Led Maurice Riden's first-place finish in the 1,600-meter run and second-place finish in the 800-meter run, the Flowery Branch track and field team scored 69 points to place third in the Region 8-AAAA championships Friday in Loganville.
For the second straight week, the Johnson High boys soccer team is ranked fourth in the Georgia High School Soccer Coaches Poll, released Sunday. Champions of Region 8-AAA, the Knights (14-3) host Troup County at 4:45 p.m. Friday in the first round of the state playoffs. The Johnson girls (12-3-2) remain ninth and will host Columbus at 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Class AAA's defending state champion Gainesville boys fell two spots to No. 7 this week. The Red Elephants (14-3) will host LaGrange at 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Twenty-two Hall County fifth- and sixth-grade Cloverleaf 4-H'ers traveled to Union County to participate in district project achievement on March 26. Each 4-H'er gave an illustrated talk, performance or demonstration on a topic of their choice.
ATLANTA - The list of education bills came straight from the GOP playbook: vouchers, charter schools, teacher performance, parental empowerment. But each one failed this year, even with a near super-majority for the Republican party under the Gold Dome.
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From staff and wire reports