Articles by Jaylon Thompson


Fayette edges Bainbridge to advance to Elite Eight

Fayette sophomore center Naomi Franco admitted that she was a little tired after playing nearly the entire game against Bainbridge High School. However, she wasn’t going to let fatigue stop her from making an impact in the state playoffs. Franco finished with 12 points and was dominant in the interior for the Lady Tigers. She…

Stolen phone leads to Identity Fraud bust

A routine police investigation has led to a mounting stack of identity fraud charges for one Fayetteville man. On February 5, Fayette Police apprehended Jawuan Buggs, 28, of Fayetteville, in relation to a stolen phone, discovering an identity theft operation in the process. According to Fayette County Sheriff Barry Babb, the uncovering of the crime…

Fayette County seniors realize dream of region championship

Fayette County senior point guard Maegan Barkley couldn’t hold back her emotions as she dribbled out the waning seconds of the Region 3-AAAAA championship. Barkley had waited four years for this moment. She had spent the last 48 months of practices and games dreaming of this opportunity. More importantly, she waited alongside fellow seniors Rikkele…

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