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U.S. News Best High Schools 2019: Decatur Schools Make List  Decatur, GA Patch

Georgia Schools Make Elite U.S. News List - Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday.

Gamecocks land their grad transfer target  247Sports

The South Carolina men's basketball program has landed a commitment from graduate transfer Micaiah Henry, who will join the program from Tennessee Tech.

Gamecocks hosting graduate transfer target  247Sports

South Carolina basketball coach Frank Martin and his staff have zeroed in on a transfer big man target. The Gamecocks are currently hosting Tennessee Tech ...

School bus crash in Decatur leaves four students hurt WXIA

DECATUR, Ga. -- At least four students have received injuries in a school bus crash in DeKalb County according to a school spokesman. The school bus ...

Columbia High School Principal looking to rediscover herself in retirement

After 34 years of working in DeKalb County schools, Columbia High School Principal Stephanie Amey is ready to start writing the newest chapter of her life: ...

UGA Insider: Blue-chippers Jamil Burroughs, Nazir Stackhouse trying to lure top recruits to Athens WXIA

STOCKBRIDGE, Ga. — Following notable performances at the Opening's Atlanta Regional, Jamil Burroughs of McEachern High School (Powder Springs, Ga.) ...

Rams TE Gerald Everett returning to football roots for Super Bowl 53  USA TODAY High School Sports

When Gerald Everett, now a tight end for the Los Angeles Rams, transferred to Columbia High School (Decatur, Ga.), he wanted to play basketball. Instead, he ...

Man ran to day care for help after being shot, police say  WSB Atlanta

For nearly an hour, Columbia High School and Candy Cane City Learning Center were on lockdown while police secured the area.

Columbia High in DeKalb closed Friday due to fire; classes to go on  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Columbia High School in DeKalb County will be closed for classes on Friday after a fire at the school Thursday morning caused officials to evacuate students.

Gunman prompts lockdown at DeKalb’s Columbia High School  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Columbia High School was temporarily on lockdown Monday after a school resource officer confronted a man with a gun, the DeKalb County school system ...

Metro Atlanta native, Rams player coming home to play in Super Bowl  WSB Atlanta

It was just a few years ago that Gerald Everett was scoring touchdowns in the metro Atlanta area. Now he's a tight end for the Los Angeles Rams.

High expectations for incoming Chargers  Columbia Daily Herald

With fall semester classes set to begin Monday, Columbia State men's basketball coach Winston Neal is optimistic heading into his fourth season at the Charger ...

9 players in Super Bowl LIII have ties to Georgia  WFXL FOX 31

Nine players with ties to the state of Georgia will be playing in Super Bowl LIII on Feb. 3 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The New England Patriots and ...

10 Students Named State Farm Scholars Perimeter College  Georgia State University News

Ten students in Georgia State University's Perimeter Academy were named State Farm Scholars and will receive scholarships and leadership training.

Which DeKalb schools have the most student suspensions?  Atlanta Journal Constitution

How does your school handle discipline problems? This new ranking of DeKalb County schools may surprise you.

Falcons players turn to mom for motivation  FOX 5 Atlanta

As the Falcons grind their way through long days at the facility, practices in the heat and loads of information to digest, a little extra motivation can help.

Arrest made in Columbia High senior’s shooting death  Atlanta Journal Constitution

An arrest has been made in the shooting last week that killed an innocent Columbia High School senior, police said.

Columbia HS senior killed outside Decatur apartment complex  WSB Atlanta

DeKalb County police are searching for the person responsible for shooting and killing a high school student who was months from graduation.

DeKalb's Chris Tucker tells kids to work hard for their dreams  Atlanta Journal Constitution

The auditorium at the Porter Sanford Center in Decatur was filled with hundreds of minority middle school kids waiting for Chris Tucker to take the stage at the ...

‘This is no lingerie football’: What it’s like to play for SC women’s football team  The State

South Carolina Smash is the state's only women's tackle football team. Based in Columbia, SC, the team is part of the Women's Football Alliance, a national ...

Honor student at low-income DeKalb school starts STEM robotics team  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Prior to Quan attending DeKalb's Columbia High School, there was no robotics program, but Quan helped to change that. Quan, now a junior, started the VEX ...

Some Atlanta Schools Looking For Teachers With 'Soft Skills'  WABE 90.1 FM

Local school systems are trying to fill teacher vacancies before students return next month. Some districts with high-poverty populations are changing...

Decatur High band students participating in College Football Championship ceremony

About 50 members of the Decatur High Marching Band will be a part of the opening ceremonies for the College Football National Championship being played ...

Former ESPN, Channel 2 anchor Sara Walsh returns to air with NFL on Fox  The Tennessean

Sara Walsh was laid off by ESPN in 2017. She returned to the air for the first time on NFL on Fox for the Saints vs Falcons game.

How Brandon Hardy became the most recognizable fan in Notre Dame's student section  Notre Dame Insider

Brandon Hardy likes gold, but you probably already knew that. It's not hard to spot Hardy at a Notre Dame football or basketball game. In a sea of students, the ...

Bryce Brown: 'I didn't know winning would feel this good'  247Sports

AUBURN, Ala. – Practice was over on Monday, the gameplan for Wednesday night's game at Missouri in place. But for Bryce Brown, the work wasn't done.

GHSA brings on private investigator and proposes controversial rule to limit transfers  WXIA-TV

Update: GHSA votes on proposal. More details here. THOMASTON, Ga. -- GHSA is trying to crack down on transfers. The state's high school sports governing ...

Life, death and gangs in south DeKalb  MyAJC

Authorities blame a string of killings on a street gang — and say most of the victims were gang members, too. But in a place where guns and drugs are abundant ...

Grayson rallies to upset Roswell in overtime thriller and win 7A title

ATLANTA -- What better way for the Georgia Dome and GHSA to part ways than a midnight thriller? The No. 10 Grayson Rams (14-1) rallied to stun the No.

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Suspect arrested in shooting of 2 police officers  WSB Atlanta

Channel 2 Action News has confirmed a suspect has been arrested in the shooting of two police officers near a DeKalb County apartment complex.

Your candidates – DeKalb County BOE

Here are the biographies for the candidates running for the District 3 Board of Education seat in DeKalb County. The candidate provided the biographies during ...

Cedar Grove has explosive first half, halts GAC rally to win first title

ATLANTA -- The Cedar Grove Saints had an explosive first half and held off a late rally to defeat Greater Atlanta Christain 30-19 in the 3A state championship at ...

Dear Decaturish -Greenhaven: A Proud History

We accept letters to the editor. Letters to the editor are opinions of the authors of the letter, not Everyone has an equal opportunity to submit a ...

Roswell quarterback commits to Auburn

ROSWELL, Ga. -- Roswell High School quarterback Malik Willis de-committed from Virginia Tech and decided to commit to the Auburn Tigers, according to ...

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Everything you need to know about Trevor Lawrence's performance in the state championship

ATLANTA -- Media, coaches and fans packed into the Georgia Dome to get a glimpse of what all the hype was about. It wasn't Trevor Lawrence's best game, but ...

Rome bewilders Buford to win first state title in any sport

ATLANTA -- The Rome Wolves (13-2) knocked off one of the most dominant teams in the state to win its first title game in any sport. The Wolves, led by head ...

Valdosta defeats Tucker to win 24th state title after 18-year drought

ATLANTA -- The state championship trophy is heading back to Valdosta. Valdosta Wildcats quarterbacks Josh Belton and Hunter Holt combined for 167 passing ...

#Team11 Game of the Week: Rockdale Co. vs. Heritage

UPDATE: Heritage beats Rockdale Co. 39-28. It is the first time the Patriots have beaten the Bulldogs since 2012. Highlights and reaction tonight on 11Alive ...

10 Famous Actors From Atlanta  Back Stage

The secret is out: Atlanta is one of the hottest emerging markets in the film and television industry, and an amazing place for up-and-comers to develop their craft ...

Teen was killed a week before birthday; suspect sought  Atlanta Journal Constitution

Dwight Lewis is accused of firing several shots and killing 16-year-old Keosha Tinch as she sat in an SUV in southwest Atlanta.

High schools to provide young men with suits for prom  FOX 5 Atlanta

Every year there is an enormous amount of initiative to help young ladies fulfill their desire to wear their dream prom dress, but what about young men?

UTC Outside Linebacker Kennington Cadwell Charged With Dealing Marijuana  The Chattanoogan

UTC football outside linebacker Kennington Cadwell was arrested early Sunday morning and charged with selling marijuana. Cadwell, 20, is also charged with ...

GAC QB and Stanford commit Davis Mills injured on gruesome hit during title game

ATLANTA -- Greater Atlanta Christian quarterback Davis Mills left the 3A state championship game against Cedar Grove during the first quarter after taking a ...

Pearl says Auburn's motto is ‘we’ve got Bryce Brown and you don’t’  Montgomery Advertiser

Auburn coach Bruce Pearl sees a lot of comparisons in Bryce Brown to his days at Tennessee with Chris Lofton.

Seven more players join BenU at Mesa for school's inaugural basketball season  Benedictine University Newsroom

Mesa, Arizona ~ Seven players signed letters of intent to play basketball at Benedictine University at Mesa at ceremonies on July 10, in the Community Room of ...

Chris Tucker Performs at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas

Comedian and actor Chris Tucker performed at The Joint at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on October 9, 2011. Tucker recently returned to the ...

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