• Ten parents or guardians have been arrested during the 2014-2015 school year for a count of failure to comply with mandatory school attendance.
    But one, a former substitute teacher in the school system, has taken her displeasure with her arrest to the national television media.
    Julie Scott Giles, 43, of Sylvania was arrested on May 14.
    Giles has been on the Fox Network’s Fox & Friends. She had her story published on People.com and other major news outlets have picked up her story.

Sports

With their first six possession totaling a mere 26 plays, the home-standing Screven County Gamecocks of Ron Duncan nevertheless scored on all six as they ran to a 41-0 halftime lead en route to a 57-6 rout of the visiting St. John’s, S.C., Islanders.
Opening their 2015 season in grand fashion, the Roosters will have this week off as they prepare for the AAA Westside Patriots at The Battlefield in Augusta on Sept. 4.
As the defending Region 3AA champion, the Gamecocks made very short work of South Carolina’s defending Region VI A champion and 10th-ranked Islanders.

Opinion

A special thanks to everyone who made the rededication of Maj. Charles Kelly Memorial Stadium such a great success!  
The success came about because of the dedication of the committee given the opportunity to honor Maj. Kelly on the 50th anniversary of his death, coupled with the outpouring of support from our community.