Fayette County Board of Education member Sam Tolbert passed away in the afternoon hours of Sept. 22. The first-term Post 5 board member and educator had struggled with esophageal cancer.
Tolbert, 64, was elected to the Board of Education in November 2010 and took office in January. He was a semi-retired senior manager who had served as an adjunct professor of mathematics at Gordon College in Barnesville.
The long-time Fayette County resident loved education and spent a lot of his life teaching, said wife Lynn Tolbert. Read More»