Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Addison Peacock reflects on how the pandemic affected education in Collinsville and how schools found ways to adapt despite the chaos.
According to newly appointed Collinsville High School principal, Bradley Crawford, the year 2020 will be remembered by his students as “one for the history books.”
He is referring to the world-changing event on the minds of students and educators all across the nation since March: the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Harrison Carter interviews Elba Mayor Mickey Murdoch on the ups and downs he has faced in his decade of service.
Mickey Murdock came home to Elba after four years in the military hoping to build a successful life. A long-time resident, Murdock grew to love the community as he raised his family.
What he never imagined was becoming a politician.
Jean O’Connor-Snyder intern Thomas Chapman highlights a young leader making a difference in the Chatom community.
Chatom resident Sean Atchison is a teen who works hard for the change he wants to see happen. The recent graduate of Washington County High School, where he served as student body president, is an advocate for his community.
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