District faculty, community and business leaders honor Thurmond
by LaTria Garnigan
June 29, 2015 11:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
After only two years of service, Michael Thurmond has made quite an impression on DeKalb County. Thurmond was honored last week at a fitting reception that included proclamations, plaques and several musical tributes. After many years of turmoil, infighting and unbalance, Thurmond took the helm of the district under tense circumstances. Under his leadership, the district has turned a deficit into a surplus, increased trust and morale with faculty, staff and the community and managed...
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Confederate Flag
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Should the Confederate flag be displayed on government property?