September 28, 2005
Thomasville, Georgia-- Thomasville's school system is celebrating a new honor.
It has been given the Governor's Cup for having the best improvements in SAT scores in the region. The system was also awarded a check for $1,000.
Officials say Thomasville High School gained an average of 31 points last year over the previous year. That's more than triple the improvement from the 2003 to 2004 school year.
Also, more students took the SAT last year than the two years before it.
Angel Thacker Freundschuh, 37, of Lee County, was sentenced to 12 months and a day in prison for perjury by U. S. District Court Judge Leslie J. Abrams in Albany, Wednesday.
Worth County Fire Rescue crews were called to the 500 block of Jewell Crowe Road for a structure fire, about 2:30 Wednesday afternoon.
As part of DNA week on Today in Georgia, WALB's Cade Fowler reveals his genetic findings and some tips on how to track down your ancestors.
Dougherty County Schools Superintendent Kenneth Dyer is preparing for his first school year in his new role.
Lee County leaders installed new public bathrooms on Jordan Road.