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Friend arrested in murder of college student found in burning car, mother says  WSB Atlanta

Police said they received a tip that one of her friends had been talking about her death and had burns on his hands.



Mother: I need answers after my daughter's body was found burned in her car  11Alive.com WXIA

EAST POINT, Ga. — Pearlie Haynes says she certain her 18-year-old daughter, Tayla Torres, is the woman found burned in her car in East Point. “It was my ...



‘He needs to be under a jail’: Mother reacts after family friend charged in killing teen daughter  Hawaii News Now

Pearlie Haynes said Kington Hyman-Bozeman was like a member of the family. Police say Tayla Torres was shot in a dispute over money. However, her mother ...



Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt headed to Villa Rica  Gwinnett Prep Sports

Former Grayson football coach Christian Hunnicutt has accepted the head coaching job at Villa Rica High School.



Parents say student wrongfully charged after being attacked by bully  WSB Atlanta

A family says a bully attacked their son in school and now the son is the one facing charges.



VIDEO: 2020 South Carolina commit Mecose Todd goes #BeastMode on long TD run  USA TODAY High School Sports

You have to see this Marshawn Lynch impression from four-star South Carolina commit Mecose Todd.



Villa Rica councilman resigns after admitted use of 'n-word'  FOX 5 Atlanta

A decades-long Villa Rica councilman has resigned after admitting he said the a racial slur in the context of a conversation with a black city employee.



One of nation’s top-100 players commits to Mitchell, Cats  Lexington Herald-Leader

Deasia Merrill, a 6-foot-2 forward from Georgia who is rated among the nation's elite 100 players, announced that she will play for Kentucky on Sunday night.



NEW DETAILS: Another Georgia official steps down after using racial slurs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A Villa Rica councilman has resigned from his post after making an “inappropriate racial comment” to a city employee, according to the mayor. Mayor Jeff Reese ...



Mom's final words to teen hours before mysterious death: 'I love you'  WSB Atlanta

Parents of a Villa Rica teenager are preparing to bury their son Friday afternoon, and they still don't know how he died.



District: Ga. principal unaware football team would join baptisms  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Villa Rica High School and its principal should not have allowed a local church to perform on-field baptisms at its football stadium last month, a Carroll County ...



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Emma King, Deasia Merrill sign with Kentucky WBB for 2019  WYMT News

Coaches always use the cliché “get better every day” and the University of Kentucky women's basketball team did just that Wednesday by signing two players ...



Beverly Lynn Smith Lang  Newnan Times-Herald

Beverly Lynn Smith Lang, 69, of Carrollton, Georgia passed away Sunday, December 30, 2018 at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton. She was born October 30 ...



School district investigates mass baptism filmed at football practice  USA TODAY

VILLA RICA, Ga. — A Georgia school district is investigating after video of a mass baptism at football practice was posted on YouTube.



Georgia public school investigates a mass baptism on its football field  Washington Post

A Georgia public school is looking into a mass baptism on its football field that was posted on YouTube but later taken down. In a state where football is ...



New superintendent hired in Harris County  Ledger-Enquirer

In a called meeting June 28, 2018, the Harris County Board of Education hired interim superintendent Roger Couch as superintendent. He replaces Jimmy ...



Pastor thought baptism on Georgia school field was by the book  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Before video surfaced of a now-controversial mass baptism of several Villa Rica High School football players and a coach, a west Georgia minister had clear ...



Union Grove taps Chad Frazier as head football coach  Henry Herald

Frazier spent the last four seasons as head football coach and athletic director at Villa Rica High School. He spent 2007 to 2012 as the head coach at Heritage ...



Villa Rica sophomore Deasia Merrill receives 2019 offer from Tech  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Villa Rica High School forward Deasia Merrill received an offer from Georgia Tech, according to a Tw...



Rockmart boys mixing it up in summer play  Northwest Georgia News

The new Rockmart Yellow Jackets basketball coach Vic Calhoun has not wasted time in preparing his team for the upcoming season.



Harris County Board of Education appoints interim superintendent after resignation  Ledger-Enquirer

The news comes five days after Harris County School District superintendent Jimmy Martin superintendent resigned and the school board appointed assistant ...



Women's History Month: Statesboro’s Baynon breaking barriers on wrestling mat  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Statesboro's Kasey Baynon never thought twice about becoming a wrestler. From the moment she walked into wrestling practice at Statesboro High School at 14 ...



Report: Kennesaw State to hire Citadel assistant as defensive coordinator  MDJOnline.com

The man Kennesaw State is reportedly targeting as its new defensive coordinator knows a little bit about option football.



Mass baptism of players, coach on football field violated policy, school district says  Fox News

Officials in west Georgia say a mass baptism before a high school football practice violated school district policy.



3 new Bartow principals prepare to meet students, parents  Daily Tribune News

New Cass High Principal Stephen Revard comes to Bartow County from North Cobb High School in Kennesaw. RANDY PARKER/THE DAILY TRIBUNE NEWS.



High school secretary Kristen Hammonds had sex with students, say Ga. police  CBS News

(CBS/WGCL) CARROLL COUNTY, Ga. - Police in Georgia say high school secretary Kristen Hammonds allegedly lured at least three Villa Rica High School ...



Rome High School Hosts Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading Competition  Northwest Georgia News

Rome High School's gymnasium was full this past weekend with cheer enthusiasts as Rome High hosted the first Howlin' Wolf Classic Cheerleading ...



Football kicker crowned homecoming queen in Villa Rica  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Taylor Tidaback was a standout last Friday night as she was crowned homecoming queen of Villa Rica High School.



Report: Valdosta State defensive coordinator Danny Verpaele to coach DBs at Kennesaw State  MDJOnline.com

Kennesaw State appears to be getting closer to completing its rebuilt defensive coaching staff.



VOLLEYBALL: Union Grove advances to Sweet 16 for first time since 2011  Henry Herald

Union Grove swept Villa Rica by scores of 25-10, 25-8 and 25-12 to advance to the Sweet 16 of the Class AAAAA state tournament.



Controversy in Georgia over football team's baptism in memory of fallen student  USA TODAY High School Sports

The Freedom from Religion Foundation expressed concern after group baptism in memory of former Heritage HS student https://t.co/5sKeqYdyHq pic.twitter.com/ ...



Chills, Thrills and Roller Coasters | Local  Northwest Georgia News

When he's not busy being Rome's City Planner, Artagus Newell is seeking the thrill of roller coasters.



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The Times-Georgian serves Carroll County, Georgia as well as entrusted as the legal organ for all municipalities within the county. You can trace our roots back ...



Pastor defends mass baptism, with some regret  Baptist News Global

By Bob Allen. The pastor of a Georgia Baptist church at the center of controversy over a mass baptism on a public high school football field says he regrets not ...



Paulding high schools usher in fall with homecoming festivities  MDJOnline.com

High school spirit is taking over the streets of Paulding County as multiple schools are set to hold homecoming parades in October.



Georgia Southern hires Techs Bryan Cook as offensive coordinator  Savannah Morning News

Georgia Southern head coach Tyson Summers backed up his promise to return the Eagles to their football roots, hiring Georgia Tech quarterbacks/B-backs ...



Muscogee County School Board approves 2 principals, 3 directors  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

During its monthly meeting Monday night, the Muscogee County School Board approved the appointment of two principals and three directors.



Still moving the chains: Trion coach Brown has weathered three catastrophes  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Justin Brown, head coach of the Trion (Ga.) High School football team, retreated to his windowless office in the football field house on a Monday afternoon in late ...



JSU News | Center Stage Owned the Stage…And Plans to Do it Again  JSU News

01/27/2015. The JSU Center Stage Winterguard team reigned victorious in its first competition of the season this past weekend held at Flowery Branch High ...



Albany State football signs 22 players | Sports  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Albany State interim head football coach Dan Land has announced the program's 2016 signees as 22 players signed letters-of-intent to play for the ...



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NBA Free Agency 2017: Atlanta Hawks reportedly display interest in Kelly Olynyk  Peachtree Hoops

The Atlanta Hawks have been active since losing Paul Millsap to the Denver Nuggets, facilitating a three-way trade to garner assets for the future. On Tuesday ...



What a team — football and Jesus  Los Angeles Times

Last month, on a febrile afternoon before practice, the defensive coach of the Villa Rica Wildcats and 18 of his football players were baptized in a stock trough on ...



Union Grove’s Tumlin wants more Wolverine wins  MDJOnline.com

Union Grove High School football is already a month ahead of last year's season, notching its first 2017 win Sept. 1 on the road against Winder's Apalachee ...



Faith stirs Isaiah to persevere toward turnaround season  BP News

High school senior helps lead and inspire football team past dismal start to season with the help of his faith and support of family.



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