These are the most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of April 26 through May 3. Click on the headlines to read the full stories.
1. DCSS suspends Westover teacher for seven days without pay
ALBANY, Ga. — Westover High School science teacher and assistant soccer coach Bryan Haas has been suspended without pay for seven days.
2. DCSS suspends another teacher without pay
ALBANY, Ga. — Dougherty County School System interim Superintendent Butch Mosely has suspended Albany Early College teacher Robert Copeland for the remainder of the school year.
3. One killed in two-car accident
ALBANY, Ga. --An apparent head-on collision at the Baker/Dougherty county line on Monday caused the death of one and serious injuries to another.
4. Flea market opening delay irks vendors
ALBANY, Ga. -- Despite outward appearances, the latest inhabitant of the Albany MacGregor golf plant is still far from opening, and vendors who have signed up to sell their wares inside the sprawling building aren’t happy about it.
5. Sunday caps deadly weekend in Southwest Georgia
NEWTON, Ga. — Three people were killed in shootings over the weekend in Southwest Georgia communities.
6. First Color in the Grove a big success
ALBANY, Ga. -- For some people, running colors are a major laundry problem, but the pinks, greens, reds and blues were running through Turtle Park Saturday — and on pairs of human legs. The Flint RiverQuarium, in partnership with Darton State College, launched its first Color in the Grove 5K Run and Music Festival, and by all accounts, it was a great success.
7. Man in wheelchair struck by car (PHOTO)
Cpl. Jon Seagroves gives aid to 74-year-old Robert McClary, who fell out of his motorized wheelchair after being clipped by a 2010 Dodge Charger in Albany Wednesday. Police say McClary attempted to cross Oglethorpe Boulevard on a red-light and was clipped by the car. He refused EMS treatment at the scene and suffered a laceration to the head and minor scrapes.
8. Former bank teller sentenced in ID theft
ALBANY, Ga. — Victoria Metz, 26,, drew a four-year prison sentence Thursday for 12 counts of embezzlement of government property and four counts of aggravated identity theft, according to Michael J. Moore, U.S. attorney for the Middle District of Georgia.
9. Radium Springs paints a pretty picture (Photo)
Rebecca and Roy Reynolds enjoy the sights of Radium Springs Gardens Tuesday. The couple were out driving and decided to stop at the park after noticing how beautiful it looked.
10. Dougherty County Jail Report - April 18-25, 2013
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail April 18-25. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.