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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…

Winning with Grace: Grace Christian Academy wins back-to-back state titles

Inside one of the biggest churches in Fayette County lies the state’s smallest juggernaut. Comprised of nearly 175 students, Grace Christian Academy is home to some of the brightest young minds in the state. Scholars have walked the halls and done extraordinary things in around the world.  However, it is the Grace Christian Academy baseball…

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…

FCHS, McIntosh get new principals for 2018-19 year

Special to Fayette Newspapers Earlier this year, new administrators were announced for Braelinn, North Fayette, and Spring Hill Elementary schools. Now, two high schools will have new principals for the 2018-2019 school year as more administrative changes have been approved by the Fayette County Board of Education, including the naming of a new assistant superintendent…

Tragic end to frantic search as missing boy with autism found dead in pool

The community is reeling after the heartbreaking death of a boy with autism. After a search involving dozens of personnel from the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office, Fayette County Fire and Emergency Services, Fayette County Fire Recruit Class, Fayetteville Police Department, Clayton County Police Air Unit, and resident volunteers, Javontay Reed, just 13 years old, was…

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