North Carolina's A.D. confirms Thursday night that the NCAA is looking into possible violations commited by his school.
The World Series of Poker's $10,000 buy-in Main Event is nearing close to the final table as play ended Thurday night with just 78 hopefuls left.
Another co-defendant in the trial has entered a plea, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: UGA set for 'Fan Day' on Saturday; Bulldogs' Jackson to transfer after arrest; Ga. Tech football tickets on sale today
Bulldogs fans will have a chance to meet former and current players at the annual "Fan Day" on Saturday.
Now that he's retired from coaching football at FSU, Bobby Bowden is traveling the country for speaking engagements, and his next one brings him to Americus on Aug. 2.
The former prosecutor locked in a fierce race to become Georgia's top attorney on Thursday called for his Democratic opponent to take down an attack ad that claims he made a series of mistakes in a high-profile case.Ken Hodges said Thursday that the 30-second attack ad sponsored by state Rep. Rob Teilhet's campaign for attorney general exploited the victims of the case. He also unveiled letters from his supporters that condemned Teilhet for running the ad in the days before the July 20 primary.- Greg Bluestein, The Associated Press
A WWE-like display broke out Thursday during the Tour de France's 11th stage when Mark Renshaw head-butts teammate Mark Cavendish's rival near the finish line to help Cavendish win the stage, leaving Renshaw kicked out.
Look who's just three shots off the British Open lead after the first round: Golf's most polarizing and colorful figure, 1995 champ John Daly.
An early Thursday evening blaze claims a pallet manufaturing business in Albany.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Executive Director Kenny Phillips says clients just "want to be normal again."
Palmyra Nursing Home hosts Euna Bryant's 103rd birthday party on Thursday.- Haley Frakes, Herald intern
Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 16, 2010
A political newcomer is trying to unseat the chairman of the Lee County Commission.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
Valdosta has a sheltered market program, not Lowndes County, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
On the anniversary of a court ruling on tri-state water useage, Georgia Riverkeepers issue a call to action.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
The state has had the largest month-to-month decline in the labor force since May 2001, officials say.
The Metropolitan Planning Organization includes Albany, Dougherty County and southern Lee County.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
The Dougherty County School Board District 6 race pairs Dean Phinazee and Darrel Ealum.- Ethan Fowler, education writer
In the year of the rising star on the PGA Tour, Ireland's Rory McIlory -- who is merely 21 years old -- fires a crowd-pleasing and record-tying 63 on Day 1 of the British Open for the early lead as stars like Tiger Woods and Lee Westwood lurk four shots back.
With the Rebecca Fyock and Matt Ruta era officially over at Sherwood, Gavin Felix is ushered in as the Eagles' new boys hoops coach Thursday, while Mike Sons takes over the girls program.
Flames reaching 50 feet high ripped through the stored wood and reduced the Albany Pallet Exchange to rubble at about 8:55 p.m. tonight.
Pete Skiba, public safety reporter
Chief Judge Willie Lockette has decided that the trial of a gang shooting incident will continue Friday. The question of a mistrial emerged after a defense attorney may have violated a court order not to pursue an alibi argument.