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County recognizes State Court internship program

At their June 28 meeting, the Board of Commissioners recognized the participants in the 2018 Fayette County State Court internship program. Three high school students assisted daily with administrative duties for State Court and DUI Court. One college undergraduate student coordinated community outreach projects and helped with daily operations of State Court. Funded by ACCG…

County honors fight against Alzheimer’s

by Emma Smith At Thursday night’s meeting, the Fayette County Board of Commissioners proclaimed June as Alzheimer’s and Brain Disease Awareness Month in support of the Southern Crescent 2018 Walk to End Alzheimer’s event. According to the proclamation, Alzheimer’s disease affects 47 million people worldwide, including 5 million people in America, and someone develops Alzheimer’s…

Local alums commissioned as 2LTs

At Georgia Southern’s graduation ceremonies on May 4, three local graduates received their commissions as Second Lieutenant.  Starr’s Mill alums Madison Stewart and Emery Lowe and McIntosh grad Braxton Wimbish are all on their career paths following a fruitful tenure in the Georgia Southern University Army ROTC program. Madison Nicole Stewart, a Georgia Southern University…

Red Clay storytelling festival set for this weekend June 8-9

Everyone has a story and a local non-profit organization is giving residents a chance to share their truths. This weekend, the Red Clay Storytelling Festival will host several talented artists, performers, and creative curators in celebration of the art of storytelling. The events start on Friday with workshops and oral renditions from the storytellers. On…

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