Students in Albany State University’s School of Social Work class received a treat recently when two guest speakers attended their class and presented valuable information about their chosen field of study.
The goal of these focus, listening sessions is to improve all levels of education in Dougherty County
UGA’s Fanning Institute sets second focus, listening session at Monroe
Foreclosure rates down in Albany
North Blaylock Street at Georgia and Florida Railroad crossing located between East Tift Avenue and East Residence Avenue will be closed for repairs Monday and Tuesday.
Calorie-laden sweets a staple of school fundraisers
By a 9-to-1 vote Thursday, the Georgia Board of Education approved giving schools a series of exemptions from a federal requirement that prohibits the sale of high-calorie, high-fat and high-sodium foods during fundraisers held during school hours.
Many new options unaffordable, group contends
Most State Health Benefit Plan members will see a significant increase in premiums if they choose to move from the current Health Reimbursement Arrangement to one of the new HMOs, especially the one run by UnitedHealthcare, said Ashley Cline of the group Teachers Rally to Advocate for Georgia Insurance Choices.
Albany Tech participates in teleconference roundtable
Albany Technical College participated Friday in a teleconference roundtable to present grant progress to U.S. Labor Secretary.
The jobs carry hourly pay ranges from $16.99 to $25.68, depending upon the position
URS has immediate openings for 250 new employees at its military vehicle maintenance center at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.
The DCSS's Jack Willis says most of the early problems with transportation have been ironed out
DCSS officials say school openings have gone smoothly.
Group will meet twice monthly until April 2015 to come up 10-year plan for the district
Price discusses ‘Strategic Road Map’ with the BOE
Built in 1938, the building will be taken apart, and bricks and stonework sold
Committee OKs moving Mamie Brosnan deconstruction to full school board.
Blanchard was appointed as the full-time president of GSW University in January 2007
The president of Georgia Southwestern State University says he will retire on Dec. 31 after leading the Americus university for seven years.
These establishments were inspected by the Dougherty and Lee County Environmental Health Offices Aug. 8 through 14.
Jennifer Grogan leads 4-H program in Mitchell County
Jennifer Grogan was an active 4-H member as a child and has worked as a 4-H leader for more than 30 years with University of Georgia Extension. Considering her love for the organization as a child, Grogan was destined for her current career.
The retail giant and the university say they will team up to develop a more diverse and skilled regional workforce.
Walmart, Albany State announce partnership to develop regional workforce
The NISOD Excellence Award is the most coveted award among two-year colleges and is designed to recognize and honor individuals who have made outstanding contributions at their institutions.
Four Darton State College faculty, staff members honored with NISOD Awards
- Ruling allows exemptions for bake sales
- Georgia back-to-school sales tax-free weekend starts Friday
- Regents amend University System retirement plan to include same-sex spouses
- GaDOE releases state CRCT results
- Two students taken to hospital after Rockdale County high school stage collapses
- Georgia Board of Regents hikes tuition 2.5 percent at most state schools
- Mosely named Dougherty County Schools permanent superintendent
- UGA President urges students to give back and serve their communities
- Georgia General Assembly’s final FY2015 budget includes money for Darton State College
- Georgia Board of Regents votes to make state’s college campuses tobacco-free
Southwest Georgia political news from The Albany Herald newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Dougherty County official calls for Sunday voting
- Albany Area News Briefs - Sept. 24, 2014
- Capitol Votes by Georgia delegation -- week of Sept. 15, 2014
- Capitol Votes for week of Sept. 8, 2014
- Michelle Nunn: No U.S. ground troops in Iraq
- Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard weighs her political future
- Georgia House majority leader visits Albany and Southwest Georgia | VIDEO
- U.S. Senate candidates meet at Georgia Chamber forum
- Dougherty Commission candidate's online posts criticizing Israel sparks reaction | POLL
- Michelle Nunn, Sam Nunn visit Albany as part of campaign tour | VIDEO
Southwest Georgia government news from The Albany Herald Newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com
- Rabbitman principal defaulted on past city loan
- Dougherty County official calls for Sunday voting
- Gloria Gaines takes most biting shots at pipeline, government officials
- Public forum offers Dougherty County community opportunity to discuss pipeline
- Downtown Albany stakeholder input sought during visioning meeting
- Lee County resident wants saggy pants ban
- Lane Landngs wins Award of Excellence from Albany mayor
- Albany's utilities commission to move forward with construction of water tower
- Lee County Commission renews contract with county manager, including pay raise
- Albany's Jon Howard, Dougherty County's John Hayes host pipeline meetings
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