Frank Ross Jr. was tapped with the honor today.
A massive tornado that tore through the southwest Missouri city of Joplin killed at least 89 people.
Former Top-10 player Marin Cilic is ousted from the French Open in the first round by Spain's Ruben Ramirez Hidalgo, making the 19th-seeded Cilic the first top player eliminated.
Chris Bosh scores 34 points, LeBron James adds 22 and the Miami Heat take a 2-1 lead in the Eastern Conference finals by beating the Chicago Bulls 96-85 on Sunday night.
At 46 years old, Bernard Hopkins becomes the oldest boxer to win a world championship fight late Saturday, breaking the record set by George Forman in 1994.
An Albany State University professor of music will speak at the Albany Civil Rights Institute this week.Terry Lewis, staff writer
In an effort to instill the importance of education, the Ninth Grade Academy at Albany High School hosts a graduation celebration for students.Casey Dixon, deputy news editor
Rite Aid and Elements Coffee are among local businesses that have committed to helping raise funds for Children's Miracle Network.Jennifer Maddox Parks, staff writer
Carl Edwards, who is in his contract year, raises his stock with his victory late Saturday in the Sprint All-Star Race at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
David Toms makes a big comeback at Colonial, winning on the PGA Tour for the first time since 2006 with a closing 3-under 67 Sunday to win by one stroke over Charlie Wi.
The Atlanta Braves fall to 1-4 on their current road trip with a 4-1 loss to the Angels on Sunday thanks to Torii Hunter's go-ahead home run off of Derek Lowe.