Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:32 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:32:02 GMT
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies. United Way raised about 1.1-million dollars this year. That's up slightlyMore >>
The United Way of Southwest Georgia honors more than a dozen organizations for their leadership in supporting United Way agencies.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:31 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:31:27 GMT
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year. Monday night Board members held a public hearing to give people a chanceMore >>
Dougherty County School Board members want property owners to know, they won't raise your taxes despite another tight budget year.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:23 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:23:09 GMT
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening. Travelers will begin using the new facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport two weeks fromMore >>
The opening of Albany's new airport terminal remains on schedule despite a delay in the ceremonial opening.More >>
Tuesday, June 18 2013 12:03 AM EDT2013-06-18 04:03:40 GMT
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast. Cell phone video captured by boaters shows a boat burningMore >>
A Georgia girl remains hospitalized tonight with serious burns following a boat explosion on Lake Lanier. Apparently, a fuel leak led to the blast.More >>
Monday, June 17 2013 11:59 PM EDT2013-06-18 03:59:55 GMT
Police are asking banks to be on the lookout for a woman who has cashed thousands of dollars in forged checks. So far, she's hit Colony Banks in Albany, Valdosta, Moultrie, and Sylvester. Sylvester PoliceMore >>
Police hope to stop a successful forger who's gotten away with thousands of dollars so far by cashing fraudulent checks at multiple south Georgia banks.More >>
May 17, 2007
Two Albany colleges are at odds over duplicated educational programs.
Albany Tech President Dr. Anthony Parker says he's disappointed Darton will soon offer a new logistics program. Albany Tech already offers logistics classes and he believes the two programs would overlap.
Parker asked Darton President Dr. Peter Sireno to re-consider since Sireno last year asked that Albany Tech not offer a Medical technology program already available at Darton.
Parker says he honored that request, but Darton won't return the favor.
"If there's a requirement of necessary duplication where one particular institution can not resolve the employment needs of the community then there is a need to have two institutions deliver the program. I'm hoping we can review our proposals and see if there is indeed a need to have two programs. I'm not quite sure yet," Parker says.
Darton's President was unavailable Wednesday. The chair of Darton's business department, Wayne Yesbick, says the logistics program has been in the planning stages for three years and was approved by the Board of Regents. He says Darton's program is more in-depth and won't duplicate Albany Tech's.