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...

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...

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...

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...

Arts slighted for athletics

For approximately 25 consecutive years, I tuned and serviced the 12 pianos in the McDuffie County school system. The Board of Education always paid the bill.In 2010, I was informed that the funds were not available to have the pianos...

Aimee Copeland faces more amputations for flesh-eating bacteria

...local burn center and other hospitals. They know it's not just her that needs it but other families as well."McDuffie County School Superintendent Jim LeBrun, a member of the Thomson Rotary Club, donated blood on Friday in honor of Copeland...

Georgia back-to-school sales tax holiday this weekend

...he said.Columbia County schools were back in session Tuesday; Burke County schools were back Wednesday; and McDuffie County schools resumed classes Friday.Richmond County students will return to class Monday.Evans Walmart shift manager Chris...

McDuffie County schools to add security officers

...Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown, Conn.At Thursday's meeting, the board also approved 15 chapters of the McDuffie County Schools Department of Public Safety Procedures Manual. The chapters will be posted on the school system Web site for...

Victoria Margie Hughes - David Thurmond Dorsey

...University with a Bachelor of Arts in Education and a Masters in Curriculum and Instruction. She is employed by McDuffie County Schools as an Elementary Teacher.
Mr. Dorsey is the grandson of Mrs. Maxine Thurmond the late Mr. Earl Thurmond...

Thomson position drawing lots of interest

...different stints at the school."There's been a lot of interest from applicants seeking that position," McDuffie County School Superintendent Jim LeBrun said.He said that 12 to 15 of those applicants are considered top-notch high school...

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