Monroe High student speaks out about teen pregnancy prevention

Tamara George, a high school student, spoke about her experiences as a teen mother

The luncheon was held in downtown Albany today to raise awareness and combat teen pregnancy in Southwest Georgia. Dougherty County's birth rate is 75.5 per 1,000 females between the ages of 15-19. Those numbers are much higher than the state average of 54.8 per 1,000 females.