Thursday, February 28, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI will step down today at 2 p.m. and Blessed Trinity and Queen of Angels, the Catholic schools in Roswell, have publicly thanked and prayed for him.
In Vatican City, Italy at 8 p.m. (2 p.m. EST), the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI will step down as Pope, triggering the process of the election of a new Pope. Blessed Trinity Catholic High School thanked him on its Facebook page: “By humble and faithful prayer, the soul acquires, with time and perseverance, every virtue.” (Saint Catherine of Siena) Today Pope Benedict XVI resigns to dedicate his life to prayer. As we pray for him during this transition, may we also thank him for his humble service until now and in the future. Similarly, Queen of Angels also posted a public prayer for the resigning Pope on their Facebook page: Prayer for Pope Benedict XVI O God, true shepherd of all the faithful, look with kindness on your servant Pope …
Thursday, December 6, 2012
Williams has accepted a job with DeKalb County.
Thursday, December 6, 2012
At the Dec. 5 meeting of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, Chairman John Eaves announced that the board has accepted the resignation of County Manager Zachary L. Williams. Williams, who joined Fulton County in 2008, has accepted a position as Executive Assistant/Chief Operating Officer for neighboring DeKalb County. “Zach Williams has been a tremendous asset to Fulton County in his years of service here and we wish him well as he moves on to new opportunities in our sister county of DeKalb,” said Eaves. County Attorney David Ware will serve as Interim County Manager for 60-days, effective Jan. 1.
Monday, November 5, 2012
Former Roswell Police Chief Dwayne Orrick's last day was, Friday, Nov. 2.
Roswell Police Chief Dwayne Orrick was unexpectedly put on administrative leave last week, Wednesday, Oct. 31 and turned in his resignation the following day. Orrick, who came from heading the Cordele Police Department in south Georgia, lead RPD for just under two years. He took over when former Chief Ed Williams resigned during the first quarter of 2011. Speculation on why Orrick left have centered around the possibility that he was "in over his head." City leaders have stayed mum on the cause for Orrick's departure, although open records requests have been submitted. You May Also Be Interested in Reading: Roswell Police Chief Dwayne Orrick on Administrative Leave, Resignation Pending
Tuesday, March 8, 2011
Without a permanent principal currently, Crabapple Middle School encourages parents to fill out survey on what they would like in the next person to fill the position.
It's been nearly a month since former Crabapple Middle School Principal Dr. Kimothy Jarrett left the position for "personal reasons;" and now the search is on to find a permanent replacement. Because of the suddenness with which Jarrett left the position, many parents questioned the reason behind the action. "I’m sure this announcement comes rather suddenly, but let me assure you that it is not due to anything involving the well-being of students or staff nor the school’s performance under her leadership," Roswell Cluster Superintendent Dr. Will Rumbaugh wrote in a letter to parents. "I understand that the lack of specific information may generate rumors and I respectfully ask that you keep a positive focus on Crabapple Middle School as …