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Elimination of Dougherty County school staff furlough days still on agenda

The unexpected loss of $2.6 in equalization funding complicates adding instruction days and eliminating furloughs

Elimination of four furlough days for Dougherty County School System staff would cost $2 million.

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Dougherty County Teacher of the Year finalist Sandra Masters says each child is unique (Video)

The county’s Teacher of the Year will be announced at a banquet Thursday

Sandra Masters is one of eight finalists for Dougherty County Teacher of the Year.

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Sarah Bivins says her mother knew best (Video)

Dougherty High School educator in running for county’s Teacher of the Year

Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year to be announced at a banquet Thursday.

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Tracey Wingfield believes greatness lies within all students (Video)

She is among eight finalists for Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year

Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the Year to be named Thursday.

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FTC asks for extension in Palmyra acquisition decision

FTC asks U.S. Middle District Judge Louis Sands for a 60-day extension for filing documents necessary for dismissing an order for preliminary injunction in Palmyra merger.

FTC asks for 60-day extension on Phoebe-Palmyra proposed acquisition agreement

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Dougherty Teacher of Year finalist Jennifer Lewis-Polite always wanted to be a teacher (VIDEO)

Dougherty Teacher of the Year will be named at a banquet Thursday at Hilton Garden Inn

Dougherty Teacher of Year finalist Lewis-Polite always wanted to be a teacher

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Victoria Brackins wants to share her knowledge (VIDEO)

Dougherty County's Teacher of the Year to be revealed at banquet Thursday

Eight finalists in mix for Dougherty County’s 2015 Teacher of the Year

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The Big 10: April 4-11, 2014

The most-red stories for the week of April 4 - 11, 2014 at www.albanylerald.com

The Big Ten

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Dougherty County Teacher of The Year finalist Yolanda Bryant says teaching is her destiny (VIDEO)

The Dougherty teacher of the Year will be named Thursday

Bryant is among a pool of eight finalists from which Dougherty County’s 2014-15 Teacher of the year will be selected Thurday at a banquet at the Hilton Garden Inn.

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Dougherty Teacher of the Year finalist Patricia Littleton says reward is impacting lives (VIDEO)

The Dougherty teacher of the Year will be named Thursday

Dougherty Teacher of the Year will be named at a banquet Thursday at the Hilton Garden Inn

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Butch Mosely lays out three-year plan for Dougherty County Schools

Superintendent taking aim at discipline in the DCSS’s classrooms

Now the permanent superintendent, Butch Mosely lays out three-year plan for Dougherty County’s schools

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Dougherty County School System to name 2014-15 Teacher of the Year on Thursday

One of eight finalists to be selected as DCSS's top teacher

Sunday through Wednesday, The Albany Herald will include articles about two of the eight finalists each day. There also will be a video interview with each finalist accompanying each article on albanyherald.com.

Police and Fire Reports - April 8, 2014

Police and Fire Reports

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Mosely named Dougherty County Schools permanent superintendent

James Bush, Velvet Riggins cast “no” votes in 5-2 decision

Dougherty BOE selects Mosely as permanent superintendent by 5-2 vote.

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The Big 10 -- March 28-April 4, 2014

The most-read stories at www.albanyherald.com for the past week

The Big Ten for the week of March 28 - April 4, 2014

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Dougherty School Board to name Butch Mosely permanent superintendent

Sources say Butch Mosely has the needed support from the majority of the board members

The Dougherty County Board of Education is expected to remove the “intyerim” from Butch Mosely’s job title on Monday.

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Albany State University celebrates Founder's Day

Paul McKendrick says HBCUs still play an important role in today's society

Paul McKendrick urges alumni to step to the plate to ensure ASU founder’s mission remains alive.

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Swedish student recounts past year as a student at Darton State College

Swedish student recounts past year in Albany as a student at Darton State College

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UGA President urges students to give back and serve their communities

Jere Morehead tells Tifton Rotary Club that service is the cornerstone of a UGA education

UGA President urges students to give back and serve their communities. Jere Morehead tells Tifton Rotary Club that service is the cornerstone of a UGA education

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Kingston brings campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss to Albany

As chairman of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Kingston said he understands the importance of agriculture to Georgia

Rep Jack Kingston says he’s different from the six other Republicans vying to replace retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss.

Albany-Dougherty County Police, Fire and EMS Report - April 2, 2014

Public Safety reports for Monday through Tuesday morning.

These are incidents and calls responded to by Albany and Dougherty County public safety agencies.

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Paul Jones vows a more engaged Darton State College

Interim president says Darton State needs to become more involved with the community

Paul Jones, describing Darton as a crown jewel in Southwest Georgia, said the consensus from his listening tour was that Darton was too detached from the community, something he plans to correct.

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Calhoun County BOE names Yolanda Turner as new school superintendent

She will replace Danny Ellis, who will retire in June

Calhoun County BOE names Yolanda Turner as new superintendent. She will replace Danny Ellis, who will retire in June

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Albany State University to celebrate Founders Day

Albany native, ASU Alum and Tuscaloosa, Ala., school superintendent Paul McKendrick is the keynote speaker.

Albany State University to celebrate Founders Day Friday. Albany native, ASU Alum and Tuscaloosa, Ala., school superintendent Paul McKendrick is the keynote speaker.

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Missing man found, safe

APD looking for missing man

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Police and Fire Report

The Albany Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a subject caught on a surveillance video while entering an auto Sunday morning at 860 West Oglethorpe Boulevard

Police and Fire Report. The Albany Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a subject caught on a surveillance video while entering an auto Sunday morning at 860 West Oglethorpe Boulevard

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Albany education leaders meet for fourth time

Dougherty County takes another step toward establishing a new foundation for improving academic performance through collaborative efforts

Albany education leaders meet for fourth time as Dougherty County takes another step toward establishing a new foundation for improving academic performance through collaborative efforts.

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Kingston brings campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss to Albany

As chairman of the House Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee, Kingston said he understands the importance of agriculture to the sGeorgia

Rep Jack Kingston says he’s different from the six other Republicans vying to replace retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss.

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On The Job with Carl Findley Jr.

The Albany dentist pursues life, and his job, with passion

Dr. Carl Findley Jr., an Albany dentist, finds a great deal of satisfaction in his work, as well as his time in the outdoors.

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FTC reviewing proposed Phoebe/Hospital Authority settlement

A Tennessee group is asking the Georgia Department of Community Health to clarify the application of Certificate of Need regarding Phoebe North

A U.S. District Court judge has given the Federal Trade Commission an extension until April 14 to file a motion to dismiss its lawsuit against Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County in regard to the Authority’s acquisition of Phoebe North (formerly Palmyra Medical Center).

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Albany Tech President asks Dougherty County School Board to push dual enrollment

The Dougherty School Board has a called meeting April 7 at which a new permanent school chief will be selected

Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker tells Dougherty School Board members that their joint Performance Learning Center is a way to change the perception of Dougherty public schools.

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The Big 10 for the week of March 14 - 21, 2014

Here are the most-read stories of the week at www.albanyherald.com

The Big 10 for the week of March 14 - 21, 2014. Here are the most-read stories of the week at www.albanyherald.com

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Paula Deen makes a visit home, y'all (Video)

Celebrity Chef and Albany native drops in town for a meet and greet showing off her new furniture line

After a trying summer of 2013, Albany native Paula Deen has rebounded big with a new consolidation of her businesses under Paula Deen Ventures and plans for a $20 million restaurant and retail center at Dollywood.

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Georgia General Assembly’s final FY2015 budget includes money for Darton State College

The surprise inclusion of $678,990 will be used to fund HVAC improvements in Darton’s student center.

The Georgia General Assembly’s final FY2015 budget includes money for Darton State College. The surprise inclusion of $678,990 will be used to fund HVAC improvements in Darton’s student center.

Dougherty School Briefs - March 19, 2014

Several Dougherty students recently participated in a job shadoning event

Police and Fire Reports, March 18, 2014

Police and Fire Reports from March 14 to March 16, 2014

Three Albany homes struck by lightning Sunday

All strikes occurred within a 90-minute period.

Three Albany homes struck by lightning Sunday. All the strikes occurred within a 90-minute period over a five square mile area.

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Dougherty County School Board names two superintendent finalists

BOE will decide between Butch Mosely and Samuel DePaul.

Dougherty County School Board names two superintendent finalists. BOE will decide between Butch Mosely and Samuel DePaul.

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Movin’ on up

Broad Avenue Bridge work is ongoing.

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The Big 10

The most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of March 7 -14, 2014

The Big 10. The most-read stories at albanyherald.com for the week of March 7 -14, 2014.

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Judge Victoria Darrisaw gives Albany State’s 2014 Honors Day Convocation address

She advised students to expect pain in their lives, but to also be confident that the pain will be worth it.

Judge Victoria Darrisaw gives Albany State’s 2014 Honors Day Convocation address. She advised students to expect pain in their lives, but to also be confident that the pain will be worth it.

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United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment ceremony set for MCLB-Albany on Monday

Event returns to Albany after last year’s ceremony was cancelled because of federal budget cuts

United States Marine Corps Battle Color Detachment ceremony set for MCLB-Albany on Monday. The event returns to Albany after last year’s ceremony was cancelled because of federal budget cuts.

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Calhoun County releases list of school superintendent finalists

Worth County High Prinicipal Russ Chesser among final three candidates

Calhoun County releases list of school superintendent finalists. Worth County High Prinicipal Russ Chesser among final three candidates

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Dougherty County School System moves a step closer to hiring permanent superintendent

Colquitt County school chief Sam DePaul, DCSS interim Butch Mosely appear to be at the top of the list.

Dougherty County School System moves a step closer to hiring permanent superintendent. Colquitt County school chief Sam DePaul, DCSS interim Butch Mosely appear to be at the top of the list.

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Dougherty School Board approves tentative 2014-15 calendar which eliminates furlough days

Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off

Dougherty School Board approves tentative 2014-15 calendar which eliminates furlough days. Improving finances allows the district to do away with four remaining days off, officials said.

Albany Police foil robbery attempt on Jefferson Street

Poilce and Fire reports

Albany Police foil robbery attempt on Jefferson Street

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Leroy Bynum Leaving Albany State University for position in New York

After nearly 22 years at ASU, Bynum will joining The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. in July

Leroy Bynum Leaving Albany State University for position in New York. After nearly 22 years at ASU, Bynum will joining The College of Saint Rose in Albany, N.Y. in July

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Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit asks for public’s help in locating Carlton Alfonzo Miller

Miller evaded arrest this weekend after speeding off from a traffic stop

Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit asks for public’s help in locating Carlton Alfonzo Miller. Miller evaded arrest this weekend after speeding off from a traffic stop.

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Albany teen drowns in holding pond

Albany Teen drowns in holding pond. Early reports say the victim was fishing with his brother when he fell into the water.

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Play Ball! 96-year-old former mayor throws first pitch

Jimmie Davis also threw out the first pitch 50 years ago during Albany Dixie Youth Baseball’s inaugural season.

Play Ball! 96-year-old former mayor throws first pitch. Jimmie Davis also threw out the first pitch 50 years ago during Albany Dixie Youth Baseball’s inaugural season.

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