Dougherty County inmates receive GEDs

(ALBANY, Ga)- Four Dougherty County inmates celebrated a big accomplishment Monday afternoon.

Johnathan Hand, William Herring, Notorius Hines, and Jimmy Pitts all received their GEDs from Sheriff Kevin Sproul.

The four are the 38th through 41st inmates to earn their GEDs in the county.

Notorious Hines tells us, “It means a lot to me and a new start for my future for my family. Its everything I’ve got to look forward to when I get out of here in two months from now.”

The GED’s allow the men to transfer to a technical college once they are released from jail.