NAACP to distribute free school supplies

ALBANY, Ga. — The Albany-Dougherty County branch of the NAACP has scheduled a back-to-school supplies distribution for July 27 at the chapter headquarters.

Officials with the NAACP say the school supplies will be distributed 10 a.m.-noon at 136 N. Magnolia St.

Parents should contact the NAACP in advance at (299) 432-7941 to register, including providing chapter officials with the number of children in the family who qualify for the program. The supplies will be distributed on a first-come, first-served basis, officials say.