THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville City Schools Board of Education is eyeing funding from two sources, and one will require Thomasville City Council action.

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THOMASVILLE —Brookwood School fifth graders started the new year with a new responsibility: Safety Patrol. Each year, the leaders of Brookwood’s Lower School pledge to uphold the Safety Patrol oath which includes punctuality, earning respect, and helping keep our students and campus safe. Ea…

MACON, Ga.— Mercer University recently announced the President's List and Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester. Inclusion on these lists requires students to meet rigorous grade-point-average standards specific to the college or school within the university.

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THOMASVILLE — Every Thomas County School System school is expected to benefit if voters approve a 1% education special purpose local option sales tax (ESPLOST) in March.

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville City School System superintendent is the sole finalist for the Colquitt County School System superintendent's position.

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Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) President Jim Glass recently announced former state representative Amy Carter as special assistant to the president. In her role at SRTC, Carter will work to strengthen the College’s collaborations with business and industry partners in Southwest Ge…

In December, the Attapulugus location of BASF Corporation donated equipment to the Electrical Systems Technology program at Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC)-Bainbridge that would have cost the College over $40,000 if purchased new. 

ROME, GA — Alston Stevenson of Thomasville was named to the fall 2020 Dean's List at Berry College. The Dean's List honors students who posted an academic average of 3.5 or better on a 4.0 scale while carrying a class load of at least 12 hours during the semester.

AMERICUS, GA — The following local residents made the fall 2020 Dean's List at Georgia Southwestern State University and were among 632 students recognized for scholastic achievement.

Students from Thomas County Middle School’s eighth grade MERIT program recently participated with students from three other school systems across the state in the Bill of Rights Day Judicial Panel Discussion, hosted by The Judicial Council/Administrative Office of the Courts. The virtual dis…

THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) got into the spirit of Christmas and cleaning to raise money to sponsor a special-needs child at Christmastime.

DAHLONEGA, GA — Jennifer Shoup of Ochlocknee has been named to the President's Honor Roll at the University of North Georgia (UNG) for achieving a 4.0 grade point average during fall 2020.

DAHLONEGA, GA — The deans of each of UNG's five colleges — the College of Arts & Letters, the College of Education, the College of Health Sciences & Professions, the Mike Cottrell College of Business, and the College of Science & Mathematics — announced the names of those student…

AMERICUS, GA — The following area residents were among 444 students who earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from Georgia Southwestern State University during the Fall 2020 Commencement Ceremony held on Saturday, December 12 in the Convocation Hall of the Student Success Center. GSW re…

TIFTON — Students who achieved academic excellence in their course work during the fall semester were recently recognized at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. ABAC cites its top academic students each semester on the President’s Honor List, the Dean’s Honor List, and the Distinguished Ac…

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THOMASVILLE​ --​ With the holidays just around the corner, students in the Lower School at Brookwood have been whipping up some tasty treats! Mrs. Thompson’s fourth grade class made edible Christmas trees out of ice cream cones, icing, and M&M’s.

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions and safety concerns, Thomas County Central High School held the TCCHS Holiday Toy Drive instead of the annual Shop with a Yellow Jacket, or SWAYJ, event. 

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THOMASVILLE — More than a holiday chill filled the air when Thomas County Central High School Bands program held its annual Christmas concert. The school’s Gold and Blue bands, Jazz Ensemble and Dazzlers performed at the Donald Dalton Agriculture Pavilion located on campus Tuesday, Dec. 15.

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The following full-time undergraduate students at Thomas University from your area are recognized for achieving academic success during the fall semester 2020. President’s List students attend TU full-time and have a GPA of 4.0. Dean’s List students attend TU full-time and have a GPA of 3.5 …

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The holidays, and especially Christmas, can be really tough for military families who are deployed. While technology like Facetime and Zoom have made communication easier and allow for video calling, there is nothing like being together for the holidays. 

THOMASVILLE —The Brookwood School Senior Buddy program celebrated Christmas with personalized miniature Christmas trees. 

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THOMASVILLE — The pursuit of academic, athletic and service excellence propelled one Thomas County Central High School student to state recognition. Recently, senior Anna James earned school and state High School Heisman honors for her exemplary achievements both on and off the athletic field.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School’s service leadership group, Warrior Wednesday, hosted a Christmas food drive that involved the entire school. Each grade was assigned a food item that was collected under each division’s Christmas tree. The food was taken to Second Harvest Food Bank for distrib…

Thomas County Schools announces that Joey Holland, SFO, Deputy Superintendent for Finance, has earned the Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations® (SFO®) by the Association of School Business Officials International (ASBO). School business professionals who earn the SFO cert…

Coronavirus has flipped my educational experience upside down. Currently unable to participate in the traditional school environment, I’m attending Thomas County Central High School remotely. I participate in my classes virtually (online) instead of in person.

On Tuesday, December 1, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a pinning drive-through ceremony honoring the most recent class of Practical Nursing (PN) students from SRTC- Moultrie. The ceremony commemorates the students’ successful completion of their nursing coursework and clinic…

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On Tuesday December 1, Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) held a drive-through pinning ceremony during which thirty-three Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) students from the LPN to RN Bridge program and the Generic ASN program received their nursing pins. The ceremony commemorate…

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Like many other performing ensembles, Thomasville Singers ended their spring 2020 season in March without a culminating concert. Fall 2020, however, offered the opportunity to make music in new ways. To make up for lost musical moments, selections in their Dec. 13 concert will lift up the vo…

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CAIRO — The overall number of students quarantined due to possible exposure to COVID-19 is down this week in Grady County Schools, though a combined eight positive cases among students and employees remain.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School seniors and their first grade buddies met in Crozer Cafeteria for a fun service leadership project. First graders picked out their favorite Christmas themed coloring page to color with their buddy. With Christmas music playing in the background, buddies worked …

THOMASVILLE – Thanksgiving is an annual holiday when people gather to appreciate life’s blessings. Thomas County Central High School Cool 2 Be Kind Club adapted this idea to figuratively grow a “Beleaf in Kindness” tree on the bulletin board outside B Hall.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School’s Foundations of Innovation (FOI) class recently partnered with the Thomasville Center for the Arts on a project for their new Kids PLAYce. 

Thomas County Central High School held Homecoming Week 2020 Monday through Friday, Nov. 16-20. The annual event celebrates school spirit and provides students, faculty and staff opportunities to express their personalities via dress-up days. Each day has a different theme, chosen by the scho…

THOMASVILLE — On Thursday, November 12, Brookwood’s One Act team traveled to Southeastern Technical College in Vidalia, Ga., to perform in the GISA State One-Act Play competition. Their performance of “The Garden of Rikki Tikki Tavi” took third place for class AAA. Ben Watts ‘25 earned an Al…

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