Friday, May 3, 2013
Lenora Patterson will leave at the end of the school year.
Hopewell Middle School's often controversial Principal Lenora Patterson has turned in her resignation to Fulton County Schools. "My resignation is effective at the end of the school year, which will allow for a seamless transition for our students," she wrote in an e-mail to parents on Tuesday, April 30. Patterson, who has been at the school for two years, was perceived to have caused beloved former Assistant Principal Joey Robinson to leave in January. According to a Revue & News article: "Joey Robinson was forced to resign from Hopewell due to [Patterson]," said parent Eileen Wilson in a widely distributed letter of support for Robinson. "[He] is a man of fine character… who loves our children, teachers and provided our community with 13…
Monday, February 11, 2013
His resignation will go into effect on Feb. 28, and a successor should be named by Easter.
Pope Benedict XVI announced today that he is resigning, effective Feb. 28. Archdiocese of Atlanta Archbishop Wilton Gregory will hold a press conference at 1 p.m. today at 2401 Lake Park Drive, in Smyrna, to address questions and concerns. Local churches, including Snellville's St. Oliver Plunkett, are not authorized to comment on the situation. "It’s very new," said Meaghan Schroeder, assistant communications director for the Archdiocese of Atlanta. "Everyone's just trying to digest it all." Local residents commenting on Alpharetta-Milton Patch's Facebook page had a mix of reactions, from shocked to disinterest. "I think nobody really cares. It is just a figurehead position," said Ken Adcox. Facebook user Todd Harkleroad had a different …
Thursday, January 3, 2013
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Thursday, January 3
Angie Cornett Resigns from the Bartow School Board - Cartersville Patch Bartow County school board District 3 rep and vice chairman Angie Cornett today resigned her position on the board of education, Superintendent John Harper said. The move follows Cornett's arrest on a reckless conduct charge for allegedly striking a system student in the Carterville Walmart parking lot. Cornett cited "personal and family reasons," according to her letter of resignation, which was obtained by WBHF-AM 1450. Harper told Patch an election would take place to fill Cornett's seat. See the video and get the full story on Cartersville Patch. Police Searching for Suspect Who Robbed Buckhead Bank Wednesday - Buckhead Patch Police are looking for a man they say …