The combined choruses will perform seven songs, plus two with the Freedom Singers
The Albany Civil Rights Institute’s Frank Wilson says tonight’s concert at Shiloh Baptist Church by combined high school choruses will be history-making event.
DCSS is renovating two high schools while Lee County is building a 43,000 square foot multi-purpose center
Dougherty County School System moving toward elimination of textbooks while Lee County continued to upgrade its athletic facilities.
Sherwood Christian Academy, Deerfield-Windsor School are in the midst of major construction projects
Sherwood is preparing to merge its up and lower schools into one campus while Deerfield is building an 8,000 sq ft. wellness center.
Sherwood Christian is busy laying the ground work for a campus merger while Deerfield-Windsor is working on a new wellness center
Westover High School recognized four categories
Westover High earns state recognition in four AP categories
News and notes from around the Dougherty County School System
A compilation of recent news and events involvinbg students in the Dougherty County School System.
Accreditations, new programs and new centers start the new year off right
Albany State University, Darton State College and Albany Technical College work at continuing to improve services to students in the area.
Dougherty County library numbers up in monthly, year-to-date usage
Dougherty County Library system officials laud their latest numbers, which show significantly increased usage.
Thomas urges students not to take for granted the freedoms they enjoy today
Freedom Rider Hank Thomas reminds Albany State University Students that while times have changed, the struggle for equality continues.
Six Dougherty schools are on list of chronically under-performing schools
Senate Democrats want input into Gov. Nathan Deal’s proposal to takeover state’s most distressed schools.
The NYSP will be renamed Albany State University Sports and Enrichment Program this June
Organizers of the summer sports and enrichment program are hoping that 1,000 people will donate at least $40 each to support the five-week summer program that has 350-400 students each year and about 25,000 over its 40 years of existence.
The 12th annual Albany Tech Foundation fundraiser is set for March 20
Former Dougherty County DA Ken Hodges will face zingers, barbs and quips next month at the Albany Tech Foundation annual fundraiser roast.
This marks the first time that students will have graduated from high school and earned an associate’s degree from Albany Tech at the same time.
Albany Tech, DCSS have four students who will graduate from high school and college at the same time.
Jarrell emerged from a group of 13 GOAL nominees to be declared the winner
Albany Area Chamber of Commerce panel selects Jerri Jarrell as Albany Technical College’s 2015 GOAL Student.
Eighteen of the bands for the New Years Day parade announced
Tournament of Roses officials say Albany State will be one of 20 marching bands from the U.S., Mexico, Guatemala and Japan to perform in the Jan. 1, 2016 Tournament of Roses parade.
All Tift schools evacuated after bomb threat
- Dougherty School Board buys five new buses, OKs $2.1 million Title II grant budget
- Albany Tech's Anthony Parker looks into future of technical education
- Albany State, Tuskegee cheerleaders ejected from SIAC tourney after brawl
- Senate Democrats want say in Gov. Nathan Deal's 'Opportunity Schools' proposal
- Albany Technical College set to roast former Dougherty District Attorney Ken Hodges at fundraiser
- Former Deerfield Headmaster W.T. Henry named to Georgia Board of Education
- Retired ABAC professor opens one-man exhibit
- Albany to host economic forum
- Albany Technical College named TCSG College of the Year runner-up
- University of Georgia set to release findings of month-long educational listening sessions
Southwest Georgia political news from The Albany Herald newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Waffle House official: We break ground in April
- Rep. Ed Rynders reappointed to OneGeorgia Overview Commission
- Capitol Votes: Georgia delegation for week ending March 5, 2015
- Rep. Darrel Ealum to speak at Albany town hall meeting
- U.S. Sen. David Perdue of Georgia opposes attorney general nominee
- State Rep. Ed Rynders co-sponsors bill to make early voting uniform across Georgia
- Capitol Votes -- Jan. 16-22, 2015
- Founding Fathers got started as Sons of Liberty
- Southwest Georgia congressional delegation reacts to State of the Union speech
- As General Assembly session begins, transportation, education top the list of priorties
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Albany City Clerk Sonja Tolbert named president of state organization
- Albany City Commission delays vote on proposed sign ordinance changes
- First phase of Oakland/Forrester Parkway Extension approved
- Albany bridge, underpass projects near completion
- Albany sign ordinance public hearing a sign of indifference
- Derrick Brown makes seamless Albany finance director transition
- Hamilton chosen for Albany transportation position
- Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard to appoint city manager committee
- Albany city commissioners want closer scrutiny of spending by boards
- Attrition continues to plague Dougherty Sheriff's Office
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