Terry Lewis

Education Reporter

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terry.lewis@albanyherald.com

Terry Lewis is the education reporter and feature writer for The Albany Herald.

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Lee County deputies make three arrests in separate burglary, vandalism incidents

Joshua Cox is charged with Dixie Road burglary, Cory Knight and juvenile are charged in Huntingdon Subdivision vandalism.

Lee County deputies make three arrests in separate burglary, vandalism incidents

Police and Fire Report - July 24, 2014

For Tuesday July 22, 2014

Police and Fire Report

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Carol Fullerton considering legal challenge to Darrel Ealum's House 153 runoff win

Absentee ballots were the key to Darrel Ealums upset victory over the three-term incumbent

More specifically, Ealum crushed Fullerton 512-130 in absentee mail-in ballot voting, providing his margin of victory. He also had a 52-vote margin advantage in the 710 in-person votes cast during the early voting period.

Little is known about North Albany Medical Center

The corporation is registered in Georgia, but belongs to a firm in Franklin, Tenn.

North Albany Medical Center has become a player in the Federal Trade Commission’s actions over the purchase of the former Palmyra Medical Center by the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County.

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Early votes to decide Dougherty County election races

With early votes still to be counted, the races for House District 153 and School Board 6 are too close to call

Dougherty County voters select a new Dougherty County School Board member and decide wehther to return a lawmaker to the General Assembly.

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Karen Kemp resigns as executive director at the Albany Museum of Art

Kemp had held the the AMA's top spot since summer 2012

Karen Kemp has resigned at the Albany Museum of Art

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Dougherty County polls open at 7 a.m. today for primary runoffs

A contentious Georgia House 153 race between incumbent Carol Fullerton and Darrel Ealum will be decided today

Early voting in Dougherty County was close to the level reached in May’s party primary elections, and a much higher retention rate than the state as a whole experienced.

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Senate hopefuls Jack Kingston, David Perdue make final pitches to South Georgia voters

The winner will face Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn in November

GOP U.S. Senate candidates make final appearances in Albany before today’s runoff. The candidates are hoping to replace U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, a Moultrie Republican who decided not to seek re-election.

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Alice Coachman Davis is remembered at school that bears her name

Coachman-Davis, the first black woman to win an Olympic Gold Medal, passed away Monday in Albany at the age of 90

Alice Coachman Davis remembered at memorial service

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Dougherty School Board listening session focuses on dropout rate, academics

The University of Georgia Fanning Institute gatherd information on how to improve K-16 education in Dougherty County

Much of the discussion involves a college and career academy, perception difficulties, community involvement and grant writing.

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