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 […]

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.

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 […]

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