Georgia school superintendent candidate Otha Thornton, a Democrat, and incumbent Richard Woods, a Republican, answer a question about the "defacto re-segregation" of schools at a debate in Macon on Oct. 16. 2018.
Stratford Academy and Mount de Sales Academy in Macon feature meals prepared by Flik Independent School Dining. Meals feature fresh produce with Mount de Sales using produce from a raised garden on campus.
Baldwin County School District earned a platinum Golden Radish Award for its farm to school efforts. School Nutrition Director Susan Nelson said the program allows students to get their hands dirty and learn more about where their food comes from.
Desia Selby, once a language arts teacher at Weaver Middle School, became a counselor to help students' social and emotional development. Selby meets with students both one-on-one and in groups to provide academic and career guidance.
Earl Colvin, director of facilities for Jones County schools, talks about the improvements to Jones County High and what the timeline is for completion. Among improvements are a new athletic building and College and Career Academy.
The Telegraph, Mercer University, Navicent Health and community partners awarded $130,000 in scholarships for Middle Georgia students to attend college. Awards were given Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at a luncheon at Mercer.