Elementary students tour downtown Albany

Elementary students tour downtown Albany

Some elementary students saw Dougherty County Commissioners at work today.

A group from Martin Luther King Junior Elementary stopped by today's meeting on a downtown tour that included a visit to the courthouse.    

Teachers say it's good for students to see what our elected officials this is a good opportunity to see how our county workers.

“We are trying to teach them how our city works, they listened to some people voicing concerns, and they watched them with the gavel. They learned what it is to be in charge of our community," says Crystal Henderson, at MLK Elementary.

The students are in the 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade and part of student council at MLK Elementary.

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