Fraternity members will counsel middle school boys on preventing teenage pregnancy
Members of the Gamma Omicron Lambda Chapter of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity will be conducting their 31st retreat this weekend with middle school boys, who they will counsel on the importance of preventing teenage pregnancy.
The new policy would require specific offensives be included in charge letters
The Dougherty School Board discusses student discipline policy and a new state law that will allow former students to receive diplomas.
Jone is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County's Teacher of the Year
Merry Acres Middle School science teacher Kawanna Jones regards herself as a salesperson — she sells education to students.
Allison Orme is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County's 2015-16 Teacher of the Year
Allison Orme was playing school with stuffed animals on her grandmother’s back porch when a boy from her class at school walked through the back yard and set her on a career path.
South Georgia Regional Achievement Center English teacher is finalist for Teacher of the Year
Adrianne Harris never realized how influential others teachers had been in her life until she became one herself.
Radium Springs Middle School instructor is finalist for DCSS Teacher of the Year
Sherrie Hubbard’s love of helping children change their lives through learning sent her back to school.
Family, community mourn passing of arts trailblazer Arthur Berry
Despite his renown as an artist, Arthur Berry is remembered by his sons as a loving father.
Agreement will make it possible for students to attend both schools and earn a four-year degree in business
Albany Technical College and Albany State University will hold an articulation agreement signing ceremony Monday at 10 a.m., in the executive board room of Albany Tech’s Logistics Education Center at 1704 S. Slappey Blvd.
Northside Elementary teacher finalist for Dougherty County’s 2015-16 Teacher of the Year
For the past 10 years, Northside Elementary School math teacher April Bush has believed that greatness resides in all of her students — and she sees it every day in her classroom.
Albany High Lit teacher is finalist for Teacher of the Year
Unlike many of the other Dougherty County School System 2015-16 Teacher of the Year finalists, as a little girl growing up Latinda Dean never saw herself becoming a teacher.
Georgia School Boards Association urges local board to develop five-year plan
Dougherty County School Board advised to be transparent in order to keep the community informed.
Seasonal concerts are Thursday, Monday and Tuesday
The Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College choir has its spring performance Thursday, followed by the Tifton college’s concert band performing Monday and Tuesday nights.
The school systems donated surplus equipment and books and the club is shipping it to Africa
Dougherty Rotary Club is sending a second shipment of school supplies to Liberia
Four students, one representing each grade, were selected winners in essay contest
Drawing participation from 59 schools across the state, the contest encourages students to use an inspirational quote and relate it to a real situation in their life.
Manswell Peterson is suing over the alleged bullying of his son at a June 2014 basketball camp
A Dougherty Superior Court judge allows two Westover assistant basketball coaches and an unidetified “John/Jane Doe” to be added as defendants in a $8 million bullying lawsuit against the Dougherty County School System and Westover High School boys basketball coach Dallis Smith. The case involves bullying that is alleged to have occurred among basketball players at a camp out of state.
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