Terry Lewis is the education reporter and feature writer for The Albany Herald.
More than 650 seniors pick up diplomas at day-long graduation ceremonies at the Albany Civic Center.
The graduation speaker reminds graduates that everything that happens in their lives is a gift from God.
The only sitting member of the Darton Foundation's original board of trustees, Joe Powell is stunned by the unexpected award.
Students would remain at Dougherty Middle until Phase II renovations are complete at Dougherty High.
The Dougherty School System makes 12 principal changes, with seven openings left to fill.
A dozen Dougherty County public schools will have new principals when the doors open in August.
Mary Louise Daniels, 54, a longtime Dougherty School System substitute teacher, is believed to have been involved in two robbery attempts Friday.
As many as 100 to 150 entries are expected Saturday for the Albany Hemerocallis Society's 31st annual show.
The proposal would end a four-district plan for Dougherty County school transportation service.
The Dougherty school superintendent says the two would not return to their respective schools as principals under his recommendations.