April 14, 2008
Valdosta - As Valdosta enjoys rapid growth, enrollment is also growing at Valdosta Technical College.
With nearly 2300 students, enrollment is up 10% from last spring quarter.
Administrators attribute the growth to school accreditation, new programs and new manufacturers moving to town.
"We have a goal of a 20 percent increase in our enrollment by 2010 which would mean about another 500 students," says Interim President Toth.
The college plans to keep adding new programs to the curriculum to help them meet that goal and continue positive growth.
The Bainbridge Public Safety Department brought two firetrucks to the Oscar Jackson Outdoor camp for kids.
The Dougherty County School System will host a three-day orientation for teachers new to the system starting on Thursday.
Health officials are reminding parents to get their children vaccinated before the new school year.
Dougherty County Officials said that on Wednesday they had dozens of homeowners signing up for root ball help as the deadline approaches.
A new addition to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Phoebe Putney Hospital will help give newborns a more healthy start to life.