TOUR DE FRANCE: Title now Contador's to lose; Armstrong lawyers-up with another doping probe pending
It now seems like a foregone conclusion that Alberto Contador will win the Tour de France when it ends Sunday.
Twenty Albany track & field athletes -- ranging from as young as 9 to as old as 17 -- will load up two vans Saturday and travel across the country to compete in the U.S.A. Track and Field National Junior Olympics.
A video from a clothing store in Lake Park south of Valdosta shows three men using a credit card stolen from Walter Phelps.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Jon Howard's town hall meeting plans to cover the proposed Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax projects- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Albany Police Department officers arrest a man after asking community for help in locating him.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
An Albany couple dies at a vacation home from gunshot wounds in a case of murder-suicide, authorities say.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
President Obama apologized Thursday to former federal official Shirley Sherrod over her ouster in the midst of a racially tinged firestorm that enveloped the White House.- Mary Clare Jalonick & Ben Evans, The Associated Press
Crime, fire and EMS reports for July 23, 2010
Mary LaMont resigned her position July 12, officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
Georgia's job loss rate is currently the second highest in the nation.
A gathering is held to help small business owners network and find work.
Bunny Pritchett was known for his extensive knowledge of local history and his impressive war memorabilia collection.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
A Lee County-owned golf/tennis facility will have a new general manager soon.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
Friends of Albany's Shirley Sherrod say the agriculture bureaucrat has dedicated her life to fighting discrimination and helping those of all races.- Greg Bluestein, The Associated Press
Former Dougherty County Commissioner Bill Underwood dies while on vacation in New Mexico.- Ricki Barker, staff writer
The Anchorage, The Lily Pad Sane Center and Liberty House and the Children's Miracle Network will be the Birdies for Charity beneficiaries.
Georgia coach Mark Richt and his players feel good about the prospects of Aaron Murray taking over at quarterback this season, despite being untested.
Three Brazilian soccer players and their coach are questioned about a brawl with reporters.
The Georgia Bulldogs tried to keep the focus on football during Day 2 of SEC Media Days on Thursday, while saying very little about an ongoing NCAA probe involving receiver A.J. Green. (EDITS: includes breakout with Green's comments to ESPN)
A dispute over the "Bafana Bafana" nickname may force South Africa's soccer team to drop it.
Long criticized for not doing enough to eliminate steroids, Major League Baseball becomes the first pro sport in the U.S. to test for HGH.
One night after squandering a late lead and losing to the Padres, the Braves bounce back in a big way Thursday with a shutout win.
Albany, Ga. --- The former human resources director for the city of Albany has sent City Manager Alfred Lott a new letter leveling criticisms against the way the city handled various personnel matters.
Bill Underwood, a member of the Albany Aviation Commission and a former county commissioner, has died. He was 65.