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Once again, funding for fine arts center at Albany State University not in the budget

The latest twist in an ongoing 14-year saga a tough pill to swallow.

Funding for a new fine arts center at Albany State University once again left out of budget.

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Cheryl Brown Henderson says Brown vs. Board of Education decision changed America | VIDEO

The 1954 Supreme Court decision effectively outlawed segregation in the U.S.

ASU’s M.L. King Convocation speaker Cheryl Brown Henderson was a part Brown vs. Board of Education lawsuit, which was a landmark case in the civil rights movement.

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Albany’s Education leaders discuss workforce development at public forum

Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard stresses education as key to region’s future growth

The discussion panel consisted of Albany State University Vice President of Institutional Advancement Clifford Porter, Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker, Darton State College Interim President Paul Jones, Dougherty County School System Superintendent Butch Mosely and Turner Job Corps Director Rose Walker Cook..

Darton State College to honor Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday

Diversity consultant and retired Marine Calvin Foster will be keynote speaker

Diversity consultant Calvin Foster to address Daron State’s College’s annual King Day celebration.

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Albany State planning Martin Luther King Jr. convocation

One of key figures in landmark case Brown v. Board of Education to speak

One of the central figures of the landmark Brown vs. Board of Education will be the featured speaker Thursday at the Albany State University (ASU) Martin Luther King, Jr. Convocation. The program begins at 9:50 a.m. in the Student Center Ballroom located in the ASU Student Center.

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Strother, Phinazee sworn in as Dougherty School Board members

The School Board tabled the election of a new chairman until Jan. 28

Two new Dougherty County School Board members are sworn in, but the board is still lacking a board chairman.

Eli Lamb leads Lee County debate, speech team

Team competes in national circuit final round in Charlotte

Eli Lamb, a junior in his sixth semester with the team, advanced to the final round of Original Oratory and placed sixth overall against 43 competitors from 15 states. This was his first-ever appearance as a competitor in a national-circuit final round and Lee County High School’s first since 2012.

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Dougherty County School Board may name new chair tonight

If Milton Griffin misses the meeting, a chair decision could be delayed

In its first meeting of the year, the Dougherty County Board of Education may take up the issue of who will serve as chair of the board.

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Thronateeska honors Daughters of the American Revolution essay contest winner | ESSAY

Deerfield-Windsor student wins American History Essay Contest

Having been awarded the Thronateeska Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution’s (DAR) American History Essay contest, Deerfield Windsor School seventh grader Autumn Hart was honored Wednesday with a small ceremony organized by the Thronateeska Heritage Center in downtown Albany.

Albany mayor to host education chiefs in public forum

Session on education planned Tuesday night

The forum will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Room 100 of the Government Center, 222 Pine Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

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Former Deerfield Headmaster W.T. Henry named to Georgia Board of Education

Henry, who spent 20 years as DWS headmaster, to fill District 2's vacant seat on state BOE

Former Deerfield-Windsor Headmaster W.T. Henry named to state school board

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Retired ABAC professor opens one-man exhibit

Works of Dr. Vincent Keesee featured

Keesee now spends part of his time in West Point, Va., when he is not painting in his studio in Tifton.

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Huckaby says south Georgia campus consolidations not on table — for now

Chancellor said all future options remain on the table

USG chancellor says no immediate plans to consolidate south Georgia Colleges.

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Albany to host economic forum

Univerity of Georgia Economic Outlook series coming to Albany in February

The University of Georgia (UGA) will host its annual economic forum in Albany as part of the university’s yearly economic outlook series, which is presented in cities throughout the state.

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Butch Mosely reviews two years in charge of Dougherty school system

Dougherty County School Superintendent says employees driving system's improvement

Dougherty County School Superintendent Butch Mosely reflects on past two years at the DCSS helm

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