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Jack Demarest | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth . . . . Jack was a student at Mary Persons High School where he excelled in all of his studies and was very involved in Future Farmers of.



Mary Persons athlete finds kidney donor after 2-year search  13WMAZ.com

FORSYTH, Ga. — About a year ago, Mary Persons High School athlete Amari Jefferson gathered with family, friends, and coaches as they stood behind him on ...



PHOTOS: Georgia's last day of preseason camp  247Sports

ATHENS, Ga. -- Tuesday is Georgia's final day of preseason camp. With classes beginning on Wednesday, the team will continue to practice but it won't be ...



Mary Persons Class of '58 celebrates 61st Reunion | Our Community  Monroe County Reporter

The weekend of April 5 and 6 found the Mary Persons Class of 1958 back in Forsyth celebrating their 61st reunion. A barbecue supper, catered by Georgia ...



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.



'One of the best people I've ever met:' Family, friends remember Monroe County soldier killed in wreck  13WMAZ.com

Kolton Bush joined the Army after graduating from Mary Persons in 2017. He was preparing for deployment.



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 ...



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 ...



'A.J. Strong:' Georgia high school athlete in need of kidney transplant  11Alive.com WXIA

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



41Today: Georgia Trust Forsyth Expedition  41 NBC News

FORSYTH, Georgia (WMGT/41NBC) – Saturday is your chance to tour 20 historic homes and sites in Forsyth during the Georgia Trust Forsyth Expedition.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



PV2 Kolton Lane Bush, US Army | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth . . . PV2 Kolton Lane Bush, US Army passed away Sunday, May 19, 2019, following an automobile accident. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 ...



Alana Nicole Burch | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth . . . . Alana Nicole Burch passed away Friday, July 12, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2019, at Maynard Baptist ...



‘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 ...



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.



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



‘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, ...



Monroe County residents plan to create a Sports Hall of Fame  13WMAZ.com

Sports lovers in Forsyth look no further. Around 11 people in Forsyth and Monroe County want to start a county sports Hall of Fame.



Charles William Benson | Tributes  Monroe County Reporter

Charles William Benson, 90, of Warner Robins, died Thursday July 18, 2019. He was born February 24, 1929, to Kate and Charlie Benson of Smarr, Georgia.



City buying back nine of Forsyth Golf Club  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth announced on Monday night that it plans to buy the back nine holes of the Forsyth Golf Course for $325000. The clubhouse and all equipment will be ...



Local student Juilliard bound after finding his voice  The Telegraph

Mary Persons High School senior Jackson Harvey is going to Juilliard School in the fall to study vocal performance.



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:



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Middle school needs $1.8 million | News  Monroe County Reporter

Monroe County schools are looking at a $1.8 million project to add more roads, classrooms and lunchroom space to Banks Stephens Middle School to deal with ...



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.



Students remember Monroe teen killed in wreck  13WMAZ.com

Students and teachers at Mary Persons High School in Monroe County are mourning one of their own today. 18-year-old William Dustin Fischer, also known as ...



From rural banker to Georgia legend: The remarkable career of Joe Evans  American Banker

State Bank's Evans started off his banking career by offering cold cans of soda to farmers in the field in the hopes of earning their business. Five decades on ...



Savannah State football holds 1st spring scrimmage, focuses on constantly competing  Savannah Morning News

After around 90 plays and just over 90 minutes on Friday morning at T.A. Wright Stadium, Savannah State's new head football coach Shawn Quinn gathered his ...



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 ...



Monroe County Fine Arts Center ready to host performers  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 ...



New Fine Arts Center ‘long-awaited and long overdue’  The Telegraph

School and community performances will be held at the Monroe County Schools Fine Arts Center on Brooklyn Avenue in Forsyth. The center has 1200 seats, ...



Calendar of Middle Georgia arts and entertainment events from June 7  Macon Telegraph

The calendar of events for Macon, Warner Robins and Middle Georgia highlights things to do for families, kids, artists, art lovers, music lovers and more.



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 ...



Engagement: VanKirk-Culpepper | Featured Photos  Monroe County Reporter

Carla and Ronald Caputi of Forsyth announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Leslie Kate VanKirk, to Matthew Alan Culpepper, the ...



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 ...



Monroe Co. Rec Dept. summer camp schedule | Entertainment  Monroe County Reporter

Summer camps at the Recreation Department unless otherwise noted are sponsored by the City of Forsyth. • Tennis Camp: Dates -- June 6-9, 6:30 p.m.--7:30 ...



Homes of Forsyth: More than 200 tour city's historic treasures  Monroe County Reporter

Forsyth made the grade as an excellent hostess as she welcomed almost 200 visitors from around the state, and a few from other states, into her historic homes ...



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 ...



New coach, mostly new players for MP | Sports  Monroe County Reporter

If the Mary Persons boys soccer team is to build on its recent success, including the finest season in program history in 2013, it will have to do so with.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Grisamore: The long road back to Damascus  Macon Telegraph

Before she set out to hike the Appalachian Trail last spring, Cater Davis did her homework.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Rome girl, 5, died of blunt force trauma; pregnant mother arrested  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Well before Amanda Hendrickson was charged in the death of her 5-year-old daughter, family members said they saw mysterious injuries that the mother tried to ...



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