Only three and a half hours from Albany, the St. Marys/Cumberland Island area is a quiet community, ideal for rest and relaxation -- and a little adventure.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
A couple in Tennessee got a huge surprise, literally, when contractors digging to construct a pool in their backyard discovered a dinosaur. And not just a little thing -- possibly a triophodon, a distant, and extinct, cousin to the elephant. The fossils they found could be anywhere from 30,000 to 2 million years old.
Steve Stricker has a six-stroke lead at the Deere Classic with a record three day start.
David Reutimann took a late lead from Jeff Gordan to win his scond victory and first since 2009
Germany comes back from a 2-1 deficit to beat Uruguay, 3-2, for the third place title in the World Cup
The Battle of the South Basketball Tournament finishes up its first day Saturday.
The Paul Eames American Legion baseball tournament has its first day of action Saturday.
Less than a week afterGeorgia Athletic director Damon Evans resigns, two georgia football players are arrested on alcohol-related charges
Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox's recalls memories from his long, rewarding baseball career.
NFL star and Super Bowl MVP Deion Branch comes back to Albany every year to run a football camp and help youngsters work on their game.
The Panthers can't get revenge on the Swashbucklers, losing to Louisiana, 41-35, in the first round of the SIFL playoffs Saturday night.
Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Martin Carter, co-owner of Carter's Grill & Restaurant.
Members of Foxtrot Company 148th Brigade Support Battalion accept a formal welcome home and then head for barbecue at the Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 2785 Saturday.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Results if kitchen inspections by the Dougherty County Health Department.
Eight students are currently involved in a four-week program designed to increase their chances of getting into medical school.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
An event featuring honors for World War II veterans also includes veterans from all conflicts.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
A 112-year-old house is in danger of demolition unless a solution can be found to save it.
Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 11, 2010
Filling a niche in the hospitality industry has worked out well for a former Lee County businessman.
A local certified Orvis shooting instructor enjoys teaching people how to use weapons.Terry Lewis, staff writer
A 112-year-old house is in danger of demolition unless a solution can be found to save it.Terry Lewis, staff writer
Tood Rogers explains to Albany Rotary Club members shooting techniques.
A recent Lee County High School graduate claims the prize package in an Ole Times Country Buffet/Albany Herald contest.
LIVE: Swashbucklers vs. Panthers --- First Round of SIFL Playoffs (UPDATES) FINAL: Swashbucklers 41, Panthers 35 .
Herald sports writer Mike Phillips is reporting live from the Albany Civic Center at tonight's SIFL playoff opener between the Louisiana Swashbucklers and the Albany Panthers.