On December 1, 2021, eight Southern Regional Technical College (SRTC) Respiratory Care graduates were honored during a pinning ceremony held at SRTC-Thomasville. Joined by students’ families, friends, and Respiratory Care departmental managers representing the affiliate hospitals, the Respir…

TIFTON —The Middle South Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), a local agency dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the area’s natural resources, will be awarding funds through their Environmental and Agricultural Education Grant to educators and other organizations…

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TIFTON —The Middle South Georgia Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD), a local agency dedicated to the conservation and stewardship of the area’s natural resources, will be awarding funds through their Environmental and Agricultural Education Grant to educators and other organizations…

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

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School fifth graders spend much of their first semester learning about the history of the American Revolution. To reinforce all that they’ve learned and bring their studies to life, fifth graders participate in Patriot’s Day. Students dress in period styles from the 1…

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School’s youngest Warriors welcomed us into the season of Thanksgiving with their program, “Thanks.” Junior Kindergarten students sang fun turkey-day-themed numbers as well as songs that reminded us all of the things for which we are grateful.

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THOMASVILLE — When asked at the annual school meeting with the superintendent what Hand-in-Hand Primary School's playground needed for the upcoming school year, Dee Gaines, Hand-in-Hand Primary School principal, said only one thing came to mind.

The Georgia Foundation for Agriculture (GFA) is offering $65,000 in scholarships to Georgia students pursuing a degree in agriculture, veterinary medicine, family and consumer sciences or a related field, Bert Hurst, Thomas County Farm Bureau president, recently announced. 

Consisting of guitarist Silviu Ciulei, bassist David Cobb and percussionist Ramin Yazdanpanah, Maharaja Flamenco Trio blends traditional Spanish rhythms with jazz, classical and world music. The three will share their talents with guests at the Thomas County Public Library on November 19 at …

Thomas County students engaged in a technology-rich activity to focus on the second-grade standard that involves classifying objects by their different properties. Budding scientists in Rosalie Wilson’s and Ann Quick’s classes at Garrison-Pilcher Elementary School participated in a QR code s…

To kick off the 2021-22 Accelerated Reader (AR) academic year, students participated in an annual “Reading Rally,” but COVID restrictions limiting large group gatherings and travel between the Thomas County Central High School and Garrison-Pilcher Elementary caused students to celebrate a li…

Courtney Jean Quigg, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Quigg (Dr. Jean Quigg) of Bishop, Georgia, and  granddaughter of Mrs. Teel Lee and Mr. and Mrs. Earl Quigg of Thomasville, graduated in May from Mercer University School of Law with her Juris Doctor degree and has passed the Georgia Bar E…

THOMASVILLE — On Tuesday, October 26, Brookwood School students participated in the Honor Pledge assembly, where they signed their commitment to uphold the Honor Code against lying, cheating, and stealing, nor tolerating any of these acts. For all students at Brookwood, the concept of person…

THOMASVILLE - The Brookwood School Interact Club helped prep and paint for a project at Never Lost, a local non-profit that provides child advocacy services to enrich the lives of vulnerable children and strengthen the community of South Georgia.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School inducted 19 students into the Antonio de Nebrija Chapter of the Sociedad Honoraria Hispánica (SHH) — the Spanish Honor Society. The ceremony took place on Brookwood’s campus on Tuesday, October 19th. 

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THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville City Schools are rolling back their facemask mandate.

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School Army JROTC Raider team won the Area 2 Region Championship — male team category — held Saturday, Oct. 23, at Crisp County High School. The event included a 5K team run, rope bridge, tire flip, cross country rescue, fitness challenge and fitness …

THOMASVILLE — The Thomasville Thomas County Retired Educators Association is ready to celebrate Retired Educators Day on November 7 after receiving an annual proclamation from Mayor Greg Hobbs. 

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THOMASVILLE — Thomasville voters overwhelmingly approved a bond referendum that will back an extensive school modernization and construction effort. 

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School student artists made their mark at the annual Deep South Fair Art Show Competition. Area schools could submit up to 30 artworks each for the competition. TCCHS submitted 30 and ended the show with 19 ribbons.

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville City Schools may take another look at its COVID-19 protocols if cases continue to decline locally, Superintendent Dr. Raymond Bryant Jr. said Tuesday night.

CAIRO — Red Ribbon Week’s nationwide campaign to educate and empower American communities with the tools necessary to help youth and families steer clear of drug and alcohol abuse and addiction is underway.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood’s Middle School students have been hard at work in their English and language arts classes this year. After both seventh and eighth grade finished their novels, the classes participated in fun novel-themed activities.

Thomas County Schools’ newly renovated library at Garrison-Pilcher Elementary School is filled with the buzz of tiny voices excited about the book they may have just finished reading or even more excited about the book they are looking to find. Students look forward to visiting the library a…

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School Key Club members are ready to tackle a new year of giving to others with zero strings attached. The organization focuses on aiding its community via service projects throughout the school year.

THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central High School continues its mission to offer a variety of Advanced Placement courses that challenge students consistently. This year, it adds AP Research to the roster, the second course in the AP Capstone program the school began last year.

THOMASVILLE — Area high school cadets recently received some direct training in military physical and mental preparation when the Thomas County Central High School Army JROTC program hosted a Raider Challenge. Held Thursday, Sept. 30, this competition is the program’s varsity-level sport, ex…

THOMASVILLE — Members of the Brookwood School’s Upper School Student Government Association planned another Warrior Spirit packed homecoming week for Brookwood students of all ages. The week consisted of various USA-themed days and spirit activities during Middle School and Upper School Lunches.

At the start of the 2021-22 school year, Amanda West, a sixth grade teacher at Thomas County Middle School, had several projects funded through Donors Choose. Started by a history teacher in New York, “Donors Choose makes it easy for anyone to help a classroom in need. Public school teachers…

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School’s varsity cheerleaders hosted the Little Warrior Cheer Clinic on Wednesday, September 29. This is a favorite event for many Lower School students! They spent the afternoon learning a few cheers, a dance, jumps and stunts from the varsity cheer squad. They ended…

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THOMASVILLE — The Vashti Center received a $25,000 grant from the Department of Education recently.

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THOMASVILLE — The Vashti Center was named a State of Hope site by the Department of Children and Family Services. 

THOMASVILLE — Nearly two months into the 2021-2022 school year, Brookwood Upper School students have settled into their schedules and are putting forth great academic effort. From exciting chemistry experiments and making masterpieces in the art studio to working on English assignments outdo…

The Thomasville History Center is gearing up for a special Fall Break edition of crafts, games, and interactive fun at Camp Dawson. Using the History Center’s backyard and eight historic structures as the “classroom,” campers currently in kindergarten through fifth grades will enjoy a day ca…

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Three Thomas County Middle School students were recently chosen as a 2021 Plains Peanut Festival Postcard Contest winner. With 1,986 entries from students across the state, Joshua Layne placed first in fifth-grade, Savannah Smith placed third in fifth-grade, and Keya Patel placed first in si…

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THOMASVILLE — The relationship between faculty and students is at the heart of a Brookwood School education. Master teachers, most of whom hold advanced degrees from the nation’s leading institutions, are chosen on the basis of character, professional qualifications, and a sincere desire to …

TIFTON — Despite the pandemic, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College had an economic impact of $390,015,778 on South Georgia during the 2020 fiscal year.“ABAC provides enormous social and economic benefits to the region in a variety of ways,” Dr. Renata Elad, Dean of the Stafford School of Bu…

THOMASVILLE — Thomasville City Schools’ mask policy continues to work, Superintendent Raymond Bryant Jr. said.

THOMASVILLE — Brookwood Middle School recently announced their grade-level representatives for Student Council. The Student Council is responsible for organizing student events and taking leadership roles during morning devotions. It is comprised of grade-level representatives as voted on by…

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THOMASVILLE — Brookwood School community members, including faculty, parents, and students, gathered Saturday, September 25 at the Bobby Hines Jail-Justice Center to provide a hot lunch for area first responders. 

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