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He didn’t have the experience, but Mary Persons hired him as football head coach anyway  The Telegraph

Former Mary Persons High School football head coach Dan Pitts looks back on his time coaching in Forsyth, Georgia. He was once the winningest high school ...



Stolen gun found in bookbag of high school student. Bullets in another pocket of bag  The Telegraph

A stolen gun was found Tuesday morning in the bookbag of a Mary Persons High School student by a drug-sniffing police dog.



Juveniles in custody after threatening note causes ‘panic’ at high school  The Telegraph

The Monroe County Sheriff's Office charged two juveniles after a threatening note was found involving Mary Persons High School Thursday afternoon.



Football, basketball player in Georgia sidelined as he waits for kidney  USA TODAY High School Sports

A high school football player in Georgia is getting support from his community as he battles chronic kidney disease.



Georgia teen’s ankle injury was a ‘blessing in disguise.’ Will he play football again?  The Telegraph

A Georgia teen is battling kidney failure as he hopes to one day suit up for the Mary Persons Bulldogs football team again. Amari Jefferson is searching for a ...



'A.J. Strong:' Mary Persons High School athlete in need of kidney transplant  13WMAZ.com

"You can look into his eyes and see the gleaming in his eyes and that's what makes this so unbearable."



Mary Persons standout leaving her mark on the Mercer women’s basketball program  Macon Telegraph

Former Mary Persons standout and current Mercer Bears basketball player KeKe Calloway is looking to go out on top in Asheville, NC, for the SoCon ...



About 30 Monroe students treated after bus accident  13WMAZ.com

They say both high school and middle school students were on board, but none of the students were seriously injured.



High school athlete in need of a kidney  FOX 5 Atlanta

A high school football and basketball player got some news no athlete ever wants to hear.



UPCOMING EVENTS in Monroe County | Our Community  Monroe County Reporter

Share stories,. messages with. Dr. Mike Oxford. Dr. Mike Oxford will celebrates 80th birthday in February, and his family would like give him the unique gift of ...



Keto is neat-o: Forsyth couple loses 100 pounds  Monroe County Reporter

Kenneth and Natalie Sumner of Forsyth feel better, look better and even sleep better after losing 100 pounds together in just seven months using the popular ...



Just your not-so-average Joe | Free  Monroe County Reporter

Smarr native Joe Evans has parlayed Monroe County common sense and integrity, learned from boyhood idols like Robert Persons, Dan Pitts, and, of course, ...



Samford Football adds 15 Bulldogs for 2019 class  WBRC

The Samford football program has signed 15 student-athletes to National Letters of Intent, head coach Chris Hatcher announced Wednesday.



MP football season tickets on sale Monday | Sports  Monroe County Reporter

The Mary Persons High School football season is just around the corner. Regular season reserved seats for home games will go on sale starting Monday, July ...



‘He had more he wanted to do’: Bibb County high school principal dies unexpectedly  The Telegraph

Kent Sparks, 54, died unexpectedly Dec. 17, 2018. He was principal at Rutland High School in Macon, Georgia. He was a former football coach and English ...



Student-organized concert aims to create 'buddies,' empower community  The Telegraph

Best Buddies club members at Mary Persons High School have organized a concert with Maggie Refroe on Jan. 26. 2018. Proceeds will benefit the club.



New Teachers at Mary Persons High School | Monroe County Schools  Monroe County Reporter

Titus Brown is the senior commander of Mary Persons' new JROTC program. He worked with the Atlanta Public Schools JROTC program from 2011 until this ...



Mary Persons shuts down Red Devils | Sports  jacksonprogress-argus

A fifth consecutive defeat in the Backyard Brawl rivalry with the Bulldogs leaves the Red Devils still in search of their 20th win in an all-time series that reached ...



Devin Lee Hammonds | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Devin Lee Hammonds, 17, passed away on Friday, July 20, 2018. A Celebration of his life will be held on Friday, July 27, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel.



‘We are here!’ From a blue dot in a sea of red comes a hopeful pitch for a politician’s visit.  The Washington Post

FORSYTH, Ga. — He was a Democrat in Republican territory, a citizen of a rural Georgia town that people tended to pass by on the way to someplace else, ...



Bats are disappearing and these local elementary students are taking action to stop it  Macon Telegraph

Gifted students at Monroe County elementary schools are working to build a bat habitat that includes bat boxes and a pollinator garden at Hubbard Elementary ...



Forsyth teen battling cystic fibrosis set to reunite with Luke Bryan on American Idol  Macon Telegraph

At 13 years old, Ethan Payne was granted one wish, to meet Luke Bryan. Now, Payne will be reuniting with Bryan in a big way on the set of American Idol.



Forsyth Gold Star family gets new home on Tues.  Monroe County Reporter

A young Forsyth mother who lost her Marine husband in a military plane crash last summer will receive a new mortgage-free home with much fanfare on ...



Liz Johnston to showcase art at depot on Saturday  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth teen artist Liz Johnston is inviting the community to swing by the Conley Building next to the old railroad depot on Saturday, May 12 from 5-8 p.m. to ...



Georgia high school student arrested, charged in 'threatening-style' online post  The Telegraph

A teenager accused of posting online a potential threat to his high school was arrested Thursday afternoon, Monroe County sheriff's Lt. Lawson Bittick said.



Richard Lamar "Grits" Stephens, Jr. | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

EULESS, TX – Richard Lamar “Grits” Stephens Jr., retired Master Sergeant of the United States Air Force, left this Earth to fly high with our Lord October 24, 2018 ...



The Reporter's Year in Review for 2018 | News  Monroe County Reporter

News editor Richard Dumas looks back at the top Monroe County news stories the Reporter covered in 2018:



National Signing Day: Samford signs 15  WVTM13

What's next for Samford after losing record-breaking quarterback Devlin Hodges? The Bulldogs signed two QBs on National Signing Day, but also have a ...



Mary Persons Bulldog Brigade gets ready for showtime  13WMAZ.com

August is a time for school supply shopping and looking forward to the beginning of high school football, but is also full of long days in the heat and humidity for ...



Rosemary King Evans | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Smarr . . . On November 30, 2018, Rosemary King Evans, passed away peacefully surrounded by friends and family at Monroe County Hospital. She was born ...



Mary Persons FFA competes at National Convention | Our Community  Monroe County Reporter

Mary Persons High School FFA Chapter attended the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis, Indiana from Oct. 24-28, with its Nursery Landscaping team ...



WHS's one-act play wins region title for 3rd straight year  Daily Tribune News

The cast and crew of Woodland High School's one-act play "Once on This Island" show off the first-place trophy they won at the regional competition in late ...



Monroe County Fine Arts Center ready to host performers - 41NBC News  41 NBC News

FORSYTH, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The stage is set for some big performances in Forsyth at the Monroe County Fine Arts Center. The construction is finally ...



Fromm shares testimony at FCA fundraiser | Free  Monroe County Reporter

UGA quarterback Jake Fromm told a Middle Georgia audience on May 8, including several Monroe County residents, that while they probably want to hear ...



DEATH ROW: Forsyth native pens book about haunting and redemption  Monroe County Reporter

A Forsyth native who worked on Georgia's death row has published a book about how the experience haunted him to the point he became an alcoholic before ...



Mary Persons nips Red Devils again  jacksonprogress-argus

Jackson got on the board first in the second quarter on a diving touchdown run by Antavius Grier.



Your Good News: Savannah Country Day Varsity Quiz Bowl Team wins fall tournament  Savannah Morning News

The Varsity Quiz Bowl Team from Savannah Country Day School won first place at the Georgia Academic Team Association Fall South Tournament on Oct. 20, ...



Monroe County family set to take dwarfism to the TV screen  Macon Telegraph

The Johnstons may be small in stature, but they're about to bring big attention to their condition and their life in Monroe County. The family of seven, who moved ...



Trammell, Birdsong | Life Events  Monroe County Reporter

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Olin Trammell, Jr. of Forsyth are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Margaret Maria, to Andrew Isaac Birdsong, son of ...



Monroe County Commissioner Jim Ham killed in crash on U.S. 41  The Telegraph

Monroe County Commissioner Jim Ham died the afternoon of Dec. 2, 2016 in a single-car crash at U.S. 41 and Woodward Road.



Scouting Report: Malik Herring  Red and Black

Malik Herring is coming to Georgia already big enough to be a starter, but after some work with the strength coaches he'll be able to overpower college offenses ...



Becky Brown is the new K.B. Sutton principal  Monroe County Reporter

Monroe County Board of Education announced its selection of Becky Brown as the new principal of K.B. Sutton Elementary effective June 20. The board ...



Game recap: Mary Persons High School Football Team tops Howard  MaxPreps

Thanks to solid play, the junior now has six touchdowns for the year. After taking the lead on a touchdown run by Dee High in the first quarter, Mary Persons ...



High signs with Kennesaw St. | Sports  Monroe County Reporter

Mary Persons senior track star Olympia High signed a letter of intent Wednesday to compete for Kennesaw State University in the fall.



Hilltoppers in 'dead sprint' to get ready for 2018 season  Bowling Green Daily News

Four weeks from Friday, Western Kentucky will step onto the field at Camp Randall Stadium and face Wisconsin.



3 dead in tragic wreck | News  Monroe County Reporter

Friends and family are mourning two drivers and a 10-month-old baby who died in a violent head-on collision on Hwy. 83 on Thursday near Jeffrey Way.



Bolingbroke's Gray wins world barrel racing title | Our Community  Monroe County Reporter

Abby Gray of Bolingbroke is the Youth World Champion barrel racer. She claimed the title in the World Youth competition held at the Agricultural Center in Perry ...



Searching for the one and Only Patience  The Telegraph

Ralph Bass has spent the past two years looking for patience. Not just Any Patience. Only Patience. Ralph is a retired history professor from Tift College and ...



Incumbent seeks sixth term as Monroe County coroner; challenger calls for change  The Telegraph

Incumbent Joey Proctor and challenger Randy Inglett are running for Monroe County coroner in the May 24 election.



Concerts rolling into Monroe County Fine Arts Center  13WMAZ

The Monroe County Fine Arts Center had its grand opening in January starting out with just school productions, but the center has opened its doors to ...



Artist drawn to local council | Local News  jacksonprogress-argus

Jill Dyer came from Jasper County to enter the Butts County Creates contest and stayed to become the secretary of the Jackson-Butts County Council for the ...



Welcome to the new .. Payne City | News  Monroe County Reporter

Next Tuesday, Monroe County's Ethan Payne is scheduled to get his driver's license and thus will meet his mom's threshold for when he can start dating.



‘Please find it in your hearts not to kill my son,’ mother pleads  The Telegraph

Jurors sentenced Christopher Keith Calmer to life in prison without parole Wednesday, June 14, 2017, after finding him guilty of murder and other charges in the ...



FVSU Football Signs 32 Student-Athletes to National Letters of Intent  13WMAZ.com

With just under 55 players returning from last year's championship team, Fort Valley States' Head Coach, Kevin Porter has announced the signing of 32 ...



Monroe superintendent, school board reach termination agreement  Macon Telegraph

FORSYTH -- The Monroe County school board voted Saturday morning to accept an agreement to cut ties with Superintendent Anthony Pack.



Monroe County neighbors share love of trains with impressive collection  The Telegraph

Don Daniel and Denise Collins, residents of Blount, Ga., have a shared love for the rails and have put togther one of the largest and most impressive private ...



2017 UGA Football Signee Bios  SicEmDawgs.com

UGA and head coach Kirby Smart have announced 26 football signees for the 2017 recruiting class. Listed below are bios for the 26 recruits who signed with the ...



100 Best Public High Schools in Georgia  Patch.com

Virginia Highland-Druid Hills, GA - New 2016 list: Niche.com collected test results, graduation rates, parent and student surveys and more to determine the best ...



Two Kennesaw State football players dismissed following arrests on armed robbery charges  MDJOnline.com

Kennesaw State football players Akebren Ralls and Jai'len Edwards were charged with accessory to an armed robbery weapon, and both have were dismissed ...



UGA quarterback commit Jake Fromm has five big targets in mind for this year’s class  DawgNation

The question was simple. UGA quarterback commit (and recent Elite 11 selection) Jake Fromm was given five imaginary gold coins. He could trade each one of ...



MP seniors urged to Choose the Best | News  Monroe County Reporter

Mary Persons High School seniors received instruction from some local couples on how to build a successful marriage last week.



BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT: Ben Granitz State Farm - a family tradition in Forsyth  Monroe County Reporter

Ben Granitz opened his State Farm Insurance office in Macon on Jan. 1, 2017, exactly 40 years after his father-in-law, John Baker, opened his State Farm office ...



Troy University names Jim Dye new offensive line coach  The Birmingham News - al.com

TROY, Alabama - Troy University football head coach Larry Blakeney completed his coaching staff with the hiring of 29-year coaching veteran Jim Dye to coach ...



Sentell’s Intel: Previewing Georgia’s official visits on a mammoth recruiting weekend  DawgNation

Want a daily lap through Georgia football recruiting? That's what the Intel will bring at least five days a week. We'll cover the news and which way this 4-star or ...



Mabel White Baptist carries on namesake’s desire to serve God  The Telegraph

An avid hunter and outdoorsman, Lee Sheppard of Mabel White Baptist Church is leading the congregation in renewed *service* to the community.



Gris: Nathan and his buddy walkers  Macon Telegraph

Not long after their family moved to Middle Georgia in 1995, Luann Murphy took her son, Nathan, to the Macon Mall.



Out & About Calendar for October 13, 2017.  The Telegraph

A guide to festivals, concerts, movies, dances, theatrical performances, fundraisers, literary events, gallery exhibitions and more in Middle Georgia.



Tapley sworn in as chairman | News  Monroe County Reporter

Incoming Monroe County Commission chairman Greg Tapley was officially sworn into office prior to the county commission meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 3.



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