Saturday, May 18 2013 6:59 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:59:02 GMT
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. Authorities say it happened around 11pm Friday near the 3900 block of Radium Springs Road. PoliceMore >>
Dougherty County police are searching for a motorist who hit a pedestrian and then fled the scene. More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:58 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:58:50 GMT
It's graduation time for high schools in Dougherty County and students are ready to embark on their next journey. 230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High SchoolMore >>
230 graduates received their high school diplomas from Westover Comprehensive High School this Saturday morning.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 6:44 PM EDT2013-05-18 22:44:14 GMT
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School. Pictures of the Baconton Community Charter School file room show where students cellMore >>
Investigators are trying to find some clues as to who took nearly two dozen cell phones from a Mitchell County School.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 12:48 PM EDT2013-05-18 16:48:01 GMT
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral. 16-year old Keyanna Lang died from a heart condition. Due to her illness the family couldn't keep lifeMore >>
The family of an Albany teenager who died on Friday, isn't sure how they'll pay for her funeral.More >>
Saturday, May 18 2013 8:00 AM EDT2013-05-18 12:00:09 GMT
In its effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May, Dollar General will host a career fair at Dollar General located at 2017 N Slappey Blvd. in Albany, Ga. on Saturday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.More >>
The event is held as part of the major retailer's effort to hire 10,000 new employees in May...More >>
January 10, 2006
Atlanta -- Republicans say it's just the beginning of big improvements in Georgia education. Democrats say it's about time.
GOP Senator Joseph Carter of Tifton says that while lawmakers can never give teachers enough of a pay raise, this is a pretty good start. "A solution to education is a good foundation to solving many of the problems we face in our state," he said.
Democrats say Governor Sonny Perdue's education commitment still doesn't address the United Healthcare Insurance fiasco. "I think the raise is very due," said Representative Bob Hanner from District 148. "It really is. We haven't been able to do anything. Any amount we can give to the teacher, they deserve it. The freeze in health insurance premiums, that's good, but that's not where the problem is. The problem is the health insurance coverage, and that's what I'm very concerned about."
Democrat Albany Rep. Winfred Dukes says pay raises are needed, but the bigger need is classes with fewer students in them. Funding for smaller classes has been postponed for three or four years. Whether it will come this year remains to be seen.