State officials have announced the Southwestern State Hospital in Thomasville will close at the end of the year. Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities officials made the announcement Wednesday. Patients being treated at the hospital will be served in various facilities throughout the region.
The action got fast and furious this week on the high school gridiron as No. 1 Grayson and No. 2 Walton fell in the state's largest classification. Also, Marist won a duel with intown rival Lovett while surprising Wheeler improved to 3-0 with a win at Langston Hughes. Check our recaps of these games and more.
In Elite Eight action from five different sites across the state, 20 teams punched their ticket to this week's semifinals. Tonight, we covered three sites from around the state: Dalton, Marietta and Savannah.
High school soccer season kicks off with many familiar names atop the rankings. Perennial powers Starr’s Mill and Collins Hill are the teams to watch in all classifications. Both are defending champions, and bring back a ton of talent. The Panthers actually beat the Eagles 3-2 in the teams’ season opener.