Standout middle linebacker Pippin Davis of the Lamar County Trojans will sign his letter of intent to play football for the Valdosta State University Blazers at ceremonies set for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the high school. That is National Signing Day for fledgling college football players.
The Lamar County High School Choir, directed by Natoya Fletcher, were caroling around town inviting the community to their concert. The concert, "Making Spirits Bright", will be held at the Lamar County Fine Arts Center Tuesday, December 15th at 6:30 p.m. The concert is sponsored by Lamar County Chorus Department.
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Five Lamar County Middle School students recently signed REACH Georgia scholarships as Georgia’s First Lady Sandra Deal gave them tips for furthering their educations. Students earning the Realizing Educational Achievement Can Happen $10,000 scholarship included five members of the class of 2020 - Trinity Fuller, Julianna Solis, Chrislar Tacbianan, Alexa Tacbianan and Erieyuna Watson. Some of the advice the First Lady gave during her Sept. 30 visit included don’t miss school, choose friends wisely, keep a high GPA and remember mentors are there to help along the way.
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The Lamar County school system used last week’s escape by a state prisoner from a work crew here to work on the processes used leading up to and during lockdowns.
Eric Kenneth Coe walked away from the work detail after schools were out. Though he was not thought to be violent, the decision was made to go into lockdown status though the vast majority of students were gone for the day. [Full Story »]