Cold weather prompting changes at local school districts

...Friday because of the expected low temperatures. School staffs will still have to report at 8:30 both days.McDuffie County schools will not hold outdoor sporting events, but will open on its normal time schedule. Columbia County schools will...

McDuffie County school system closes after influenza outbreak

...school because of excessive absences caused by an outbreak of influenza, strep infection and stomach viruses, the McDuffie County School System has decided to close all seven of its schools, according to its superintendent.School officials made...

McDuffie County school enacts emergency closure because of illnesses

Maxwell Elementary School in McDuffie County will be closed from Wednesday through Friday for excessive influenza, strep and a stomach virus absences.

June Ansley

...and overseas. Upon his retirement in 1969, the family settled in Thomson, Georgia, where she taught for the McDuffie County School System, retired with 31 years of total service in education. Later she became a volunteer at the McDuffie County...

Thomson officially loses half a game to Hart County

One night after McDuffie County school board voted to rename field in honor of former coach Luther Welsh, Thomson's Bulldogs loss 17-7 in a game truncated by lightning.

Theresa Blake

...Degree from Boston College, Boston, Massachusetts. Theresa was a dedicated school teacher and taught in the McDuffie County School System for 35 years until she retired in 2005. She leaves to cherish fond living memories with her husband...

Weather prompts closings by area schools

...Wednesday and will operate on a two-hour delay Thursday, according to administrative assistant Stephanie Williams.McDuffie County schools will be closed Tuesday and Wednesday, with a decision yet to be made about Thursday.Episcopal Day School will...

Lakeside High principal moving to Thomson High

...as Thomson High School's assistant principal and director of career, technical and agricultural education.McDuffie County schools Superintendent Jim LeBrun said the county Board of Edu cation voted Thursday to approve hiring Rhodes for the...

Weather-related cancellations, postponements

Schools: Richmond, Columbia, Edgefield and Burke County schools closed Thursday.Aiken County, McDuffie County schools on a two-hour delay.Georgia Regents University will be open Thursday. Paine College is closed Thursday...

Virginia Neal

...Harlem High School and attended Georgia College for Women in Milledgeville. She taught school in the Columbia and McDuffie County School System for many years. Mrs. Neal was also a member of Mt. Tabor Baptist Church, Harlem. It was Mrs. Neal's...