News for Thursday, November 12, 2009


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Three University of Tennessee players arrested

Highly touted freshman Nu'Keese Richardson is among three Vols who are arrested on attempted armed robbery charges.

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Tech's Morgan eyes NFL

Georgia Tech's Derrick Morgan will take a serious look at his chances of going high in next spring's NFL Draft.

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49ers down Bears, 10-6

San Francisco's Vernon Davis and breathe a little easier now that his team DID beat the Chicago Bears, 10-6, after he insulted the Bears' defense earlier this week.

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Collett, Joiner shine in state tourney

Albany's Crawford Garnett Collett and Jacob Joiner hold their own in the Georgia Junior Golf Tournament.

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SCA girls upend Randolph Southern

Sherwood's girls struggle in the second half but make the big plays down the end to beat Randolph Southern, 42-41.

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Lady Rams reach title match

Albany State's volleyball team is now one win from clinching the program's ninth SIAC championship in a row.

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Stonebridge Men's Golf helps First Tee

The Stonebridge Golf & Country Club Men's Golf Association donates $1,000 to the First Tee of Albany, which will be used toward the purchase of junior club sets that will help promote the game of golf.

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Jones signs with SE Missouri St.

Albany Tech's Waylon Jones catches the eye of Southeast Missouri State, which offered him a scholarship his junior and senior seasons. Jones accepted it by signing a letter-of-intent.

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Predicting the playoffs

Herald prep writer Paul Dehner Jr. gives his thoughts on who will win tonight's playoff games in the GISA and GHSA.

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Brown has his eyes on the prize

Since transferring from Albany High School, Sherwood Christian's Dontavious Brown has a new outlook on the game as his Eagles enter tonight's second-round GISA Class AA playoff contest.

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'Autonomy Games' one of year's best albums

The first album by LA-based Endless Hallway is a masterful mix of rock influences with a sound all its own.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Police update Cromartie shooting

Albany detectives are waiting for autopsy results for Rodriquez Anderson as they continue their investigation.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Lee musician's band celebrates major-label release

Endless Hallway recently released its debut album "Autonomy Games" on Wind-up Records and is set to tour Japan.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Lee directors get project updates

Lee County and Leesburg officials vow to tackle a list of concerns submitted by groups in the county.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

More state budget cuts anticipated

The Dougherty County Finance Committee recommends passing new software program for human resources department.- Ethan Fowler, education writer

Liberty House seeks Adopt-a-Family donors

The fifth annual program provides Christmas gifts to Southwest Georgia children impacted by domestic violence.- Cathy Higgins, features writer

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NOON UPDATE: Law enforcement swarm Pelham

Pelham Police Chief Nealie McCormick says that at least 10 arrests have been made following a massive drug roundup involving federal, state and local law enforcement Thursday morning in Pelham. Six of the wanted individuals have been identified. (UPDATED: 12:56 p.m.)

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Liberty House seeks donors for Adopt-a-Family program

Liberty House of Albany is requesting assistance for its 5th annual Adopt-a-Family program. Participants will be asked to buy at least three gifts per child for families served by the domestic violence shelter.