Kentucky football coach Rich Brooks steps aside Monday to clear the way for Joker Phillips to become new head coach.
Texas Tech interim coach Ruffin McNeill has a good shot at leading the team on a permanent basis after the Red Raiders shined in the Alamo Bowl against Michigan State, minus their former head coach, Mike Leach, who was fired last week for mistreating a player.
A crazy fake punt call late in the fourth quarter with the game tied, 10-10, leads to a Boise State win, 17-10, in the Fiesta Bowl late Monday night against TCU as both teams came into the game unbeaten.
The College of Charleston, coached by former Georgia Tech point man Bobby Cremins, shocks the college basketball world Monday night when it beats No. 9 UNC.
Find out who made the 2009 Herald All-Area Boys Cross Country Team.
Already the two-time reigning Herald swimmer of the year, Deerfield's Withers is named area's best boys cross country runner after capping his amazing season by becoming the first Knights runner to ever be named to the All-State Team.
Find out who made the 2009 Herald All-Area Girls Cross Country team.
Two years ago, Bainbridge cross country star April Thomas was skeptical about trying out for the team, but after winning her second consecutive Region 1-AAAA championship this season, she's glad she did.
Find out who made this year's Herald All-Area Volleyball Team.
Even with a scarce number of volleyball teams around Southwest Georgia, there's no denying that Lee County's Brittany Moates has been one of the best for the last four years, which is why she's The Herald Player of the Year.
Find out who made this year's Herald All-Area softball team as the 2009 Team is released today.
Local power Lee County had any number of players who could've been this season's Herald Player of the Year, but the honor goes to star pitcher Lindsay Tompkins, who was the engine that powered the Lady Trojans all the way to the Elite Eight.
Most of the first action of the second half of the prep hoops season goes down tonight, but two local teams -- Byne and SGA --- couldn't wait to hoop it up, playing the first area games of 2010 on Monday night in Damascus.
The much-anticipated Orange Bowl showdown between one of the nation's top offenses in Georgia Tech against one of the country's best defenses in Iowa goes down tonight in Miami as the college bowl season begins to wind down
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The Decatur County community of Climax is right down the road from Attapulgus. Just a few miles farther away is Whigham, where they hold the annual rattlesnake roundup.
There is a slight possibility of winter precipitation Thursday, experts say.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Dougherty County owes more than $9 million in debt on a building that houses several state offices.J.D. Sumner, government writer
A wheelchair-bound Dougherty Countian who was targeted by a robbery suspect early Monday managed to take a handgun from his robber and hold the suspect until police arrived.
A total of four board positions are up for reappointment.J.D. Sumner, government writer
One passenger was released and one evaded capture after the driver of a vehicle fled from police at a traffic stop.
Lee County's We Count/Lee Count Committee hopes to improve on the county's 65 percent 2000 census count.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
State Labor Commissioner Michael Thurmond will be in town Wednesday to present the grant.
Investigators say a Thomas County man admitted to shooting his wife with a revolver.
The Georgia Department of Labor today announced that it will present Dougherty County with a $25,000 development grant to attract a new industry to the former Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. plant on Sylvester Road.-- Staff reports
Gov. Sonny Perdue today announced that he is appointing former State Senator Brian Kemp as Secretary of State. Kemp, who served in the state senate from 2002 to 2006, is a current candidate for Secretary of State. He will serve out the remainder of the current term through the end of 2010. He will also continue his campaign this year and run for the full four-year term which begins in 2011.
The average price for regular unleaded was $2.47 in Albany a week ago.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
The Dougherty County Commission has voted to refinance the downtown Department of Human Resources bonds totalling $8 million.-- J.D. Sumner, government rewporter