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Heavy traveled road gets facelift

  A much-anticipated road-paving project has recently been completed on Dale County Road 445 thanks to state funding.   The 2.8-mile stretch of road joining Freedom Drive and the old Highway 134 and Highway 84 has increased in usage during … Continue reading

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Webb Elementary Library gets a Boost

The school’s library has suffered for several years due the lack of funds. Pro-rated education budgets left the library to rely on book sales and other difficult fundraising projects just to maintain the bare minimums. There was nothing left for … Continue reading

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Geneva County H.S. Band Get’s a Boost

Geneva High Band Boosters have had they’re work cut out for them for the past several years due to pro-ration and a shrinking education budgets. However; this week the band received welcomed news. Through the assistance of State Senator Harri … Continue reading

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Slocomb High School Getting New Books

Slocomb High School Library receives funds via Community Service grants. Thanks to efforts by Librarian Kim Martin, Asst. Librarian Dale Mathis, and ” one of their best customers” Billy Norton, in cooperation with Senator Harri Anne Smith, the school will … Continue reading

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Rehobeth Elementary Gets Funds For Technology

Barbara Greathouse, Reading Coach at Rehobeth Elementary School, explains that a key factor in teaching is knowing precisely where a students skills are lacking. The use of specialized computer testing and evaluation software can quickly pinpoint students strengths as well … Continue reading

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Senator Harri Anne Smith understands the importance of technology in the school

Dothan Al: Carver Magnet School has worked with community leaders and parents to overcome funding shortfalls.  The school is not classified Title One and this has left Carver searching for alternative revenue sources to purchase equipment.   Carver understands the importance … Continue reading

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All Geneva Co. High School seniors can be on stage for graduation.

May 2, 2011  Senator Harri Anne Smith and Representative Donnie Chesteen scrambled late last week to find much needed funds, after learning that the stage in the auditorium at Geneva County High School was in need of a ramp to … Continue reading

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Governor Bentley Proclaims Sunday a Day of Prayer

Governor Robert Bentley today signed a proclamation calling for a statewide “Day of Prayer” on Sunday, May 1, 2011 to remember those who lost their lives in Wednesday’s storms.  “I am asking all people of faith in our state to … Continue reading

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FEMA/EMA update May 1,2011

During a conference call this morning Art Faulkner, EMA Director, provided up to date information on the progress and processes to get much needed assistance to all affected.  In an unprecedented move President Obama designated the State of Alabama a … Continue reading

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Helping those affected by last night’s devasting storms

The Wiregrass Red Cross has deployed their emergency response team and ERV (emergency response vehicle) to assist those affected by last night’s devastation. Thousands of our neighbors and loved ones are without shelter, food and other essentials. The Red Cross … Continue reading

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