Phillip Grant Anderson, 35, was arrested at his home on Saturday by Braselton Police Officers and charged with cruelty to animals after a neighbor told authorities that she saw Anderson dragging a small dog by a leash.
The Lumpkin County Board of Education has cancelled a meeting planned for 5:00 Tuesday afternoon at which it was expected to decide the fate of a teacher suspended for allowing students to wear KKK-like regalia to school. But it will meet an hour earlier to discuss race relations and how to improve them.
Even though he gave out thousands of diplomas to others and was once selected as the Teacher of the Year, Gene Beckstein never received a high school diploma himself. That all will change at Friday’s Gainesville High School graduation ceremony.