Articles by Christopher Dunn

Christopher Dunn has been the sports editor for Fayette Newspapers since 2011, in addition to running Fayette Game Day magazine. He is a graduate of Fayette County schools, as well as a graduate of Georgia State University with a degree in journalism. Follow him on twitter @fayettesports.


This is only a test: Piedmont Fayette stresses preparation with mass casualty drill

You don’t get to be ranked one of America’s 50 Best Hospitals by resting on your laurels. Preparation is key in healthcare, as hospitals must make sure they are ready for any situation. Thursday morning Piedmont Fayette Hospital took part in a regional mass casualty drill testing the ability to handle a large influx of…

911, first responders honored for lifesaving efforts

At Thursday night’s County Board of Commissioners meeting, those involved in the successful resuscitation of a resident were honored for their efforts. “We’re here to celebrate a life and a system that works,” said Chief David Scarbrough with the Fayette County Department of Fire and Emergency Services. Lewis Harper suffered cardiac arrest at his home…

Lady Patriots continue turnaround with region title romp

Sandy Creek is bringing a new trophy back to Tyrone after battling the LaGrange Grangers on their home court Saturday night. The Lady Patriots continued their tremendous turnaround under first-year coach Janie Hodges, rearranging the Grangers 62-45 to claim the region championship. “Before the season, the girls made a sign that said ‘Road to the…

Ruling declares Watts violated election laws

A dispute dating back several years that rankled the local Republican party regarding accusations of voter registration fraud received an Initial Decision from a state administrative law judge. An order signed Feb. 6 by Administrative Law Judge Ronit Walker ruled that Lane Watts had violated laws of the Georgia Election Code by submitting false information…

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