The challenger in a Lee County Commission race takes a different tack on a county-owned recreational facility. - Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
TBS will air all the spoofs it did of George Steinbrenner this week in honor of the former Yankees boss, who died earlier this week.
The Atlanta Dream suffer their worse loss of the season Friday at the hands of the Indiana Fever.
A court rules Friday that Marion Jones' teammates can keep their 2000 Olympic medals.
Spain's Joaquin Rodriguez wins the 12th stage of the Tour de France on Friday in Mende.
The final 78 players left in the World Series of Poker's Main Event played down to just 27 late Friday night in Las Vegas as each hopeful earned at least a six-figure sum for their efforts as the quest to make the November Nine gets tougher.
Irishman Rory McIlroy, who fired a 63 on Day 1 of the British Open to take an early lead, wasn't feeling so lucky Friday after his 8-over on Day 2.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith takes a closer look at the week of Jason Bohn, who missed the cut but plans to be back and use his first Open as a learning experience.
It's unclear what's harder: saying the last name of the British Open leader Louis Oosthuizen, or believing this unknown South African is currently first overall.
After eight successful years at the helm, Paula Bacon may be stepping down as the director for Albany Run/Walk, but thanks to her successor George Houston the local running group she helped found will continue changing lives.
UGA men's basketball coach Mark Fox says he and former coach Hugh Durham will attend the annual "Dawgs Night Out" in August in Gwinnett to meet and greet fans.
Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 17, 2010
A Lee County woman is one of two indicted by a grand jury for murder in the first-degree of a Florida man in May. - Tamara Lush, The Associated Press
The parents of one of a convicted killer's victims say they doubt the sincerity of his apology.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor & Jim Hendricks, editor
An apparent computer glitch during the switch between computer systems caused a detailed final report on a shooting case to be lost, an officer testifies.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
A wood pallet manufacturing warehouse fire destroys the building before firefighters arrive Thursday night.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
ATLANTA (AP) -- A federal appeals panel has for the second time ruled that a former prosecutor running for attorney general cannot be sued by an Albany man who said he was wrongly prosecuted for his criticism of a local hospital system.
A Democratic candidate for Georgia's second-highest state executive office visits with voters at the airport Friday. - Haley Frakes, Herald intern
NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. (AP) -- Jason Andrews was a bisexual Chicago DJ with a British accent, whose chiseled jaw and good looks landed him roles in countless gay porn videos. Amanda Logue was a married, bleach-blond Georgia woman who once owned a lingerie shop, dabbled in prostitution and starred in several X-rated videos herself.
Following a first-round preliminary report, Dougherty County School System officials expect that 15 of its 26 schools will meet Adequate Yearly Progress.