When our friendship was new and still most interesting, Poet sought to impress me. But when the new wore off, Poet cast me into the ring with his other friends who are familiar and comfortable so there is no longer a need to impress.
The annual event is part of the organization's centennial celebration.
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 e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Westwood girls beat Georgia Christian on Saturday, while Turner County's boys and girls trounce Worth County's squads.
There were many who became emotional during Bobby Bowden's coaching finale for FSU, but maybe none more so than the coach himself, who said he tried his best to keep his emotions in check.
Former and current players, and coaches, gushed about legendary FSU football coach Bobby Bowden after his final game Friday, but at least one of the legend's longtime friends and assistants, Chuck Amato, was none to happy how early this day came.
The Dougherty Judicial Circuit gang prosecutionteam stands ready to put gang members in prison.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
In two unrelated Saturday attacks, thieves left two men injured in an apartment while other thieves attacked a pedestrian about two hours later at a different location, an Albany Police Department official said.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Happy New Year, Albany! 2009 is now in the record books, and 2010 is well on its way to be one of the best yet!
The job can be challenging and rewarding, health care representatives say.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Sometimes inspiration comes when you least expect it."Are y'all here eating lunch?" I asked an acquaintance when I stopped to chat with her in the cafeteria not long before Christmas.
A 2008 homicide remains unsolved as well, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Students in the Dougherty and Lee County school systems take part in a YMCA camp that provides activities during the holiday school break.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
Columns by Furman Bisher, the 91-year-old dean of Georgia sportswriters, will be a regular feature in The Herald's sports pages.- Staff Reports