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  ASU sees enrollment growth this fall

Albany State University has seen increase in enrollment this fall... despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

  TPD reminds community of back-to-school safety

As students head back to school, The Thomasville Police Department is reminding everyone of safety precautions.

  VSU enrollment spikes amid pandemic

Fall enrollment numbers at Valdosta State University are on the rise despite the pandemic.

  Baker Co. students get incentives for starting new school year

Students had to be present or attend virtually to be eligible and the winners were drawn.

  Thomasville teachers prepare for transition to virtual learning

Virtual teachers at Thomasville City Schools have been in training over the last week.

  Sherwood rolls out new technology for fall semester

Dr. Brian Dougherty says the start of the fall semester was a non-traditional success.

  Tift County Schools moving to green designation

70% percent of the students that opted for face to face instruction will attend classes Monday through Friday.

  Albany Technical College welcomes students for fall semester

For the first time in months, Albany tech students were welcomed on campus for the first day of classes.

  Monroe High teachers go viral with back-to-school rap video

Two Monroe Comprehensive High School teachers have already engaged their students in a viral way with a back-to-school rap that is catching eyes all over the nation.

Georgia’s Kemp sets spending of federal COVID-19 school aid

Georgia’s governor has announced new spending plans for federal COVID-19 aid to schools.

  Some VCS students to log on virtually for the new school year

About 44 percent of students in the district will take virtual classes, but that amount can decrease.

VCS putting plans in place for handling COVID-19 cases once school starts back

Valdosta City Schools are prepping for the first day back to school on Sept. 8.

  Lowndes Co. Schools to give weekly COVID-19 reports

Lowndes County Schools released updated COVID-19 numbers with staff and student cases included.

  Mitchell Co. Schools reiterates protocols after staff member tests positive for COVID-19

After a Mitchell County Schools staff member tested positive for COVID-19, school leaders want to reiterate safety guidelines and protocols in place.

  Deerfield-Windsor resumes face-to-face classes for new school year

For the Deerfield Windsor Knights, class is back in session.

  Worth Co. High School heads back to class with temperature checks, other changes during pandemic

New leadership and tactics fall on Worth Country High School as students begin the new school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘I never imagined teaching online high school’: DCSS teacher prepares for first day of virtual teaching

Dougherty County students and teachers will kick off the school year virtually due to COVID-19.

  Albany Technical College prepares for fall semester amid pandemic

Over the next few weeks, thousands of Albany college students will return to campus as the state continues to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic

  Lee Co. School System leaders address bus concerns

Lee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Jason Miller is responding after a letter was sent home about bus routes.

  VSU welcomes students back for fall semester

According to the Vice President of Student Affairs, everything appears to be going smoothly and they’re off on a good start.