The question of how the desegregation order will affect the Winona-Montgomery Consolidated School District is still up in the air, but the district will have to comply with how they report under the order, according to former Montgomery County Board Attorney Chynee A. Bailey.
Students at J.Z. George High School are getting a dose of real life through the school’s 21st Century Learning Center. The after-school program touches base on many topics that will help students once they graduate high school and well on into their adult life.
The Carroll County School Board will have to pay out a $5,000 deductible to a grandparent of one of its students after a bus backed into the vehicle while picking up another student.
After 36 years, last Thursday night marked the last board meeting for Beat 4 school board member Laura Norwood Davis, and after serving on the board since 2013, it marked the last meeting for Beat 3 member Daniel Vest.
After high school, students have a choice of whether to continue their studies at a two-year or four-year college or to enter the workforce. For some students at J.Z. George, they’ll be more equipped once graduating.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors may look into the steps to become an ACT Work Ready Community. At their Nov. 26 meeting, Montgomery County Economic Development Director Sue Stidham came and talked to supervisors about coming on board.
Those who pass through the Town of Vaiden and residents will begin to see a new two percent tourism tax starting Jan. 1.
The measure was passed during the Nov. 6 election. The tax will bring in money for parks and recreation.