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Students to get free lunch for entire school year

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced last week that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending flexibilities to allow free meals to continue to be ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Register for 4-H Friday online event set for Oct. 23

AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – Calling all Alabama 4-H members! Alabama 4-H is partnering with the Auburn University College of Agriculture for 4-H Friday on Ag ... Read more

5 days ago by Kendra Majors.

Citing high risk for COVID, schools remain virtual

Lowndes County Schools will remain virtual for the second nine weeks of the semester. Superintendent Jason Burroughs made the tough decision because of Lowndes County’s ... Read more

5 days ago by Amya Mitchell.

Sorority sisters celebrate the election of Davison-Boone

Jacqulyn Davison-Boone made history recentlywhen she was elected mayor of the Town of Fort Deposit. Davison-Boone will be the first Black woman to serve as ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Local schools see slight decline in enrollment

BY ANDREW EDWARDS Lowndes County Schools saw a slight decline in student enrollment this year. Each year, school systems are required to submit enrollment numbers ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Commissioner recognized for 36 years of service

Lowndes County Commissioner W. Dickson Farrior has been presented with the Tenure in Office Award by the Association of County Commissions of Alabama (ACCA) for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Amya Mitchell.

OCAP offering assistance for those affected by COVID-19

The local Organized Community Action Program (OCAP) has received a Community Service Block Grant funding for the local community. The funds will be available for ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Kendra Majors.

Davison commits to Alabama

Calhoun High’s JD Davison committed to the Alabama Crimson Tide as part of the 2021 recruiting class. Davison, who was named Mr. Basketball and it ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Kendra Majors.

Severe weather forces LA to reschedule homecoming 2020

Potential severe weather from Hurricane Delta has forced Lowndes Academy to reschedule its homecoming. The school was set to hold homecoming this week, but officials ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Kendra Majors.

Nursing homes, hospitals can have limited visitors

Face coverings will still be required through Nov. 8, Gov. Kay Ivey announced Wednesday morning. The governor held a press conference Wednesday morning in Montgomery. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Kendra Majors.

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