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Albany’s Own, Trenton Thompson, is Nation’s Top Football Recruit


Westover Comprehensive High School Senior, Trenton Thompson is the nation’s No. 1 rated football recruit for the Class of 2015, according to ESPN. The 6-foot-3, 300 pound defensive lineman has received thousands of letters from schools all over the country including top schools such as University of Georgia, Florida State University, University of Southern California, University of Notre Dame and Harvard University.  Good luck, Trenton! You’ve worked hard and we are proud of you!

But no worries, Westover fans! Although…

Darton Receives Reaffirmation of Accreditation by Southern Association of Colleges & Schools


Darton State College announced that it has received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) reaffirming the institution’s accreditation for another 10 years.

“We are very proud that our accreditation has been reaffirmed,” Darton Interim President Paul Jones said. “This is not only a testament to the hard work and dedication our faculty and staff demonstrate on a daily basis, but also our continued commitment of providing academic excellence.”

Since 1966, Darton State College has…

Merry Acres Named Top Southern Hospitality Hotel


Merry Acres Inn and Event Center was named one of the “Top 100 Southern Hospitality Hotels for Groups” for 2014. ConventionSouth Magazine ranks hotels based on location, aesthetics, amenities and staff. Merry Acres is one of only ten Georgia hotels earning this distinction. Congrats Merry Acres! You make Albany proud!

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