South Florida, like Texas Tech and Kansas did in the last month, the Knights fire their coach, Jim Leavitt, on Friday, accusing him of slapping and choking a player, then lying about it.
Georigia Tech defensive coordinator Dave Wommack is let go Friday, while the Yellow Jackets get more bad news when top receiver Demaryius Thomas announces he is entering the upcoming NFL Draft.
Lee County soccer star Kelly Polk locks up her future Friday by signing with ABAC.
Mike Leach accuses Texas Tech of " slanderous and libelous" actions.
Bainbridge native and Alabama defensive coordinator Kirby Smart is a hot commodity in the coaching world right now as several reports have surfaced since the Tide's BCS title win Thursday that Georgia is interested in him for its D-coordinator spot, while Texas Tech for its head coach.
FRIDAY NIGHT PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Terrell Academy boys rout rival Randolph Southern, improve to new school record 10-0
The Eagles set a new school record by improving to 10-0 with a rout of rival Randolph Southern on Friday, surpassing the best start in history for the program, which was 9-0.
WHAT COUNTS AS A RELIGIOUS SCHOOL HOLIDAY?The Wall Street Journal reports (Sept. 15) that schools around the nation are studying how to approach the religious holidays of their students.
The movie/musical, "Nine," directed by Rob Marshall ("Chicago"), follows the life of the promiscuous, yet troubled, Italian film director, Guido Contini (Daniel Day-Lewis), and the many women who play integral roles in both his personal and professional lives.
Friday's win against Westfield was huge because it was the Knights' region opener and it kept them perfect on the season, but it sets the stage for a showdown today against one-loss First Presbyterian Christian.
Carrie Washington posts a double-double as Seminole County whips up on Miller County on Friday night.
Herald Super 6 selection Onochie Ochie of Westover is taken to the hospital after falling hard to the court during the first quarter of Friday's game against Monroe, but Patriots coach Dallis Smith said his senior star would be "OK."
Seminole County forward Taiwan Donalson's steal and layup during the final seconds give the Indians a 50-49 victory against rival Miller County.
Down by 16 points, Monroe comes from behind to stun Herald No. 3 Westover, 61-56, on Friday night.
Monroe predicted this was the year it would take down mighty city rival Westover, and the Tornadoes were right in Round 1, winning, 61-58, on Friday night in a historic clash of The Herald's No. 1 and No. 2 teams.
Keep Albany Dougherty Beautiful says they suspended the Christmas tree chipping program because it was no longer needed.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
Joel Wernick, CEO of Phoebe Putney Health System, was among those that made the list.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Officials with the Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority say their decision to drop their attorney is a financial one.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Albany police are asking for the public's help in finding lounge owner Tony Reid, who officials say shot a patron.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
There's still no reason given for Jyquez's disappearance, but police say foul play is not suspected. - Ricki Barker, staff writer
Dougherty County's human resources director proposes changes to the school system's personnel policy for new hires.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
A renowned comedian has sold out his Friday-night show at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
The family of Jyquez Miller, the 9-year-old boy who disappeared Tuesday night and was found Wednesday morning after a night of 16-degree weather, thanked the community this morning for efforts in finding the child. There's still no reason given for Jyquez's disappearance, but police say foul play is not suspected.
UPDATED 11:40 a.m.
Ricki Barker, staff writer
Albany police are asking for the public's help in finding lounge owner Tony Reed, who officials say shot a patron, Johnny Holman, late Thursday or early today. Updates with description of Reed.
UPDATED 11:45 a.m.
-- Ricki Barker, staff writer