Schools

AVPRIDE students serve as Youth Delegates at statewide conference

Five students from AVPRIDE’s Fayette Youth Leadership Program (FYLP) met Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed recently and listened in on legislative policy sessions as part of the Georgia Municipal Association’s annual Mayor’s Day Conference. The students joined other youth delegates from across the state Jan. 22 and 23 at the Atlanta Marriott…

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…

School system set to remove unverified students

by Justin Fedich Justin@Fayette-News.com Friday was the last day of the fall semester for all Fayette County public schools.  For roughly 100 unverified students at Fayette County public schools, the winter break could last longer than a couple weeks. The Board of Education voted 3-1-1 during a Monday meeting to withdraw unverified students after a…

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