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Freeze Announces First Signing Class at Liberty

LYNCHBURG, Va. – Flames Head Football Coach Hugh Freeze announced the signing of eight new players on Wednesday as part of the NCAA's February ...

Terry resigns from New Manchester football head coaching job

New Manchester High School is looking for only the third head football coach in its history after the resignation of Myron Terry this week.

Virginia Tech adds talent, depth to its 2019 signing class

BLACKSBURG – Head coach Justin Fuente added three student-athletes to Virginia Tech's 2019 recruiting class on Wednesday, bolstering the Hokies' ...

New Manchester High School Begins Second Year Of AVID Success  Douglasville, GA Patch

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — Eight teachers from New Manchester High School recently attended an AVID institute in Tampa, Florida, last June to learn to inspire ...

New Manchester High A Cappella Group To Sing At Fox Theatre  Douglasville, GA Patch

Local A Cappella Group To Sing At Fox Theatre - Douglasville, GA - A New Manchester High School award-winning group will open for a popular Disney ...

Manchester High School Class of 2018  Journal Inquirer

MANCHESTER — These students graduated Tuesday from Manchester High School.

New Manchester Elementary Teacher Earns County Teacher Of Year  Douglasville, GA Patch

New Manchester Elementary Earns Teacher Of Year - Douglasville, GA - New Manchester Elementary's Brittania Wright has earned Douglas County Teacher of ...

Douglas student vocalists earn thousands for their school with 'HOPE Jingle'

A Douglas County student choral group has won thousands for its school's creative arts programs with its performance of a song touting the link between the ...

Putnam football scrimmage moved  The Union-Recorder

EATONTON -- The details surrounding Putnam County High School's preseason scrimmage with Lamar County have been modified, according to War Eagles ...

Manchester boys basketball forced to forfeit five victories  Ledger-Enquirer

The Manchester High School boys basketball team has forfeited five games due to an academically ineligible player. The forfeits have dropped Manchester's ...

Foundation Fun Run To Raise Funds For Douglas School System  Douglasville, GA Patch

Foundation Fun Run To Raise Funds For Schools - Douglasville, GA - This is the seventh year the Douglas County Education Foundation has sponsored a fall ...

2019 Douglas County Calendar Winners Announced  Douglasville, GA Patch

2019 Douglas County Calendar Winners Announced - Douglasville, GA - The "What Douglas County Means to Me" art contest winners are featured in the 2019 ...

Irish sign 23 recruits on National Signing Day  WNDU-TV

23 of the best high school football players across the country signed on the dotted line Wednesday, making it official that they will play for Notre Dame next year.

Douglas County high school hosting national student singing competition's semifinals

New Manchester High School's a cappella group InToneNation will not have to travel far to compete for a chance to earn a national singing title.

Douglas and Paulding schools place 25 on all-region football team

Coaches named 21 players from three Douglas County schools and four from South Paulding High as tops at their positions in Region 5-6A for 2018.

Glover improved decision-making, offensive numbers during New Manchester career

New Manchester point guard Ja'Lisya Glover feels her decision-making on the court has improved in her four years on the Jaguars girls basketball team.

Six finalists vying for Douglas schools Teacher of the Year award

A list of 34 school-level Teachers of the Year has been whittled down to six semifinalists in the running for the Douglas County Teacher of the Year award.

New principals greeting students at one of every three Douglas schools

One of every three Douglas County schools will have new principals and a high school will have an updated look and facilities at its 50-year-old building.

Elementary educator named Douglas County Teacher of the Year

Brittania Wright of New Manchester Elementary School was named Douglas County Teacher of the Year for 2018-2019 on Thursday.

Man on bike hit near New Manchester High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A man was hit after his bicycle drifted into a highway near New Manchester High School, the Douglas...

More than half of Douglas schools 'Beating the Odds' on state performance measure

Thirty-one schools in Douglas County were designated as either “Beating the Odds” or performing “Within Expected Range” in 2018 on the state's official school ...

New Manchester High School evacuated due to bomb threat  WSB Atlanta

New Manchester High School in Douglas County was evacuated due to a bomb threat sent in via text message Wednesday, district officials said.

Hokies add 19 during early signing period  WHSV

Head coach Justin Fuente welcomed 19 student-athletes to Virginia Tech on Wednesday, the first day of the early signing period. This group is comprised of ...

Student stabs teacher during class at Georgia middle school  WTVR CBS 6 News

A Georgia middle school student is in custody after stabbing a female teacher Monday.

Six Douglas County schools to see new principals next school year

Six Douglas County schools will have new principals in the fall, including a high school which will have its third leader in seven years.

Here are dates and times for performances in Douglas County Courthouse Christmas concert series

North Douglas Elementary will open the four-week Christmas concerts series in the Douglas County Courthouse Nov. 28.

Candidate profiles: Get to know the 4 nominees for Board of School Committee  Manchester Ink Link

We asked the four nominees – Debra Gagnon Langton, Patrick Long, Michael Porter, John Rist 10 questions on their views and what ideas they have to move ...

Sheriff: Ex-Manchester High teacher charged with sexual assault on student  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Brandon Christopher Scholz, 30, is charged with sexual assault of a student and criminal attempt to commit a misdemeanor, said Meriwether County Sheriff ...

Douglas County names new principals for two high schools, middle school

New principals will lead two high schools and a middle school in Douglas County beginning July 1.

Stilwell named a semifinalist for HOPE Jingle contest

The ArtsBridge Foundation and the Georgia Lottery teamed up for the HOPE Jingle Contest which gave high school musical theater or dramatic arts programs ...

EXCLUSIVE: Meriwether Co. Superintendent confirms inappropriate relationship between teacher, student  WTVM

The Superintended of Meriwether County Schools confirms to News Leader 9 that an inappropriate relationship between a student and a teacher has occurred.

School district names new transportation coordinator  Manchester Ink Link

The district-wide transportation coordinator is responsible for managing all aspects of school transportation, including routes, schedules and special requests.

ArtsBridge partners with Georgia Lottery for its HOPE Jingle Contest

ArtsBridge and the Georgia Lottery are teaming up for the HOPE Jingle Contest, and the public can vote to choose the winners. The Georgia Lottery is giving ...

7 Douglas County Students Selected For Governors Honors  Douglasville, GA Patch

7 Douglas Students Selected for Governor's Honors - Douglasville, GA - Seven students from schools in Douglas County have been selected to attend the ...

What's filming in Atlanta now? HBO's Watchmen, Clint Eastwood's The Mule, Stranger Things, Stuber, and more  Atlanta Magazine

Summer filming is well underway in Atlanta, and no amount of rain seems to be slowing it down. There are some really interesting projects gracing our city this ...

Paul M. Erickson, 82: Lifelong resident & Central grad who met love of his life at Pine Island Park  Manchester Ink Link

Visiting hours will take place in the Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St., corner of North St, Manchester, on Thursday, January 10, from 5 to 7 pm.

Two teens, three others charged in Douglas County neighborhood murder

Five people ranging in ages from 18 to 22 are facing murder charges in the shooting death of a man found May 30 on a Douglas County neighborhood street.

Douglas Graduation Rate Surpasses State Average For 4th Year  Douglasville, GA Patch

DOUGLAS COUNTY, GA — The Douglas County School System Class of 2018 high school graduation rate of 86.5 percent once again surpassed the ...

The Class of 2018 who graduated from Coventry High School  Journal Inquirer

These students graduated from Coventry High School on Saturday: Ab-Bo: Brett Aberle, Colleen Ackroyd, Amy Akerley, Eric AmEnde, Nathan Atkinson, Taylor ...

UK football player wanted to take a bus across campus — and ended up in Pikeville  Lexington Herald Leader

On June 22, Kentucky true freshman Jerquavion Mahone left the Joe Craft Football Training Facility and climbed on a bus he thought was going to take him ...

6 Semi-Finalists Named For Douglas County Teacher Of Year  Douglasville, GA Patch

6 Semi-Finalists Named For Douglas Teacher Of Year - Douglasville, GA - A list of 34 finalists has now whittled down to six teachers in the running to be ...

Auburn player, Manchester native, memorialized after drowning death  WTVM

Korvotney Barber has died of an apparent drowning. He will be missed by his many friends and family, including his former Manchester High School coach.

Area high school basketball results from this week - Cordele Dispatch  Cordele Dispatch

Tuesday, December 11. The Dooly County High School basketball teams both picked up home region wins over Schley County on Tuesday night. The Lady ...

Douglas County's top 2018 stories included leadership changes and an Olympic champion

Douglas County in 2018 continued to move politically to the Democratic side and dealt with changes in leadership in a number of areas.

Cultural Arts Council Public Art Initiative Takes Off  Douglasville, GA Patch

CAC Public Art Initiative Takes Off - Douglasville, GA - A CAC Public Art Initiative will include 8 fire hydrants in downtown Douglasville, which will be turned into ...

Manchester teacher charged with sexual assault of student - LaGrange Daily News  LaGrange Daily News

GREENVILLE — The Meriwether County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday afternoon a former Manchester High School teacher was arrested and charged ...

Special Holiday Concerts Scheduled At Douglas County Courthouse  Douglasville, GA Patch

Special Holiday Concerts Scheduled At Courthouse - Douglasville, GA - Chorus groups from schools throughout Douglas County will be performing on the ...

Penn State signs #4 ranked RB, Lehigh and Lafayette combine for 17 commits  69News WFMZ-TV

It was National Signing Day for high school student athletes across the nation today. Both local colleges Lehigh and Lafayette made out well during the early ...

MY TURN honors BAE Systems as Employer of the Year  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Dedicated to helping underserved students gain the skills needed to enter postsecondary training or the workforce, MY TURN recognized ...

Potential UGA offer: ‘I want this more than anything’  DawgNation

Just a couple more points on his ACT. Just about three or four more points in two courses during the final semester of his senior year. That is all New Manchester ...

Getting to know Virginia Tech's 2019 signees  247Sports

Justin Fuente officially announced the signing of 19 prospects on Wednesday afternoon, which included five 247Sports Composite four-star recruits. Included in ...

Public invited to opening of West High School art exhibition  Manchester Ink Link

Please join them on Friday, January 26 from 4 to 6 p.m. The event is free to all and will feature artist talks, music, refreshments, and hundreds of art pieces to ...

Georgia teachers who have sex with students seldom go to prison  Atlanta Journal Constitution

On a Friday morning in 2012, a couple of hours past midnight, an East Georgia mom heard a noise from her daughter's bedroom. What she discovered in the ...

Teen who gave shoes to homeless man wanted to be 'blessing for somebody else'

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. -- The story of a local teen who performed a simple act of kindness touched thousands of people online, and now his community is taking a ...

High school scores above, entire Douglas system below state readiness average

The Douglas County School System ranked above the state average at the high school level but below the state at elementary and middle school levels on a ...

Manchester Obituary: Kathleen Peterman-Kerr, 71  Manchester, CT Patch

Kathleen Peterman-Kerr, daughter of the late Lorraine E. (Smith) and Barney T. Peterman, passed away February 26, 2018.

Douglas board OKs four new principals and denies charter school request

Four Douglas County schools will have new leaders in the 2017-18 school year.

Douglas educator Casey Bethel named Georgia Teacher of the Year

Douglas County is home to Georgia's top teacher. New Manchester High School science teacher Casey Bethel was named the 2017 winner of the annual honor ...

Founding principal of Early College retiring from career helping students like her  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Susan Willard has been the leader of Early College Academy of Columbus since its inception 11 years ago, capping a 31-year career in education.

Student banned from prom, graduation after Twitter post  WSB Atlanta

A Douglas County teen accused of tweeting a threat to blow up his school has been suspended for the rest of the school year and banned from his prom and ...

Artificial high school football fields failed across Georgia  FOX 5 Atlanta

ATLANTA - All across Georgia, athletic directors and coaches saw something strange going on with their FieldTurf artificial football fields. “It would be like you ...

First-year Paulding educator returns to teach at school she attended

Paulding County's music education programs have brought a new teacher back home.

Power Five commitment recap: June 30-July 6  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is still more than seven months away, but the 2019 recruiting cycle is already in full swing as plenty of talented ...

Breaking: UGA will add a signee to its recruiting class as early as Saturday  DawgNation

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — Brian Herrien reached his goal line. According to school officials at New Manchester High School, the unrated 6-foot-1, 210-pound ...

Students invited to add seasonal spin to parodies of classic art works for Douglas show

The opening reception for the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville/Douglas County's annual winter art competition and show is set for tomorrow, Nov. 29, from 5 ...

Witzel, Sandra Faye  The Chattanoogan

Sandra Faye Witzel, 67, of Rossville, Georgia, passed away on Monday, October 15, 2018 in an automobile accident. She was a member of Rossville Church of ...

Georgia signs seven for 2019 season

Georgia baseball coach Scott Stricklin has announced that seven student-athletes have signed national letters-of-intent with UGA for 2019.

2nd student arrested for making school threats  WSB Atlanta

Douglas County Sheriff's investigators have arrested another student who allegedly made threats against New Manchester High School.

Trinity earns Queen City bragging rights at JFK  Manchester Ink Link

Trinity defeated Memorial 6-1 at JFK Coliseum on Wednesday afternoon in boys' hockey action, earning Queen City bragging rights and their second win in a ...

Why a Ga. Walmart employee gave away his shoes to a homeless man  FOX 5 Atlanta

Phil Powell's smile may just be as big as his heart. It was that heart that landed New Manchester High School student in the spotlight after a customer took this ...

Watch: DawgNation signing day Q&A with new RB Brian Herrien  DawgNation

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. — The older kids called Brian Herrien “man child” growing up. He was that “dare” kid. Lift that rock. Throw that. Break this. Play with the ...

Both GMC Prep teams land in top 24 of initial power ratings  The Union-Recorder

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) released its initial varsity basketball power ratings for the 2017-18 season earlier this week and they brought good ...

Georgia’s 2017 Teacher of the Year didn’t plan to be a teacher  Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Georgia's 2017 Teacher of the Year didn't plan to be a teacher, but he is urging everyone in the state who is involved in education to help make the profession ...

Douglas County High School Graduation Schedule 2016

Douglasville, GA - The graduation times and dates, plus other important final dates for the school year.

Douglas' 34 schools name Teachers of the Year for 2016-17

The Douglas County School System's 34 schools recently announced their selections for Teacher of the Year for 2016-2017.

Douglas students awarded Brian Jordan Foundation Scholarships

Four Douglas County high school graduates were among 17 recipients of a scholarship established by a former Atlanta Braves and Falcons star.

UPDATE: Shelter in place lifted after stand-off in Hooksett  Manchester Ink Link

UPDATE: 4:30 p.m. – Hooksett Police have lifted the shelter in place which they initiated Wednesday afternoon, amid police activity in the area of Dundee ...

School District loses another administrator as Ryan announces departure  Manchester Ink Link

Three years after returning to Manchester School District to serve as Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction, David Ryan has announced he will ...

BOYS BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Mundy's Mill, Jonesboro record perfect weeks

The holidays are approaching and local boys programs are making moves up the region standings, including Jonesboro and Mundy's Mill.

Elijah Holyfield's rise not a surprise to Smart, UGA teammates  247Sports

Elijah Holyfield has risen from mop-up duty in 2017 to the team's leading rusher in 2018 but Kirby Smart and UGA's players aren't at all shocked.

Douglas County names science educator Teacher of the Year

She mentors both beginning teachers and young female students about what's ahead of them in life. Now, Rachel Rogers can look forward to representing ...

Sentell’s Intel: Revisiting the against-all-odds story of freshman RB Brian Herrien  DawgNation

Brian Herrien ran for 19 yards and six points on his first college carry against North Carolina. When he did, his coach and mentor Myron Terry almost hit the ...

Beech Street principal to be sworn in as state Deputy Commissioner of Education  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH – Beech Street Elementary School principal Christine Brennan will be sworn in as New Hampshire's deputy commissioner of education.

Former classmates share Douglas County STAR academic award

Two former classmates now at different schools ended up tied for Douglas County's annual STAR Student award this year.

3 questioned during State Police traffic stop on Everett Turnpike involving Manchester Police  Manchester Ink Link

NASHUA, NH – Sunday afternoon NH State Police pulled over a vehicle at approximately 4:40 p.m. on the Everett Turnpike South at Mile Marker 2.4 The ...

Walkout Highlights, Coast to Coast: Recapping the Student Protests and the Sights and Sounds That Helped #Enough Trend on Social Media  The 74

For more news on the reactions to the national walkout — and our continuing reporting on gun deaths and injuries at schools across the country — sign up for ...

Manchester Police Senior Walks updated schedule  Manchester Ink Link

Schedule change: One-day postponement due to Columbus Day!

St. Patrick's Parade 2017 In Manchester, New Hampshire  Manchester Ink Link

Gail Durant was on the scene of the 2017 St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Memorial service honors former elite cheerleader found dead in hotel room

MIDLOTHIAN, Va. -- Friends and family are mourning a former Manchester High School student and elite Chesterfield cheerleader who was killed in Alabama ...

Central Hands Winnacunnet Their First Loss  Manchester Ink Link

Winnacunnet returns to the seacoast with its first girls' basketball loss of the year after falling to Manchester Central. 36-33.

Douglas County Restaurant Inspections: KFC, Wendys : ICYMI  Douglasville, GA Patch

DOUGLASVILLE, GA — Here are some restaurant and food *service* inspections conducted in Douglas County during the past week. Click on the date or score to ...

A new Day for Ohio State football  247Sports

What to know about new Ohio State head football coach Ryan Day.

The Top 50 Underclassmen Girls In Every Event  MileSplit

Check out the top 50 underclassmen female athletes in every indoor event.

​Men arrested for sexual crimes  Newnan Times-Herald

Authorities with the Meriwether County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of two men wanted for sexual crimes. Jerry Scott, 45, was arrested last week on ...

Douglas schools' summer work includes renovating gym and adding classrooms

Lithia Springs students of all ages could see new classrooms and renovated buildings when they return to school at the end of this month.

Red Sox play Game 2 in Houston: Here's how to watch in Manchester, and what to watch for  Manchester Ink Link

The Boston Red Sox fell 8-2 at the hands of the Houston Astros on Thursday, they will look to bounce back in Friday's Game 2.

Man faces felony drug possession charge after Wilson Street SWAT action  Manchester Ink Link

An early-morning search warrant on Wilson Street led to the arrest of a resident on felony drug possession charges.

Mom, mentor helped Douglas Teacher of the Year bring 'enthusiasm'

Douglas County's Teacher of the Year remembers when she realized she wanted to teach the youngest students.

Hidden in Plain Sight  Bleacher Report

Welcome to Montezuma, Georgia, a rural community of hard-working, football-loving folks and home to one of the nation's most productive high school ...

High school student crashes car into telephone pole, dies  WSB Atlanta

Police said the teen lost control of a 2007 Nissan Versa in a curve, left the road, struck the support cable of a telephone pole, spun and struck a tree.

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