Butch Mosely’s contract, Dougherty High interim principal are approved
ASU president takes new job as president of Denver Community College in Colorado
Mosely says he will accept 49 percent pay to remain on job until June.
City, County issue proclamations for ASU Homecoming Week.
Skipper’s coronation officially kicks off ASU Homecoming Week.
Eddie Johnson named new AMS principal, Brandi Barrett sent to Sherwood Acres
Rep. Sanford Bishop Jr., D-Albany, has confirmed that he is currently undergoing chemo treatment after a cancerous tumor was removed from his neck.
ATC and the Dougherty County School System are collaborating on a program that would improve the DCSS graduation and dropout rates.
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle made brief stops at all three Albany institutions of higher education on Wednesday as he swept through southwest Georgia on a meet and greet of business and educational leaders.
More than 250 business and community leaders crowded into the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center Wednesday as the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce and DCSS recognized their Partners in Excellence.
Board votes 7-0 to use GSBA in search for Butch Mosely replacement
The tutoring-mentoring program has grown each year since it was begun at Covenant Presbyterian Chuch in 2007
The goal of the Teaching Gardens program is to help students learn the food cycle and to promote healthy eating habits.
Despite an enrollment of just 121 students, WCHS was recently named a 2013 National Blue Ribbon School, the only Georgia high school to receive the designation.
Deerfield-Windsor senior selected as a Commended Student in the 2014 National Merit Scholarship Program.
State clears six teachers in CRCT fallout. The PSC, however, has yet to render judgment on more than 25 cases.
These are actions taken by Albany and Dougherty County public safety agencies.
ADDU, APD joint raid yields three motel rooms full of stolen items.
DCSS Board approves Mosley contract, the hiring of 25 new teachers and the job reduction of J.C. Phillips.
The granting of the waiver means Butch Mosely can serve the DCSS as interm superintendent until June 30, 2014.
APD responds to more than 50 calls
Deivon Lee-Arthur Hudson, 22, entered a plea of guilty to felony murder Wednesday for the death of four-year-old Jullian English. Hudson was sentenced in Worth Superior Court to life in prison.
Willie James Bush, 37, surrendered without incident after being surrounded by units of the Georgia State Patrol, Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit, U.S. Marshals, the Dougherty County Police Department and parole officers.
The DCSS Personnel Committee on Wednesday voted to expand the system’s EIP (early intervention programs) and move the decision before the full School Board. The move would require the district to hire 25 new teachers.
These are calls to which Albany and Dougherty County public safety agencies responded.
A man riding a motorcycle has died from injuries suffered this morning in an accident near Lee State Prison
A multi-county car chase that originated in Macon on Monday ended nearly 100 miles later and included a trip through in a Worth County pecan orchard.
An escapee from the Terrell County Correctional Institute enjoyed a brief taste of freedom Monday night — three hours to be exact.
Dougherty County School System officials have confirmed that two arrest warrants were issued Monday morning for Monroe High band director and Morningside Elementary music teacher Jamar Smith.
On what would have been his 83rd birthday, the “father of soul,” Albany native Ray Charles, was honored Monday as the latest inductee into the Postal Service’s Music Icons Forever Stamp Series.
New restaurateur emptied her life savings to fufill her vision.
The goal is to catch students learning problems before they reach the fourth grade.
More than 900 fourth and fifth graders from around the region learned about water conservation during the three-day festival.
Salt Lick Sausage Company’s new store on Highway 82 in Lee County is set to open in early November. The new 13,000 square foot facility will replace the company’s current Lee County store located just down the road from the new site.
Darton Vice-President for Student Affairs Gary Barnette and Athletic Director Mike Keifer are being sued a former Wallace State (Ala.) men’s assistant soccer coach after an alleged incident that occurred in September of last year.
Albany Technical College President Anthony Parker delivered his annual state of the college address Tuesday, saying that solving the problems of structural unemployment and adult literacy are keys to the region’s future.
Truancy policy in Dougherty County is being enforced, officials say.
The Dougherty County Finance Committee met Wednesday morning and gave the nod to several items to move before the full school board for approval during its next meeting on Sept. 16.
Officials from a proposed new charter school and the Dougherty County School System met with the State Charter School Commission (SCSC) member Tony Lowden late Monday afternoon
Ben Richards was air-lifted Sunday to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Fla., while Alex Washington remains hospitalized at Phoebe
She was the mother of former Albany Mayor Tommy Coleman and a longtime community activist.
DCSS Interim Superintendent Butch Mosely has three weeks left on his contract with the district unless the Georgia BOE on Sept. 26 approves a waiver from the state’s new 49 percenter rule which went into affect in July.
High school volunteers spend much of Saturday morning setting up 146 crossses and 526 American flags as part of the American Legion’s Post 30’s Field of Flags Memorial at the Albany Mall. The display will remain up until next Saturday.
Dougherty County School officials and DCSSPD Chief Troy Conley arecurrently working to implement an assessment report’s recommendations
With days remaining before Monday meetings with the State Charter School Commission (SCSC), the Dougherty County School System and officials with the proposed River School For Children STEM Academy (RSCSA) are not budging from their respective positions in regard to a new charter school.
Stung by “tastes like vomit” critiques from some students, the USDA looks to make school meals more palatable.
Last month, the Dougherty County School Board voted 3-3 along racial lines to not support the creation of the proposed River School for Children STEM Academy (RSCSA). That denial incurred the wrath of academy CEO Jewel Faison, who fired off a scathing three-page news release Monday blasting the DCSS for the decision.
Bubba Hall, of Dawson, and four partners have established Alabama’s first legal distillery since prohibition.
For the past six months Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) President Calvine Rollins has been on a quest. Her mission is to bring the issue of restoring full funding for a 180-day school year to schools and communities throughout the state.
Albany State’s Raymond Collier is awarded $5,000 scholarship