LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Bainbridge NFL star Butler to watch Super Bowl with U.S. Troops; Albany golf pro Skinner on verge of another win; ASU football set to hold tryouts
James Butler has decided to spend his Super Bowl Sunday over seas with U.S. troops.
One night after losing their first game of the season, Monroe's boys rebound with a big win against local rival Terrell County.
After a 19-33 season a year ago, the Hurricanes baseball team -- paced by a host of senior leadership -- hopes experience this year gets the program back on track.
There was no hangover from Westover's huge wins Friday against city rival Monroe as the Pats and Lady Pays handle a second city foe Saturday night, Albany High, in a clean sweep.
STATE CHAMPIONSHIP SATURDAY: Southland wrestling's Minor captures GISA heavyweight crown; DWS, Southland swimmers bring home three state titles
One of the Raiders' two unbeatens, Bo Minor, caps his senior year with a state title, while Southland's other star, Ethan Smith, falls short in the semis at the GISA State Championships on Saturday, while Southland and Deerfield swimming teams also bring home state titles.
SATURDAY'S NATIONAL COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: FSU rebounds from Maryland loss to beat Miami; Auburn loses in OT to Auburn; Top 25 roundup
Florida State gets the job done Saturday as it comes back from an embarrassing home loss to Maryland to make a statement against rival Miami.
Even with a midrace spinout, Danica Patrick manages a sixth-place finish in her first stock car race at ARCA on Saturday in Daytona.
Georgia upsets No.18 Vanderbilt on Saturday night in yet another high in a season filled many highs and lows.
How much are churches and synagogues worth in any given city? There is more than one way to answer such a question.
You ramble a lot, the old man said. And I must have blushed because his wife reached over and patted me on the arm. "Never mind him," she said, then whispered to me in one of those loud lady whispers that I guess he wasn't supposed to be able to hear, "He's just an old man."
With the help of others, an Albany woman is making valentines to send to her terminally-ill brother in Michigan.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Crime, fire and EMS reports for Feb. 6 2010.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
A series of events leads a Lee County businessman to try and rescind his gift of land for a Lee fire/EMS station.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
Albany kitchen inspections for Feb. 7, 2010
Neighborhood crime watchers plan to join together for a combined meeting on Feb. 6.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Many businesses in Albany are in the process of building projects
Latest Dougherty County businesses that received licenses.
Crime, police and fire reports from Feb. 5-6, 2010.
Danny Carter interviews longtime Albanay restaurant owner Terry Lee.