October 8, 2004
Albany -- An Albany High School student is arrested for having sex with another student on campus.
Police say 18 year Quincy Moore and a 15 year old girl had sex at Albany High School yesterday.
At the end of the day, the 15 year old girl reported she had been raped. So now,Moore is in jail charged with statutory rape.
"We take every allegation seriously because we don't want to take a chance anything happening or safety of any our students," says Carlos Keith Deputy Superintendent of Dougherty County School System.
Police believe the sex was consensual, but the 18 year old student was arrested because the girl is under 16 which is the age of consent.
Fulfilling student needs was the focus of a community meeting with Dougherty County School officials Tuesday.
Jimmy Carter was among those raising money for the Boys & Girls Club of Americus-Sumter County Tuesday.
An electrical blackout during South Georgia's high temperatures created some concern at the Moultrie-Colquitt County Humane Society Tuesday.
Albany city leaders voted to deny the rezoning of the 2400 block of Whispering Pines Circle to allow the building of a Captain D's restaurant.
Albany city commissioners voted unanimously to roll back the millage rate.