NEWS BLOG: Fayette County postpones in-person graduation ceremonies

Fayette County Public Schools has cancelled the in-person graduation ceremonies it had scheduled for August 1.

After consulting a local epidemiologist, the school system decided to postpone all senior activities that were scheduled to take place at Fayette County High Schools July 31 as well as the August 1 graduations ceremonies.

The school system did not give a date for when the events will take place, but said they would be rescheduled as soon as it is safe to do so.

Meet Georgia’s Newest Deputy Attorney General

Attorney General Chris Carr announced that John Fowler of the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office has been hired to lead the Georgia Department of Law’s Prosecution Division effective July 16. 

“I am looking forward to John Fowler’s leadership,” said Attorney General Chris Carr. “Our Prosecution Division will continue working with statewide law enforcement partners to create a safer and more prosperous Georgia. This work requires an experienced and aggressive prosecutor, and we believe John will do the job well.”

Fowler has served as an Assistant District Attorney in the Houston and Clayton Judicial Circuits. In Clayton County, John started in the Courtroom Trial Division before moving to the Crimes Against Women and Children Unit where he prosecuted major domestic violence and child crimes. 

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