She is among one of 30 teachers nationwide selected for the Library of Congress Teaching Institute
Debra Johnson, who teaches Georgia Studies and Social Studies at Southside Middle School, was selected from among 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching the Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.
Supt. Butch Mosely sees opportunities and potential problems
As the Dougherty County School System prepares for the first day of school on Aug. 5, the district has a full plate of opportunities and potential problems laid out on the table.
The $40,000 grant from The Benedict Foundation supports independent schools with emphasis on innovation
Deerfield-Windsor School recently received a $40,000 grant from The Benedict Foundation for Independent Schools. The Foundation supports independent school education in the United States.
The percentage of college students taking out loans is climbing, and the biggest increase is among black students, data shows,
Maj. Gen Craig Crenshaw, Col. James Carroll III given a guided tour by Interim Darton State College President Paul Jones
Darton puts best foot forward for MCLB-Albany’s new leadership team.
Dougherty Board also tables resolution on tightening up student attendance policy
The Dougherty County school board on Monday heard an update from Seamless Education Associates Consultant Russ Moore on the status of the district’s college and career academy application.
The 2015 tax-free holiday will take place July 31 and Aug. 1.
Georgia Retail Association says families expect to increase their spending on school supplies this year, meaning good things are in store for retailers during Georgia’s back-to-school sales tax holiday, which runs July 31-Aug. 1.
The body of Kim Robinson, 33, has been sent to the GBI crime Lab in Moultrie for an autopsy
Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowlea r has confirmed Lee County Middle School West Assistant Principal Kim Robinson died in an apparent drowning in swimming pool late Saturday night.
Thirty AP Scholars is the highest number in school history
The College Board has announced that 16 2015 Deerfield-Windsor School graduates and 14 current seniors have earned AP Scholar designation based on their performances on the 2015 Advanced Placement examinations.
Plans for the new $19.8 million facility still must be approved by the state Board of Regents
ALBANY — A new Fine Arts Center at Albany State University moved a step closer to reality last week when university officials released an artist’s rendering of the 89,000-square-foot building.
ASU Center for the African American Male discussion aimed at Dougherty County high school athletes
More than 150 local high school athletes and coaches gathered in Albany State University’s Billy C. Black Auditorium Thursday for a discussion of the dangers associated with teenage alcohol consumption.
School millage rate to remain at 18.445 for the 10th consecutive year
The Dougherty County School Board on Monday held the final of three required public hearings on a tax increase for county property owners. After one person spoke the board voted 5-0 to keep the school millage rate at 18.445.
The system may purchase laptops to complete the $14 million program
The Dougherty County School System is ramping up to move onto the next phase of its $14 million 1-to-1 technology initiative — with a slight twist.
County commissioner seeking support for GCAPS Commitment to Learning program
A Dougherty County commissioner tells his colleagues the manager of the Walmart in Lee County chooses not to support a program for Dougherty students.
Stewart is a former assistant director of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia
As Southwest District Extension director, Mike Stewart will be responsible for a 41-county region that includes metro Albany.
- Black students seeing largest increase in student loan borrowing
- Pulitzer Prizer winner Alice Walker to visit University of Georgia in fall
- Albany Area Business Portfolio June 21, 2015
- Albany State University Marching Rams seek funding help for trip to California
- Lawsuit filed in deaths of three Georgia Southern student nurses
- Albany State University graduates receive diplomas
- Albany State University holds annual Legislative Appreciation Luncheon
- DCSS Notebook
- Deal marks Teacher Appreciation Week with swing through Albany
- Father urges Valdosta State University protester linked to handgun to surrender
Southwest Georgia political news from The Albany Herald newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Sen. David Perdue talks about global security and ISIS during swing through Albany
- Georgia congressional reaction to Iran nuclear deal
- Georgia delegation congressional votes - June 19-25, 2015
- Georgia elected officials dig in on positions following Obamacare ruling
- Georgia delegation congressional votes - June 12-18, 2015
- State Rep. Darrel Ealum reflects on first legislative session, sets goals for 2016
- Dinorah Hall enlists powerful allies in fight against pipeline
- U.S. foreign policy and cyber security among top concerns for Sen. David Perdue
- Georgia congressional delegation votes June 5-11, 2015
- Pacific trade pact fast-track authority hits crawl in House
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- EDC board members named for Fiscal Year 2016
- Lee preparing an ordinance to allow food trucks
- Albany City Commission OKs downtown redevelopment funding plan
- EDC report shows significant growth
- Ewell Lyle calls out fellow Dougherty commissioner over Walmart flap
- Wal-Mart officials delay meeting with Dougherty County Commission
- Sharon Subadan: We're not leaving SGRITA high and dry
- Albany city commissioners divided on charter change, speed humps
- Albany Police Chief Michael Persley: Confederate flag supporters have First Amendment right
- Albany city commissioners OK funds for downtown development
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