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How clean are Muscogee schools?

While the big news this week for schools and scores in the Muscogee County School District is the release of the 2016 state test results, scores of a different sort for the system answer this question: How clean are MCSD’s schools?

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Cathy Williams beats Shelia Williams in District 7 runoff

With all seven precincts and all in-person early votes reporting in the runoff for the District 7 seat on the nine-member Muscogee County School Board, the Ledger-Enquirer is calling the race in favor of former board chairwoman Cathy Williams, who leads political newcomer Shelia Williams by 378 votes to 228 votes, or 62 percent to 38 percent.

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Green beats Thomas-Brown in Muscogee school board District 1 runoff

With all eight precincts and early voting reporting in the runoff for the District 1 seat on the nine-member Muscogee County School Board, the Ledger-Enquirer has called the race in favor of three-term incumbent Pat Hugley Green, who has defeated former educator JoAnn Thomas-Brown by 814 votes to 602 votes, or 57 percent to 43 percent.

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Top 5 techniques of an excellent teacher

On May 6, the day after he was named the Muscogee County School District 2016 Teacher of the Year, the Ledger-Enquirer visited Stefan Lawrence’s classroom at Carver High School to learn why the Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation selected him among the 53 nominees.

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Pastor calls Frank Myers’ tactics to unseat incumbents ‘mafia-style’

While he addressed the Muscogee County School Board during Monday night’s meeting, the Rev. Ralph Huling didn’t repeat his allegation that Frank Myers is trying to “get rid of the superintendent,” but the president of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance accused the District 8 representative of micromanaging the administration, trying to “stack the board” and using “mafia-style” tactics to unseat incumbents.

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Black clergy: Frank Myers trying to get rid of superintendent

With the runoff election day one week away, a Columbus black clergy association has accused a Muscogee County School Board member of trying to oust the superintendent by helping the campaigns of two political newcomers, and the black leader of a Columbus parents association has defended the board member while castigating the clergy.

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Nadine Moore, leader of the Four Points Parents Association, castigates the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and defends Muscogee County School Board member Frank Myers 3:26

Nadine Moore, leader of the Four Points Parents Association, castigates the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance and defends Muscogee County School Board member Frank Myers

Community Foundation presents 2016 Smith Scholarship to Columbus High School student 1:43

Community Foundation presents 2016 Smith Scholarship to Columbus High School student

Video: Officials break ground for Phenix City STEM center 1:16

Video: Officials break ground for Phenix City STEM center

Columbus State celebrates completion of Howard Hall renovation project 1:27

Columbus State celebrates completion of Howard Hall renovation project