David Barlow named to state board

David Barlow named to state board

Fayette County Commissioner David Barlow has recently been unanimously elected to serve as vice chairman of the Georgia Public Health Association. The Georgia Public Health Association (GPHA) is a non-profit corporation comprised of a large group of public health professions who promote the public and personal health of Georgia’s citizens.  The GPHA also assists the […]

Richmond earns new certification

Richmond earns new certification

Coweta County GIS Analyst Clint Richmond has completed certification as a GIS Professional (GISP) by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). A GISP is a certified Geographic Information Systems Professional who has met the minimum standards for ethical conduct and professional practice as established by the GIS Certification Institute (GISCI). GISCI certification requires achievement in three […]

Lowe wins history award

Lowe wins history award

James Franklin Lowe of Fayetteville is an award winner in the annual history essay contest sponsored at Samford University by the Birmingham Center of Colonial Dames of America. Lowe won 8th place and a $300 cash award for “We Were Armed with Only the Rosary in Our Hands: Marie Madeline Hachard and the Women Religious […]

‘Walking Dead’ actress visits fans

‘Walking Dead’ actress visits fans

Laurie Holden of AMC’s hit show “The Walking Dead” recently visited hundreds of fans in Senoia at the Waking Dead Cafe to sign autographs and take pictures. Among her extensive acting credits is the film “Dumb and Dumber To,” which was filmed in Atlanta.  Holden is currently starring as Dr. Hannah Tramble in Chicago Fire and the […]

Sandy Creek’s Vlachakis on list for Ga. Teacher of Year

Sandy Creek’s Vlachakis on list for Ga. Teacher of Year

The Fayette County School System is represented in the running for the 2016 Georgia Teacher of the Year. Alexandra Vlachakis of Sandy Creek High is one of 10 finalists chosen from a pool of 151 applicants. School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said Vlachakis, an information technology teacher at Sandy Creek High School and Fayette County’s […]

Flat Rock sixth-graders wow judges

Flat Rock sixth-graders wow judges

Members of the Flat Rock Middle School Sixth Grade Beginning Band recently competed in the “Music In The Park” music festival at Six Flags Over Georgia and brought home accolades from the judges. The middle school students competed against other middle schools as well has high school bands from Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Mississippi […]