Cabarrus County Schools graduates excelled through ‘unprecedented’ year | Education

Photo Courtesy Cabarrus County Schools Students didn’t seen their friends, teachers didn’t see their students, and principals didn’t see either for good portions of the last year and a half. But this weekend they were all together again as the pandemic in the state is hitting record lows with vaccinations hitting record highs. Students, teachers … Read more

County airport officials will utilize $620K in fed money | News, Sports, Jobs

County airport officials will utilize $620K in fed money | News, Sports, Jobs

>Members of the current board of the Columbiana County Airport Authority board stand on the taxiway at the airport on County Airport Road this week (front from left) Tim Ohara, John Sayle, Joe Diloreto, (back from left) Frank Ungaro, Dan Thompson, Mike Diloreto and Jim Pusateri. EAST LIVERPOOL — Nestled in the hills of Madison … Read more

For Some, Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department Needle Exchange Program Is a Lifeline | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo by Nora Edinger A long-term user of both street drugs and the needle exchange program operated by the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department to combat disease spread, Amy Smith (not her real name) said she has been clean since a health crisis last winter. Editor’s Note: Like all needle exchange programs in West Virginia, a … Read more

Whatcom County Health Department and PeaceHealth Release New Video, Urge Vaccination as Hospitalizations Remain High

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Submitted by the Whatcom County Health Department As recent COVID-19 hospitalizations remain high despite falling case rates, the Whatcom County Health Department (WCHD) and PeaceHealth urge Whatcom County residents to get vaccinated as the best way to stay safe from severe cases of COVID-19. About two out of three Whatcom County residents ages 16 and older … Read more

Richland County looking to build a sports complex to attract huge travel tournaments | Columbia News

COLUMBIA — More than 90 youth baseball teams poured into northeast Columbia in April to participate in a travel tournament affiliated with Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves. The visitors spent about $275,000 while here competing at Kelly Mill Sports Complex in Elgin. Richland County Council Chairman Paul Livingston attended and offered remarks to the participants; the … Read more

Hamilton County teachers to embark on environmental education training program next week

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Photo courtesy Jim Watson | Teachers relocate a loggerhead turtle nest under supervision of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources at a past teacher training workshop on Sapelo Island. A group of teachers from the Hamilton County area will travel to the University of Georgia Marine Institute on Sapelo Island next week for a five-day … Read more

DEVELOP SALINE COUNTY ADVISORY BOARD AGREES TO PAY BACK BOND MONEY USED TO PAY LOBBYING FIRM OUT OF SALES TAX MONIES | KMMO

The Develop Saline County advisory board met on Wednesday, June 9. During the meeting, Presiding Commissioner Kile Guthrey Jr. gave an update on the progress of the work being done at the Marshall Junction. https://dehayf5mhw1h7.cloudfront.net/wp-content/uploads/sites/1333/2021/06/09121421/KILE-GUTHREY-DSC-MTG-1-6.9.21.mp3 Guthrey pointed out that $115,498.34 out of the Saline County bond money has been paid to Flotron & McIntosh LLC, … Read more

Austin-Travis County health officials say Covid vaccine data shows there’s still work to be done

Austin-Travis County health officials say Covid vaccine data shows there's still work to be done

More than three quarters of people age 65 and older in Austin-Travis County are fully vaccinated, public health officials said Tuesday. For the entire eligible population – that’s people 12 years and older – the number is more than 54 percent. The area remains in stage 2 of Austin Public Health’s risk-based guidelines, and the … Read more

Educational neglect reports up in Summit County amid pandemic

Educational neglect reports have increased across the county and state this year.Photo from Getty Images The past year of education has been like none other for K-12 students across the country. With a new learning format and a global pandemic interrupting students’ daily lives, educational neglect reports have increased across Colorado and Summit County. Educational … Read more

Marion County Board of Education selects new superintendent

Marion County Board of Education selects new superintendent

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Marion County Schools have a new superintendent.   Marion County Schools The Marion County Board of Education voted to approve Dr. Donna Hage as superintendent of Marion County Schools. She will begin her one-year contract on July 1 with a salary of $120,000.   Dr. Donna Hage “I’m blessed for their support,” Hage said. “I think it’s a wonderful opportunity … Read more

‘Time for a New You’ campaign targets continuing education students in Robeson County

June 04, 2021 Even though the Lumber River is one of only five rivers in North Carolina designated as “Wild and Scenic” by Congress, the meandering waterway sees limited use except for locals who were raised on it. The Lumber River runs 115 miles from its headwaters at Drowning Creek near Southern Pines to the … Read more

Bulloch County Board of Education Regular Session June 10

Bulloch County Board of Education Regular Session June 10

The Bulloch County Board of Education will host a regular session on Thursday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m., in the Central Office boardroom of the school district’s Central Office, 150 Williams Road in Statesboro.  The meeting space is open to the public, and guests are asked to enter the board room entrance at the front … Read more

Why so many Muncie, Delaware County economic announcements recently?

Rendering of the CANPACK facility that is set to be built at 2451 W. Fuson Road, and in operation by 2022. The project will bring 345 new jobs to the area and nearly $380 million in capital investment.

MUNCIE, Ind. — The recent economic development announcements from both the City of Muncie and Delaware County are just one part of numerous business announcements over the past year. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, officials have kept working with business leaders to bring both jobs and increase the area’s tax base, according to Brad Bookout, director of economic development for … Read more

Higher education institutions in Pinellas County unite for racial justice

Higher education institutions in Pinellas County unite for racial justice

Higher education institutions in Pinellas County unite for racial justice June 4, 2021 by St. Petersburg College Representatives from four higher education institutions who collectively serve 36,000 students in St. Petersburg, Florida are joining together to create a consortium focused on dismantling racial hierarchies.  After working for months to create a shared vision and reaching out … Read more

Marshall County Board of Education to announce new superintendent on June 17 | Newsletter Stories

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — The clock is ticking for the Marshall County Board of Education to choose a new superintendent. This, as the district’s current superintendent, Trent Lovett, closes in on retirement effective June 30. The Marshall County Board of Education will announce the new superintendent on June 17. Mary Beth Riggs, the board’s vice … Read more

Marshall County Board of Education to announce new superintendent on June 17 | News

MARSHALL COUNTY, KY — The clock is ticking for the Marshall County Board of Education to choose a new superintendent. This, as the district’s current superintendent, Trent Lovett, closes in on retirement effective June 30. The Marshall County Board of Education will announce the new superintendent on June 17. Mary Beth Riggs, the board’s vice … Read more

Ventura County Office of Education holds first-ever equity conference

With more than 1,000 attendees who tuned into Ventura County Office of Education’s first equity conference, county Superintendent of Schools César Morales considers the event a success. The May 24 virtual conference included prerecorded opening and closing sessions and two live sessions where attendees could pick a presentation to attend. VCOE partnered with organizations such as First 5 … Read more

‘My Purpose in Life is To Help Others Achieve their Highest Potentials and the Education Field Allows Me to Do That Daily,’ Says Granville County Principal of the Year Courtney Currin ’12MSA | College of Education

Ever since Courtney Currin ’12MSA was 5 years old, she knew she wanted to be a teacher. She was that little girl who would teach her dolls. And when she thought about other career paths, she thought of them in addition to teaching. Being an educator is her life’s purpose.  “My purpose in life is … Read more

An outdoor hot spot: Summit County community tries to promote education, increase access as trail use soars

An outdoor hot spot: Summit County community tries to promote education, increase access as trail use soars

Hikers look at surrounding mountain peaks while hiking in the Mineral Hill area near Breckenridge.Photo by Liam Doran / Breckenridge Tourism Office There are multiple metrics that show Summit County has become an increasingly sought-after place during the pandemic. There’s the skyrocketing demand for local homes. There’s the tourism numbers reflected in cellphone and sales … Read more