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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 ...



National Girls High School Rankings For May 8  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its fourth National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



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.



DCSS middle school baseball field update  WALB

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



Dougherty School System officials cut ribbon on wellness center  The Albany Herald

Dougherty County School System Superintendent Kenneth Dyer joined Dougherty Board of Education members and DCSS athletic officials recently to officially ...



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 ...



D-SNAP application process opens in Dougherty Co.  WALB

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



DCSS adding baseball fields at middle schools  WALB

The Dougherty County School System said they will be adding baseball fields for their middle schoolers.



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 ...



Charles Truitt keeping Tornadoes on right track  WALB

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



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.



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 ...



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 ...



DCSS approves horror film production at Albany High  WFXL FOX 31

The Dougherty County School System gave the green light for a film company to produce a horror film at Albany High School.At Monday's meeting, the board ...



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

ALBANY — 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany High School cafeteria looked something like the scene out of a movie. On Friday, the band played, the choir sung and the ...



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.



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.



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



Program encourages young women to develop cyber skills  The Albany Herald

Open to female high school students, Girls Go CyberStart is a free online game that encourages participants to explore their interests in cyber studies, learn core ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



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

Deputies and detention officers alike put in many tireless hours, often at the expense of their own homes and families, to ensure that our community is safe and ...



Former teacher suing Dougherty County School System | Local News  The Albany Herald

A former teacher with the Dougherty County School System is suing the district for discrimination based on race, disability and gender, along with retaliation and ...



Monroe 'worst-to-first' under principal Vinson Davis  The Albany Herald

Monroe High School Principal Vinson Davis tells the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County that the school's students are responding to efforts to make sure ...



Eddie Johnson named new principal at Dougherty High School  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County Board of Education voted Monday to accept a recommendation from Superintendent Butch Mosely to name Albany Middle School ...



Dougherty High community enjoys 'We are One' event  WALB-TV

The Dougherty County Comprehensive High School family joined together Thursday night in the 'We are One' Event.



Dougherty County School System graduates more than 800 | Local News  The Albany Herald

It was a day of smiles, tears and snarled traffic for more than 800 Dougherty County high school seniors and their families as the county's four public high ...



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 ...



High School Football Preview: Monroe Tornadoes | Multimedia  The Albany Herald

Monroe is hoping to improve on a disappointing season in 2016 that ended with five-game skid.



Albany students express anger, sadness after 'chaotic, crazy' meeting on racist Instagram  KGO-TV

There was a large demonstration Thursday outside Albany High School behind the emergence of a racist Instagram account.



Albany school in top 4 of Steve Harvey's Neighborhood Awards  WALB-TV

An Albany high school will soon find out if it won a national award.



Troy grad a Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar success story  Troy Record

TROY, N.Y. — Troy native Cassandra Pintro is a shining example of how Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar can help set students on a successful path.



Biography recounts legal career of 'super lawyer' Tommy Malone  The Albany Herald

Even before his biography was released last March, Albany native Tommy Malone, an establishment-bucking attorney regarded as one of America's greatest ...



Production suspended for movie filmed at AHS  WALB-TV

The same week that hundreds of people auditioned for a movie set to be filmed in the old Albany High School building, production has been suspended.



Hathaway sole candidate for Tift schools post | Local News  The Albany Herald

The Tift County Board of Education has named Adam Hathaway as the sole finalist to serve as Tift County schools superintendent upon the retirement of current ...



Dougherty School System set to open doors for 2017-18 year  The Albany Herald

Sherwood Acres Elementary Principal Yvette Simmons said she anticipates few problems at her school when the Dougherty County School System kicks off a ...



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 year off to smooth start | Local News  The Albany Herald

Since the recent closures of Albany High School and Southside Middle School, Dougherty County School System officials have wrangled with new school zones ...



19-year-old arrested for bringing pot brownies to Albany High  WALB-TV

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - It was a shock to Dougherty County School Police. They were called to Albany High School to investigate after students got sick from ...



Dougherty County Local School Governance Teams are sworn in  The Albany Herald

Nearly 150 members of the Dougherty County School System's new Local School Governance Teams (LSGT) were sworn in Monday at the School Board's ...



Notable players from Georgia who have won Super Bowl  WSB Atlanta

Channel 2 Action News dug through the Super Bowl rosters of all 52 winning teams and found that all of them had at least one player with a connection to ...



These are the 25 worst cities in the U.S. to raise children  USA TODAY

24/7 Wall Street reviewed a number of measures to determine the worst cities to raise children in the United States.



High School Football Preview: Westover Patriots | Multimedia  The Albany Herald

With the return of 27 seniors and transfers from Albany High, the Patriots of Westiver are hoping to get back into the playoff picture.



Albany High gymnasium named after longtime boys basketball coach  The Albany Herald

Thanks to a collaborative effort by the Albany High staff, they were able to keep the beloved coach out long enough to hang a banner in his honor and surprise.



National Girls High School Wrestling Rankings For February 6, 2019  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum have published its third National Girls High School rankings for the 2018-19 ...



Filming date released for movie being produced in Albany  WALB-TV

Producers of a new Hollywood horror movie said filming in Albany will start next month.



Georgia man disappears with over $750K in apparent Super Bowl ticket scam, including $36K from his mom  The Albany Herald

When Jayaben Shah gave her son, Ketan Shah, $36000, she thought she'd receive Super Bowl tickets in return.



Dynamite Dozen: Deerfield-Windsor's John Collier Logan gives it his all  The Albany Herald

Deerfield-Windsor senior John Collier Logan is asked to do a lot.



Dougherty County schools 'beating the odds,' according to state officials  The Albany Herald

A dozen DCSS schools are outperforming their peers and overcoming obstacles that statistics suggest should be holding them back, according to a list released ...



Alumni weekend planned for Westover High grads | Local News  The Albany Herald

Westover High School alumni are planning a weekend of reunion activities.



Students receive Kiwanis scholarships | Local News  The Albany Herald

Five area high school seniors were awarded scholarships recently by the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County.



Production of Albany-set movie suspended  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Less than a week after sending out a casting call and holding auditions for the horror film “The Exorcism of Lincoln High,” Londonderry CEO and ...



Lea Henry ready to get started as Dougherty County School System athletic director  The Albany Herald

Lea Henry is quite familiar with the office that sits at the west side of Hugh Mills Stadium. She would stop by as a young adult to visit her uncle,



DCSS motions to lift 1980 ruling concerning segregation  WALB-TV

The Dougherty County School System has made a motion to lift a 30-year-old court order dealing with racial segregation in schools.



Twenty one students from eight Dougherty County Schools competed in 4-H program  The Albany Herald

Twenty one students from eight Dougherty County Schools competed last weekend in the 2017 Southwest District Project Achievment held at the Rock Eagle ...



The Defiant Ones | History  Smithsonian.com

As young girls, they fought the fierce battle to integrate America's schools half a century ago.



New principal named for Dougherty High  WALB-TV

The Dougherty Co. School Board voted Tuesday to make Dr. Jeffrey Ross principal at Dougherty Comprehensive High School. Ross is an administrator and ...



Joan M. Woodhead | Obituaries  NorthcentralPa.com

Joan M. Woodhead, 85, of Elkland Township, Sullivan County, died on Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at her home. Born on Sept. 14, 1933, in New Albany, she ...



West Albany High School | People | democratherald.com  Albany Democrat Herald

Seniors: Brendan James Baker, Joslyn Rose Bryant, Ellie C Cale, Elena Erin Conser, Ben Delsman, Sophia Emily Dykast, Aleya Nicole Elkins, Kevin David ...



High schoolers urged to participate in Congressional Art Competition  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — High school students in the Second Congressional District of Georgia who want to see their artwork exhibited at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. ...



Former teacher sentenced in sex abuse case | Local  Albany Democrat Herald

James Walter Myrick, 28, of Albany, was sentenced to 100 days in jail (20 days per charge, consecutive sentences) and three years probation after he pleaded ...



Local schools to benefit from Digital Learning grants  Evening News and Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana Department of Education's Office of eLearning announced Monday the recipients of the 2019 Digital Learning grants. This year's ...



High School Football Preview: Pelham Hornets | Multimedia  The Albany Herald

After winning region in 2016, the Pelham Hornets want to go deep into the playoffs.



Albany-raised author spins experiences into novel | Local News  The Albany Herald

Jay Beck's experiences working as a consultant during the 1984 Panamanian presidential election provide the background for his second novel, “Panama's ...



Nine schools in South Georgia are low performing schools  WALB-TV

Nine south Georgia schools are among the lowest performing schools in the state. Three of them are in Dougherty County.



Job fair seeks to help displaced Kentuckiana Medical employees  Newsandtribune

NEW ALBANY — WorkOne is hosting a healthcare sector job fair to help assist workers that will be displaced from Kentuckiana Medical Center when the facility ...



Hugh Mills Stadium football schedule released | News  The Albany Herald

Aug. 23--Monroe vs. Perry, 7 p.m.. Aug. 29--Albany vs. Mitchell Co., 7:30 p.m.. Sept. 4--Dougherty vs. Randolph-Clay, 7 p.m.. Sept. 5--Albany vs. Terrell Co., 7:30 ...



Insider: Why IU phenom Romeo Langford won't be bothered by sky-high pressure, expectations  Indianapolis Star

The eyes of a state watching his every move isn't something new for Romeo Langford. But the stakes are higher now.



2018-19 Preseason Girls National High School Rankings  FloWrestling

USA Wrestling, FloWrestling and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame and Museum are again partnered to create its preseason national rankings for high school ...



Student pulls gun during Westover High School fight  WALB-TV

Police say a Westover High student showed a gun during a fight in the student parking lot.



Albany woman arrested for sexual exploitation of child  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — A 37-year-old Albany woman has been arrested after officers responded to a child molestation report to find that a student at Albany High School ...



Moore, Caroline Strickland  The Chattanoogan

Caroline Strickland Moore, 91, passed away on September 16, 2018, in her home at Hickory Valley Retirement Community. She was surrounded by her loving ...



Love for Romeo Langford transcends generations in final game at New Albany  Indianapolis Star

IndyStar Mr. Basketball plays an organized game on his high school homecourt for the last time.



HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PREVIEWS: Monroe looking to forget the past  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — After two consecutive years of just missing the state playoffs, Monroe High School's Ulysses Williams knows something needs to change. In 2014 ...



Dawson fly-in to feature Bell UH-1 series Iroquois 'Huey' helicopter  The Albany Herald

A long-time dream of SOWEGA Veterans Coalition and the Friends of Army Aviation-Ozark is finally coming to fruition July 21 as the two groups host a fly-in at ...



Romeo Langford decision: Mr. Basketball picks IU  Indianapolis Star

The New Albany star scored 3002 career points in high school.



DCSS exceptional students program experiences growth | Local News  The Albany Herald

The head of the Dougherty County School System's Exceptional Students program says the program is experiencing growth in the number of students it works ...



161 Students From Across the Country Named 2018 US Presidential Scholars  U.S. Department of Education

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced the 54th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their ...



Albany State's Antonio Leroy, CAAM changing lives | Education  The Albany Herald

Since 1989, the Center for the African American Male at Albany State University has helped to engage young men in the Albany community by promoting high ...



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