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lagrange
March 1, 2021

LaGrange High School’s Barn’ Raising

It’s never easy saying goodbye to an old love, but the blow can be softened when you welcome a brand-new flame. Just ask Michael Pauley and the student-athletes at LaGrange (GA) High School.  For nearly 70 years the gymnasium at LaGrange, affec...


gyms fitness centers
April 22, 2020

Gyms, fitness centers to re-open in Georgia

Georgia governor Brian Kemp announced earlier this week that several small businesses, including gyms and fitness centers, are allowed to re-open its doors under certain conditions on Friday. Joining gyms and fitness centers on Kemp's re-opening l...


March 5, 2019

Georgia bill would allow home-schoolers on public school teams

Georgia lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow home-schooled students to participate in public school athletics. The proposal, also known as the "Tim Tebow Act," would authorize home-study students to participate in extracurricular and...


football instant replay
February 2, 2018

Georgia bill would require replay in high school football playoffs

A proposal by Georgia lawmakers would require that instant replay be used in high school football playoff and championship games to correct missed calls by referees. [caption id="attachment_16017" align="alignright" width="263"] Photo: Brian Canto...


August 4, 2015

Settlement reached in lawsuit over prayer at Georgia schools

A federal lawsuit over teacher- and coach-led prayer at a Georgia school district has been dismissed after the sides reached an out-of-court agreement. The American Humanist Association (AHA) filed suit in December against the Hall County School D...


June 24, 2015

Study: Georgia, D.C. lead nation in gender equity gaps

Nearly two-thirds of Georgia high schools have large gender equity gaps that could indicate girls are not being provided with enough opportunities to play sports, according to the National Women's Law Center. [caption id="attachment_13147" align=...


April 1, 2015

Georgia bill stiffens penalties against memorabilia brokers

Georgia is close to passing a bill that would strengthen penalties against autograph dealers who contract with student-athletes knowing the deal could affect their eligibility. House Bill 3, also referred to as the "Gurley Bill," awaits the govern...