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Drug Free Fayette, schools hosting opioid abuse town hall

Special to Fayette Newspapers Fayette County leaders will hold a town hall to address the growing concern for opioid abuse on Thursday, Oct. 19. The 6:30 p.m. gathering at the Sams Auditorium in Fayetteville, called “Not Our Town, Not Our Kids: Pain Killers, Heroin and Overdose,” aims to stem the rising tide of addiction. Opioids include…

Painting messages of kindness

Expanding on its vision to spread random acts of kindness throughout the area, the Fayette Rocks Kindness Project hosted their first school-wide painting project at Sara Harp Minter Elementary last week. Students were tasked with painting stones with colorful, inspirational messages, with each grade level participating throughout the day. Started by Megan Murphy in Cape…

Georgia Cyber Academy helps student pursue passion for engineering, marine science

Brenna Cohen, a rising 11th grader at Georgia Cyber Academy (GCA), a K12 Inc. powered online public charter school, is pursuing her passion for the ocean and science despite suffering from debilitating migraines. Since she was born, Cohen, who is now 15 years old, has struggled with severe migraines that have affected her health and…

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