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Jones Co. water main break causes low water pressure

Jones Co. water main break causes low water pressure

A water main break has caused City of Gray residents to experience low water pressure Thursday.

According to water superintendent Russ Dormond, crews were on the scene and were working to build water levels back up Thursday afternoon.

Gray Mayor Stephen Tingen's Facebook page update said a "contractor hit a 12in water main on Bill Conn." Thursday around 12:30 p.m. via a Facebook status, he said crews had to initially shut off water in the area of the water main break.

Parents push for change in special needs policy

One central Georgia family says they want the Jones county school board to change its policy for special needs students.

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

CGTC Board of Directors Chair elected

Houston County retired superintendent was also elected to the vice chair position for 2014-2015.

Twiggs County resident and retired educator, Sarah Hawthorne, was named as the chair of CGTC's Board of Directors.

According to a release, she also served as the vice chair of the Board in the past year, when CGTC and MGTC merged.

She'll serve a one-year term.

CGTC's board of directors is comprised of a group of business leaders from the eleven counties CGTC serves in Baldwin, Bibb, Crawford, Dooly, Houston, Jones, Monroe, Peach, Pulaski, Putnam and Twiggs counties.

 

Andalusia Farm Blog: Gray high school student working at Andalusia

Andalusia Farm Blog: Gray high school student working at Andalusia

It is really exciting to work at a place that has so much energy. This energy comes from the history, the landscape, and most of all the passion from all the visitors. I find it absolutely amazing that these people from different places from all over the world can all be united by one person – Miss Flannery O’Connor. Getting to meet these diverse people with so much love for Flannery O’Connor and writing is so enjoyable, and they make me have an even greater appreciation of writing.

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

Board of Directors determined for new Central Georgia Technical College

With the official merger date of July 1 quickly approaching, members of the Middle Georgia Technical College and Central Georgia Technical College Boards of Directors held a joint meeting at the Macon campus Wednesday, June 12 to appoint officers for the NEW Central Georgia Technical College Board of Directors... Read More

Jones County's Veal leaves dugout for AD spot

Jones County's Veal leaves dugout for AD spot

Change is on the way for Jones County High School's baseball program, and for the athletic program as a whole.

Greyhound coach Barry Veal is leaving the diamond, and taking over as Jones County's athletic director. Veal coached Jones County baseball for the last 21 seasons. He was also assistant athletic director with softball head coach Blake Lyons.

After encouragement from Lyons, Veal decided to step away from the dugout, and step into the role of head athletic director.

Georgia Cyber Academy graduates first class

Georgia Cyber Academy graduates first class

(WXIA) -- The Class of 2014 is the very first class to graduate from Georgia Cyber Academy, the state's free online public school.

The school will hold a graduation ceremony at noon on Saturday, May 31 at the Gwinnett Center. More than 300 graduating seniors are scheduled to walk across the stage.

"We're so proud of each of our graduates, all of whom have taken the individualized learning that comes with GCA's online curriculum and worked with GCA's world-class teachers to adapt it to best serve and support their own academic successes," GCA head of school Matt Arkin said in a release.