News HeadlinesAlbany High Albany, GA News

Albany High School News Submitted by Alumni

Albany High School News From Around The Web

Albany business serves community for Black History Month  WALB

In honor of Black History Month, one Southwest Georgia business held an event to show its support to the community.



IU recruit Jackson-Davis is state's Gatorade POY  Newsbug.info

CHICAGO — In its 34th year of honoring the nation's best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Trayce Jackson-Davis of Center Grove High ...



DCSS middle school baseball field update  WALB

The Dougherty County School system is in the first inning of getting new middle school baseball fields.



Albany High School students of '60s to gather for bash  The Albany Herald

Graduates — and attendees — of Albany High School during the 1960s will gather for their annual reunion bash on April 26-27 for the “Summer of Love ...



DCSS votes to close Albany High, effective immediately  WALB-TV

The Dougherty County School System Board of Education has voted to close Albany High School.



D-SNAP application process opens in Dougherty Co.  WALB

The D-SNAP application process opened in Dougherty County at Albany High School Wednesday.



Monroe may forfeit basketball games, region championship | Sports  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Massive disappointment is brewing in the Monroe community. A recent routine review of athletes at Monroe High School led to a report to the ...



Dougherty Co. teacher registry case denied  WALB

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Supreme Court of Georgia has reversed a Dougherty County court ruling that declared Georgia's Child Abuse Registry ...



Thousands turn out to sign up for the Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program  The Albany Herald

When the Georgia Division of Family and Children Services staff goes home today for Veterans Day after hours of overtime, they will be getting some needed ...



Albany Museum of Art names essay winners | Local News  The Albany Herald

Winners were announced recently in the Albany Museum of Art's fourth annual “A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words” essay contest.



FAMU recruits in Albany  WALB

Students and staff of Florida A & M University brought a little bit of FAMU to Albany.



Albany High School closure, repurposing officially on the table  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County School Board heard a proposal from the system's administrative staff to close and repurpose Albany High School and divide the school's ...



USave It Classic begins Thursday at Monroe | Sports  The Albany Herald

This might just be the best time of the year for high school basketball fans in Albany because the annual USave It Pharmacy Classic will bring the opportunity for ...



Rising STE(A)M | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Dougherty County School System is working to provide an education that will prepare students for success in college and careers now and in ...



Opponents to closing Albany High School pack public hearing  The Albany Herald

Kennedy Tillery, 2017 Miss Albany High, speaks before the Dougherty County School Board at a public hearing Tuesday to discuss the possible closure of ...



Westover student honored at 61st chamber STAR luncheon  The Albany Herald

They say that young people are our future, and attending the 61st annual STAR Student/Teacher luncheon on Thursday, there's no doubt that this region's future ...



Proposal to close Albany High draws mixed reactions on social media  The Albany Herald

Last week's proposal to close and repurpose Albany High School created a flurry of responses on social media such as Facebook and The Albany Herald's ...



Tip Off Classic returns on Saturday | Sports  The Albany Herald

The action begins with a pair of girls games Saturday afternoon followed by two boys games.



Albany High School alumni, supporters prepare to say goodbye to school  The Albany Herald

Albany High School alumni and supporters plan to say a final farewell to their alma mater.



Charles Truitt keeping Tornadoes on right track  WALB

Coach Charles Truitt has been the most successful coach in Monroe football history.



Changes on tap when DCSS schools open doors Tuesday  The Albany Herald

Much to the relief of parents across the county, Dougherty County's 21 schools are set to open their doors to returning students on Aug. 2. Here's what to look for.



Albany High graduates to show 'tribe pride is still alive' at reunion  WFXL FOX 31

Albany High School graduates want to show that “Tribe Pride is Still Alive” at this time.That's the theme of their upcoming reunion weekend, the first since the ...



TIP-OFF CLASSIC: Westover girls whip Lee County  The Albany Herald

Lee County (0-1) gave it a run until the Lady Patriots began to force the ball inside and score.



New testing to help Dougherty teachers focus on specific needs of students  WALB-TV

Dougherty County School System principals held a meeting at Albany High school on Thursday to talk about a new testing system for students.



Southwest Georgia Project hosts Youth Leadership Symposium | Local News  The Albany Herald

The Albany State University West Campus Ballroom was abuzz with noise early Thursday morning.



Dougherty County School System explains Title I at annual meeting  The Albany Herald

A requirement for Title I is Family and Community Engagement, or FACE, which includes steps such as parental feedback and involvement — and the Dougherty ...



Dougherty County School System Superintendent Ken Dyer announces $3.65 million budget surplus  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County School System closed out the Fiscal Year 2018 books with a surplus of approximately $3.6 million, Superintendent Kenneth Dyer ...



Dougherty Co. teacher case heads to supreme court  WALB-TV

A ruling by a Dougherty County judge is raising concern about a potentially flawed system by a state agency.



Disaster Recovery Center opens | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Dougherty County's first Disaster Recovery Center opened Saturday at the Isabella School at 300 Cason Street. Storm survivors are encouraged to ...



Parents, students fight to keep Albany High School open  WFXL FOX 31

It was a packed house on Tuesday night for the first of two public hearings about the possible closing of Albany High School.Supporters spoke out in defense of ...



Miss Albany excited to share 'amazing things' about city  The Albany Herald

Albany native Faith White will represent her hometown in this year's Miss Georgia pageant.



Albany Herald hosts high school student Destinique Jackson for job shadow day  The Albany Herald

The staff at The Albany Herald hosted Destinique Jackson, a senior from Monroe Comprehensive High School, on Tuesday as part of the Dougherty County ...



Worth Co., Radium Springs advance in Deep South tourney  The Albany Herald

Worth County Middle School's #14 N. Toomer scored on a putback shot underneath the basket with 23 seconds left to beat the Merry Acres Middle School ...



11 Albany players named on All-Region teams | Sports  The Albany Herald

The region basket tournament is over and Region 1-AAAA has announced their selections for All-Region awards. Albany's two Region 1-AAAA schools have ...



Lee County, Pelham dominate All-Albany Area football team  The Albany Herald

The annual Albany-area selections are in. A change in the sports department at the newspaper toward the end of the football season made selections difficult, ...



Albany High School alumni, supporters to walk school halls  The Albany Herald

Albany High School alumni and supporters are invited to take a stroll down memory lane through the halls of Albany High as the county school system prepares ...



DCHS graduate finds success after AHS consolidation  WALB-TV

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A soon-to-be Dougherty Comprehensive High School graduate is proving you can do anything if you put your mind to it. Carterion ...



Southwest Georgia Project to host Youth Leadership Symposium  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education will bring future leaders together with present leaders at the 2019 Youth Leadership ...



Old Magnolia Elementary to reopen as new Magnolia Early Childhood Education Center  WALB-TV

The Dougherty County School System said there's good news for many parents and kids as the new school year approaches because of a major renovation ...



Albany Commission approves stadium upgrades | Local News  The Albany Herald

The Albany City Commission approved the use of $132702 in SPLOST VI funds Tuesday night to provide upgraded stadium seating for the Paul Eames Sports ...



Albany High School teacher arrested on cocaine-related charge  The Albany Herald

An Albany High School teacher has been arrested and charged with possession of cocaine within a school safety zone, according to Dougherty County School ...



Graduation Day for DOCO School System was a huge success  WALB-TV

Saturday hundreds of Dougherty County students walked the stage to receive their diplomas. The Albany Civic Center hosted three graduation ceremonies, one ...



Albany High School opens the doors to new cafeteria  WALB-TV

The Albany High School cafeteria looked something like the scene out of a movie.



Albany begins process of recovering from Hurricane Michael  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Trees, power lines, cellphone *service*, and street and business signs were down throughout Albany on Thursday following the arrival of Hurricane ...



Residents have until Wednesday to apply for D-SNAP  WALB

If you still need help and resources after Hurricane Michael, you have until Sunday to fill out an application for Disaster SNAP.The D-SNAP program is for those ...



Region 1-A tournament brackets announced | Sports  The Albany Herald

Three of the state's top 10 ranked boy's teams will highlight the action of the upcoming Region 1-A basketball tournament that begins Monday. Top-ranked ...



American Red Cross briefs officials on disaster relief  The Albany Herald

The American Red Cross briefed officials on Wednesday of its Hurricane Michael operations in Albany and the southwest Georgia region, noting that progress is ...



Monroe's David Dillard enjoys big night against Jordan  The Albany Herald

David Dillard accounted for five touchdowns as Monroe opened the 2018 high school football season Friday with a 47-14 win over Jordan at Hugh Mills ...



Michael forces scaled-back homecoming at ASU | Local News  The Albany Herald

Albany State University was quiet on Thursday at a time when the campus would normally have been rocking and rolling during homecoming week.



Filmmakers tour Albany, sights set on horror film at AHS  WALB-TV

The Good Life City may soon be the set of a horror film. Producers and writers with Londonderry Films spent the day in Albany on Tuesday, scoping out places to ...



Albany restaurant employee receives $25,000 scholarship | Local News  The Albany Herald

To kick off its 2019 scholarship announcements, Chick-fil-A surprised 12 team members on stage at the company's annual conference Tuesday with the news ...



Lee County High School on top of the football world  The Albany Herald

A county known for producing Major League Baseball star Buster Posey, country music singer Luke Bryan and pop star Phillip Phillips as well as a dominant ...



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Albany High knows the only way left to go is up  The Albany Herald

As part of the Georgia High School Association realignment, Albany dropped two classifications and will now play in Region 1-AA.



Albany Tech offering SAT/ACT prep | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — On the minds of many returning juniors and seniors in the Dougherty County School System is the upcoming SAT and ACT exams. In order to ...



Job Corps one of community's 'best-kept secrets'  The Albany Herald

Through a memorandum of understanding with the city of Albany, Turner Job Corps students have taken on the responsibility of maintenance and upkeep ...



What you need to know as school starts back in Dougherty Co.  WALB-TV

It won't be too much longer before kids in Dougherty County are headed back to class.



GHSA CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP: Lee County, Northside meet for Class 6A state football title  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — It has been 10 days since Lee County High School hammered Lanier 42-7 in the semifinal round of the Georgia High School Association Class ...



Albany High School alumni group gives $10000 to the school  The Albany Herald

It appears that the alumni of Dougherty County's high schools are beginning to dig into their pockets to support their alma maters, and that is making a some high ...



Superintendent unveils new initiatives for DCSS | Local News  The Albany Herald

Dougherty County School System Superintendent Ken Dyer unveiled new initiatives for DOCO schools at Monday's Kiwanis Club meeting.



Special teams play a big deal for Lee County  The Albany Herald

The special teams unti has played a key role in helping Lee County to a 13-0 mark.



Prep Roundup: Carver tops Westover without Isler, Lady Tigers blast #8 Westover  The Albany Herald

Westover High School basketball teams faced a tough weekend prior to the upcoming region tournaments with a Friday game at Carver in Columbus and ...



Georgia Supreme Court reverses ruling in Dougherty child abuse registry case  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Georgia Supreme Court has reversed a Dougherty County court ruling that declared Georgia's Child Abuse Registry unconstitutional.



Lee County faces familiar opponent in title game  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — It had been a tough week for Southwest Georgia as Hurricane Michael passed through the area and wreaked havoc. In Lee County, the ...



Zach Mason filling big shoes for Lee County  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG —The football dribbled onto the turf at Trojan Field for just a brief moment. And before most Lee County fans realized that Baron Hopson had ...



Dynamite Dozen: Westover's Jamie Pettway challenged to lead  The Albany Herald

Jamie Pettway is 73rd among all high school players in Georgia in 247sports' ranking of the Class of 2019, and he's getting several SEC and ACC looks.



Lee STAR student Caroline Taylor plans to become an engineer  The Albany Herald

Caroline Taylor was recognized as the STAR student for Lee County High School recently.



Dougherty County child abuse registry case to go before Georgia Supreme Court  The Albany Herald

An appeal to the Georgia Supreme Court stems from a lawsuit brought by five Dougherty County teachers and school administrators. The five worked in the ...



DCSS School Board wants to take another look at Sylvester Road contractor  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County School Board, by a 3-3 vote on Wednesday, rejected a bid by Dukes, Edwards and Dukes on a $4.2 million Construction Management ...



Lee County plays host to Lanier with trip to state title game on the line  The Albany Herald

LEESBURG — Lee County High School head football coach Dean Fabrizio doesn't want fans to underestimate the importance of playing at home in the state ...



After year on the job, DCSS Superintendent Ken Dyer looks back, ahead  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Dougherty County School Superintendent Ken Dyer strode into the small conference room on the third floor of the DCSS Administration Building ...



See inside the storm hour by hour | News  The Albany Herald

Watch Hurricane Michael get stronger and stronger over the course of a few hours. CNN Meteorologist Derek Van Dam reports from the Florida panhandle.



D-SNAP application process for second wave of counties starts Thursday  WALB

Even if you don't normally get SNAP, you may qualify for Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (D-SNAP) benefits.



Hurricane Michael leaves its mark on South Georgia  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The clock on my office wall stopped Wednesday at exactly 6:30 p.m. following a series of small brown-outs. Then things went dark. I looked at my ...



Telly Hall Turner, former Albany coach, set to receive Georgia Southern honor  The Albany Herald

Telly Hall Turner, who played at Dougherty and later coached at Albany High, will be inducted at a luncheon Saturday in Statesboro and will be honored at ...



Albany, Leesburg Christmas parades impacted by expected inclement weather  The Albany Herald

Lee County Chamber of Commerce Vice President Lisa Davis told The Albany Herald that Leesburg's “Spirit of Christmas Parade and Festival,” which would ...



Albany High alum headed to med school at UNC  The Albany Herald

Albany High School alum Chelsea Fitzhugh is still settling into her new digs at the University of North Carolina. The ink on her diploma from the University of ...



Hilsman says goodbye to family medicine | Features  The Albany Herald

Dr. Thomas Hilsman, the fifth-generation representative of a family of physicians in Albany, is hanging up his stethoscope and retiring after 46 years of *service* to ...



GHSA CLASS 6A STATE CHAMPIONSHIP NOTEBOOK: Lee County defense shines on biggest stage  The Albany Herald

ATLANTA — Lee County High School's suffocating defense has been tough all season. Tuesday night in the Georgia High School Association Class 6A state ...



Albany High School student shot near campus  WALB-TV

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - WALB has confirmed that a student has been shot near Albany High School. Albany Police said the 16 year old student was shot in the ...



Early voting turnout heavy in Albany | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Elections officials in Albany said Monday turnout for early voting for the Nov. 6 general election has been heavier than expected in the county.



Georgia Power in final stages of restoration effort  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Georgia Power has restored power to 97 percent of its customers, or more than 375,000 customers, impacted by Hurricane Michael, officials with the ...



ADDU announces pair of drug arrests | Local News  The Albany Herald

The Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit seized a considerable amount of illegal drugs and cash during two routine traffic stops on Sunday.



Dougherty knocks off Westover, again | Sports  The Albany Herald

State champion Thomasville couldn't do it. Region leader Carver couldn't do it. So Dougherty did. The Dougherty Trojans slowed down the Westover Patriots ...



Dougherty School System Graduations | Multimedia  The Albany Herald

For perhaps the last time, four Dougherty County high schools conduct graduation exercises at the Albany Civic Center. The school system may only have three ...



D-SNAP officials ask for patience as wait times grow  WALB

D-SNAP centers across Southwest Georgia are seeing long lines and dozens of frustrated residents, fed up with waiting to sign up for the Disaster Supplemental ...



Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — Nov. 29-30, 2018  The Albany Herald

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 17 calls on Thursday and the early hours of Friday, available reports indicate.



Albany Police Department investigates armed robbery, residential shooting  The Albany Herald

A report from the Albany Police Department said officers responded Tuesday morning in reference to an armed robbery that occurred in the 1000 block of South ...



KEVIN SPROUL: Dougherty sheriff takes a look back on 2018  The Albany Herald

Happy New Year! 2018 was a difficult year on many levels, especially as catastrophic storms seem to be becoming the norm. In the midst of that, I am incredibly ...



Brunt of storm's effect in south Georgia will be felt overnight  The Albany Herald

Albany and Dougherty County are not strangers to storms, but Hurricane Michael, which reached landfall at the panhandle of Florida before its forecasted track ...



Hurricane Michael hits Georgia as category 3 storm | Local News  The Albany Herald

Hurricane Michael entered Georgia as a Category 3 storm with winds of 115 mph, according to the National Weather *Service* just after 6 p.m. on Wednesday.



Man straddles Broad Avenue Bridge railing, threatens to jump  The Albany Herald

The Albany Police Department confirmed Thursday morning that a man was straddling the railing at the Broad Avenue Bridge in downtown Albany, threatening ...



Bass tourney to benefit Albany ARC | Local News  The Albany Herald

Officials with Albany Advocacy Resource Center landed the “big one” recently when the Albany Bass Club announced that proceeds from the club's annual ...



1,000 take part in historic Jingle Bell Jog | Local News  The Albany Herald

Around 1000 runners and volunteers came to historic Tift Park Saturday for the 30th Jingle Bell Jog fundraiser.



Albany, Dougherty County Police/Fire/EMS reports — Nov. 23-26, 2018  The Albany Herald

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 69 calls on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and the early hours of Monday, available reports indicate.



Georgia River Network offers teacher scholarships | Local News  The Albany Herald

ATHENS — The Athens-based river advocacy organization Georgia River Network is putting a new twist on the time-honored back-to-school “what I did on my ...



Lequrica Gaskins to serve as Albany's new downtown manager  The Albany Herald

The city of Albany has selected Lequrica Gaskins to serve as the downtown manager. Besides leading economic development efforts in Tifton, Gaskins has ...



Last-chance shot fails, Americus-Sumter edges Westover  The Albany Herald

ALBANY - With less than four seconds to play Saturday night, Westover's Michael Isler drove toward the basket and went up for the winning shot surrounded by ...



COAD storm relief available | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The following Community Organization Active in Disaster (COAD) resources remain available for victims of Hurricane Michael in Albany and ...



School basketball: Mekeel girls cruise to win  The Daily Gazette

Avery Mills scored 20 points to lead Mekeel Christian Academy to a 66-13 Western Athletic Conference victory over Northville on Wednesday. Madison ...



Jail inmates earn GED certificates while behind bars  The Albany Herald

Two Dougherty County Jail inmates — Jennifer Castleberry and Cody Jenkins — joined 34 other former or current prisoners who have been awarded GEDs at ...



News headlines by Google News for Albany High School Albany GA

We have listed the latest news headlines that include Albany High . This site has been created to offer a place for AHS alumni to reconnect and share memories.

In addition to these news headlines, you may also want to join the Albany High Albany, GA alumni directory and check out the yearbook listings.