Category Archives: Education

Thomas County Elementary School Evacuated Thursday Due to Diesel Spill

Garrison-Pilcher Elementary School in Thomasville was evacuated and closed Thursday due to a diesel spill in the area that caused a strong odor on the school’s campus. According to facebook post, the Thomas County School System stated that the diesel spill occurred at the Murphy Oil Station at the intersection of Hall Road and Highway 319 and the… Read More »




Library News: New Books, Summer Reading Program and Coding Club

Summer Reading Program The Summer Reading Program is coming soon! Starting May 14, come to the library to sign up and receive your reading log. For each 15 minutes you read, place a sticker on your reading log, and each log is 12.5 hours of reading. Show your first complete reading log to receive a certificate. Place your name… Read More »

Decatur County Library News

New Books at the Library Come check out the new books that we have for you at the Decatur County – Gilbert H. Gragg Library! The Liar’s Girl by Catherine Ryan Howard, The Common Good by Robert B. Reich, and One House Over by Mary Monroe are just a few of the books that have just arrived. Get these and more at the library… Read More »

Decatur County Schools Announces School Choice Week

Media  Release The Decatur County Board of Education requires that all students attend the school in the zone in which they reside unless they are in a specialized program that contains students across school zones.  Any exceptions to this policy must be made through the “School Choice Plan.” If your child will be in grades K-4 during the… Read More »