News for Saturday, July 10, 2010

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Georgia's Hidden Gem

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.

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LookingBack July 11

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 mary.braswell@albanyherald.com.

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Some things are just best left buried

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.

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Stricker sets 54-hole record at Deere Classic

Steve Stricker has a six-stroke lead at the Deere Classic with a record three day start.

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Reutimann wins Chicagoland

David Reutimann took a late lead from Jeff Gordan to win his scond victory and first since 2009

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Germany comes back to beat Uruguay, 3-2, in World Cup consolation game

Germany comes back from a 2-1 deficit to beat Uruguay, 3-2, for the third place title in the World Cup

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Battle of the South in action at Darton

The Battle of the South Basketball Tournament finishes up its first day Saturday.

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Local teams get wins at Paul Eames American Legion tournament

The Paul Eames American Legion baseball tournament has its first day of action Saturday.

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UGA football players arrested on alcohol-related offenses

Less than a week afterGeorgia Athletic director Damon Evans resigns, two georgia football players are arrested on alcohol-related charges

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There's no one like Bobby

Atlanta Braves manager Bobby Cox's recalls memories from his long, rewarding baseball career.

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Passing it forward ... at home

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.

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Swashbuckled

The Panthers can't get revenge on the Swashbucklers, losing to Louisiana, 41-35, in the first round of the SIFL playoffs Saturday night.

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On the Job with Martin Carter

Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Martin Carter, co-owner of Carter's Grill & Restaurant.

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Albany welcomes home soldiers

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

Kitchen Inspections July 11, 2010

Results if kitchen inspections by the Dougherty County Health Department.

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Pathway to Med School opens doors to budding physicians

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

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World War II veterans honored at Albany church

An event featuring honors for World War II veterans also includes veterans from all conflicts.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Time running out for Jackson Victorian home

A 112-year-old house is in danger of demolition unless a solution can be found to save it.

Police/Fire/EMS July 11, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 11, 2010

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Life's a Cabaret for Lee's Jeff Henry

Filling a niche in the hospitality industry has worked out well for a former Lee County businessman.

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Instructor: Gun, technique keys to shooting well

A local certified Orvis shooting instructor enjoys teaching people how to use weapons.Terry Lewis, staff writer

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Time running out for Jackson Victorian home

A 112-year-old house is in danger of demolition unless a solution can be found to save it.Terry Lewis, staff writer

Instructor: Gun, technique keys to shooting well

Tood Rogers explains to Albany Rotary Club members shooting techniques.

Aunt's work aids 'Race' winner

A recent Lee County High School graduate claims the prize package in an Ole Times Country Buffet/Albany Herald contest.

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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.

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