The presentation on international relations was scheduled for a venue on the college campus, adding another layer of maturity to the teenage event.
School systems in Calhoun County will start their summer feeding programs in the first week of June, hoping to keep students under 18 fed and healthy while also hoping for a return to classes in the fall.
Jacksonville’s school board plans a special called meeting Thursday to discuss hiring a new superintendent to replace former superintendent Mark Petersen, who announced his resignation in January.
Bailey Harper, a 17-year-old Jacksonville High School senior, has always lived here, watching older students graduate and drive a few miles up Alabama 21 to start their college careers. Despite changes wrought in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, she’s still upbeat as she takes that giant step herself.
So far, only three people in Calhoun County have died of COVID-19 or its complications. But the rest of nature didn’t stop for the lockdown, the result being funeral guests who have had to either watch the graveside service from a distance or wait for a memorial service to be held later.