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Central Ga. school closings for Tuesday, Wednesday

Central Ga. school closings for Tuesday, Wednesday

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Baldwin, early release on Tuesday, elementary school at 11:30 a.m.; middle school and high school, noon. Closed Wednesday

Bibb, staff only on Tuesday. Closed Wednesday.

Bleckley, staff only on Tuesday. Closed Wednesday.

Twiggs County schools dismiss early Tuesday

Twiggs County schools dismiss early Tuesday

Twiggs County schools - early dismissal Tuesday for students at 1 p.m. Staff at 2 p.m.

Athletic events have been canceled for Tuesday evening.

Twiggs Academy - early dismissal Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. Closed WEDNESDAY

 

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

School, day care closings in Central Georgia

Here is the list of school and daycare closings for Monday, January 6:

Apple Tree Academy - CLOSED

Bibb County - CLOSED

Care-A-Lot Learning - CLOSED

Twiggs County's Dennard makes All-America Squad

Twiggs County's Dennard makes All-America Squad

The honors continue to roll in for former Twiggs County high school standout Darqueze Dennard.

Dennard was named to ESPN's first team college All-America squad. He won the Jim Thorpe award last week, given to the country's top defensive back.

The senior finished 2013 with 59 tackles, 10 pass breakups and four interceptions. He also won the Big Ten's Tatum-Woodson Defensive Back of the Year award, as well as being named to the Walter Camp All-America team.

Twiggs County Library Rebuilt After 2010 Fire

Georgia's First Lady is slated to speak at the Twiggs County Public Library's grand opening Tuesday.

Twiggs County Library opens its new location at 109 Main St. in Jeffersonville after the original location was struck by lightning and burned to the ground.

All of the books, computers and furnishings were destroyed in the blaze. The state funded the rebuild, according to a news release.

MPD Officers Visit Twiggs Elem. for Career Day

MPD Officers Visit Twiggs Elem. for Career Day

The Macon Police Department visited Twiggs County Elementary School as part of career day.

Read the full release from Macon Police:

Members of MPD’s Tactical Support Unit (TSU) participated in Career Day at Jeffersonville Elementary School today along with the Twiggs County Sheriff’s Office and Fire Department, the Georgia State Patrol (GSP) Aviation Unit, and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources (DNR).

MPD’s Technical Support Unit provides communication for the MPD SWAT Team and other public safety agencies during missions, incidents and crisis situations. Participating in today’s Career Day event were TSU Commander Sgt. Ricky Wolverton and Officer James Litton, both of MPD’s Traffic Unit.

Twiggs County Marching Band Earns High Marks in First Competition

Twiggs County Marching Band Earns High Marks in First Competition

Congratulations to Twiggs County Marching Cobra Band who earned high marks in their first ever band competition! The TCHS Marching Cobra’s traveled to Dillon, South Carolina on Saturday, October 5th to participate in the 9th Annual Dillon Battle of The Bands.

Twenty-two bands participated in this year's competition, hailing from Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia, and South Carolina. Our Marching Cobras were the only band representing the state of Georgia, and they represented well. In the overall scoring the Marching Cobras placed third in their division – Class 3A.

The band was also awarded "Best Horn Line" –earning the highest music score of all 3A bands and they received an “Excellent” rating for high marks in Marching, Music, and General Effect. These are outstanding accomplishments for any band but even more so for a three year-old 1A Band Program in its first ever band competition.