School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

School lockdown leads to Griffin burglary suspect

  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’s graduation activities start Sunday

Coweta’s graduation activities start Sunday

  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. […]

All 5 Fayette high schools rank in nation’s top 12% as ‘most challenging’

All 5 Fayette high schools rank in nation’s top 12% as ‘most challenging’

All five of Fayette County’s high schools have placed in the top 12 percent of “America’s Most Challenging High Schools.” School system spokesperson Melinda Berry-Dreisbach said all five of Fayette County’s high schools are on the Washington Post’s list of America’s Most Challenging High Schools, placing them in the top 12 percent of all public […]

McIntosh boys, girls triumph in Georgia 5-A soccer championships

McIntosh boys, girls triumph in Georgia 5-A soccer championships

McIntosh is again the state’s top soccer program for both boys and girls “Both teams won the state championship for 5A at Mercer University on Saturday night,” reported Dr. Dominick D’Auria of Peachtree City, whose son, Dom, plays for McIntosh. “This is the fourth time in school history that both the boys and girls have […]

Traveling military museum educates students at Rising Starr Middle School

Students from one of James Stevens’ eighth grade social studies classes check out the military memorabilia on display in the traveling Military Collectibles Museum.

Traveling military museum educates students at Rising Starr Middle School

A one-of-a-kind traveling military museum made a weeklong stop at Rising Starr Middle to give students a better understanding and appreciation of the sacrifices men and women have made to protect and ensure their freedom. The Military Collectibles Museum, with items collected by Vietnam veteran Lamar Scott, was on display at the school May 1-5. […]

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