News for Saturday, February 6, 2010


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SATURDAY NIGHT PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Monroe boys, girls take care of Terrell County

One night after losing their first game of the season, Monroe's boys rebound with a big win against local rival Terrell County.

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GSW baseball opens 2010 season today

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.

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Westover boys, girls edge Albany in city rivalry showdown

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.

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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.

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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.

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NASCAR: Danica takes 6th in ARCA debut; Jr., Martin up front for Daytona 500 pole

Even with a midrace spinout, Danica Patrick manages a sixth-place finish in her first stock car race at ARCA on Saturday in Daytona.

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Georgia men stun Vandy

Georgia upsets No.18 Vanderbilt on Saturday night in yet another high in a season filled many highs and lows.

Old churches have hidden value

How much are churches and synagogues worth in any given city? There is more than one way to answer such a question.

I'm the lady who rambles a lot

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."

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Sharing the Love

With the help of others, an Albany woman is making valentines to send to her terminally-ill brother in Michigan.

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LookingBack February 7, 2010

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

Police/Fire/EMS Feb. 6, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS reports for Feb. 6 2010.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

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Lee County, prominent citizen in dog fight

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

Kitchen Inspections Feb. 7, 2010

Albany kitchen inspections for Feb. 7, 2010

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County and city crime watch meet for Feb. 6

Neighborhood crime watchers plan to join together for a combined meeting on Feb. 6.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Albany is in building mode

Many businesses in Albany are in the process of building projects

Business Licenses

Latest Dougherty County businesses that received licenses.

Police/Fire/EMS Feb 7, 2010

Crime, police and fire reports from Feb. 5-6, 2010.

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On the Job with Terry Lee

Danny Carter interviews longtime Albanay restaurant owner Terry Lee.