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Houston County Special Olympics rescheduled

Volunteer Taylor Vicsotka, a Veterans High student, gives a high-five to Thomson Middle student Russell Patterson after Patterson made a basket in the team basketball skills event during the Houston County Schools Winter Special Olympics in January 2016 at Veterans High School.
Volunteer Taylor Vicsotka, a Veterans High student, gives a high-five to Thomson Middle student Russell Patterson after Patterson made a basket in the team basketball skills event during the Houston County Schools Winter Special Olympics in January 2016 at Veterans High School. jvorhees@macon.com

After being postponed for inclement weather, the Houston County Winter Special Olympics kicks off Jan. 25. It was originally planned for Thursday and Friday.

The event lasts from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 25-26 in the Veterans High School gym, with Jan. 25 for elementary school students and Jan. 26 for middle and high school students. Opening ceremonies will be at 10 a.m. both days.

Veterans High is located at 340 Piney Grove Road in Kathleen. Call 478-293-8696 or email Brenda.Arnett@hcbe.net for more information on the event.

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