Monday, July 23, 2012
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These are the 10 most viewed stories on albanyherald.com for the week of July 16-22, 2012.
State BOE freezes DCSS Title I funding
The Georgia Department of Education on Thursday told the state Board of Education that the GADOE was freezing the disbursement of Title I funding for the Dougherty County School System until the district resolved allocation and expenditure issues to the department's satisfaction.
Riggins, School Board in limbo
Gov. Nathan Deal removed Dougherty County School Board member Velvet Riggins from office last week, agreeing with an independent tribunal that her grand jury indictment in April on charges of filing false school lunch applications affected her ability to serve on the board.
Squawk of the Day, July 16
Squawk of the Day, July 18
Dougherty County Jail Report July 3-12, 2012
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail July 3-12, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Squawk of the Day, July 19
Postell draws race into Aviation board talk
While attempting to make a comment about keeping the city's aviation board diverse, Ward VI Commissioner Tommie Postell sparked a racially-charged conversation during this week's Albany City Commission meeting.
91-year-old woman's residence burglarized
Three juveniles were reportedly burglars who victimized a 91-year-old woman by stealing her flat-screen television, two purses with about $30 in cash and her medication in them, along with her 2001 Mercury Marquis from her 1400 Jones Avenue residence.
DCSS data insufficient
Georgia Department of Education Title Programs Director Margo DeLaune said Friday a decision to delay disbursement of more than $11 million in federal funds to the Dougherty County School System was prompted by incomplete or inapplicable documentation supplied by system officials.
Squawk of the Day, July 17