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MOBILE, Ala. (WALA) — After hearing the concerns from local health leaders, the Mobile County Board of School Commissioners unanimously decided to require students, teachers, and staff mask up when they return to school August 11th.

As it stands students will be required to wear masks on campus, school buses, all school sponsored events, and sporting events — unless outside where they’re able to social distance.

Not everyone is on board though — despite a show of force by Mobile County’s top medical professionals who shared their concerns as we see a surge in COVID cases.

“This Delta variant is

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The School District of Palm Beach County is ramping up hiring with just three weeks to go before the start of the new school year.

There will be a School Food Service Job Fair today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Seminole Ridge High School Cafeteria at 4601 Seminole Pratt Whitney Road in Loxahatchee.

The district is looking to fill part-time food service assistant positions across the county.

Most positions include a set schedule of 20-25 hours per week with a five-hour workday, which ends by 2 p.m. Leaders say this gives employees

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Families and community members can share their thoughts on how federal COVID-19 funding should be spent by the Charleston County and Dorchester District 2 school districts in a series of public meetings.

At 6 p.m. July 19, District 2 officials will host a public input meeting as part of a school board workshop.

Charleston County is hosting two town hall meetings at 6 p.m. July 20 at Ellington Elementary, and 6 p.m. July 21 at the Cooper River Center for Advanced Studies in North Charleston.

Families and community members will be able to share their thoughts on how the two

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HINTON, WV (WOAY) – Summers County High School is inviting the community out for a huge auction on surplus inventory.

According to Kenneth Lester, the school’s director of facilities, ever since their middle and high school consolidated they have had a lot of inventory that is no longer needed and needs to go. So they’re holding a silent auction to clear out the space. 

“We have combined our middle school and high school into a comprehensive high school,” Lester said. “And so there’s a lot of kitchen equipment, machine shop or automotive equipment, even some welding equipment.”

Some of the

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Preteen and teenage girls looking for something fun to do next month can partake in a “summer jam.” 

Leading Ladies will host Summer Jam ’21 on July 17 at Marion Harding High School from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The free event is open to girls and young women in grades 6-12.

The event will consist of “tribe time” where a group of girls in the same grade have 45 minutes to engage in team building activities, said founder Jessica Coleman. Afterwards, the groups will go off into various stations, such as game where everyone writes about their problems on a balloon,

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A Florida mother and Sarasota County school board member reacted Thursday to news that the Florida Board of Education voted to ban critical race theory from state classrooms.

The rule, initially advanced by Gov. Ron DeSantis, instructs Florida schools to be “factual and objective,” and limits teaching of certain ideas regarding race and history. 

The rule reads: “Instruction on the required topics must be factual and objective and may not suppress or distort significant historical events, such as the Holocaust, and may not define American history as something other than the creation of a new nation based largely on universal

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