Literacy Week celebrated at Vernon High School

VHS Literacy Bash – VHS celebrated Literacy Week and held their annual Language and Literature Festival January 14-18. The entire week was a smashing success. The VHS English Department kicked things off with a Literacy Bash Friday night, January 11. Students, parents, teachers, and local vendors from colleges came out to celebrate Literacy. Students and […]

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Six qualify to run for Vernon City election

The qualifying ended this afternoon for the upcoming March election being held in the City of Vernon with only one candidate qualifying for the Mayor’s slot and five candidates qualifying to run for the vacant city council seats.   Incumbent Mayor Michelle Cook was the only candidate to qualify in the mayoral race.   However, […]

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Vernon Council backs countywide Enterprise Zone

Vernon Council backs countywide Enterprise Zone

Vernon City Council members agreed Monday night to support the Washington County Chamber of Commerce and send a letter supporting a countywide Enterprise Zone for the county.  Council members feel the move would assist in attracting more businesses to the county. A Legislatively designated  Enterprise Zone would make incoming businesses more eligible for incentives.   […]

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VES Perfect Attendance Students

Vernon Elementary School Perfect Attendance 2nd Nine-Weeks Kynley Braxton, Christian Brown, Brant Burns, Starla Crunkelton, Shakiah Edwards, Lillian Garner, Peter Gordon, Hayli Gunther, Zachery Gunther, Nikki Harris, Gavin Henderson, Kyson Ivy, Gabreyel Jenkins, Adrian King, Kason Kolmetz, Za’neyssia Laster, James McCall, Yoni Negron, Jamal Nelson, Isreal Peterson, Sahara Phillips, Sebastian Phillips, Marielle, Randolph, Kaydra Riley, […]

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Vernon Elementary School 2nd 9 Weeks Honor Roll

  “A” Honor Roll- 2nd Grade – Caitlin Allen, Anna Braxton, Mason Brock, Kirstyn Brown, Allyson Duke, Gavin Ellis, Macon Evans, Toby Forehand, Peyton Gainey, Randall Garner, Issac Lyon, Connor Morris, Christopher Nallick, Ganya Peterson, Devin Popp, Teona Potter, Dylan Roberts, Marissa Rodriguez, Grace Rutherford, Jack Shackleford, Leanora Staffa, Andrew Terry, Dallas Thomas.   3rd Grade- […]

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Ornithologist speaking at Vernon Garden Club

Ornithologist speaking at Vernon Garden Club

On Thursday, January 24th at 3:00 p.m., the Vernon Garden Club will be having a special guest speaker, James R. Hill, III, of Vernon, FL. Hill is the Founder and Executive Director Emeritus of the Purple Martin Conservation Association.     Mr. Hill is a widely-acclaimed ornithologist who has been researching birds for over 30 […]

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Vernon Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day

Vernon Garden Club celebrates Arbor Day

  Members of the Vernon Garden Club gathered at Vernon High School Friday afternoon to honor three former educators who meant a great deal to the students and their fellow educators at the school.   Honored to have family members and friends of Mrs. Pauline Cook-Shores, Mrs. Lillian Hightower and Mr. Sam Mitchell at the […]

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Take Stock In Children Recognizes Volunteers

In conjunction with the Proclamation by President Obama that January 2013 shall be “National Mentoring Month”, the Washington County Scholarship Foundation, Inc., operator of the Take Stock In Children (TSIC) scholarship program in the county, is also recognizing its volunteers who work directly with the students and schools.   What sets the TSIC program apart […]