News for Saturday, November 27, 2010


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A year later, scandal in Woods' rear view -- or is it?

One year after Tiger Woods' crash, scandal and fallout, The AP sits down with him for an exclusive interview on what's he's learned -- and how he sees the future playing out after so much turmoil.

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U.S. women's soccer team beats Italy, secures spot in 2011 World Cup

All the U.S. women needed was a win or tie Saturday against Italy in the World Cup qualifying playoffs, but the Americans end up winning, 1-0, to secure their spot in 2011.

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TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Big Ten ends in three-way tie

Michigan State, Wisconsin and Ohio State all clinch a share of the Big Ten title Saturday with wins.

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FSU routs Florida, gets first win in series in 7 years --- and trip to ACC title game, thanks to Maryland

FSU crushes Florida on Saturday in Tallahassee, 31-7, then finds out it's headed to the ACC Championship Game when Maryland stuns North Carolina State.

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Georgia Southern loses starting QB, but still wins FCS playoff opener

Former Georgia Tech QB Jaybo Shaw, now at Georgia Southern, leaves the Eagles' FCS playoff opener injured Saturday, but Southern still rolls past South Carolina State easily, 41-16.

Prater Boyz video to debut

A young Cordele brother act is looking to expand its area of musical influence outside Southwest Georgia.

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LookingBack Nov. 28

Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or

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Did first Thanskgiving meal feature shrimp?

Thankful Americans will nostalgically return to Plymouth, Mass., this week, remembering our hardy and grateful European and Native American ancestors who sat around wooden tables sagging with the bounty of the land.

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UGA-GEORGIA TECH NOTEBOOK: Bulldogs TE Charles next big star in Athens?

With A.J. Green expected to leave for the NFL after this season, all eyes are turning to tight end Orson Charles to be the Bulldogs' next big-play star.

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Georgia 42, Georgia Tech 34: Blair's blunder costs Jackets vs. Bulldogs

Georgia Tech scores what appears to be the game-tying touchdown in the fourth quarter against Georgia late Saturday night, but after Jackets kicker Scott Blair stunningly misses the extra point, Tech unravels and goes on to lose, 42-34, in the annual in-state rivalry game.

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Beekeeping group to be established inAlbany

he presence of Africanized honeybees has been confirmed in Georgia last month after a Dougherty County man died from an attack.

Police/Fire/EMS Nov. 28, 2010

Crime, fire and EMS report for Nov. 28, 2010

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Wholesaler helps restaurants serve more for less

A local produce wholesaler says he's helping his customers find more fresh produce for less money.

Liberty House continues Adopt-A-Family program

Liberty House, a shelter for victims of domestic violence, continues its "Adopt-A-Family" program for the holidays.

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WWII veteran recalls bombing raid

Wounded in action on a little known island in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, Albany's Merriell W. Eubanks says he is no hero.

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On the Job with ... Kenny Phillips

Danny Carter holds a Q&A with Kenny phillips, executive director of The Anchorage.

Tobacco summit comes to region

Youth will meet Saturday on the impact smoking can have on a person's life.