Florida International University fires former NBA legend Isiah Thomas, who failed as the school's head basketball coach. Thomas had a three-year record of 26-65.
Dougherty County Police arrest one man after a gunfight in the dirt lot near Kitty’s Flea Market north of Sylvester Road.
Sergio Garcia has the reputation of being the best player to never win a major, but after two days at the Masters at 4-under, Garcia remains in position to finally do just that — although he’s the first to admit he may fall short again. (ADDS: items on Rory McIlroy; play of highest amateur finisher Hideki Matsuyama; Jason Day, last year's runner-up, withdrawing)
Even more damaging details emerge Friday about the Sunday motorcycle accident involving Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino and a young woman whom he was having an "inappropriate' relationship with, prompting Arkansas A.D. Jeff Long to put Petrino on leave and ponder his entire future with the program.
Albany State University students rally to add their voices to a demand for justice in the shooting of Trayvon Martin.
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There is something quite egalitarian about a sunrise service. You might be an unemployed carpenter sitting right next to the CEO of a major bank. There might be people whose total repertoire of church music would be “Jesus Loves Me” and “Amazing Grace” standing right next to a person who knows their church hymnal frontward and backward.
Tyler Oglesby shuts down ABAC by giving up just three singles as Darton rebounds to avenge its second region loss of the season to the Stallions earlier this week with a 6-1 win at Darton on Friday night.
Speakers at Albany State's Founder's Day laud Joseph Holley's vision, determination and faith.
Aerial application from crop dusters is safer now and more efficient, but it still moves quickly and very close to the ground.
The nine justices of the U.S. Supreme Court already know whether the health care reform act passed by Congress in 2010 can stand in total, in part or not at all as being constitutional.
“I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.” — Barack Obama, on the constitutional challenge to his health care law, April 2
Elonzo Blocker, 85, Baconton, died April 4, 2012
The man found dead in the woods off the 1800 block of Westtown Road is a 52-year-old Albany resident.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 29-April 5, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Georgia's payout period for unemployment benefits will soon be among the two shortest in the nation.
As it turns out, Gregg Williams’ indefinite suspension from the NFL may stick forever after a recording is released Thursday of the former Saints defensive coordinator telling his players to intentionally injure opponents from the San Francisco 49ers — the team that the Saints last played in the NFC playoffs just a few months ago.
In one of the most bizarre media sessions ever caught on tape Thursday, Magic coach Stan Van Gundy tells reporters that star player Dwight Howard is trying to get him fired, which is followed by Howard walking up during the interview and joining the conversation.
Razorbacks head coach Bobby Petrino appears to have gone to great lengths to make sure it wasn’t known that he had a female passenger on the back of his motorcycle when it crashed this past Sunday, but Thursday it’s learned that Jessica Dorrell, a former Arkansas volleyball player and current Razorback Foundation fundraiser, was involved in the crash with the married father of four and now he's been put on paid leave while the school investigates.
MASTERS NOTEBOOK: N.Y. Times female reporter reprimanded for saying she didn't want to cover Masters unless women were allowed to be members
New York Times reporter Karen Crouse gets herself in hot water for telling a website she doesn't want to cover the Masters any more because of Augusta National's policy of not allowing women members.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith reflects on on the many Masters memories that Raymond Floyd has produced over the years.
Lee Westwood shoots a 5-under on Day 1 of the Masters for sole possession of the lead, while former Georgia star Bubba Watson is at 3-under and Tiger Woods finishes even after bogeying the final two holes of his first round.
Toronto starts off the season with a 16-inning win Thursday against the Cleveland Indians, marking the longest opening-day game in major league history. (ADDS: roundup items on Tigers-Red Sox; Phillies-Pirates; Nationals-Cubs; Dodgers-Padres)
New York ace Johan Santana looks sharp in his return from injury as he and the rest of the Mets’ pitching staff baffle the Braves on Thursday en route to a 1-0 win the 2012 season openers for both teams.
It’s been an up-and-down two seasons for Leesburg native Buster Posey, who went from breakout rookie star and World Series champ with the Giants in 2010 to breaking his leg and missing two-thirds of 2011. But after months of rehab and two new additions to the Posey family — twins Lee and Addison — he’s back, healthy and ready for whatever 2012 has in store.