SWAINSBORO — Growing up in Wrightsville my first memory of Swainsboro, 26 miles away, was a bus trip over to the Pine Tree Festival in the mid-fifties. It was nice to experience a parade with an opportunity to observe displays and booths of all types. Not really anything to write home about, however.
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MillerCoors takes the top honor for Industrial Waste Water Treatment Plant of the Year in Georgia.
Officials at Phoebe say they expect at least 200 people to attend an upcoming health fair catered to the Latino community.
Among the changes set for The Anchorage include the hiring of a new clinical director and the addition of a family component to the program.
We are about to have the worst presidential campaign money can buy. The Supreme Court's dreadful Citizens United decision and a somnolent Federal Election Commission will allow hundreds of millions of dollars from a small number of very wealthy people and interests to inundate our airwaves with often vicious advertisements for which no candidate will be accountable.
I think it is fair to say that the shark has been permanently displaced by the dog.
Mrs. Vivian Jones Sanders, 85, of Sandy Bottom Rd., Edison, Ga. died Saturday night
Mrs. Sara Strickland Morgan, 87, formerly of Dawson, GA and Pelham, GA, died Saturday, April 21, 2012
Florence Hazel Hale Moore, 91, of Bronwood, passed away on Saturday, April 21, 2012
Mabel Marchant Purvis Horne, 96, of Albany, GA died Saturday, April 21, 2012
Zoie Merritt Wright, 83, of Bainbridge, GA, passed away Sunday, April 22, 2012
James and Sue McConnell
Arthur and Lorie Johnson
Mr. James Prothro
Mrs. LaTonya Michelle Adkins Mingo of Albany died on April 21, 2012
Louise Washington, 74, of Albany died on April 21, 2012
Frank Johnson, 58, of Albany died on April 21, 2012
The Cavs shoot a 287 for the second day in a row, but they hold just an 8-shot lead over Gordon going into today's final round of the Region XVII golf tournament at Stonebridge Golf & Country Club. (ADDS: Items on Darton baseball, Albany State baseball, DWS baseball and Sherwood soccer).
The Braves win their fifth game in a row and their 10th out of the last 11 games late Saturday with a 3-2 victory against the Diamondbacks.
Phil Humber throws the first perfect game in Major League Baseball in almost two years and just the third in the long history of the Chicago White Sox.
Albany High’s Tim Pierce, The Herald’s 2011-12 Willie Boston Boys Player of the Year, signs with Division II Lincoln Memorial.
The Albany Panthers beat their biggest rivals in a big way Saturday in the Civic Center, handing the Lions a 57-40 loss to stay unbeaten.
26TH ANNUAL ALBANY SPORTS HALL OF FAME --- FRANK HEDRICK: WWII veteran became one of Albany’s best ambassadors to the game of golf
The late Frank Hedrick was both a war hero and a local golfing star — and on Monday he will be inducted into the Albany Sports Hall of Fame.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Former DWS star Tony Zenon catches a 12-yard TD pass Saturday in Georgia Tech’s scrimmage, which the White team won, 31-7.
Check out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Herald Outdoor Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about fishermen and their tendency to stretch the truth.
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