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One by one graduates of Georgia Northwestern Technical College’s Adult Education program filed into the Conference Center at GNTC’s Gordon County Campus on Thursday, June 17, to celebrate earning their General Educational Development diplomas.

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The Gordon County Schools Board of Education approved the final budget for fiscal year 2021-2022 (FY22) at its meeting on Monday night. The vote was 5-2 with Board members Eddie Hall and Kacee Smith providing the only dissenting votes.

The 2020-2021 CMS Black and Gold Standard of Excellence Award Winners were nominated by their teachers and exemplify many of the traits we hope to see in all our students: good character, strong work ethic, caring for others around them, involvement in school activities, and more. Congratula…

Calhoun City Schools’ Board of Education met on Monday, May 24, at noon for its first public hearing on the budget for the fiscal year 2021-2022 at the Calhoun City Schools Board of Education, 334 South Wall Street.

In a special broadcast with partner Georgia Public Broadcasting, this evening ArtsBridge Foundation announced the winners of the 13th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards during “Shuler Awards 2021,” a special pre-recorded co-production that aired statewide.

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The Gordon County Schools Board of Education voted to approve the tentative fiscal year 2021-2022 budget at its meeting on Monday evening. No changes were made to the document since it was discussed at the board’s last meeting on April 26.

SHS Army JROTC “Phoenix” Battalion cadet Jaren McMullin, signed a $108,000 scholarship agreement with the University of North Georgia recently. After graduation, he will travel to Fort Benning for cavalry scout training in the Georgia Army National Guard and will be assigned to “Blackfoot” T…

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The 2021 PAGE STAR Student for Sonoraville High School is Elijah Hibberts. Each STAR student chooses his or her most influential teacher as the STAR teacher, and Eli has chosen Mrs. Ashley Brookshire, SHS English teacher and Literary coach, as his STAR Teacher.

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The Gordon County Board of Education will host an initial hearing on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2021 at its meeting on Monday, May 10, following a final discussion about potential changes and considerations held this Monday evening at the College and Career Academy.

Calhoun Middle School held their Induction Ceremony for the National Jr. Beta Club on Tuesday morning, April 20, in the Calhoun Performing Arts Center. Inductees included 8th grade students meeting the academic, attendance and behavior requirements set forth by the organization. Calhoun Midd…

Ashworth Middle School students Hunter Parker and Carolynn Dooley recently won their divisions in FFA Middle School Record Book. Hunter won the Area 1 Crop Production category, and Carolynn won the Area 1 Power Structure and Technical Systems division, and advanced to state competition.

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In 2009, Family Savings began offering $1,000 scholarships through the CV Glassco Memorial Scholarship Fund, named for our previous board chairman, CV Glassco who passed away in 2008.

On Saturday, April 17, the Calhoun High School Literary team earned the title of region champions for the third year in a row and their first year in class 5A. They took home first place finishes in seven of twelve events and will send all seven to compete for a state championship in the com…