Marcos Ambrose sails by Brad Keselowski on the final lap to win his second straight at Watkins Glen on Sunday.
Chad Johnson gets arrested for domestic violence on Saturday and is then cut by the Dolphins on Sunday.
Varnie Lamar Massey, 63, of Meigs, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
Rory McIlroy fires a red-hot 6-under 66 on Sunday to win the PGA Championship by a record eight strokes to beat Jack Nicklaus' record set in 1980.
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At the Players Café, Tim Chapman, whose business success and Florida residency make good tax sense, was reminiscing about his time at Georgia. He was in a grateful mood, as he usually is.
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The U.S. — winners of 104 medals overall in London, easily the most of any nation — won 45 golds at Paris in 1924 and Mexico City in 1968, marking the highest total the nation has ever taken home from a "road" Olympics.
ABAC's enrollment shows a 30 percent jump.
Harold P. Lancester Jr., 84, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
Charles E. Finney, Albany, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
Iris E. Hunt, Albany, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
Otis E. McGee, 86 of Ocilla, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
James Lester Hilliard died Sunday, August 12, 2012
Jimmie C. Ware, 69, of Bronwood, died Friday, August 10, 2012
Eric Manning, 27, of Cordele, died Saturday, August 11, 2012
Jason Lewis, Cordele, died Sunday, August 12, 2012
Just like four years ago in Beijing, the U.S.A. men's basketball team beats Spain --- this time in London ---- during another close final, returning the gold medal Sunday to American soil.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- FINAL DAY ROUNDUP: Varner gives U.S. second gold in wrestling; Ugandan runner stuns field, wins marathon
Jake Varner, who trained under the guidance of former U.S. gold medalist Cael Sanderson, wins the 96kg title Sunday on the final day of the Games, capping another amazing Olympics for America.
Atlanta's water woes continue when officials find discrepancies with charges issued to residents in the area.
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In a letter to the editor, Evelyn R. Hudson of Albany says that medical staff provides excellent care for her recently.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail August 2-9, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
If Paul Ryan were a liberal, conservatives would describe him as a creature of Washington who has spent virtually all of his professional life as a congressional aide, a staffer at an ideological think tank, and, finally, as a member of Congress. In the right's shorthand: he never met a payroll.
With Mitt Romney's announcement that Paul Ryan will be his running mate, we finally can extricate ourselves from one of the sillier debates and put to rest the narrative of the benighted "boring white guy (BWG)."
An Albany businesswoman is putting together kids' activities for a local three-day music and arts festival.
Air Force Col. Stan Cole is the nephew of Geraldine H. Barronton of Albany and Harold D. Barronton.
Jenny Satterfield and Devin Dumont were united in marriage
Local business magnet B.J. Fletcher hasn't given up the fight to create local jobs.
Rory McIlroy and Vijay Singh were tied for the lead when play was suspended Saturday during the third round of the PGA Championship, which will conclude today.
After being crowned Georgia state champs earlier this year, Mitchell County bass fishermen Kyle Parks and Tyler Classon are set to take aim at a national title.
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting -- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes a heartfelt tribute to one of his favorite activities.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bulldog fans excited about UGA’s fresh faces; Ga. Tech’s Johnson pleased by what he sees after first preseason scrimmage
There are a number of freshmen expected to make an immediate impact for the Bulldogs this season — and they can’t wait to take the field. (ADDS: item on Georgia Tech's scrimmage)
After waiting three weeks to get back on the mound, Johan Santana lasts 43 pitches and retires just four batters as the Braves hammer the Mets' ace in the worst start of his career, a 9-3 loss in which Freddie Freeman drives in five runs in the first two innings.
The use — and misuse — of Twitter by college football players around the country has the Rams’ coaching staff on high alert so it doesn’t become a problem at ASU. (ADDS: note on ASU's new punter, placekickers)
No one in the majors is hotter right now than Leesburg’s Buster Posey, who hit his 19th homer of the season Saturday during a 9-3 win against the Rockies.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 15 ROUNDUP: U.S. women's 4x400 team smokes field, wins gold; Boudia's diving gold clinches medal-count win for America
The U.S. women’s 4x400 relay team raced out to a big lead in the final Saturday, never looked back and won the gold with ease to close out the track & field portion of the Olympics.
For the second year in a row, the U.S. looks to finish the job today when it takes on Spain in the men’s hoops gold medal game.
Some are speculating that NBC boxing announcers Teddy Atlas and Bob Papa were banned from the Olympic boxing arena because of how highly critical they've been of the referees during the Summer Games, and the network has vowed to tell its side of what happened as soon as the Olympics are over.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller takes a look back at NBC's heavily criticized coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London and hopes the network will learn from its mistakes before the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
An Albany tailor/clothier has been at the same downtown business for more than four decades.