Taliaferro County

Georgia schools prepping for a more ‘normal’ year

BY: - June 2, 2021

Children across Georgia are cracking open the sunscreen, dusting off their flip flops and making plans for their summer break, but school administrators have a massive task before them: planning a semester they hope will set a foundation for a return to normal. “We’ve been learning a lot about what are the right interventions to […]

Rural Georgia’s back-to-school blues: COVID-19 spreads fast, internet’s slow

BY: - July 29, 2020

For some rural Georgia students, a heightened spread of COVID-19 combined with low internet availability could create disconnects that prevent them from doing online schoolwork. As of Tuesday, rural Hancock County between Atlanta and Augusta ranked No. 6 in Georgia for COVID-19 cases per capita. The county is home to fewer than 10,000 people, including […]