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Darlington college fair draws crowd; Unity Christian, Oak Mountain also attend

The Huffman Athletic Center was buzzing with activity as students from three area private schools had the opportunity to meet with college recruiters from 172 colleges and universities.

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Sunday 09/14/2014
Gordon selected as Early Education Empowerment Zone
Posted: September 14, 2014

Gordon County, in partnership with Whitfield, Catoosa, Gilmer and Murray counties, was selected Wednesday as one of Georgia’s four Early Education Empowerment Zones and will participate in a community commitment ceremony at 3 p.m., Oct. 3.

Thursday 09/11/2014
Study: Exercise emphasis making students healthier
Posted: September 11, 2014

Georgia’s prescription of more daily physical activity for students has led to improved health results, state officials say.

Wednesday 09/10/2014
Pepperell High Homecoming Parade returns tomorrow
Posted: September 10, 2014

Pepperell High School and the community will bring back the traditional homecoming parade to Lindale tomorrow afternoon at 5:30 p.m.  The homecoming parade has not marched down Park Street in Lindale since 2001.  The school and community have decided to resurrect the tradition in recognition of 9/11 and Patriot Day on the same day.  

The parade will feature the homecoming court, student groups, clubs and a special float recognizing veterans of the community.

The parade will begin at First Baptist Church in Lindale at 5:30 p.m. and make its way down Park Street to the high school.

Armuchee, Coosa and Model teachers are finalists for Teacher of the Year
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 4:30 am

Finalists for the 2015 Teacher of the Year have been selected for Floyd County Schools.

Unity Christian School students place 3,000 flags in memory of 9/11
Updated: September 11, 2014 - 5:19 am

Unity Christian School students placed 3,000 flags in front of the school this morning in memory of the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

Monday 09/08/2014
Armuchee Middle is a finalist in 2014 STEM Education Awards
Updated: September 08, 2014 - 6:39 pm

Armuchee Middle School has been named a finalist in the middle school category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards presented by the Technology Association of Georgia (TAG).

Jumping Jackets a rare team: Cave Spring Elementary jump-ropers perform at events around region
Posted: September 08, 2014

Things really are jumping at Cave Spring Elementary School.

Thursday 09/04/2014
Georgia Highlands College Floyd Campus open today
Updated: September 04, 2014 - 8:36 am

Georgia Highlands College is open after having to cancel classes for two days in a row.

Wednesday 09/03/2014
All students in recent GNTC Law Enforcement Academy Training Class find employment
Posted: September 03, 2014

On July 3, friends and family gathered at Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Gordon County Campus to honor the students graduating from the Basic Law Enforcement Academy and now, less than two months later, every graduate of that training class is working in law enforcement.

Tuesday 09/02/2014
Floyd school board to get report on summer feeding program, present distinguished service awards
Posted: September 02, 2014

The Floyd County school board will hear a special report on the summer feeding program during their meeting tonight.

Friday 08/29/2014
Free digital textbooks available through the Georgia Department of Education
Posted: August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 -- As the 2014-2015 academic year begins, teachers, school leaders, parents and students should be aware that they can access free, interactive digital textbooks through the Georgia Department of Education’s website.

Webcam shows progress at site of new Coosa High School
Posted: August 29, 2014

If taxpayers want to see the progress on Coosa High School, they can now watch it from the comfort of their homes.

Thursday 08/28/2014
3 regional companies create Education Exchange to interconnect students in 30 counties
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:36 pm

NGN, Parker FiberNet, and ETC Communications launched a partnership today to create the Education Exchange, a fiber optic network to connect schools across North Georgia.

Georgia School for the Deaf Earns SACS CASI Accreditation
Posted: August 28, 2014

Principal Leslie Jackson announced today that the Georgia School for the Deaf earned accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accreditation division of AdvancED.

5 apply for Rome superintendent spot; more applications slowly coming in
Updated: August 28, 2014 - 1:20 pm

While only five applications for the Rome City Schools superintendent position have been received so far, officials said the search is in good shape.

Wednesday 08/27/2014
Crowd shows for teacher retirement meeting at Model High
Posted: August 27, 2014

Some 60 educators from Rome and Floyd County showed up Tuesday to hear about the effects possible legislation changes could have on the teacher retirement system of Georgia.

Tuesday 08/26/2014
Senate Resolution 782 could change teacher retirement
Posted: August 26, 2014

Proposed legislative changes to teacher retirement are the subject of an information meeting tonight.

Monday 08/25/2014
4 sets of brothers make Darlington home
Posted: August 25, 2014

Summerbell House at Darlington is even more like home than usual this year.

Thursday 08/21/2014
Berry College welcomes new students for 2014-15 academic year
Posted: August 21, 2014

ROME, Ga. – More than 600 new students arrived at Berry College this week in preparation for the new semester that starts Monday.

Wednesday 08/20/2014
Teacher shares importance of students' digital citizenship in 21st century
Posted: August 20, 2014

Four years ago, when she was teaching in Carroll County, Terrie Ponder began transforming her class.

Tuesday 11/12/2013
1. UPDATE: Video released of Adairsville shootout
Updated: January 02, 2014 - 7:33 pm

Adairsville police have released video footage from a patrol car dashboard camera of a shootout at a Hardee's from last week.

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Wednesday 11/06/2013
2. Sinkhole found under Cave Spring quadruplex
Updated: November 07, 2013 - 12:52 pm

CAVE SPRING — A large sinkhole under a Park Street apartment forced one tenant to find somewhere else to stay Tuesday night, said Cave Spring fire officials.

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