August 31, 2007
Albany - - 200 Turner Job Corps students are ready to advance to that next stage in life.
Excited friends and relatives filled the gymnasium at the Turner site Friday afternoon to cheer on the graduates.
Students received their high school diploma or GED and a trade certification.
Representative Winfred Dukes addressed the graduates about looking forward.
"They need to know that they need to be persistent in what it is they're doing. They need to make plans, they need to set goals, but must of all they need to have courage," he says.
The Job Corps is a federal program designed to help economically disadvantaged young people find careers by giving them a place to stay and teaching them vocational skills and counseling.
A good Samaritan quickly jumped into action to help victims involved in a car crash Friday evening in Albany.
Parents in Valdosta react to hearing of a possible school bus driver strike that could take place in days to come, for several reasons.
Law Enforcement officers from across Georgia packed Stewart County Middle School's gym for the first time.
The Veterans Memorial Stadium at Thomasville High School is expected to get an upgrade soon.
Extra security was on campus Friday at Willie J. Williams middle school in Colquitt County after a written threat prompted an investigation and eventually the arrest of a student.