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Newly-minted Albany Technical College graduates crowd Albany Civic Center floor Thursday night

More than 200 earned associate degrees, more than 900 diplomas were handed out, and more than 1700 technical certificates of credit were awarded

Albany Tech holds crowded Fall Commencement Exercise.

Albany State University's annual Christmas concert Sunday at St. Teresa's Catholic Church

After the flood of 1994, the congregation of St. Teresa's Catholic opened its doors to ASU for the holiday performance and has continued the tradition

The Albany State University Concert Chorale and Chamber Singers are preparing for one of their major events of the year

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Robert Cross Middle School defeats Albany Middle for Dougherty County Schools Academic Bowl title

Robert Cross, Albany Middle, Radium Springs and Merry Acres bound for District round

Robert Cross Middle School wins the Christine Blaylock Cup for the second consecutive year.

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Albany Technical College recognizes more than 100 students at Honors Day

The event is a prelude to ATC's Fall Commencement exercise at the Albany Civic Center Thursday night

More than 100 students are recognized during Albany Tech’s Honors Day

Albany Technical College hosting honors day program

Dean of health care technology division to speak at program

The fall Honors Day program recognizes honor students in advance of Albany Tech’s regularly scheduled fall graduation, which will be held Thursday at 7 p. m. at the Albany Civic Center.

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Dougherty County legislative delegation gets leaders' 'wish lists'

Albany and Dougherty County government, school, post-secondary and economic leaders meet with state delegation

Leaders of Albany and Dougherty government bodies, education systems and agencies present their legislative agendas to state officials.

Dougherty County School System Notebook - Nov. 27, 2014

News and notes from around the Dougherty County School System

DCSS Notebook

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Lee County High School senior named GHSA's best actress for her performance in 'The Fastest Woman Alive'

Nicolette Mantica selected as Class 6A Best Actress in state one-act play competition

Lee County’s Nicolette Mantica names GHSA’s best actress in Class AAAAAA

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Albany Technical College names GOAL finalists, Perkins Award and EAGLE winners

An Albany Area Chamber of Commerce panel will select one of the four GOAL finalists to represent the college in January

Albany Tech holds banquet to announce GOAL finalists, Perkins Award and EAGLE winners

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New University of georgia Extension Service director named

Laura Perry Johnson will take the top UGA Extension job on Jan. 1

Laura Perry Johnson currently is director of the Southwest Georgia district, which includes 41 of the 157 counties in Georgia in which UGA has Extension Service offices.

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Darton State College students share their culture with Montessori School students

College students interact with dances, stories, a writing activity, a plantain snack, and the breaking of a piñata

Darton State College international students entertain, teach Far Horizon Montessori School students

The Deerfield-Windsor School One-Act Play won the first runner-up award in the GISA AAA One Act Play competition

Mary Larkin Carden garnered one of five Outstanding Actor Awards presented at the event

DWS actors finish second at state one-act play competition

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Peterson bullying lawsuit against Dougherty School System heating up

Father alleges alcohol use on Westover team bus during basketball camp trip

A bullied student’s father is ratcheting up the rhetoric in a lawsuit against the Dougherty County School System.

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Filmmaker Alex Kendrick challenges Sherwood players

Star of 'Facing the Giants' addresses players

On the night the Eagles were set to play the biggest football game in the school’s history, they listened to a pregame speech from Sherwood’s biggest star - filmmaker Alex Kendrick.

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