The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The Best and Brightest bid high school farewell

The 2016-2017 school year in Fayette County has come to a close. And with the end of the school year it is time to take a look at the valedictorians and salutatorians at each of Fayette’s five public high schools. Each of the valedictorians and salutatorians were asked a number of questions by the school […]

Mercy announces top two

Mercy announces top two

Cathy Tran is the valedictorian at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic High School. She is the daughter of Hung Cao and Uyen Vu and plans to attend Augusta University. She is part of the Professional Scholars Program and will major in cellular and molecular biology. At the beginning of her fourth year, she will matriculate […]

Yacht Rock Revue sails into The Fred Saturday

Yacht Rock Revue sails into The Fred Saturday

The Yacht Rock Revue is the greatest show on surf and the finest tribute to 70s light rock to ever perform anywhere and head to Peachtree City Saturday. Their spot-on renditions of Hall & Oates, Michael McDonald, Steely Dan and the rest of the Time-Life Infomercial Catalog have enthralled their fans across the U.S. It […]

Promise Place gets a lift

Promise Place gets a lift

Members of the Fayette County Democratic Committee (FCDC) and Fayette Democratic Women (FDW) recently teamed up to collect donations for Promise Place.  Also known as the Fayette County Council on Domestic Violence, Promise Place, exists to prevent domestic violence through awareness programs, educational training and providing safe environments for the victims and their families, utilizing […]

Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy announces graduation

Konos Academy had its graduation May 20. Pictured are front row: Carsyn Buchanan, Charis Bettis; John Lee, Joanne Lee, Charles Thaxton, Carole Thaxton, Emma Neal, Jacquelyn Wesley; second row: Jacob Foster, Amelia Delorenzo, Nick Macaluso, Andrew Wollenhaupt, Jackson Edwards, Jon-Luke Hawk, Marcus Dorsey, Hannah Thompson, Jake Milanowski. Not pictured are Chloe Artim, Nathan Tripp. Photo/Submitted.

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Burch Elementary gets grant for new milk cooler

Students at Robert J. Burch Elementary are enjoying a larger selection of milk thanks to a new milk cooler that was purchased by a grant from the Southeast United Dairy Industry Association (SUDIA). Worth nearly $3,000, the cooler holds 12 cases of milk, offering students a choice of skim, and fat-free chocolate, vanilla and strawberry […]

Kedron Elementary places at the state Science Olympiad

Kedron Elementary places at  the state Science Olympiad

The Kedron Elementary Science Olympiad team won a top placement at the Georgia Elementary Science Olympiad after going up against some of the best teams in the state. The school’s team took third place at the competition that was hosted by Kennesaw State University on May 13. Georgia’s Elementary Science Olympiad is one of the […]

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Students win ‘Laws of Life’ essay contest

Three McIntosh students have been named winners in the Laws of Life Essay Contest sponsored by the Rotary Club of Peachtree City and the Georgia Rotary Clubs. Catherine Quarles was the overall school winner, and finished fourth in the state competition. Mateo Rodriquez was the 11th grade winner, and Mattie Wortman was the 9th grade […]

CAP squad completes training session

CAP squad completes training session

The Peachtree City Falcon Field Composite Squadron held the spring Basic Cadet Training (BCT) at Cochran Mill Park over the weekend. Cadet Second Lieutenant Davis Laughlin was in command of 17 cadets that pitched their tents, set up sanitation and cooking stations with the guidance of six senior members trained in ground team and emergency services. […]

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

Pre-K Commissioner Amy Jacobs, center, and Assistant Commissioner Susan Adams, left, made a special visit to Spring Hill Elementary on May 9 to officially announce that Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders is one of six statewide finalists under consideration for Georgia’s Pre-K Program Teachers of the Year for 2017-2018.

Spring Hill teacher Sanders finalist for state pre-K award

The Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL) has selected Spring Hill Elementary Pre-K teacher Tricia Sanders as one of three finalists statewide under consideration for Georgia Pre-K Program Teacher of the Year for 2017-2018. Sanders is one of three finalists selected from public school system nominations made across the state. The winner will […]

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