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Homecoming parade heads Albany State University's big day | PHOTO GALLERY

Early morning parade headlines Albany State's homecoming events

Albany State’s homecoming parade peceeds the big football game and other celebrations

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Deerfield-Windsor School names new Health Center in honor of Graham Lowe

Lowe, who was the school’s first headmaster in 1966, was also DWS’s first football, boys and girls basketball and baseball coach

Deerfield-Windsor breaks ground on new Wellness Center which will honor long-time coach and first headmaster Graham Lowe

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Albany State University holds Homecoming Convocation and building dedication

The university officially renamed the ACAD Building in tribute to long-time former President Billy Black

Albany State conducts Homecoming Convocation, then renames ACAD Building in honor of late President Billy Black.

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Albany State University to rename ACAD in honor of former president Billy Black

Black spent 32 years at Albany State, 15 as the school’s sixth president

Albany State to rename Academic Building as tribute to the Billy Black, who as president, led the rebuilding effors after a flood in 1994 destroyed much of the campus.

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Albany State University's Homecoming benefits many in the community

Albany State University Homecoming generates millions in economic impact

While Albany State University’s annual Homecoming serves as the highlight of the school year for many of the school’s alumni, it also provides a much needed economic boost to Albany’s economy.

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Dougherty County School Board tables proposal to move Middle School Gifted Program to Robert Cross

While there is general support for the move, the School Board wants to have discussions with parents in regard to potential problems.

The Dougherty County Board of Education tables moving middle school gifted program from Merry Acres to ease overcrowding.

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Albany State University "Paint ASU Pink" event supports breast cancer awareness

More than 100 members of ASU's faculty, staff, students and community members wore pink to form a human pink ribbon.

ASU supports breast cancer awareness with more than 100 pink-clad supporters forming a human pink ribbon

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Taylar Martin is crowned at the new Miss Albany State University

Her coronation officially kicked off Albany State’s 2014 homecoming week

Albany State University crowns new Miss ASU to officially kickoff its 2014 homecoming week.

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Albany Area Education Notebook - Oct. 20, 2014

A roundup of education news and events for Metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Deerfield’s Will Calhoun named Commended Scholar; Worth Elementary seeking food donations; Darton State College plans “One Day of Giving” event.

Dougherty County School System Notebook - Oct. 19, 2014

Capsule updates on the DCSS

News and notes from the Dougherty County School System.

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Albany State University begins 2014 Homecoming celebrations

The events begin today with the crowning of a new Miss Albany State University at the Albany Municipal Auditorium

Albany State University kicks off Homecoming 2014 by recognizing the changes brought about by the Flood of 1994

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Michelle Nunn promotes literacy during reading event at Martin Luther King Elementary

Nunn and more than a dozen volunteers visited the Albany school to read with students in support of Georgia’s literacy programs

U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn visits Martin Luther King Elementary in Albany to promote reading in Georgia’s schools and to promote her candidacy for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated in january by U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

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Albany Area Chamber of Commerce holds annual Partners in Excellence breakfast

The partnership of local businesses and Dougherty County schools has produced benefits

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Dougherty County School System ready to install two new data centers

The new wireless network is part of the DCSS's Technology Refresh Initiative and One-To-One Technology Program

Dougherty School System ready to install two new $6 million network data centers

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Dougherty County School System Notebook - Oct. 15, 2014

News and Notes from around the DCSS

DCSS Notebook

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