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'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.



'It's unreal:' Mary Persons cheerleader signs to UGA  13WMAZ.com

FORSYTH, Ga. — Friday got off to a great start for some of the folks at Mary Persons High School in Monroe County, especially Macy Morris. Morris was joined ...



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.



'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."



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.



Mercer's KeKe Calloway wrapping up career with the Bears  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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Mary Persons' 'Dawg Pound' ready for season  13WMAZ.com

Forsyth — One of Middle Georgia's rowdiest student sections is prepared for the upcoming season. Mary Persons High School is tough to play already. The team ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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, ...



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.



1ST PLACE (YOUTH): Kids thrive in our hometown  Monroe County Reporter

I moved to Monroe County in June of 2013, but I was no stranger to Monroe County. I lived on the border of the Butts and Monroe County borderline in.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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:



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 ...



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 ...



A band director's farewell | Columns  Northwest Georgia News

The entrance hall to the Monroe County Fine Arts Center echoed with the sounds of excited students and proud parents. This event, labeled a “Farewell Concert ...



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 ...



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 ...



Find out the ratings for public schools in Middle Georgia  The Telegraph

The Georgia Department of Education released 2018 scores for the latest CCRPI test in addition to school climate star ratings.



Time, place, parking: What to know about high school, college graduations in Middle GA  Macon Telegraph

It's the season for Pomp and Circumstance and thousands are set to graduate in Middle Georgia this month. Here's a roundup of times and dates for high school ...



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 ...



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 ...



Cinderella Show: Red Regiment entertains at halftime | Local News  jacksonprogress-argus

On the road in Forsyth Friday, the Red Regiment Marching Band performed its Cinderella-themed halftime show during Jackson High's game against Mary ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



MP cross country teams seek to climb region ladder  Monroe County Reporter

With extensive experience returning in 2016, the Mary Persons boys and girls cross country teams are seeking to reach the top spot in Region 2-AAAA after ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Longtime Monroe County Commissioner Jim Ham was killed in a single-car accident on U.S. 41 on Friday afternoon. Ham was headed home from Forsyth, ...



Meet Monroe County's new teachers | News  Monroe County Reporter

Jennie Barfield will teach chemistry. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Georgia Tech and her Master's from Georgia College & State University. Originally ...



New Monroe school board member ‘yearning to pick up’ where her brother left off  The Telegraph

Monroe County's newest school board member aims to continue her brother's legacy in the district and community. Priscilla Doster was officially sworn in as 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Copycat threats in wake of Florida massacre  FOX 5 Atlanta

Schools across Georgia were on lockdown Friday after threats of violence. The threats have led to some arrests and have caused fear to rip through ...



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.



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 ...



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.



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 ...



‘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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



2017 Golden Eagle Awards presented to high school seniors  The Telegraph

Twenty-four high school seniors received awards during the 2017 Golden Eagle Awards banquet, which recognizes the best and brightest students in Middle ...



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.



Middle Georgia high schools post better graduation rates for 2015  The Telegraph

High school graduation rates improved across Middle Georgia for 2015, some of them dramatically, according to figures released Monday. Bibb County boosted ...



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 ...



PROGRESS EDITION FEATURE: Soccer a lifelong passion for Henderson  Griffin Daily News

It's hard for local soccer fans to remember a time when current-day Spalding High head girls soccer coach and Gordon College head women's soccer 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 ...



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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