News for Saturday, November 21, 2009


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Do it again

The Knights are headed back to the GISA Class AAA state title game to defend their crown where they'll have a rematch with George Walton -- one of only two teams to beat DWS all season.

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Southern cans Hatcher

Two years after Chris Hatcher led Georgia Southern to within one win of the Southern Conference Championship, he is fired Saturday following the Eagles' season finale.

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COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Trouble in Athens as Georgia loses again, falls to 1-2

Two days after losing to lowly Wofford, Georgia is beaten again, this time to falling to UAB late Saturday on the road in blowout fashion.

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Freshmen save FSU vs. Maryland

Valdosta's Greg Reid returns a punt late in the fourth quarter into Maryland territory, setting fellow freshmen EJ Manuel to lead the Seminoles down the field for the game-winning score.

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Oh, so, blue

It took 32 years, but thanks to a down Georgia season and plenty of mistakes, Kentucky is able break its long streak of being unable to win in Athens as the Wildcats down the Bulldogs, 34-27, late Saturday night.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald preview -- Area Outlook

From one corner of Southwest Georgia to the other, The Herald takes you outside the Albany metro area for a look inside what to expect out of the area's basketball programs this season.

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PREP BASKETBALL: 2009 Herald preview -- The Ochie Evolution

Onochie Ochie developed from a role player to a can't-miss prospect in the course of a six-month span that landed him a scholarship to Southeastern Louisiana and spot as the face of the Class AAA state runner-up Westover Patriots.

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Bulldogs, fans honor Uga VII

An empty doghouse covered by a wreath and a hoard of students wearing black honor the Georgia Bulldogs' fallen mascot, Uga VII, during Saturday night's home game against UK.

Get the word out: Be counted for 2010 census

Officials outline reasons residents should respond to the 2010 census.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Berry: ADDU making progress in drug war

Bill Berry is in his second stint as commander of the Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Ladies' elegant tea benefits GraceWay

"Women Helping Women" is the theme of a benefit tea planned at the historic Shackelford House in Albany.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Residents to save on home insurance

Some home owners to receive a reduction in their insurance

Kitchen inspections

The results of recent inspections by the Dougherty County Environmental Health Office

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Thrush introduces next generation of ag aircraft

An Albany agricultural airplane manufacturer is one of only two such facilities in the world.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

Anchorage expresses need

Kenny Phillips, executive director of The Anchorage, says it costs $485 to send a man through the organization's program.- Ricki Barker, staff writer