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Georgia Southern mourns students killed in crash

Lee County woman was one of five killed Wednesday in multi-vehicle wreck

Morgan Bass of Leesburg and four of her fellow students were killed Wednesday in a seven-vehicle pileup before dawn Wednesday on Interstate Highway 16 in Bryan County.

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Butch Mosely: School system won't get involved in Opportunity School referendum politics

Dougherty County School superintendent says let the voters decide the matter

Dougherty County School System Superintendent Butch Mosely made it clear Thursday that the school system will remain neutral in the matter of an Opportunity School District

Leesburg woman among 5 Georgia Southern students killed in crash

Morgan Bass, a nursing student, was one of the five students who died in the wreck

Five georgia Southern University students are killed and two are injured in a wreck Wednesday on Interstate Highway 16 near Savannah.

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Father urges Valdosta State University protester linked to handgun to surrender

Eric Sheppard Jr. has eluded capture by authorities after denouncing whites, Christians and Muslims

As law enforcement continued Wednesday to search for Eric Sheppard Jr., a protester linked to a handgun found on campus Tuesday, the protester’s father, Eric Sheppard Sr., called for his son to surrender.

Dougherty County School Board approves Dougherty High Phase II change order

District officials say Dougherty renovations on track, set for 2015-16 school year

The Dougherty County School Board zipped through a light agenda at its regular monthly meeting Wednesday in record time, convening and adjourning the session in less than five minutes.

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Let Us Make Man event set for weekend at Albany State University

The mission of the program is to use effective skills trainings to foster hope by strengthening and empowering the black man

Let Us Make Man covers the consequences of behavior.

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Lincoln Elementary 5th-graders field day | PHOTO GALLERY | VIDEO

Students at the Albany elementary school compete in field day events

Cooperative, cloudy weather provided ideal conditions for students at Lincoln Elementary Magnet School in Albany to compete in their 2015 spring field day.

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National Hip-Hop conference continues at ASU

Hip-Hop conference in Albany examines aspects of art form

Circling the Elements, a national conference on hip-hop culture, continued through the weekend at Albany State University.

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Gov. Nathan Deal's Education Reform Commission holds meeting in Tifton

Funding reformulation is at the top of the agenda

Gov. Deal’s Education Reform Commission draws a large crowd in Tifton with school funding being the main topic of discussion

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Gov. Nathan Deal’s Education Reform Commission holds meeting in Tifton

Funding reformulation is at the top of the agenda

Gov. Deal’s Education Reform Commission draws a large crowd in Tifton with school funding being the main topic of discussion

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Albany Middle School named ELS School of the Month

The school is using specialized software to help struggling students catch up in reading and math

As one of the most technologically advanced schools in the Dougherty County School System. it should come as no surprise that Albany Middle School has been selected as the ELS (Educational Learning Systems) School of the Month

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Albany State University hosts 2nd annual National Hip-Hop Conference

The Circling the Elements conference will explores the genres historical evolution and societal impact

The Albany State University community will celebrate Hip-Hop music and culture at the the 2nd annual “Circling the Elements Hip-Hop Conference” this weekend.

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Deerfield-Windsor set to present 'All Shook Up' spring musical

The three-day performance will feature Elvis Presley songs

Deerfield-Windsor School to perform annual spring musical at at the Albany Municipal Auditorium this weekend.

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Walk A Mile In Her Shoes fundraiser set for Saturday

Proceeds go to benefit Lily Pad Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Center

The walkers help to raise funds by reaching out to family and friends willing to sponsor them and give to the cause, and then present the donations the day of the event.

Albany Tech, city of Albany host Career Transition Fair

Event is aimed at workers and retireees who want to pursue a second career

Albany Technical College and the city of Albany will offer a Career Transition Fair 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at the Albany Civic Center.

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Southwest Georgia political news from The Albany Herald newspaper in Albany, Ga. and albanyherald.com

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