Terry Lewis is the education reporter and feature writer for The Albany Herald.
Board names new principals at four elementary schools and a middle school
Five new principals and six assistant principals are in place for the 2015-16 school year. The Dougherty School Board is also looking at grant development plan for a college and career academy.
Improved test scores and higher graduation rates reported
For the past two and a half years, DCSS Superintendent Butch Mosely has pushed one message, and pushed it hard: “put the right people in the right places and we will see improvement.” And that message seems to be getting through.
After spending 53 years in baseball, the Atlanta Braves icon now concentrating on writing
Bobby Dews talks baseball and life at Pataula Charter Career Day
More than 40 earned diplomas, with 10 percent of class being veterans
Troy University’s Albany site held its Spring Commencement exercise Thursday at Mt. Zion Baptist church. Twenty-two of the more than 40 graduates strode across the state to pick up their diplomas.
Georgia, Florida and Alabama have been embroiled in water dispute since 1990
For more than 25 years the states of Georgia, Alabama and Florida have been locked in legal battles over the equitable distribution of the waters of the Apalachicola, Chattahoochee, and Flint River Basin.
Each of th four public schools conducted ceremonies Saturday at the Albany Civic Center
Nearly 750 newly-minted graduates walked across the dais at the Albany Civic Center on Saturday as Dougherty, Albany, Westover and Monroe high schools held their annual commencement exercises.
About 40 percent of the graduating class are honor graduates
Nine of Sherwood’s 37 graduates graduates have been together for 13 years. Eight have inked athletic scholarships, which is also the number of the members of the class who have have made mission trips
Consultant suggests converting Exchange Building and Albany Heights into residential units
The public got its first look at a proposed downtown redevelopment plant Tuesday night, the latest effort to inject some life into the moribund heart of the city.
Assistant superintendent tells School Board alternative school enrollment has dropped 26 percent in a year
If short and uneventful school board meetings are to be used as a measure of a school district gaining traction, then things are definitely looking up for the Dougherty County School System.
After 13 years as school chief, Larry Walters said the time is right to move on
Citing a desire to spend more time on travel and with family, Lee County School Superintendent Larry Walters confirms his retirement.