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DCSS staff say Friday morning active shooter drill a success  WALB

A large scale active shooter drill took place at Monroe High School Friday morning.

Former Atlanta Falcons players to host football camp at Monroe High  WALB

The Atlanta Falcons will be hosting a free football camp Wednesday, April 10 at Monroe High School, which is located at 900 Lippitt Avenue.

DCSS active shooter drill set for Friday morning  WALB

The school system will be conducting an active shooter drill at Monroe High School Friday morning.

Atlanta Falcons host youth football camp  WALB

Former Atlanta Falcons players hosted a large youth camp in Albany at Monroe High School.

Albany native helps keep US Navy’s subs going  WALB

KINGS BAY, GA (WALB) - As citizens of Albany go about their daily lives, members of the U.S. Navy's “Silent *Service*” submarine force work beneath the ocean's ...

Albany residents want Monroe High interim basketball coach to stay  WALB

A number of residents said they want Keith Hayes, interim coach, to stay in that role.

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 ...

Monroe to dedicate new gym facilities Saturday | Sports  The Albany Herald

A new basketball season is on the horizon in southwest Georgia, and there is a new place in Albany at Monroe High School for students and the community to ...

Monroe High School classmates remember shooting victim  WALB

For everyone that went to high school with Ashanti Major, it was her smile that was most memorable, a classmate said.

Counting down the Albany Area's Top 10 sports stories of 2018 — No. 8: Monroe High School gets new gymnasium  The Albany Herald

The Herald's sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, the Albany area's Top 10 sports stories from 2018. Today marks the No. 8 top sports story of the year.

Monroe High School holds all-day celebration for new gym  WALB

Many basketball players in Dougherty County were able to play on a new court Saturday for a full day of events as Monroe Comprehensive High School ...

Dougherty tabs former Tornado Gilbert as new head coach  WALB

Dougherty chose a very familiar face as the new leader of the football team.Johnny Gilbert will be the 11th head coach in Trojans history. He's a former ...

Thanksgiving Shootout starts Friday at Monroe | Sports  The Albany Herald

ALBANY - For the third year in a row, Monroe High School will host the Thanksgiving Shootout here in Albany. This year will include area teams as well as teams ...

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 ...

Monroe High School offers engineering and technology pathway program  WALB

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - One Dougherty County high school is offering a special certification program for students interested in engineering. Monroe High School ...

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.

Monroe stops comeback, edges Deerfield Windsor | Sports  The Albany Herald

U Save It finale sees Monroe edge Deerfield Windsor.

Dougherty Co. School System works to address gang violence  WALB

Albany police said they're still interviewing possible suspects in a fight and shooting that happened on South Van Buren Street near Monroe High School on ...

Albany Chamber of Commerce honors Dougherty Co. STAR students  WALB

On Thursday, the Albany Chamber of Commerce honored Dougherty County STAR students.

Demolition progresses at Monroe High School  WALB-TV

One of the old two-story classroom buildings at Monroe High School is being demolished and it's making way for one of four new buildings on campus.

Pageant winner's platform encourages young people | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Alexandria Van Dyke made history when she was crowned the first United States of America's Miss Albany. But the queen has a story of her own that ...

DCSS graduates 785 seniors Saturday | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Dougherty County School System graduated 785 seniors Saturday. It marked the first time in recent memory Albany High graduates were not ...

DCSS graduation rate surpasses state average | Local News  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County School System's districtwide graduation rate for the 2017-2018 year ranked higher than the state average, according to the Georgia ...

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 ...

Georgia FIRST Robotics competition hosted in Albany  WALB

On Friday, 31 Georgia high schools competed in day one of the Procter & Gamble FIRST Robotics qualifier.

Monroe High opens doors to show off $36 million renovations  The Albany Herald

Students, faculty, staff, alumni and Monroe High School gathered at an open house Friday to get their first look at the school's ongoing Phase II $36 million ...

Dougherty Trojans knock off Colquitt, play Statesboro Friday at Monroe  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty Trojans opened up on fire Thursday afternoon and then held off a Colquitt County rally in the fourth quarter to win the first game of the U Save It ...

Academics, athletics run deep in Davis family | Local News  The Albany Herald

As the father of five sons, former Albany State University basketball coach and DCSS administrator John I. Davis has his own “starting lineup.” But he wanted ...

Another phase of Monroe Comprehensive High School construction completed  WALB-TV

Monroe Comprehensive High School has made strides in its school construction project.

Monroe High to give sneak peek of new digs Friday  The Albany Herald

Monroe High School officials will host an open house Friday to show off the new school to alumni, students' families and the community.

Light Tuesday night basketball schedule ahead of busy weekend  The Albany Herald

There are no local high school basketball games for the normal Tuesday night slate of games as teams prepare for the onslaught of high school basketball ...

Monroe High assistant principal resigns after sexual misconduct allegations  WALB-TV

Monroe High School Assistant Principal Horace Bentley, arrested on two sexual assault charges, has resigned.

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.

Monroe High School hosts literacy kickoff  WALB

Dougherty County School System received a $2 million grant to promote literacy in the school district.

Monroe High removed from state priority list  WALB-TV

Monroe High School was removed from the state's priority list because of the dramatic changes it has made to improve academics.

Dyer: DCSS schools will remain closed through next week  The Albany Herald

After conferring with Emergency Management Agency officials on Friday, based on current power and infrastructure concerns, all Dougherty County public ...

Berry receives Distinguished College Administrator Award | Local News  The Albany Herald

Keith Berry, dean of academic affairs at Hillsborough Community College's Ybor City Campus, has been selected by Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as one of ...

Former Monroe administrator indicted for sexual assault charges  WALB-TV

A former school administrator has been indicted by a Dougherty County Grand Jury. Horace Bentley was arrested in September on sexual assault charges.

Last day of school and graduation around the corner  WALB-TV

Friday, May 18, is their last day of the 2017-2018 school year marking the end of another year.

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 ...

U Save It Christmas Classic: Colquitt boys go 0-3 in Albany  Moultrie Observer

ALBANY – If the Colquitt County High boys basketball team is to become a problem for opponents in Region 1-7A during the second half of the regular season, ...

Dougherty substitute teacher investigated in 2013 for misconduct at Monroe  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Former Dougherty High School substitute teacher Matthew Jermaine Rouse, arrested earlier this year on charges of sexual misconduct with a ...

'Give us some kind of closure so we can start a healing process’: Grandmother wants answers after one grandchi  WALB

Tuesday marks the two year anniversary since two Albany teens were in a tragic accident on South Valencia Drive and West Lincoln Avenue, and their ...

Monroe Signing Day: 4 more years of 'Biscuit and Gravy'  WALB-TV

Monroe High School had three seniors sign letters of intent to continue their football playing careers Friday afternoon. Two of them will reunite this fall.

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 ...

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 ...

Monroe High assistant principal had 2 prior investigations  WALB-TV

Monroe High Assistant Principal, Horace Bentley, was investigated twice before for sexual misconduct with students.

Albany educator reflects on teaching during Civil Rights Movement  WALB

After 35 years of working in the Dougherty County School System, Rubye Hampton reflects on teaching during the civil rights movement.

Monroe hosts Thanksgiving Shootout | Sports  The Albany Herald

The tournament will feature boys and girls teams from Monroe, Dougherty, Lee County, Northeast Macon and Bainbridge, while the Worth County girls and the ...

Emory Harris among first to help blacks register to vote in Southwest Georgia  WALB

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Emory Harris, an Albany native, was among the first people to start fighting for the right to vote in Dougherty County. Harris was recruited ...

Monroe girls basketball coach Cheeks resigns | News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Monroe High School girls basketball coach Cheryl Cheeks has resigned but will continue to teach, The Herald learned on Monday.

Trojans blast North Cobb Christian | Prep  The Albany Herald

The Doughtery Trojans blew open a tight game with full-court pressure against North Cobb Christian School Saturday and breezed to a big 84-63 win over the ...

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 ...

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 ...

Lee County girls fall to Jonesboro 49-45 | Sports  The Albany Herald

The Lee County Lady Trojans (1-1) started great Friday afternoon against the Cardinals of Jonesboro High and pulled ahead 10-2 to start the game using an ...

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

The Tornadoes will open the season on Aug. 27 with a home game against Westover.

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 ...

Monroe's Eric Seay playing for late father | Sports  The Albany Herald

Eric Seay, Jr., said that he thinks of his father every time he steps onto the field.

Monroe girls capture state track & field title  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Monroe High School girls track & field coach Billy Glanton came into Saturday's state finals on edge, but his team would put their coach at ease ...

'Go Pink' to honor late Albany Area Primary Health Care dentist  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — Albany Area Primary Health Care is conducting a “Go Pink” day on Thursday to honor an AAPHC dentist who passed away earlier this month.

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.

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 ...

4C Academy Construction Instructor Randin Burley ready for January  The Albany Herald

Commodore Conyers College and Career Academy Construction Instructor Randin Burley had taught industrial maintenance at Monroe High School and had ...

Lidia Olds named Dougherty County School System Teacher of the Year  The Albany Herald

International Studies Elementary Charter School's Lidia Olds was named Dougherty County School System Teacher of the Year for 2016-17 during the system's ...

Monroe sends four football players off to college  WALB-TV

The Tornadoes are using the buddy system at the next level, and it makes sense, because none of them are staying within the state of Georgia.

TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: No career path doubts for Monroe High math teacher Torre' Mills  The Albany Herald

For Monroe High School Geometry and Stats teacher Torre Mills, there was never any question in his mind that he would one day be a teacher.

Dougherty County School System announces 2017-18 Teacher of Year finalists  The Albany Herald

The Dougherty County School System will hold its 2017-18 Teacher of the Year Dinner Thursday at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. The system will also ...

Albany Area Religion Bulletin | Faith  The Albany Herald

Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Women's Day celebration sunday.

An in depth look: Allegations of sexual misconduct of a school administrator  WALB-TV

Monroe High School Assistant Principal Horace Bentley is facing two counts of sexual assault after police said he inappropriately touched a male student.

Monroe High hosts First Lego League Robotics tournament  The Albany Herald

Nearly 20 teams of elementary and middle school students gathered at Monroe High School on Saturday for Dougherty County's first Albany regional First Lego ...

Dr. Sonya Suzette Taylor Acree  The Albany Herald

Was born February 28, 1968. She was the daughter of Dr. Robert Taylor III and Dr. JoAnne Davis Taylor. Dr. Acree has worked in a field she profoundly loved.

DCSS substitute teacher worked in schools after sexual misconduct allegations  WALB-TV

We're learning new details about a former Dougherty County substitute teacher, now charged with sexual assault of a student, and how he was able to continue ...

DOCO Credit Union awards $20,000 in scholarships | Local News  The Albany Herald

ALBANY – DOCO Credit Union awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships to 20 students in 2018. The recipients will be honored at the board of directors ...

Monroe's Lynsey Washington, Napoleon Harris sign scholarships | Sports  The Albany Herald

Both Napoleon Harris and Lynsey Washington were named as a part of the Albany Herald All-Area team.

Monroe track & field team take titles | Sports  The Albany Herald

Monroe High School earned a sweep Saturday as both the boys and girls track & field teams won titles at the L.C. Smith/Winfred Benson Relays at Hugh Mills ...

Albany State University holds 2016 Homecoming Convocation | News  The Albany Herald

Monroe High School Principal Vincent Davis has the booming voice fitting of a high school principal. When he delivered Albany State's homecoming address ...

Former Hilltopper McGhee to reportedly play for APSU this season  WBKO

Former Western Kentucky forward Jabari McGhee will reportedly play this season for Austin Peay as a graduate transfer, according to CBS Sports. Western ...

Monroe girls outlasted at home by Dawson County  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — A year in which Monroe High School girls basketball coach Jennifer Acree had high expectations came to a disappointing end at home Wednesday ...

Georgia High School Association fines Dougherty High for hoops practice violation  The Albany Herald

ALBANY — The Albany Herald has learned that Dougherty High School was handed a $1250 fine for a second violation of Georgia High School Association ...

Albany shooting turns into homicide investigation  WALB-TV

On Wednesday, Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards said a January shooting will be handled now as a homicide.

MONROE THANKSGIVING SHOOTOUT: Dougherty boys top Bainbridge in overtime shootout  The Albany Herald

Unlike last week's season-opening victory over Westover, the Trojans had to work harder and play smarter against the athletic Bearcats.

DA says school administrator could face more charges  WALB-TV

Additional charges could be filed against a Dougherty County school administrator, according to Dougherty County District Attorney Greg Edwards.

Southside principals meet to strengthen pipeline to Monroe High  The Albany Herald

The six principals of “the Southside Cluster,” four elementary schools and one middle school that make up the feeder system for Monroe High, gathered ...

South Georgia high school gives back through alumni weekend  WALB-TV

Alumni at one South Georgia High School are giving back to their community. Monroe High School in Albany held their first Alumni Weekend.

ATC welcomes new marketing director  WALB-TV

Bobby Ellis will begin his new position on May 1, 2018. Prior to joining ATC, Ellis served as President and Owner of The Image Company in Americus, Georgia.

Why is it called the Georgia National Fair?  WALB

A big question we keep getting is why the fair is named the Georgia National Fair and not the Georgia State Fair.

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 ...

Reading campaign kicks off at Radium Springs Middle School  WALB-TV

One Dougherty County School is exploring new ways to motivate kids to read.

Four arrested in shooting outside Monroe High School  WALB-TV

Four men have been arrested for firing a shot in front of Monroe High School Friday just as school was letting out. School Police say the shooters are gang ...

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 ...

Monroe HS hosts vigil to remember student killed in crash  WFXL FOX 31

The loss of 17-year-old- Karon Grier is still hard for much of the community to believe.Grier was killed in a car accident early Sunday morning.“At the beginning of ...

UPDATE: Minor arrested and charged in shooting on S. Van Buren St.  WALB

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The Albany Gang Unit has arrested and charged a 16-year-old male with tampering with evidence and possession of a firearm by a ...

Administrator charged with sexual assault, former superintendent says, "We made a mistake"  WALB-TV

Dougherty County's former superintendent admits he should have dealt with allegations of sexual misconduct by a school administrator differently.

Yolanda Jackson counts former teacher as major blessing in her life  The Albany Herald

It's been said that one person can't change the world, yet one person can change the life of a child. This adage certainly rings true in the case of Albany.

Game recap: Monroe High School Football Team takes down Albany  MaxPreps

ALBANY, Ga. - Special teams carried Monroe (Albany, Ga.) to a 56-29 victory over Albany (Ga.) on Saturday as the return units contributed two touchdowns.

TEACHER OF THE YEAR FINALIST: Rebecca Strickland's life has come full circle  The Albany Herald

Growing up, Lake Park Elementary English Language Arts teacher Rebecca Strickland never thought about being anything other than a teacher. The key to ...

Alcorn women's basketball team revamps roster - The Vicksburg Post  Vicksburg Post

LORMAN — Alcorn State's women's basketball team will head into the 2018-19 season with an entirely new look. The Lady Braves signed nine new players ...

Leaping Lexile program under way at West Town Elementary School  The Albany Herald

The Leaping Lexile program at West Town Elementary School encourages the students whose Lexile levels, or reading levels, elevate over the school year.

Getting to Know … Jason Jones | Sports  Gwinnett Prep Sports

A Q&A with Brookwood High School defensive line coach Jason Jones.

Community speaks out on high utility bills at town hall  WALB

Complaints of high utility bills from Albany residents flooded city commissioner John Howard's Town Hall. We've reported on several cases of high bills in Albany ...

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