Terry Lewis

Education Reporter



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

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Salvation Army of Albany set to ramp up Red Kettle Drive on Friday

Salvation Army sets goal of raising $65,000 over the Christmas holiday

As Black Friday inches nearer, the Salvation Army of Albany is still searching for volunteer bell ringers to man their familiar red collection kettles.

Albany-Dougherty Police, EMS Fire reports Nov. 20-23, 2015

Albany Police and Fire reports Nov. 20 — Nov. 23

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Medical staff applicants reviewed by Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital

Seven physicians, eight affiliate staff applicants in most recent round

Several medical staff applicants and affiliate staff applicants are on their way to gaining privileges at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital after a review by the hospital’s Professional Affairs Committee.

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TERRY LEWIS: The anatomy of an execution

OPINION: A recollection of the execution of Marcus Ray Johnson

Thursday night, I sat in the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison’s death chamber watching Marcus Ray Johnson being prepped for his execution. The precision and ritualization of the step-by-step process had an almost religious air to it, and will remain with me for the rest of my life.

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Greg Edwards, Ken Hodges say justice finally served by Marcus Ray Johnson’s execution

Johnson was executed Thursday for the murder of Angela Sizemore

Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards and former county DA Ken Hodges were on hand to watch convicted murderer Marcus Ray Johnson draw his last breath Thursday night.

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Marcus Ray Johnson executed

U.S. Supreme Court denies stay Thursday night

Marcus Ray Johnson dies from lethal injection for Angela Sizemore murder.

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Ufot Inyang says Milestones results sets baseline for Dougherty County schools

Facing a light agenda for its mid-monthly meeting Wednesday, the Dougherty County School Board spent much of a short meeting listening to presentations.

Special Albany Rotary Club and wounded vets deer hunts set for today and Friday

Two separate hunts designed to provide an outing for wounded veterans

The Albany Rotary Club will hold its 15th Annual Handicap Sportsman’s Hunt today and Friday, while Backwoods Outdoors will conduct its first Wounded Veterans SOWEGA Hunt on the same days.

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Phoebe Sumter Medical Center holds Rural Healthcare Summit

Participants worry that south Georgia is being left behind in regard to medical care

Rural Georgia is facing a health care crisis, but unless you live in some of these impoverished areas of the state and have experienced a 30-minute drive just to see a medical care provider, most Georgians seem blissfully unaware of the dire situation.

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Ground broken on new fire station in east Albany

New fire station No. 7 will replace the old No. 7, which had become unsafe

The City of Albany officially broke ground Monday on a new Fire Station No. 7 which will serve as a replacement for the old No. 7. The new $878,000 structure is located at the intersection of Elsom Street and Leonard Avenue.

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