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District approves Decatur High School Principal's request to transfer to new Talley Street School

After four years, Decatur High School Principal Arlethea Williams will be leaving her post to take a new position as assistant principal at Talley Street Upper ...

Former Decatur High teacher accused of sexually harassing students gets 30 day suspension

A former Decatur High teacher accused of sexually harassing students will be able to teach again after the Professional Standards Commission, a state board ...

Marcus Phillips, Decatur High state title teams part of latest Decatur Athletic Hall of Fame class  Herald & Review

DECATUR — By the time Marcus Phillips was dominating at the state track meet for MacArthur in 1992, he'd already competed in some high-pressure meets.

Decatur alumna Betsy Harris coaches team to conference title on anniversary of state title  Meridian Star

March 10 now holds additional significance for Florida Southern College women's basketball coach Betsy Harris.

Decatur City School teacher resigns amid sexual misconduct allegations  WAAY

A former Decatur City High School teacher has resigned amid accusations of sexual conduct with students. Carrie Witt submitted her resignation during a special ...

Report: Decatur High graduate killed by alleged drunk driver

A recent Decatur High School graduate was killed by an alleged drunk driver, according to media reports. The AJC and WSBTV both reported that Kennedy ...

Decatur school board chooses design, contracting firms for $60 million building renovations  Herald & Review

DECATUR — School board members signed off Tuesday on a design team and contractor for an estimated $59.8 million project to renovate seven schools, part ...

Eulavohne M. Good | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Eulavohne M. Good went to her heavenly home on Friday, June 14, 2019. A memorial *service* will be held on Tuesday, June 18, 2019, at 12:00 ...

City Schools of Decatur names Decatur High's Jenna Black teacher of the year

Jenna Black, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Decatur High, has worked in the classroom for 31 years. According to City Schools of Decatur, she ...

Ruth Lois Karloski | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Ruth Lois Karloski, 90, of Decatur and Carlinville died on Tuesday afternoon, 21 May 2019, at Heritage Health in Carlinville.

4 candidates file petitions to run for Decatur school board in 2019  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Three new candidates and one incumbent are vying for spots on the Decatur Board of Education in next year's election.

Charles Douglas Beams | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Charles Douglas Beams, 64, passed away at home on Monday May 20th 2019. He was born and raised in Decatur,Illinois. After graduating from ...

Generations of McMullans standouts on the court  Meridian Star

When Ethan McMullan was in the first grade, his grandparents, Doyle and Janie McMullan, decided to take their grandson to Mississippi State's youth basketball ...

City Schools of Decatur announces teachers of the year  Champion

City Schools of Decatur (CSD) announced its nine 2016-2017 teachers of the year on Nov. 8. The accolades given to each teacher differed in specificity but ...

The Lincolns visit Central A&M as part of Civil War study  Herald & Review

DECATUR – When watching Michael Krebs and Debra Miller portray Abraham and Mary Todd Lincoln, it's easy to get lost in time.

(PHOTOS) Community rallies to support Decatur High media clerk

Leonard Thibadeau (center) holds a sign above his head during the Rally for Riley across from Decatur High School on Monday morning. Photo: Jonathan ...

Update for Friday, April 5, 2019  Wise County Messenger

ATTEMPTED CAPITAL MURDER ARREST – A Lake Bridgeport man is facing an attempted capital murder charge after attacking and injuring two Wise County ...

Wells' New Deals Attract Morgan Stanley Advisors Down South  AdvisorHub

Recruits $4.3-million duo in Alabama, $1.7-million veteran in Mississippi and $1.5-million team in Boca Raton from wirehouse competitor on even of President's ...

WELLS: Millikin student's musical will come to life at Dennis School. Here's what they're learning.  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Professional actors have a table read of a new script to get a feel for it before beginning rehearsals, and so do the students at Dennis School, who.

Tasha White Announces Candidacy for Decatur School Board

Decatur-Avondale Estates, GA - The candidate's platform includes fostering a positive relationship with the city commission and maintaining a talented and ...

BHS alum taking team to state title game this weekend  The Union-Recorder

The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) basketball state championship games are this week in Macon. Although no local teams are competing, one ...

The Nation's Up-And-Coming Boys High Jumpers  MileSplit

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Former Decatur HS star Betsy Harris grabs coaching honor  Meridian Star

Betsy Harris has been at Florida Southern College for only four seasons, but the coach has wasted no time reviving a program that posted seven wins the ...

Marching out – Decatur High band director leaving

The Decatur High band director is leaving at the end of this year. Director Megan Williams sent a letter to parents on April 23 explaining that she would be ...

Whitney, Genevieve | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Genevieve Howell “Gen” Whitney, 91, of Decatur passed away August 17, 2018 in her home with her family by her side.

Federal Way Public Schools presents athlete Hall of Fame awards  Federal Way Mirror

Federal Way Public Schools on Monday evening inducted three new members into its athletic Hall of Fame and presented honors to three other individuals.

'Come on down, I've got an idea.' Midwest Music Expo at Millikin brings together art, artists  Herald & Review

DECATUR — Only seven weeks ago, Millikin University professor Martin Atkins had an idea for a conference.

University of Illinois lands $100 million gift to engineering school  Herald & Review

CHAMPAIGN — The University of Illinois' acclaimed engineering school has received a gift that is tied with its largest ever, school leaders announced Monday.

Durfee places first at Rube Goldberg competition; 13 schools take part  Herald & Review

Students from seven different school districts and 13 schools participated Saturday in the fifth-grade Rube Goldberg competition at MacArthur High School.

04/09/2018 | Special Ed Teacher Wins Worcester's Top Honor | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

OCEAN CITY – Local officials crowned Cedar Chapel Special School's Karen Holland as Worcester County's top educator at Friday's 2018 Teacher of the Year.

Misters help Decatur public schools fight flu | Education |  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The Decatur School District has adopted a new sanitizing method that cleans classrooms and other areas in record time, which district officials say ...

5 Questions with ... Erik Grebner, Homework Hangout Club Inc.  Herald & Review

Name: Erik Grebner. Age: 39. Occupation: Executive Director of Homework Hangout Club Inc. City of residency: Decatur. What's new at Homework Hangout this ...

Gwinnett County teacher who was victim of stabbing calls for backpack ban  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Gwinnett County middle school teacher who survived one of her students stabbing her with a butcher knife is calling on the school district to ban backpacks.

Ready to graduate, Johns Hill alumni walk the halls one last time  Herald & Review

DECATUR – High school seniors who went to Johns Hill Magnet School took a trip down memory lane on Tuesday.

Students Ratcheting Up Anti-Gun Protests After School Shooting  Wall Street Journal

High-school students are planning marches and school walkouts across the country in the coming weeks and months as the number of protesters on social ...

More than a pet: Bearded dragon a living lesson for French Academy students  Herald & Review

DECATUR — The most popular student in Carissa Craven's fifth-grade class at French Academy is a bearded dragon named Toothless Jordan.

Photos: A look back 2017 Decatur-area mug shots  Herald & Review

Arrest and booking photos are provided by law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt, and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is ...

School board votes 4-3 to let superintendent go | Education |  Herald & Review

DECATUR – The Decatur Board of Education has informed Superintendent Lisa Taylor that it will not be extending her contract when it expires in June 2017.

Sheriff -elect Ron Puckett selects Lt. Chris Price as chief deputy - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

With the election over and Jan. 15 fast approaching, Sheriff-Elect Ron Puckett is quickly ramping up plans for the Morgan County Sheriff's Department. Puckett ...

Ranking 10,010 Girls By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10010 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

WBGL radio's Backyard Bounce visits St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Decatur  Herald & Review

DECATUR — A little wind and a couple of clouds didn't bother the throng of kids and parents who attended WBGL's Backyard Bounce at St. Paul's Lutheran ...

Delmarva graduations: Photos and more for high school and college  Delmarva Daily Times

Graduation photos and more from Wicomico, Worcester, Somerset, Sussex, Accomack and Northampton counties on Delmarva.

Ida Brooks, Decatur education stalwart, dies at 71 | Education  Herald & Review

DECATUR – A “tough love” educator before the the phrase was coined, Ida Brooks never stopped helping students be the best they could be.

Atlanta Ordinance Would Repeal “Known Drug Area” Law that is Unconstitutional  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Public Safety/Legal Administration Committee of the City Council of Atlanta is set to consider legislation on Tuesday, April 23, 2019, ...

Hall named teacher of the year - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

A former Hartselle High graduate, Anna Hall, was named the Hartselle High School teacher of the year. Emily Cowart has knows Hall through softball, but also ...

Can I Cut Down These Trees?  Ocean City Today

If your dream is to build a custom home in Worcester County, there are a number of procedural steps necessary to accomplish this goal. There are zoning ...

Parkside High School Teacher Charged with Drug Distribution - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -  WBOC TV 16

SALISBURY, Md.- A special education teacher at Parkside High School in Salisbury was arrested and placed on administrative leave Tuesday pending the ...

Renfroe Principal Announces He's Leaving At End of School Year  Decatur Metro

Decaturish is reporting that Renfroe Middle School Principal Derrick Thomas sent a note to parents this morning announcing he's taken a principal job in the ...

Exciting Friday in Priceville changing the community - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

On the last Friday in the month of April a couple of events changed the atmosphere in the Priceville community.

01/08/2019 | Heiser Sworn In As Worcester County's First Female State's Attorney | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

SNOW HILL – Veteran prosecutor Kris Heiser was sworn in as the first female state's attorney for Worcester County this week. On Monday, Heiser was.

State police bring anti-meth message, K-9 officer Yadi to LSA High School  Herald & Review

Illinois State Police Trooper Tracy Lillard makes a lot of jokes as she's giving presentations to students, but her message is a serious one, and she brings visual ...

Ranking 10,007 Boys By Average XC Finish  MileSplit

10007 cross country runners ranked by their average finish place during the cross country season with a minimum of three races.

Decatur County's Ruthanne Gordon in broadcasting for 37 years  Greensburg Daily News

We've watched Ruthanne Gordon tell us the latest news for many years and felt proud to tell others, “She's a Decatur County woman.” Ruthanne has been in ...

Bob Fallstrom: Book recalls Cobden's basketball Cinderella story  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Fifty years ago in March on a sunny Saturday afternoon in the Assembly Hall in Champaign, the Stephen Decatur High School basketball team was ...

John M. Purnell, retired Eastern Shore reporter, dies  Baltimore Sun

John M. Purnell, a veteran reporter who had worked for Eastern Shore newspapers and earlier for The Palm Beach Post, died Thursday from undetermined ...

Federal Way Mirror Male Athlete of the Week: Jacob Buchan  Federal Way Mirror

Buchan will be an anchor for the Gator boys soccer team's defense.

12/08/2017 | Berlin Christmas Parade Results | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

Berlin's 47th Annual Christmas parade attracted a crowd of several thousand who lined the parade route along Main Street to near capacity Thursday night.

Army National Combine participants

Here is a look at the list of prospects expected to participate in the 2016 U.S. Army National Combine in San Antonio on Friday, Jan. 8.

Decatur speller enjoys national bee experience, despite missed word  Herald & Review

WASHINGTON — Jake Blackburn made it through round two of the Scripps National Spelling Bee on Wednesday before bowing out in the third round.

MacArthur seniors bring inspiration to French Academy | Education  Herald & Review

DECATUR – One of the things that struck MacArthur High School seniors who visited French Academy on Thursday was how unchanged, yet strange, it felt to be ...

Ross-Sartain  Over the Mountain Journal

Mr. and Mrs. Marshall Lynn Ross of Vestavia Hills announce the engagement of their daughter, Meagan Rebecca, to William Allen Sartain, son of Mr. and Mrs.

PE class matures into lifelong fitness training | Education |  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Children lying on their stomachs in the gymnasium at Oak Grove School do not look as if they are having physical education class.

Jacoway among 12 new members inducted into Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame  Northwest Georgia News

MONTGOMERY – Twelve major contributors to prep athletics in Alabama were inducted into the 27th class of the Alabama High School Sports Hall of Fame ...

Voters claim machine registered wrong candidate during voting  FOX 5 Atlanta

The Georgia NAACP branch says they have received complaints about voting machine irregularities in five counties statewide.

Markarian, Anthony John | Obituaries |  Herald & Review

DECATUR -- Anthony John Markarian, 89, of Decatur passed away on Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Eastview Terrace in Sullivan, Illinois.

MCBOE hires architect to complete PHS project - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Morgan County Board of Education hired an architect to provide construction administration services leading to the completion of the new Priceville High School ...

Cerro Gordo mulls tax increase for school improvements  Herald & Review

CERRO GORDO – When Cerro Gordo's Junior-Senior High School completed a new gymnasium and cafeteria in 1962, Bill Sparks didn't mind the short walk ...

SOS Investigating Senior Vote-Buying in Atlanta Election  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — The Secretary of State of Georgia is investigating apparent vote-buying at two senior highrises in Atlanta's City Council District 3, Atlanta ...

Bentley's seeks to sell facility to build new era - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Bentley's has started construction on its future location, but the store will not be able to complete the move until they sell their current location at 307 Main St.

DeKalb County teen killed in triple shooting  FOX 5 Atlanta

A late night shooting in Dekalb County injures 3, including a 16-year-old.

'MidAmerican Mermaid' makes a splash | Local |  Herald & Review

DECATUR – Chelsea Force knows how to make a splashy entrance.

02/23/2017 | A Week In Business - February 24, 2017 | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

New Doctor Welcomed BERLIN – Atlantic General Hospital and Health System has announced that Dr. Kieran Py has joined the Atlantic General Primary Care.

Police: Gardendale Minister Shot Wife, Daughter, Then Stabbed Himself  WHNT

GARDENDALE, Ala. - Police have released more details about a violent crime that happened inside the home of a minister and his family in northern Jefferson ...

The 14th Annual 5th Avenue Awards Honoring High School Musical Theater are Announced!  Broadway World

Excited high school students, educators and supportive friends and family members packed McCaw Hall to celebrate The 14th Annual 5th Avenue Awards ...

Walkout Highlights, Coast to Coast: Recapping the Student Protests and the Sights and Sounds That Helped #Enough Trend on Social Media  The 74

For more news on the reactions to the national walkout — and our continuing reporting on gun deaths and injuries at schools across the country — sign up for ...

Mattoon YMCA to open Toledo branch | Local |  Herald & Review

MATTOON — A two-story, $4-million recreation facility is set for construction in Toledo, about 22 miles southeast of Mattoon in Cumberland County.

Eastern Illinois University to see big academic shakeup over 2 years  Herald & Review

CHARLESTON -- Eastern Illinois University will be seeing big changes structurally in the next two years.

Meet the 33 young women debuting as the 2015 Huntsville Symphony Ball debutantes

The 33 young women who will make their debut at the 2015 Symphony Ball in October enjoyed a several special events during the first week of debutante ...

Durfee kids walk to feed kids in other countries  Herald & Review

DECATUR – When Travon Murray realized how poor the children in Haiti and Uganda are, he wanted to do more for them.

Mother upset about sexual 'identify definitions' quiz at school  FOX 5 Atlanta

A controversial sixth-grade homework assignment on sexuality has some parents pushing back against the DeKalb County School District.

Agriculture Secretary Perdue talks NAFTA, ag economy during visit to 'Mecca of farming'  Herald & Review

DECATUR — While President Donald Trump recently called the North American Free Trade Agreement the "worst trade deal ever made," his agriculture ...

McNalley, Gillette to wed in October - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Mr. and Mrs. Ricky McNalley of Decatur are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Sophie Kathryn McNalley of Decatur to Zachary Quentin ...

Don Pouncey retiring as HJHS principal (updated) - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Don Pouncey, a native Mississippian who devoted 39 years to educating and coaching kids in Alabama, is retiring as principal at Hartselle Junior High School, ...

Eva School welcomes alumni, friends - The Hartselle Enquirer  Hartselle Enquirer

Jo Anne Makemson Lindley Special to the Enquirer. The Eva School Gymnasium was a sea of blue and white on Saturday, July 16, as the Eva High School ...

Large fish kill on Sangamon River side of Lake Decatur dam includes invasive carp  Herald & Review

DECATUR - Mike Lowe wants to know what caused hundreds, perhaps thousands, of fish to suddenly die in the Sangamon River below the Lake Decatur Dam.

Atlanta City Council's War on the Public; Mr. Bond Objects  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — One year into the new Council term, the current Atlanta City Councilmembers continue their war on the public, with the exception of Michael ...

En pointe: Teacher fosters young dancers for more than 30 years  Wise County Messenger

BELOVED TEACHER – Top, students swarm dance teacher Karen Smith on stage during tech rehearsal for “Sleeping Beauty” last weekend. Messenger photo ...

Police locate body of a High School student found shot in the front yard of a College Park home - Story  FOX 5 Atlanta

Clayton County police found the body of a 15-year-old male found shot to death in the front yard of a College Park home on Thursday.

Police: woman with daughter in car leads police on chase  FOX 5 Atlanta

It was a wild high-speed chase involving a mom fleeing from Carrollton Police with her 5-year-old daughter in the car.

Reality Winner of Augusta, Whistleblower, Sentenced under Espionage Act  Atlanta Progressive News

Photograph from Reality Winner's personal Facebook page; used pursuant to fair use doctrine for educational purposes. (APN) ATLANTA — On Thursday, ...

Treasurer wants MAP grant funds saved | Education |  Herald & Review

CHARLESTON-- Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs visited Eastern Illinois University to urge the approval of a measure that would approve funds for tuition ...

No bond for Newton County mom accused of killing daughter  FOX 5 Atlanta

A Newton County mother charged with the murder of her toddler daughter went before a judge Thursday morning.

Dalton High's German Program Receives PASCH Designation  The Chattanoogan

Ava Wyatt and the German program at DHS have been declared a PASCH school by the German Consulate General and German Central Agency for Schools ...

04/10/2018 | Farmers Market Not Returning To Berlin | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

BERLIN – Though the Downtown Berlin Farmers Market has closed after more than 30 years in business, the town is expected to welcome a new market by.

Middle School Boys Rankings: Cade Flatt A Triple Threat  MileSplit

One athlete who stands out is Jacari Kennedy from West Oaks Academy in Florida. Kennedy holds the top middle school time in the 100m dash with an 11.16 ...

Elizabeth M. Solter, accomplished equestrian and teacher  Baltimore Sun

Elizabeth M. Solter, an accomplished equestrian and teacher who had been a member of the U.S. Equestrian Team and went on to a successful career as a ...

A third generation of the Coates family returns to serve Moundford Free Methodist Church  Herald & Review

DECATUR - Gerald Coates has become a third-generation pastor at Moundford Free Methodist Church.

09/15/2016 | Things To Do Around Town - September 16, 2016 | News Ocean City MD  The Dispatch

Every 1st Friday: Star Charities Volunteers Meet 10 a.m., Ocean Pines Library. 410-641-7667. Every Saturday: Weekly Farmers Market 8 a.m.-1 p.m.,

Mother of woman found in DeKalb County creek seeks answers  FOX 5 Atlanta

The mother of a murder victim found dead in a creek last week is searching for answers and justice.

Stacey Hopkins, ACLU Preserve 160,000 Voter Registrations in State Settlement (UPDATE 1)  Atlanta Progressive News

(APN) ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has settled with Stacey Hopkins, a Fulton County voter who last year, in 2017, was threatened with ...

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