Terry Lewis is the education reporter and feature writer for The Albany Herald.
She is among one of 30 teachers nationwide selected for the Library of Congress Teaching Institute
Debra Johnson, who teaches Georgia Studies and Social Studies at Southside Middle School, was selected from among 300 applicants to participate in the Library of Congress Teaching the Primary Sources Summer Teacher Institute.
The Dougherty County School System and the Albany Area YMCA have renewed their 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) partnership for five years with two grants worth a combined $3,870,000 over the next five years beginning in FY16.
Open Arms was founded in 1991 to fight child abuse following a recommendation by a grand jury
As executive Director of Open Arms, an organization which bring healing, hope, and help to children, adults, and their families in need of support, intervention and prevention as a result of child abuse, Fonda Thompson has seen many disturbing things.
Supt. Butch Mosely sees opportunities and potential problems
As the Dougherty County School System prepares for the first day of school on Aug. 5, the district has a full plate of opportunities and potential problems laid out on the table.
His book recounts history of the Albany Movement
Former Albany Civil Rights Institute Executive Director Lee Formwalt’s book, Looking Back, Moving Forward has been selected as one of two books from 42 nominees to receive the 2015 Lillian Smith Book Award.
After six months in Washington, Sen. Perdue describes Washington as dysfunctional
After serving just six months in Washington as Georgia’s junior U.S. Senator, David Perdue said he has learned a lot about how business is conducted in the nation’s capitol. And he doesn’t like what he has seen.
Kai Wright’s story cites Bobs Candies, Cooper closings as death blow to city
It’s not often that a community gets to see its city painted by a national magazine as the poster child for poverty and called out as a failure to recover from the Great Recession. Albany will get to see it next week.
Maj. Gen Craig Crenshaw, Col. James Carroll III given a guided tour by Interim Darton State College President Paul Jones
Darton puts best foot forward for MCLB-Albany’s new leadership team.
Dougherty Board also tables resolution on tightening up student attendance policy
The Dougherty County school board on Monday heard an update from Seamless Education Associates Consultant Russ Moore on the status of the district’s college and career academy application.
Police say no injures were reported in two different incidents
The Albany Police Department is investigating two separate shootings which occurred early Saturday and Sunday mornings. Police reports say neither shooting resulted in injuries.