News for Friday, February 12, 2010


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Opening Day at 2010 Olympics sees highs and lows

A technical glitch mars the lighting of the Olympics torch, a luger dies and protesters cause headache as the day Canada spent seven years building doesnt go exactly as planned.

Make sure she's not seeing scarlet on Valentine's Day

That day is fast approaching, you know the one. It involves the "L" word and lots of red. As you can tell, I'm not entirely sold that Valentine's Day wasn't invented as a makeshift holiday to just make you spend more money and analyze your relationship.

Police/Fire/EMS Feb. 13, 2010

APD responds to at least 30 incidents.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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HOPE Ball fundraiser sets new record

The third annual HOPE Ball, held at the Hilton Garden Inn, raises $48,675.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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South Georgia sees winter snowfall

Meteorologists say the area will experience another cold front on Sunday.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Exchange Club honors top area law officers

An Albany civic club honors local law enforcement officers selected as the best of 2009.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Wow!: UGA track star Lawrence runs 400 in 45.03

Georgia Bulldogs star Torrin Lawrence runs the fastest 400 time in the world so far this year, doing so at the Tyson Invitational on Friday

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Westover vs. Peach: For all the marbles

It's really pretty simple: All of Albany is rooting for the Westover girls to beat Peach County tonight, because if they do, the Region 1-AAA Tournament will then be held here, rather than Peach.

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GISA Region 3-AAA, 3-AA title games moved to today (UPDATES: time, location)

Deerfield and Sherwood postpone their GISA region tournament finals from Friday until today after winter weather prompts the change.

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White out!

Snow flurries, heavy at times, dotted Southwest Georgia Friday prompting many to take to the streets to enjoy the South Georgia rarity.