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Schools
Meet the Newest Houston County School Board Member
Tom Walmer recently resigned as Chairman of the Houston County School Board. At last week's meeting, Board members voted on Walmer's replacement in the Post 1 seat. Their choice, Rick Unruh, a vete...
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The Impact of National Budget Cuts on Local Education
As a portion of the Sequestration budget cuts, education is one area in the state which will see a decrease in future funding. The state of Georgia will lose about $28.6 million for primary and se...
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Walmer Addresses His Resignation
Tom Walmer recently announced his decision to resign from Post 1 of the Houston County School Board. He joined Mayci McLeod in our studio to discuss that choice. Those who apply for the Post 1 s...
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Walmer Reflects on his School Board Term
Tom Walmer recently announced his resignation from the Houston County School Board Post 1 and Board Chairman. He spoke with Mayci McLeod in our studio today about his 11 years serving Houston Count...
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Houston County Spelling Bee
The Annual Houston County Spelling Bee was held in Perry this morning. 28 students competed to win the t-r-o-p-h-y. One student from every elementary school and middle school in the county compete...
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Wild Animal Safari at Russell Elementary
Fifth graders at Russell Elementary weren't quite sure what to expect at the assembly today. Although they were a little wary, they did know what they were hoping to see... Luckily for Karma, a s...
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H.S. rodeo participants go all out
by Gary Harmon
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These high school rodeo participants, male and female, showed no fear while competing in the events this weekend during the Southeast Showdown High School Rodeo that was held at the Georgia Nationa...
Perry Primary Celebrates Veterans Day
by Mayci McLeod
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Perry Primary's Kindergarteners performed a "Salute to Veterans" this morning with a compilation of patriotic songs. Kayla Belle Lane performed for her great-grandfather, who was in the Army durin...
Students vote at Westfield
by Gary Harmon
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The Westfield School faculty in Perry decided this year to have their entire school participate in the voting process. Joye Goodwin the lower school principal said, "This teaches the students to be...
Centerville Elementary School Book Fair
by Gary Harmon
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It seemed like Christmas came early for students at Centerville Elementary School Thursday as the Fall Book Sale continued. Some of the books the students seem to like are the Diary of a Wimpy Kid ...
Houston County High School Student Creates Charity Organization
by MAYCI MCLEOD
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As the holidays get closer, many people begin to think about giving back to the community. Mayci McLeod sat down with one charity founder to learn more about how to get involved.
Perry High School Drama Wins State Award
by MAYCI MCLEOD
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The Perry High School Theater Department has been working for three to four hours Monday through Thursday after school and on the weekends in order to prepare for the regional and state One Act Com...