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Tennessee State football player visits Westlake High School after brain injury  CBS46 News Atlanta

He couldn't say many words, but Christion Abercrombie was present--walking, waving, and smiling at a community of students, teachers, and families who have ...

Local teacher using award money to pay for students to take DNA tests | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A local teacher is making sure students stay true to themselves.

2 shootings reported in Cobb include teen shot near high school basketball game  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Cobb County police responded to two shootings Friday night, including one that started as an altercation at a high school basketball game. Kibren Moore, 18 ...

Christion Abercrombies School Supporting Injured Football Star  Atlanta, GA Patch

Christion Abercrombie's School Is Supporting Him - Atlanta, GA - Abercrombie was seriously injured in a game against Vanderbilt University earlier this year.

Signee Spotlight: Myles Farmer can make opponents 'cry real quick' with his physicality  Omaha World-Herald

The "Signee Spotlight" provides all the information you need on the newest batch of Huskers, including rankings, evaluations and a look at how they landed at ...

Westlake High grad found dead in South Fulton; girlfriend injured  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A 19-year-old man was killed and his girlfriend was injured after a possible home invasion early Friday, South Fulton police said. The man was found dead on ...

Here are all 18 new members of Eastern Michigan's football program  WDIV ClickOnDetroit

With National Signing Day in full swing, high school seniors are signing their letter of intent to continue their playing career at a variety of colleges.

Atlanta Westlake girls skipping prom to compete in GEICO Nationals  USA TODAY High School Sports

Hoops before hoop earrings for one of America's best girls basketball teams.

Nebraska welcomes 23 scholarship players to incoming class  NTV

A collection of 23 scholarship players and eight more preferred walk-ons have officially committed to the incoming class of freshman at the University of ...

South Fulton student finds career path by helping others

A senior at Westlake High School is guiding young residents, who in turn are helping him.

TSU football player celebrated at alma mater after near miraculous recovery  WVLT.TV

After suffering a near catastrophic injury, Tennessee State football player Christion Abercombie visited his alma mater in Georgia.

OSI Huskers Football Huskers sign 23 recruits during early signing period Phil Bergman 10:55 PM  KMTV - 3 News Now

LINCOLN, Neb. (KMTV) — Courtesy: UNL Athletic Communications. The Nebraska Huskers signed 23 recruits and eight walk-ons during the early National ...

news Stats You Need To Know As Carolina Hosts Atlanta Pro Bowler Luke Kuechly could set

Carolina plays its final home game of the season against Atlanta. The Panthers are looking to snap a six-game losing streak. The game marks the second of ...

South Fulton athletes on track for Powerade honors

Westlake High School seniors Kennedy Simon and Cameron Murray were two of the best high school track and field athletes in the U.S. this season, according ...

Injured college player from Atlanta lost high school friend to football  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta native Christion Abercrombie was friends with a Creekside High School football player who died in 2013.

College football player, former Westlake athlete critically injured during game  CBS46 News Atlanta

A former Westlake High School football standout is in critical condition after suffering a major injury. A crippling play in a college football game brought both ...

South Fulton high schools win basketball championships

Langston Hughes and Westlake high schools are basketball champions following the Georgia High School Association playoffs in early March at Georgia Tech.

Lanier to take part in Cam Newton football classic  WSFA

ATLANTA, GA. (WSFA) - More high school football between the states of Alabama and Georgia will be played in the coming future thanks to Heisman Trophy ...

Vigil held for TSU player injured during game  CBS46 News Atlanta

Inside Vanderbilt Medical Center, the mothers of Tennesee State players have formed a network of football moms to be at the side of the family of Christion ...

High school football player dies days after collapsing on field  Atlanta Journal Constitution

They prayed for a miracle, gathering on the same field where, two nights earlier, 17-year-old Dylan Thomas suddenly collapsed during a high school football ...

‘Resilience of a champion’: Mother says injured football player making progress  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The mother of a severely injured college football player from Atlanta said Friday her son is still fighting and slowly progressing. “He just has the resilience of a ...

Police search for killer of Atlanta area actor  FOX 5 Atlanta

From Atlanta to Los Angeles, hundreds in the theater and acting community expressed an outpouring of grief after the death of a local actor.

Westlake High hoops star James Lewis picks N.C. State over Georgia Tech and others  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Westlake High basketball star James Lewis committed to North Carolina State on Thursday, picking the Wolfpack over his other final three of Georgia Tech, ...

College football player from Atlanta in critical condition with head injury  Atlanta Journal Constitution

There “wasn't anything malicious” about the play that left an Atlanta native and Tennessee State football player with a head injury in Saturday's game against ...

Injured college football player now breathing on his own  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta native Christion Abercrombie is now breathing on his own after being critically injured in a college football game.

Former Suncoast coach Bobby May hired as offensive coordinator at Westlake (Ga.)  Sun Sentinel

After stepping down as Suncoast's football coach in January, May has been hired as the offensive coordinator at Westlake High School — the alma mater of NFL ...

Aspiring actor killed in the city of South Fulton  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An aspiring actor from metro Atlanta was killed in the city of South Fulton last week. Keenan Carter, 33, of College Park, was found dead Oct. 3 in the area of ...

Here is Fulton County Schools’ 2018 graduation schedule  Atlanta Journal Constitution

High schools in the Fulton County school district will host graduations for the Class of 2018 from May 17 until May 25 throughout Atlanta, Georgia.

Marietta Schools superintendent receives renewed contract  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The contract for Grant Rivera, superintendent of Marietta City Schools, has been extended by unanimo...

2017-18 ALL-USA Georgia Girls Basketball Team  USA TODAY High School Sports

USA TODAY High School Sports is proud to announce the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Georgia Girls Basketball Team. Players were selected based ...

Local schools are cashing in on movies and tv shows

An 11Alive News analysis of figures from six counties shows Atlanta Public Schools were used the most for filming over the past two years.

Edwin Jackson’s former football coach called him a ‘symbol of hope’  WXIA-TV

"For us, in the program, it represented a symbol of hope," Kareen Reid, Westlake High School Football Coach said. "A guy that again you know wasn't the ...

Three Fulton classmates win national scholarship  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Three students at Westlake High School in South Fulton won't pay a cent for college tuition after collectively winning almost $600000 in scholarships.

Westlake High School No Stranger to the NFL

Cascade, GA - Heisman Trophy winner Cam Newton is set to become just the latest former Lion to play professional football.

College Park teen competes for metro Atlanta title

Westlake High School junior Zaria Joseph will walk into The Fairmont event venue in midtown Atlanta Nov. 2 as the youth of the year from the Jesse Draper Boys ...

Parents upset over alleged misuse of booster club funds  CBS46 News Atlanta

Parents of players on the Westlake High School football team are outraged that thousands of dollars raised by the booster club were withdrawn from an account ...

NFL veteran ‘Pacman’ Jones assaulted at Atlanta airport, police say  Atlanta Journal Constitution

NFL veteran and Atlanta native Adam “Pacman” Jones was assaulted by an airport contract worker at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, police said.

Drunk driver in crash that killed Indianapolis Colts player from Atlanta sentenced WXIA

INDIANAPOLIS -- The driver of the car that crashed and killed Atlanta native and former Indianapolis Colts' linebacker, Edwin Jackson, has been sentenced to ...

Can Will Packer's 'Night School' with Kevin Hart and Tiffany Haddish make the grade?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Originally posted Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by RODNEY HO/ on his AJC Radio & TV Talk blog. During the week before any of his films ...

Now casting: Kevin Hart film seeking inmates and guards  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Are you ready to make your mark on Atlanta's film and TV industry? Are you the next Tyler Perry? ATL is in need of young stars. Check out the Peach City's latest ...

TSU player Christion Abercrombie tweets for first time since serious head injury WXIA

Injured Tennessee State University player Christion Abercrombie is showing major signs of progress - posting a Tweet for the first time he sustained a serious ...

Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd brings versatile skills to All-American Bowl  USA TODAY High School Sports

Texas commit De'Gabriel Floyd turned in a monster of a senior season. The four-star Westlake High School (Calif.) inside linebacker recorded 120 tackles and ...

These award-winning Atlanta students are headed to HBCUs  Atlanta Journal Constitution

When a metro Atlanta student wins the AJC Cup, it means they're going places. For these 10 students, that place is a historically black college or university.

Disney to send Henry County teens to Florida | Education

Kelli Crews and Lauren Moyer of Stockbridge, Joshua Boyce of Hampton and Ashton Peoples of McDonough are among the 100 high school students looking ...

Injured college football player squeezes mom’s hand  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A college football player from metro Atlanta who sustained a critical head injury in a game is showi...

Fulton 2018 Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta (ICYMI)  Johns Creek, GA Patch

Fulton Graduation Rate Highest In Metro Atlanta - Johns Creek, GA - Several North Fulton high schools have graduation rates that exceed 90 percent, according ...

Westlake Lions score third state championship in O.T.  Marietta Daily Journal

Ending a 14-year drought, the Westlake Lions roared through four meetings with the Pebblebrook Falcons to claim the 6-A boys' basketball state championship ...

VIDEO: This Vince Carter-level dunk by Chase Hunter is the early standout of 2017  USA TODAY High School Sports Note to Georgia high school hoopsters: If Chase Hunter is heading down the lane, get out of the way. Fast.

Fulton County among Pupil Transportation Safety Award winners  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Fulton County Schools was among the winners of the inaugural Pupil Transportation Safety Awards, which recognize school districts for going above and ...

Power Five commitment recap: Nov. 17-23  247Sports

The early signing period for college football is less than one month away and some of the most talented prospects in the 2019 recruiting cycle are announcing ...

Georgia Southern honors slain NFL player with degree  FOX 5 Atlanta

A graduation on Saturday at Georgia Southern University turned into an amazing moment as the school honored an NFL player killed by a suspected drunk ...

Stats and Notes: Week 2 at Atlanta

--The Falcons lead the all-time series, 28-18, including a 17-6 edge in Atlanta. The Panthers are 6-5 against the Falcons in the last 11 meetings but will be ...

Westlake community knows and loves Cam Newton  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Carolina Panthers' often polarizing quarterback, Cam Newton, is two days from leading his team against the Broncos in the NFL's 50th Super Bowl.

NFLs Pacman Jones Attacked At Atlanta Airport  Atlanta, GA Patch

NFL's 'Pacman' Jones Attacked At Atlanta Airport - Atlanta, GA - The contract worker who attacked Jones was charged with battery and taken to Grady Memorial ...

Fulton principal of the year overcomes obstacle; had to repeat first grade

The Fulton County School System Legacy of Excellence ceremony is held each fall to recognize outstanding principals, teachers and school professionals from ...

High school girls track player of the year  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Girls track player of the year Kennedy Simon, Westlake Achievements: Class AAAAAAA state champion an...

Jumanji 3: Kevin Hart confirms Jumanji 3 filming  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has confirmed the “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle” sequel will begin filming next year.

Westlake HS scores Fulton County's principal of the year

In back-to-back surprise ceremonies at their places of work, the Fulton County School System today announced its top employees – the 2016 teacher of the year, ...

Falcons facing unpredictable Panthers, Cam Newton  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Those danged Carolina Panthers have tweaked their overland attack, and when they visit Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Sunday, the Falcons will know personal ...

How Myles Sims, a Michigan commit, became a top defensive back  USA TODAY High School Sports

ATLANTA — Myles Sims hated football the first few times he played it. Even 6-and-under pee-wee football in Georgia was serious. Sims, playing quarterback ...

Georgia's DaQuan Hawkins-Muckle ready to make the most of final year  Chattanooga Times Free Press

For most college athletes, playing time increases the deeper they delve into their college careers.

Vigil for Murdered Fulton County Teen  FOX 5 Atlanta

Police want to know who shot a teenage girl to death in her Fulton County home.

South Fulton seniors improve graduation rate | Education

The percentages of south Fulton seniors who walked at graduation ceremonies in 2017 beat the class of 2016, the Fulton County School System reported Sept.

Poise on the big stage: Winter Haven girls heading to nationals  The Ledger

The statewide leader in girls basketball meets the World Wide Leader in Sports when Winter Haven hits center stage in NYC.

95,000 Students Expected For 2018-19 School Year  Sandy Springs, GA Patch

SANDY SPRINGS, GA — The Fulton County School System will kick off the 2018-19 school year on Monday, Aug. 6 for tens of thousands of students around the ...

Fulton County district plans Fairburn STEM school

A new way for middle and high school students to learn science, technology, engineering and math is coming to Fairburn.

How Michigan football commit Myles Sims became a top DB recruit  Detroit Free Press

Four-star cornerback Myles Sims has Detroit roots, but he fell in love with Michigan while living in Georgia.

ALL-USA Watch: Trevor Lawrence and Cartersville improve to 4-0 with defeat of Westlake  USA TODAY High School Sports

Trevor Lawrence came out throwing and Cartersville, Ga., improved to 4-0 with a 38-5 defeat of Westlake (Atlanta) on Friday. Lawrence, the No. 1-rated pro-style ...

South Fulton schools welcome new principals

There may be many new hires reporting for work on Aug. 8, but few will be as visible as incoming public education leaders.

Colts Owner To Pay For Atlanta Players Funeral  Atlanta, GA Patch

Colts Owner To Pay For Atlanta Player's Funeral - Atlanta, GA - Jim Irsay says he will bankroll funerals for Edwin Jackson, who played at Georgia Southern, and ...

Eagles' Nick Foles puts Texas high school into Super Bowl record book  Atlanta Journal Constitution

With his impressive performance in Sunday's NFC Championship game, Philadelphia Eagles quarter...

Emory senior helps minority high school students network into STEM research  Emory News Center

After conducting award-winning research in high school, Alexa Dantzler founded Students Obtaining Atlanta Research (SOAR) her first year at Emory to ...

Colts' linebacker Edwin Jackson's funeral held in Atlanta  FOX 5 Atlanta

The Indianapolis Colts player killed by a suspected drunk driver was laid to rest Monday morning in Atlanta.

Slain NFL Player Edwin Jacksons Killer Sentenced  Atlanta, GA Patch

Drunk Driver Sentenced In Edwin Jackson's Death - Atlanta, GA - Atlanta-native Edwin Jackson, who played for the Indianapolis Colts, was killed by a drunk ...

Panthers' Cam Newton, Ferrari in car crash with dump truck

April 6 (UPI) -- Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton was in an crash with his Ferrari Thursday in Atlanta. The Atlanta Police Department confirmed that it ...

Raising the next generation of technologists: Closing the technology gap for youth  SaportaReport

By Guest Columnist KARA GRADY, a vice president at LexisNexis Risk Solutions. A group of 25 companies presented before the U.S. Committee on Education ...

Three teens killed in crash in Union City

UNION CITY, Ga. -- Three teens were killed when their white SUV collided with a dark colored Sedan. The crash happened near the intersection of Royal South ...

Atlanta Restaurant Scores: J.R. Crickets, Starbucks, Little Azio  Atlanta, GA Patch

ATLANTA, GA — Here are some restaurant and food *service* inspections conducted in Atlanta and other parts of Fulton County during the past week.

Fulton Students Walkout To Protest Gun Violence  Alpharetta, GA Patch

Fulton Students Walkout To Protest Gun Violence - Alpharetta-Milton, GA - Fulton County School System students also took part in memorials honoring the 17 ...

Woods gets in his win just ahead of new FedEx Cup points system  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Thank heavens they're waiting until next year to implement a new FedEx Cup format. In the final year that the Tour Championship has any resemblance to a ...

Lowndes vs Westlake Ticket Info

VALDOSTA – Lowndes won 55-14 over Cherokee High School this past Friday and will travel to play Westlake High this Friday night. Press Release From ...

Fulton high schools honored for Advanced Placement achievement

The Fulton County School System announced April 17 that all of the district's traditional high schools have been named “AP Honor Schools,” a distinction from ...

Fulton Schools Upgrade Security, Complete Renovation Projects  Johns Creek, GA Patch

FCS Upgrades Security, Finish Renovation Projects - Johns Creek, GA - The Fulton County School System will resume classes for the 2018-19 school year on ...

Police release picture of two men wanted in connection to deadly shooting  FOX 5 Atlanta

The grandfather of a 20-year-old man gunned down in a Fulton County apartment complex wants answers.

South Fulton cheerleader sets Guinness World Record | WSB-TV  WSB Atlanta

A local cheerleader has a lot to cheer about this week after apparently breaking a category in the Guinness World Records at her high school homecoming ...

Teachers can lock student smartphones using Yondr pouches WXIA

A local high school is one of the hundreds across the country using a special system of pouches to keep student smartphones locked up during class.

New Georgia analysis: see which Fulton schools ‘beat the odds’  Atlanta Journal Constitution

A new analysis of performance with at-risk student groups shows Fulton County with the lowest percentage of schools in metro Atlanta that “beat the odds.”.

Where did Cam Newton go to high school?

Cam Newton. Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) celebrates a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during an NFL game in Charlotte, ...

What's filming in Atlanta now? First Man, Venom, Ozark—plus, you can see downtown in the new Avengers trailer  Atlanta Magazine

Neil Armstrong biopic First Man, new Spider-Man film Venom, and Mile 22 are just a few of the movies and TV shows filming in Atlanta right now.

Next Generation: Jaden Hunter looks to make his own legacy at UGA  DawgNation

ATLANTA – Westlake is like a lot of other high school football programs throughout the state in that it likes to conduct an off-site camp in the preseason.

Shiloh hires Westlake's Robert Wilson as new athletic and activities director  Gwinnett Prep Sports

After building a track and field dynasty and boosting the overall athletic program at his alma mater, Robert Wilson is ready for the next challenge.

Pebblebrook looks for win over Westlake to challenge for region championship

Pebblebrook hasn't quite shaken off the fact that it is only a few plays away from having a perfect 6-0 record.

City Of South Fulton Residents Fight Name Change To 'Renaissance'  WABE 90.1 FM

The city of South Fulton is less than a week away from becoming Renaissance, Georgia. But some residents are upset about the new name. Like us on ...

Husker coaches prepare for full, furious three weeks of recruiting after Iowa game  Omaha World-Herald

Nebraska, at 21 commits following a Sunday night pledge from safety Myles Farmer, could sign as many as 30 in its 2019 class and will almost certainly be north ...

Douglas teen finds being ‘genuine’ led to Georgia Youth of Year Award

Kai Hartman originally believed she needed to be a specific type of person judges would prefer before she could seriously compete for the Boys & Girls Club's ...

Seter goes from football toss to spot on Georgia roster  The Ridgefield Press

The story of how John Seter's family arrived in Ridgefield and how he wound up as a redshirt freshman quarterback at Georgia has a simple start.

Fairburn dancer to be honored by south Fulton sorority Sunday

On Sunday, the Arts and Letters Committee of East Point/College Park Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will recognize an outstanding woman of the arts.

Falcons can’t afford to fall into the 0-2 black hole  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The Falcons are staring the down the barrel of the NFL's 0-2 black hole. The Falcons (0-1) will open NFC South play with a revamped defense after key injuries ...

Meet the newest members of WSU's 2018 recruiting class who signed NLIs Wednesday  Seattle Times

The Cougars signed 20 recruits during the early signing period in December, but finished up the 2018 recruiting cycle with some more additions on Wednesday.

Football booster club bonuses go to coaches, instead of kids in many districts  CBS46 News Atlanta

A CBS46 investigation into booster club bonuses for football coaches has uncovered a big business in the state of Georgia.

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