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Monds questions school superintendent’s actions

The Grady County Board of Education heard from John Monds, an outspoken critic of the board and school superintendent, on Tuesday night. Monds requested the opportunity to speak during public participation to discuss Superintendent Dr. Kermit Gilliard. “Over the last couple of years, I have had many conversations with Dr. Gilliard,” Monds said. He went…

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Community encouraged to support our youth while supporting the arts

The dancers, creative staff, choreographers  and production crew of obcDANCEARTS, The FIRM Dance Company, and SWGA United are gearing up for their 27th annual spring production to be held at Cairo High School Auditorium this weekend. “Our ‘creative genius’, Assistant Director Hannah Harrison, has used her talents to bring life to the vision of Spring…

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Grady and Leon counties working to mend fences, discuss opportunities

Grady County officials continue to make progress in developing a working relationship with Leon County, Fla. and relieving tension over the Tired Creek Lake project. During a meeting of the Grady County Lake Authority last Wednesday, June 5, Grady County Administrator J.C. (Buddy) Johnson III, reported on a June 3 meeting he had held with…

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