News for Monday, November 15, 2010


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GEORGIA NOTEBOOK: Murray bruised, but recovering; Green finalist for Biletnikoff Award; UGA-Ga. Tech to be aired on ESPN

The field has been narrowed to 10 of the nation's top receivers for this year's Fred Biletnikoff Award, and not surprisingly Georgia star wideout A.J. Green makes the cut Monday.

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Warning light no time to trade in

Service engine soon."Oh, no," I thought as I stared at that illuminated message in the dash.My mind raced to figure out what might have caused this warning.

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Duke men, UConn women sit atop Top 25 hoops polls

Duke remains at the top of the latest AP men's basketball poll while UConn and Baylor are No. 1 and No. 2 in the women's poll as they get ready to meet tonight.

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GSW looks forward to season opener against neighboring Albany State

After a huge preseason win against Division I Jacksonville State, the GSW women open their regular season today at Albany State with high hopes for their 2010-11 campaign.

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Posey top NL rookie

After his San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Lee County's Buster Posey is named the National League Rookie of the Year.Ben Walker, The Associated Press

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'X-Men' producers inquire about Albany Civic Center

Scheduling conflicts may place the possibility in jeopardy, city officials say.J.D. Sumner, government writer

Ameris Bancorp continues expansion

Ameris suspended payment of its stock dividends in September, officials say.J.D. Sumner, governement writer

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Incidents send three to hospital

Brian Massey, Ronald Taylor and Takelia Jones are discharged from the hospital Monday afternoon.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Neighborhood watches honored

The Albany and Dougherty County commissions recognize the public safety efforts of vigilant residents.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Police/Fire/EMS - November 16, 2010

Albany police responds to at least 31 incidents.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Worth County man slain

Law enforcement officials say William Ellis had likely been dead for several hours before he was found.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

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Mayors discuss prep for disaster

A Southwest Georgia summit helps train for disaster and hazard scenarios.- J.D. Sumner, government writer

Teen struck on Philema Road

Nicholas Pender is listed in critical condition Monday afternoon.- Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer

U.S. Treasury mum on Tifton bank's TARP funds

Tifton Banking Co. received $3.8 million in taxpayer funds through the Trouble Asset Relief Program.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Newton saga has been 12 months in the making

Shortly after Cam Newton strutted all over the field and gloated against Mississippi State during Auburn's win at the Bulldogs last year, the scandal involving Newton began to slowly build steam.

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Robert B. Lee renovation completed

Lee County officials held an official dedication ceremony recently for a recently renovated thoroughfare in the county.Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Best Buy interested in Albany property

E-mails obtained Monday show the electronics giant is pushing forward with an Albany store but has stopped short of reaching a deal for the property.J.D. Sumner, government writer

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Posey, Feliz picked as Rookies of the Year

San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey of Leesburg and Texas Rangers pitcher Neftali Feliz have been voted the NL and AL Rookies of the Year.

In the Atlanta area, 72 face possible sanctions in CRCT investigations

Thirty-three of 35 school systems have resolved questions regarding alleged 2009 CRCT test tampering, and have turned in 72 employees to the state for possible disciplinary action