Albany outdoorsman Dave Krantz recently returned from a 19-day trek down the Mississippi River from Minnesota back to Southwest Georgia, writing a journal about his experience every day during his journey. The following is Krantz's Day 3 journal entry about a few interesting things and people he encounters during his trip further down the river. (EDITS: Includes Day 3 photo journal.)
Two men and a woman face charges stemming from the shooting of an Albany businessman July 3.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
A Darton College student is missing. College police would like help finding him.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Some on the commission are concerned how some information from an executive session ended up in a local newspaper.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
An autopsy shows the woman found dead at 429 Tift Ave. Saturday died from natural causes.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Police find marijuana plants worth $1,000s growing in West Lincoln Avenue house.- Pete Skiba, staff writer
Conflicts will delay closing statements until Tuesday.- J.D. Sumner, government writer
A stabbing victim is released from a hospital and another faces aggravated assault charges.Pete Skiba, staff writer
The Lee County Commission gives final approval for a beer and wine license for the new Publix supermarket.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor
The EPA categorizes aluminum phosphide as a Toxicity Category I chemical, the highest (most toxic) of four categories.Ricki Barker, staff writer
Houston Rockets center Yao Ming says he may retire after next season if his foot doesn't heal.
Clemson QB Kyle Parker is reconnecting with teammates after choosing to play football.
Sancho Lyttle has 20 points to lead the Atlanta Dream past the Tulsa Shock Tuesday.
Federal investigators want to take a look at documents from Lance Armstrong's 2004 doping case.
Diego Maradona is out as Argentina's soccer coach after the Argentine Football Association says it won't renew his contract.
Without rookie phenom Stephen Strasburg, who was scratched before the game, four Washington Nationals pitchers combine for a five-hitter in a victory against the Atlanta Braves.
Milwaukee Brewers scouts host a baseball camp this weekend at the Leesburg Park Street Complex.
Monroe's Ashley Johnson and the rest of the Albany Ruff Riders Track Club compete in the National Junior Olympics in Northern California.
Jimbo Fisher is eager for the season to start after spending two years as Florida State's anticipated new head coach under Bobby Bowden.