News for Monday, February 1, 2010


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McCarron on Mickelson: I won't back down from 'cheating' comments

PGA Tour pro Scott McCarron says he is not coming off his stance that Tour superstar Phil Mickelson is using an illegal club.

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UK superstar Wall on tension with Calipari: We're all good

John Wall backs off his comments he made over the weekend and now claims he "loves" coach John Calipari.

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SUPER BOWL XLIV: Soggy start to week; Freeney's status questionable

Rain comes down at the start of Super Bowl week the same way it did five years ago when the game was held in South Florida.

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No. 15 FSU women down No.9 UNC coming off 30-point loss to Duke

Jacinta Moore scores a game-high 16 points in a huge win for the Lady Seminoles against national power Duke on Monday night.

Life's tests are taken throughout each day's journey

Close your books. Take out a sheet of paper and a pen or pencil. Put your name and date at the top and number your paper 1-10. You have a pop quiz."

I believe that hard work is preventative medicine

Debate about the medical plan -- particularly since no one seems to agree on anything -- makes one more suspicious of Congress than ever. I hear some suggest it is the president's fault. More often than not, the prevailing view that it is the fault of the insurance companies that there is no consensus.

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Andrew College splits DH opener

The Andrew College softball team went 1-35 last season, but have already equaled that win mark following their season opener late Sunday against Enterprise.

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Herald Top 5 Prep Basketball Poll -- Week 18

The latest Herald Top 5 High School Basketball Poll is released this week as Terrell County boys jump from No. 4 to No. 2 after beating previously No. 2 Westover, while the red-hot Albany girls break into the poll at No. 4 after winning seven of their last eight games.

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Lady Red Devils raise their game as star Mitchell gets even more Division I looks

The Herald No. 2 Randolph-Clay girls have won six in a row since losing to Westover in early January, thanks to a new commitment to defense and the continued domination on the offensive side by star Destiny Mitchell, who remains a hot commodity for Division I recruiters.

Woods misses January ADICA payment

Woods was late in November making a payment but caught back up in December, officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Brothers arrested for trafficking

ADDU agents say marijuana discovered in a vehicle Friday had a street value of $46,000.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

County approves Central Square rehab funds

Built in 2002, Dougherty County's Central Square complex downtown is already in need of extensive repairs.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

APD ends revelers' good time

Police had a busy weekend with many incidents occurring at local bars and late night entertainment venues.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Public safety, blighted properties top city's 2010 priorities

Albany City Commissioners say that as much as 80 percent of upcoming sales tax projects will be infrastructure improvements.J.D. Sumner, government writer