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Villa Rica High names new football coach

Villa Rica High names new football coach

VILLA RICA, Ga. -- Mike Falleur has been named the new head football coach at Villa Rica High School.

"I am very excited to be a part of the Villa Rica High School community and family," he said. "I look forward to working with the students, athletes, parents, faculty and staff to build relationships with a thriving community."

Falleur has been a head coach since 1992, working in such schools as Tucker High, Burke County High, Elbert County High and, most recently, Northwest Whitfield High in Tunnel Hill.

A combined record of 142 wins and 70 losses, 12 teams making the state playoffs, and coaching the playoff runners-up in 1997 prove Falleur's dedication and leadership toward the young lives he serves every day.

"I am delighted to welcome Coach Falleur to the faculty of Villa Rica High School," said principal Adam Herring.

Georgia Senator Encourages Students to Enter Holocaust Contest

Georgia Senator Encourages Students to Enter Holocaust Contest

ROSWELL, GA -- Georgia Senator John Albers (R-Roswell) recently announced his desire for middle and high school students to enter the annual statewide Holocaust Art and Writing Contest.

Sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust in cooperation with the Georgia Department of Education, the contest's theme is "What Are the Lessons of the Holocaust?" The program began in 1995; this is the first year that the contest will include a Music category.

"These contests are a great educational tool that inspires students to take the initiative to learn more about a critical time in our history," said Sen. Albers. "This program is a great example of the kind of creativity our schools need to truly engage students.

New CNP Joins WellStar Cardiovascular Medicine

New CNP Joins WellStar Cardiovascular Medicine

MARIETTA, GA -- WellStar Medical Group, comprised of more than 400 primary care providers, specialists and advanced practitioners, is pleased to announce that Emily Vaughan, CNP, has joined WellStar Cardiovascular Medicine (CVM) and is currently seeing patients at WellStar Cobb, Douglas and Kennestone Hospitals.

Vaughan received her bachelor's degree in nursing from Emory University and her master's degree in nursing with a family nurse practitioner emphasis from the University of Southern Mississippi.

11 Alive hosts Hero Central, where YOU can help with "Curing Kid's Cancer". All day this Friday.

11 Alive hosts Hero Central, where YOU can help with "Curing Kid's Cancer".  All day this Friday.

Atlanta, GA--  11Alive has a chance for you to be a hero and help fight cancer in children.

We are hosting a Hero Central this Friday where you become the Hero. The money you give will go to ‘Curing Kid’s Cancer’ a local group raising money for research. It was started by parents who lost their child to cancer. 

We hope you’ll join us and help Friday from 11am to 8pm here at 11Alive.

WellStar Bi-County Ear, Nose and Throat Welcomes New Physician

WellStar Bi-County Ear, Nose and Throat Welcomes New Physician

AUSTELL, GA -- WellStar Medical Group, a group of 400 primary care providers, specialists and advanced practitioners, is pleased to announce that John Nino, M.D., F.A.C.S., has joined WellStar Bi-County Ear, Nose and Throat.

He is currently seeing patients at both the Cobb and Douglas locations.

Dr. Nino received his doctor of medicine from the National University of Athens in Athens, Greece and completed his residency at the University of Tennessee in Memphis. Prior to joining WellStar, he assisted in establishing a successful, hospital-sponsored ENT practice and was awarded America's Top Physicians Award for the past three years.

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