News for Friday, July 30, 2010


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Marquez meets Diaz in rematch of acclaimed bout

Juan Manuel Marquez and Juan Diaz prepare for a rematch of their February 2009 meeting.

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Dream get back on track, crush Sun by 32 points

The once-struggling Atlanta Dream get back on track by crushing the Connecticut Sun on Friday night, 94-62, on the road.

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Sherwood Christian volleyball celebrates past, looks to future

The Lady Eagles, who start their season next week, welcome back past players to face off against the current ones in the inaugural Alumni Match.

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'Growing pains' challenge for Albany State

Incoming freshman will go three to a room this fall until new dorms are completed next year.- Terry Lewis, staff writer

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Herald gets social with launch of Facebook site

Go to to join our group on Facebook.- Staff Reports

75 minutes for Albany police: three violent crimes

An armed robbery and two separate shootings, one possibly in defense of a home, keep police busy from about 10 p.m. to about 11:15 p.m.- Pete Skiba, staff writer

Police/Fire/EMS July 31, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS report for July 31, 2010

FBI examines civil rights case

Cal Hall was charged but never prosecuted for the shooting, court records show.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Early voting for runoff elections begins Monday

All registered voters are eligible to participate, election officials say.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Registration for after-school program to begin Monday

The Albany Boys & Girls Club after-school program kicks off Aug. 9.- Ricki Barker, staff writer

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Student eager to attend Young Leaders conference

Deerfield-Windsor School rising sixth-grader Tyler Jennings will attend the Junior National Young Leaders Conference, which starts today. - Ethan Fowler, education writer

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Marine ensures supplies get to front lines

Lt. Col. Amando Ruiz recently spent time in Iraq. - J.D. Sumner, government writer