School’s veterans event reunites Navy buddies after 6 decades

School’s veterans event reunites Navy buddies after 6 decades

A moment of recognition at Crabapple Lane slide show; both have lived in Fayette for decades It took some convincing for Jessica Faulkner to get her grandfather to come to the Veterans Day breakfast at Crabapple Lane Elementary School, where she teaches third grade. But when Alvin Parker arrived for the Nov. 10 event, he […]

On to the second round

On to the second round

The Starr’s Mill Panthers, seen here taking the field Nov. 3 before their regular-season finale against Fayette County, are the only local team still alive in the GHSA state football playoffs. After their 31-28 win over Dutchtown they will host Bainbridge this Friday night in the second round of the AAAAA bracket. In other games […]

Broncos repeat as champions

Broncos repeat as champions

The Bennett’s Mill Middle Broncos football team won the Fayette County championship for the second consecutive year, capping off their undefeated season with a 12-0 win over Flat Rock Middle in the title game. The defense led the way with six defensive touchdowns for the season and only allowed one first-half touchdown all year. Defensive […]

Local runners receive ATC honors

Local runners receive ATC honors

Three high school runners from Fayette County have been named to the 2017 All-Metro cross-country team. The Atlanta Track Club announced the 21 boys and 21 girls selected for the team last week. Among the Fayette honorees are Nick Nyman of Starr’s Mill, the individual AAAAA winner in the state meet; Megan Uszynski of McIntosh, […]

Best in the county

Best in the county

The eighth-grade volleyball team from Rising Starr Middle School is the county champion after defeating Booth in the title game. From left: Alex Rineer, Emma Grace Hepler, Nicole Smith, Kayden Parker, Coach Jodie Fleming, Grace Ramkissoon, Maddi Defler, Coach Bob Didier, Anna Lynne Ramsey, Sophia Bernardi, Haylee Kearns. Not pictured: Laura Skoff, Alex McPeak. Photo/Submitted.

Region cheer champs

Region cheer champs

Ola High School hosted the Region 3-AAAAA cheerleading championship last weekend and McIntosh took first place, with Whitewater second and Starr’s Mill third. The McIntosh squad is pictured above. Photo/Submitted.

Race set for Dec. 2

Race set for Dec. 2

The Jingle Bell Race celebrates its 21st anniversary this year and runners throughout the community are invited to make it part of their holiday tradition this year. “This event is designed to boost community spirit, promote wellness, and raise money to support our school improvement focus for the students who attend Peachtree City Elementary School,” […]

Chiefs sweep state meet

Chiefs sweep state meet

The cross-country season could not have ended any better for McIntosh High School, with the boys and girls squads capturing a pair of AAAAA state championships in last weekend’s state meet in Carrollton. Starr’s Mill was right on the Chiefs’ heels with second place for the boys and third for the girls. Whitewater’s boys placed […]

HS football scores — Nov. 3

HS football scores — Nov. 3

NEWNAN 30 EAST COWETA 28 MAYS 41 NORTHGATE 7 STARR’S MILL 44 FAYETTE CO. 13 WHITEWATER 59 MCINTOSH 34 SANDY CREEK 28 CENTRAL-CARROLL 7 ELCA 69 LANDMARK 7 OLM 42 HOLY INNOCENTS 28

Hall of Fame class inducted

Hall of Fame class inducted

Five former Chiefs were inducted Oct. 14 into the McIntosh High School Hall of Fame. Symonte Dion Stokes (Class of 1999) lettered in football and track. As a running back he led the region with 1,652 all-purpose yards and rushed for 946 yards in 1998, winning county Offensive Player of the Year honors. He finished […]