Monday, December 9 2013 11:54 PM EST2013-12-10 04:54:36 GMT
Dougherty County School Board members formally voted Monday night to accept nearly $1.2 million in grant money designed to improve the quality of teachers. The system had to submit a detailed applicationMore >>
Dougherty County school leaders hope federal grant money will help improve the quality of teachers in the classrooms.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 11:48 PM EST2013-12-10 04:48:40 GMT
Dougherty County teachers will get a little bonus just in time for Christmas. Monday night, the school board voted to cancel one of the remaining unpaid furlough days scheduled for this school year, butMore >>
Dougherty County School Board members vote to cut a furlough day.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 11:44 PM EST2013-12-10 04:44:21 GMT
"We've always been a close knit family," says Sheunka Robinson, the sister of Racieh Robinson. Monday was a tough day for Sheunka Robinson and her family. Just hours ago she found out her brother RaciehMore >>
"We've always been a close knit family," says Sheunka Robinson, the sister of Racieh Robinson. Monday was a tough day for Sheunka Robinson and her family.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 11:43 PM EST2013-12-10 04:43:39 GMT
Dougherty County residents got a chance help school board members determine what kind of candidate should lead the school system. The board hosted a public listening session Monday evening to help focusMore >>
The Dougherty County School Board asks for input as it moves forward with a search for a new schools superintendent.More >>
Monday, December 9 2013 11:43 PM EST2013-12-10 04:43:13 GMT
It's a long time holiday tradition in Albany. Phoebe Putney Hospital hosted its Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony tonight. Breast cancer survivor Patsy Martin flipped the switch. People pay toMore >>
It's a long time holiday tradition in Albany. Phoebe Putney Hospital hosted its Lights of Love tree lighting ceremony tonight. More >>
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -
Have you thought this season about opening up your heart and home to a sweet animal in need of one?
This year, we introduce you to "The 12 Strays of Christmas."
WAFF 48 News is partnering with Decatur Animal Shelter to share with you 12 animals in need of homes this holiday season. We will introduce you to a new pet each day through December 22.
Collina is a beautiful and unusual girl, an 11 month old Husky shepherd, mostly black with a white chest. She has shepherd ears but has a Husky blue right eye.
This girl is a sweetheart; smart, playful and active. She's good with dogs and kids. She came in as a stray last August, and even a great animal shelter isn't a good place for a puppy to grow up. Give this playful family dog a home for Christmas!
Dogs are heartworm tested, on preventative; cats are Feline Leukemia/AIDS negative; all are vaccinated, wormed and spayed/neutered. Dogs are $110.00, cats are 95.00, and bunnies are $85! See adoption specials! Check out cats and kittens at Decatur Petco during their regular retail hours.
Decatur Animal Services
300 A Beltline Road SW in Decatur AL 35601 in Wilson Morgan Park Open 10 am to 5 p.m. M through F; and 10 to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Call 341-4790. For pictures of adoptable pets, visit www.decatur.petfinder.com