A large group turned out Sunday afternoon to join in a special "Prayer Service for Schools" observance held in front of DeKalb County High School.
The prayer service has become an annual event conducted by local ministers offering prayers for each school as well as the students, teachers, transportation staff, and other employees.
Among the local ministers participating were Larry Green, Donald Owens, Bernard Houk, Michael Farr, Don Davidson, Bill Robertson, B.J. Thomason, and John Carpenter.
Director of Schools Mark Willoughby also made some brief remarks
DeKalb County Schools Re-Open Monday, August 1.
Registration for all students, not previously registered, will be Monday, August 1st. That will be an abbreviated school day from 7:45 a.m. until 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, August 2nd will be an administrative day
The first full day of school for all students will be Wednesday, August 3rd.
Meanwhile. the Sixth Annual First Day of School Education Celebration for DeKalb County will be held on Monday, August 1st from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. downtown around the courthouse square
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