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 […]
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 […]
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.
It has been nearly a year since the work began on the new interchange at Interstate 85 and Poplar Road began. The work continues, with the opening expected in early 2019. Twenty years in the making, the Ga. Dept. of Transportation in July 2012 approved the concept plan for the full-diamond interchange at Poplar […]
A 15-year-old Sandy Creek High School student was arrested May 19 for stealing a teacher’s vehicle during school hours on May 17. Sheriff Barry Babb said the 15-year-old male juvenile, a student at Sandy Creek High School, was charged with theft by taking a motor vehicle. Babb said the juvenile stole a teacher’s car […]
Members of the Sandy Creek High School football team recently volunteered for work duties at ClearWater Academy. Photo/Submitted.
The Fayette County Commission on May 11 unanimously approved the hire of an engineering company to identify needs and priorities for the Fayette County Master Path Plan (MPP). The scope for the MPP focuses is on transportation issues associated with pedestrians, bicycles, and golf carts. In addition to identification of project needs and prioritization, […]
Peachtree City Elementary School was put on temporary lockdown May 17 until officers located the Griffin man who had been seen inside the school fence after being asked to leave the property. Kenneth B. Sampler, 22, was charged with loitering and resisting an officer, according to Fayette County Jail records. Sampler had outstanding warrants […]
Coweta County High School are preparing for 2017 commencements activities, as the school year winds toward a close on Friday, May 26. Graduation activity schedules for the Coweta County School System include: • Sunday, May 21 – Baccalaureate services: Newnan High at First Baptist Newnan at 2 p.m.; Northgate High at Crossroads Church, Ga. […]
Judge Robert “Mack” Crawford of the Superior Court of the Griffin Judicial Circuit has been designated to serve in place of Justice Nels S. D. Peterson in the appeals of Henry County Board of Education v. S.G. (S16G1700) and Freeman v. The State (S17A1040). The Supreme Court of Georgia heard arguments in these two […]