team members are Rachel Park, Zain Alvi, Robert Palla, Yuheon Lee, Mark Ni, Man Shah, Utkarsh Singh, and Ryan […]