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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Jim Auchmutey's book is about race relations and redemption in Americus

The story revolves around Greg Wittkamper and the early years of desegregation at Americus High

Race relations and a man named Greg Wittkamper prompted Auchmutey to write “The Class of ‘65: A student, A Divided Town and the Long Road to Forgiveness.”

Two face misdemeanor charges in Sylvester Road Elementary School theft

Two face misdemeanor charges in Sylvester Road Elementary School theft

Dougherty County School Police lodge misdemeanor theft charges against two custodians

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Whiz Kids celebrates accomplishments of Alice Coachman Elementary students

Albany child mentor/tutor program reaches out to struggling elementary students

Begun in 2007 at Covenant Presbyterian Church, Whiz Kids has grown to nine church-school partnerships in the Albany area.

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Georgia's Path2College's Mitch Seabaugh urges early savings plan for college education

Seabaugh said that every dollar saved today will help offset education expenses tomorrow

Mitch Seabaugh, executive director of Georgia’s Path2College 529 Plan, touts early college savings plan and $30,000 sweepstakes.

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Albany YMCA presents Annette Bullard with belated YMCA Treasure Award

Bad weather last month delayed her receiving her award for being an inspiration to the Y family

Dan Gillan, Albany Area YMCA CEO, honored Annette Bullard at the monthly meeting of “the breakfast club,” a group of YMCA seniors who meet monthly for fellowship and birthday celebration.

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Albany State University to kick off 'Rams in the Roses' campaign

The school will be seeking funds to send the ASU Marching Band to the Tournament of Roses Parade

Tournament of Roses Parade President Mike Matthiessen to visit Albany next week to get a first-hand look at the ASU Marching Band

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Two expected to be charged in Dougherty County School System property theft

Desks, chairs and other items were taken from vacant Sylvester Road School without permission

Dougherty County School System officials say a misdemeanor charge of theft is planned to be filed against two people by the end of the week in connection with the taking of school district property from a school closed in 2013.

Items stolen from closed school used to equip Lee County day care facility

Dougherty County School System disciplines five custodians for theft.

After stolen items found in a Lee County day care center, DCSS disciplines five of its custodians.

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Sherwood Academy first-graders create Little Free Library at Webb Park

The school project is aimed at promoting literacy and a love of reading

Thirty-eight SCA first graders donated $6 each and a book to create a Little Free Library at Webb Park where people can take, or donate, a book.

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Two Dougherty County libraries to extend hours

The past year has been good for Dougherty’s public library system

Board approves extending hours at Downtown Central and Northwest libraries

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