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Ga. singers from New Manchester High School win title as best in U.S.  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fans of talent competition shows like “America's Got Talent,” or the “Pitch Perfect” movie franchise may not realize that the best a capella high school group in ...

New Manchester Teens Finalists In Game Design Competition  Douglasville, GA Patch

New Manchester Teens Finalists In Game Design Comp - Douglasville, GA - Two New Manchester High School students hope to change the future of game ...

2 Students Earn High School Diploma And Associate Degree  Douglasville, GA Patch

2 Kids Earn High School Diploma, Associate Degree - Douglasville, GA - New Manchester seniors Seniors Alexandra Gaytan and Cristian Gonzalez will ...

New Manchester High School Vocal, Dramatic Groups Honored  Douglasville, GA Patch

New Manchester Vocal, Dramatic Groups Honored - Douglasville, GA - "Chicago" is up for three Shuler Awards​, while the school's cappella​ vocal group has ...

Rumors Of Gun Threats At High School Were Unfounded: Police  Douglasville, GA Patch

Rumors Of Threats At High School Unfounded: Police - Douglasville, GA - The Douglasville Police say rumors of gun threats at New Manchester High School ...

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.

Coaches with 23 playoff appearances to lead New Manchester and Lithia Springs

Life may get a little tougher for football opponents of two area schools.

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 ...

Georgia one of only 5 states to recognize esports as official high school sport  WSB Atlanta

For the first time this year, gaming is sanctioned as a high school sport in the state. There are currently 50 teams competing across Georgia.

Jan. 24 student art exhibit at West High School  Manchester Ink Link

A free art exhibit open to the public will celebrate the talents of students at Manchester High School West.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

April 2: West High School Knight of Jazz  Manchester Ink Link

Join the Manchester High School West Music Department for a fun night of music and refreshments at our annual Knight of Jazz on Tuesday April 2, 2019 at 6:30 ...

Douglas County School System Announces Enhanced Campus Security  Douglasville, GA Patch

School System Announces Enhanced Campus Security - Douglasville, GA - New security measures will provide a higher level of student, staff security at ...

Paul Feely's City Hall: Vargas looks to leave district 'a little better than when I found it'  The Union Leader

The number of days left for Dr. Bolgen Vargas as superintendent of the state's largest school district is dwindling, but one doesn't get the impression he's in any ...

West Georgia student vocal groups opening for DCappella and raising funds for Carnegie show

Vocal musicians from two West Georgia schools are preparing for high-profile performances and one is seeking donations to help it get to its show in New York ...

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.

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 ...

STAR Students, Teachers Honored By Douglas County Rotary  Douglasville, GA Patch

Douglas County STAR Students, Teachers Honored - Douglasville, GA - The STAR program is designed to recognize high school seniors who have the highest ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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...

Douglas School System To Host Teacher Recruitment, Transfer Fair  Douglasville, GA Patch

Teacher Recruitment, Transfer Fair To Be Held - Douglasville, GA - Recruiters will be on hand at the event to answer job applicant questions about the school ...

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.


Manchester High School is enjoying a dream season- undefeated and the top 1-A team in Georgia. They dedicated their season to one man, a senior who's ...

Lithia grad Lil Nas X has top song in America  Douglas County Sentinel

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West grad: 'Without NH-JAG, I don't think I would be here right now'  Manchester Ink Link

From left, Manchester School of Technology (MST) Student Alexandria Ismael, New Hampshire Jobs for America's Graduates (NH-JAG) Specialist Brandon ...

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 ...

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.

Putnam football scrimmage moved | Sports  The Union-Recorder

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

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 ...

A 'Special' day for local Olympians  Douglas County Sentinel

BY KRYSTAL HORNE STAFF WRITER. It was a perfect morning filled with sunshine, a slight breeze, and hundreds of parents, teachers, volunteers and ...

ArtsBridge Foundation Announces 2019 Shuler Hensley Awards Nominees  Broadway World

ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, with winners to be unveiled at a ...

Manchester boys basketball forced to forfeit five victories  Ledger-Enquirer

The Manchester basketball team has forfeited five games due to an academically ineligible player. The forfeits eliminate the team's undefeated record.

Signe McQuaid, 69: Heart of her family, a giver and doer, gone too soon  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH — Signe Anderson McQuaid died at Community Hospice House in Merrimack on February 25, 2019, after living with metastatic breast ...

Let's make McAllaster great again (and use it as a community theater!)  Manchester Ink Link

Imagine if students from all four of our high schools could come together for a district-wide theater arts collaborative, making McAllaster home base, and staging ...

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.

Robert 'Bobby' R. Rivard, 79: A life marked by dignity, humor, respect and, most of all, love  Manchester Ink Link

A celebration of life will be held Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Derryfield Country Club, 625 Mammoth Road, Manchester, NH.

Brian Lynch, 26: Beloved son and father, all heart, talented athlete, gone too soon  Manchester Ink Link

Calling hours are Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Connor-Healy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 537 Union St., Manchester.

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.

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.

Telling Our Stories: ELL students share their journeys through art  Manchester Ink Link

More than 50 English Learner students from Manchester High School West and Hillside Middle School shared their stories in art books they worked on over the ...

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.

Pappas, MSD and AT&T to be honored for leadership in support of youth  Manchester Ink Link

New Hampshire Jobs for America's Graduates (NH-JAG) is set to honor individuals and organizations for their work in empowering today's youth to attain ...

Douglas Inspections: Villa Rica Restaurant Scores 87  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 ...

Central's Little Green co-editor receives $5K Brodsky Prize  Manchester Ink Link

Central High School senior Monericka Semeran has won the inaugural Brodsky Prize, a $5000 cash award that recognizes journalistic excellence and "out of ...

How Ga. Tech’s starting running back is prepping for season without practicing in pads  Macon Telegraph

Georgia Tech running back KirVonte Benson is rehabilitating an injury he received early in the 2017-2018 season and has been unable to practice with the team ...

Full list of Virginia Tech's 2019 signing class  Roanoke Times

BLACKSBURG - Virginia Tech released bios for all 19 members of the team's 2019 signing class Wednesday afternoon. Six players are set to enroll early.

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

MANCHESTER, NH – Four candidates were nominated at the Sept. 4 Board of Aldermen meeting to fill the vacancy left by Nancy Tessier, who officially resigned ...

MLK Day events honor those who keep King's legacy alive  The Union Leader

MANCHESTER — The Manchester High School Central students who have worked for nearly three years to put a student on the Manchester school board ...

Spotlight to shine on Douglas County students at upcoming talent showcase

Douglas County's high school vocal and acting talent is about to be showcased.

Brian Herrien serving as a 'fireplug' for Georgia's offense  247Sports

Brian Herrien appears poised to take over a primary role in Georgia's rushing attack as a senior.

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.

Arlinda Smith Broady  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Arlinda Smith Broady covers Gwinnett County schools and special needs education issues.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

Alice S. Dibble  Hartford Courant

Alice Jean Dibble (nee Sargent), 85, of Coventry, CT, beloved wife of the late Richard (Dick) Dibble, passed away peacefully at home on Thursday March 14th.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

Manchester's Garrett Brown Signs with Georgia Bulldogs  WLTZ 38 NBC

Scott Carpenter,. Share This Story: Twitter · Facebook · Linkedin; More. Garret Brown has signed on to play baseball for the University of Georgia.

Savana Sikes makes success position change at UGA  Douglas County Sentinel

ATHENS - Like most freshman that play sports on the collegiate level, it has been a year of transition for Savana Sikes with the Georgia Bulldogs softball team.

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 ...

Listen to country love song penned about Manchester: 'My Hometown (MHT)'  Manchester Ink Link

A song written by Jimmy Lehoux, about the kinds of things people who aren't from here should know about our hometown.

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 ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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.

Consuming Raw Cannabis  Manchester Ink Link

There's actually scientific evidence (as well as circumstantial evidence in the form of personal stories) that eating raw cannabis does a body good. It seems to be ...

Casual for a Cause: Bar Harbor Bank & Trust employees donate in support of local non-profits  Manchester Ink Link

BAR HARBOR, MAINE – Bar Harbor Bank & Trust is pleased to present donations from its employee-driven charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause.

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 ...

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

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

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 ...

Local Douglas County athletes lead football teams to success in bowl season

The college football calendar has reached its bowl season with many local athletes finding themselves valuable contributors to their programs.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

High school student killed in Douglas County crash

An 18-year-old senior at New Manchester High School passed away after an early-morning accident in Douglas County on Friday.

Artificial high school football fields failed across Georgia  FOX 5 Atlanta

All across Georgia, athletic directors and coaches saw something strange going on with their FieldTurf artificial football fields.

West High School seeking Career Day presenters  Manchester Ink Link

MANCHESTER, NH — Manchester High School West is planning a school-wide Career Day on March 29 and organizers want as many members of the ...

Douglas County students competing for national a cappella singing title

Some New Manchester High School students will be vying for a national title in New York soon.

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 ...

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.

UConn's Tim Cate Goes To The Nationals In 2nd Round Of MLB Draft  Hartford Courant

UConn's Tim Cate was picked by the Washington Naionals with the 65th overall pick in the draft. Cate, the lefthander from Cheney Tech-Manchester, is known ...

Connecticut Experts Weigh In On Wrestling Dreadlocks Controversy

CT Experts Weigh In On Wrestling Dreadlocks Issue - Across Connecticut, CT - Heated debate has ensued nationwide after a New Jersey high school wrestling ...

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 ...

As Virginia teachers march on Capitol, House announces plan for 5 percent pay raise

A rally that brought thousands of teachers to Richmond on Monday had just ended when Jim Livingston took the microphone again.

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 ...

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