Novelist Arthur C. Clarke's 1953 short story called "The Nine Billion Names of God" describes a Tibetan monastery where the monks are convinced that when they finally collect and transcribe all 9 billion of God's names, the world would come to an end.
With a showdown against Terrell County tonight, Herald No. 1 Monroe gets out of Cairo on Friday night with a 49-42 win.
Yvon Joseph wasn't at the center of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti, but after being on the island and near the aftermath, he says he can't get the images and sounds out of his head since returning to the U.S.
Georgia Tech got rid of Dave Wommack last week but wasted little time hiring a new defensive coordinator, agreeing to terms with former Virginia head coach Al Groh on Friday.
After being turned down by Alabama defensive coordinator and Bainbridge native Kirby Smart earlier this week, Georgia lands a new D-coordinator Friday, hiring Dallas Cowboys defensive line coach Todd Grantham.
Westover and Lee County wrestlers lose their state dual openers, but have a chance to redeem themselves from the losers' bracket today in Macon.
Lee County softball player Ashley Law signs on the dotted line for Coastal Georgia on Friday.
Officials with the proposed Albany Panthers arena football team meet with city leaders Friday, though still no word if the team will play in the SIFL's 2010 season.
The festivities for the annual fund raiser for the Baconton Charter baseball team that features many former big-league players begin today at 8:30 a.m.
Earlier this week, Terrell Academy won its state title rematch with Fullington, only to suffer a major letdown Friday in a loss to rival Crisp Academy.
Led by Wesley Pittman and Brannan Anthony, the Eagles earn a big road win Friday against Southland.
For the second time in eight days, The Herald's No. 1 and unbeaten Monroe boys will be put to the test on the road against another area power, No. 3 Terrell County tonight.
The Trojans and Lady Trojans trounce Region 1-AAA rival Worth County on Friday night in Sylvester.
Herald Super 6er Lindsey Crawford and No. 4 Lee County leave no doubt this time during a rout Friday of No. 5 Seminole in a rematch of a game that was much closer earlier this year.
An Albany home health care company has reached out to 21 counties for new hospice service.- Jennifer Maddox-Parks, staff writer
More than 950 people show up in Albany to catch the act of comedian Ron White.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
Country music stars Jett Williams and Jimmy Fortune will perform during an annual Quail Unlimited fundraiser.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
Joseph Pait was an Albany Firefighter until he was dismissed after pleading guilty to a theft charge.- J.D Sumner, government writer
The police officer who was shot by Johnny Hill in June 2008 says he is glad the matter is resolved.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
City officials are considering three options for a downtown eyesore.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Herns Mesamours is studying management at Albany State University.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Ninth-graders are encouraged to graduate in 2013 through a pledge at Westover Comprehensive High School.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
Local representatives fare well on committee appointments by new House Speaker David Ralston.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor