Lee County's Rachel Hatch scores four goals, leading the Lady Trojans past Jones County, 10-0, in the first round of the Region 1-AAAA tournament Tuesday, while the Lee County boys lose, 3-0, against Harris County to end its season.
New Wake Forest coach Jeff Bzdelik insists there is no extra pressure on him as he takes the job.
Shaquille O'Neal and LeBron James are kept out of the Cavaliers' loss against Atlanta on Wednesday night so they can be rested for the playoffs.
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.
Albany Tech signed five men's basketball players Wednesday, adding to the Titans' total while trying to replace stars such as Wilbur Lake, Dominique Poilite and Waylon Jones.
The Westover girls soccer team wins the GHSA Area 1-AAA title after beating cross-town rival Monroe, 9-0, in the Lady Patriots' regular-season finale Wednesday afternoon.
Jerry Doyal, who played a huge part in Albany High School winning a state football championship in 1959, will be inducted into the Albany Sports Hall of Fame.
How does that old adage go? "April showers bring May flowers." We may not be having the showers of April that we would like, but we are getting the carpenter bees. And like the many calls I have received this week about bees boring holes in "my" wood, I have had to deal with them boring through the wood of my patio umbrella.
If divine justice has ever fallen from the sky, it happened on Sunday at the Masters. Phil Mickelson, consummate family man, wins the tournament as his cancer-stricken wife, bedridden all week, waits for him at the 18th hole.
Three generations of the Lorber family are on the same Albany Mets T-Ball team. Assistant Doug Lorber is the grandfather, son Todd Lorber is the head coach and grandson, Gordon, is a player on the team.
The Albany Police Department plans to return its smaller 9mm caliber Smith & Wesson 99s for other side arms.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Georgia lawmakers collected nearly $3.6 million in travel and expenses over 27 months, even as the state was slashing its spending, according to records the Atlanta Journal-Constitution obtained through an open records request.- The Associated Press
Georgia legislators broke through a logjam over the state budget Wednesday, sweetening the pot for wavering lawmakers with new tax cuts for wealthy senior citizens and property owners.- Shannon McCaffrey, The Associated Press
The current chairman of the Dougherty County Commission was first elected in 2003.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
A planned East Albany Wal-Mart will be located at the intersection of Cordele Road and Clark Avenue.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
An organization that employs the blind recently opened a manufacturing plant in Albany.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Organizers of an annual festival are preparing for large crowds all three days of the event.- Terry Lewis, staff writer
APD responds to at least 21 incidents
A national search will be conducted to replace retiring Bainbridge College President Thomas Wilkerson.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
Dougherty County Commission Chairman Jeff "Bodine" Sinyard made official today his decision to run for a new term as board chair.
J.D. Sumner, government reporter