Monthly Archives: November 2015

D.A. Ballard will run against Judge Hankinson

District Attorney Scott Ballard says he will run against Superior Court Judge Tommy Hankinson on the May 24, 2016 Non-Partisan General Election ballot. Ballard became district attorney for the Griffin Judicial Circuit, which includes Fayette, Spalding, Upson, and Pike counties, in January 2005 after defeating incumbent District Attorney Bill McBroom. Hankinson was appointed to his…

New state testing gives Fayette high standards to hit

The first batch of results from new Georgia Milestones testing is in from the state’s Department of Education, and the Board of Education is starting to digest what it says for Fayette’s schools. While Fayette has always performed well against the rest of the state, the change in requirements will allow a better measurement against…

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