April 8, 2008
Albany -- A Dougherty County School teacher was taken to jail for cursing students in front of Monroe High School.
40 year old Dr. Tijuana Burroughs, who teachers at the South Georgia Regional Achievement Center, was charged with disorderly conduct for confronting several girls who she said harassed her son.
Police say Burroughs used loud, vulgar language in front students in the pick up lane at Monroe High last Thursday.
The charge against her is a misdemeanor. School System Officials say Burroughs will remain in the classroom until her case is heard in Municipal Court.
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The YMCA is offering some new after school programs this year after the 21st Century grant ended.
Due to the recent school realignment, the Dougherty Co. School System is preparing for additional school bus riders.
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