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Hancock County Teachers explain school programs

    Hancock County High School Principal Ginger Estes and HCHS Teachers Lori Roberts and Greg Tate spoke at the HC Chamber of Commerce Breakfast on Tuesday, September 12th at the Career Center. Estes said if anyone in the county has ideas about apprenticeships and internships for HCHS students to call or email her. “We’ll…

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School board sets tax rate one cent higher

The monthly Hancock County Board of Education Meeting was held on Thursday, August 31st. The board set the tax rate for 2023 at one cent higher than last year, which is a 1.4 percent higher rate than 2022. HCHS Principal Ginger Estes presented achievements made so far in this new school year at the high…

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HCHS Partners with OCTC through Early College and Dual Credit Classes

HCHS students are preparing for the future. Although the July sun still reminds us we are in the middle of summer, soon Hancock County High School will be welcoming back students for the new school year. For the past several years, qualifying students have had the opportunity to take “dual credit” classes in addition to…

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Getting to know you; Hugh Ogle

The first fire I went on, I rode on the back of the old pumper we had then, all the way out there. They had been spraying water and they said, ‘o.k., we are going to draft water from the pond,’ and I put on hip boots and went into the pond and held the…

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