Gratitude is the attitude from which all good things come. In times where there is financial hardship and opportunities are limited, it can be difficult to stay encouraged without gratitude.
POSEY WATCH -- Game 4 (reflects Grizzlies second win in a row; Posey's up-to-date stats, including first HR of 2010)
With former Lee County and FSU baseball star Buster Posey -- who was drafted No. 5 overall by the San Francisco Giants in 2008 -- being relegated to starting the season in the minor leagues after just missing the team's big-league roster, The Herald will do a nightly "Posey Watch" during his time with the Triple-A Fresno Grizzlies. There, we will track Posey's push to make the Giants' major-league roster.
Phil Mickelson wins his third Masters, but the highlight is his wife -- who has breast cancer -- is at the course for the first time this week to see him win.
HBO's "Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," which focuses on in-depth sports issues, remains a success 15 years after it started.
UConn women's basketball coach Geno Auriemma doesn't let up one week after his team wins the national title. Instead, he starts work on the national team.
Tiger Woods might have surpassed others' expectations in the Masters, but his golfing future this year remains a question mark.
Dean of Georgia sports writers, Furman Bisher, writes this week that it was yet another memorable Masters with Phil Mickelson's victory.
Banks Kinslow has a solid day on the mound and Gil Gillispie is perfect at the plate while Deerfield beats Citizens Christian, 10-0.
The Lee County boys and girls soccer teams host GHSA Region 1-AAAA playoff games today and secure spots in the state playoffs with victories as the girls are seeded first in their bracket, while the boys team enters the event as a second seed.
Twenty-eight four-player teams compete in a tournament to benefit young golfers in the area.- Terry Lewis, staff writer
Crime, fire and EMS report for April 13, 2010
A national animal-assisted therapy program with ties to the local area was originally founded in 1977.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Drug agents say less than four hours after being arrested on drug charges, an Albany man was arrested again.Ricki Barker, staff writer
Persons who haven't received a census form can now call a number or go to a questionnaire assistance center for help.J.D. Sumner, government writer
A female teacher is accidentally knocked down during a fight Friday afternoon but doesn't require medical attention.Ethan Fowler, eduation writer
Dougherty County Commissioners, in a special called meeting Monday, revived the program meant to give small businesses more access to the bidding process for county projects.
Police say suspects in a Sunday robbery were armed with knives and guns.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
Six vehicles were involved in an early morning crash that closed down lanes on the Liberty Expressway Monday.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
Statewide 4-H programs may be off the state's chopping block, county extension service officials told Dougherty County Commissioners Monday.