LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Albany Shockwave to hold 2 more tryouts; Graves named new boys hoops coach at Life Christian
After a small showing at the Albany tryout recently, the Albany Shockwave ABA pro basketball team plans two more in advance of their inaugural season in November.
Darton State College President Peter Sireno says school has many opportunities as it transitions to a state college.
Tim Hudson was lights out, Martin Prado and Dan Uggla both homer and the Braves blast the Padres, 6-0, on Tuesday night.
Smithfield, on the northern edge of Lee County, hosts the event each fall to bring attention to the community and its good cooks.
A picture — even one old that has faded from black and white to soft gray — can tell a story, long and true. That one certainly did.
Thirty-six screen prints of the work of artist Andy Warhol will be exhibited in Tifton for approximately one month beginning Sunday.
NFL NOTEBOOK: Falcons star WR White doesn't care about big numbers; Johnson's wife files for divorce after arrest
Roddy White says his individual numbers don’t matter anymore as long as he cleans up his league-leading number of drops and the Falcons win.
There’s a new big man on campus for Auburn, and it’s not a QB or a RB or anyone on defense, but rather tight end Philip Lutzenkirchen.
TUESDAY'S PREP SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Ragan tosses no-no in Lady Pats’ first region game; SCA, SGA roll; Lee County’s win reaches milestone
Randolph Southern softball star Madison Ragan throws a no-hitter Tuesday during a 6-0 shutout victory against Georgia Christian.
People in Albany and Dawson are being asked to donate new socks in a collection drive being held in conjunction with today’s release of a movie filmed partly in metro Albany.
Seniors Jacori Taylor and Ladonis Bryant will give Early County plenty of offense for a team that has one goal this year after falling short in a series of heartbreakers last season: finish the job.
The Century 21 grant, which will be spread over five years, will serve 150 children and their families each year.
Division I transfers David Kooi and Keenan Grissett are neck-and-neck in the battle for the Rams’ starting QB spot in the second week of practices.
The Georgia Department of Education has questions about some of the Dougherty system’s Title I expenditures and free and reduced-cost meal numbers.
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office is using “mush” to raise funds for Georgia Sheriff’s Association Youth Homes.
Albany civil rights activist Shirley Sherrod has co-authored a book about various aspects of her public life.
The plan for 240 apartments near Publix failed to gain a recommendation from the Planning Department.
The Junior League of Albany donates a closet of toys, soap, clothes and other needed items to the Lily Pad.
A study released Monday indicates that while the improvements aren't extraordinary, students in schools in which the sale of junk food and sugar-laced drinks have been curtailed are seeing a slower rate of childhood obesity.
In a letter to the editor, Walt Specht of Leesburg says that politicians sell out for their own profit.
In a letter to the editor, Chuck Persall of Albany says that November decisions are critical to the nation.
In a letter to the editor, Shawn Merritt of Albany says that equality is a principle, not a convenience.
The long-awaited Italian-style restaurant near the Mall is less than a month away.
City of Albany Director of Engineering Bruce Maples has warned motorists that traffic on the 1900 block of Dawson Road will be reduced to a single lane Thursday morning to provide space for work crews.
To paraphrase the great writer Stephen King, life is a wheel that is constantly turning. It's that perpetual motion that brings about change.
Albany police respond to at least 43 incidents.
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American Idol winner and Leesburg native Phillip Phillips will join a handful of others in giving a free concert at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park August 31.
A woman is suing the south Georgia town of Pelham over the death of her son in its jail.
Carlester Jones, 81, Bainbridge, died August 14, 2012
Sampson Clarence Spivey, 83, Byromville, died August 13, 2012
Stephanie Thompson, 44, Bainbridge. died August 14, 2012
Turner F. Barber, Jr., 83, Bainbridge, died August 12, 2012
William C. Banks, Jr., 87, Albany, died August 13, 2012
Elsie Leon Rish, 92, Edison, died August 14, 2012
Mary Joe Marshall, died August 8, 2012
Charles E. Finney, MD, Albany, died August 11, 2012
Martha Elizabeth Jones, Lee County, died August 13, 2012
Marvin Douglas Alexander, 79, Sylvester died August 14, 2012
Miss Viola E. McKenzie, 56, of Decatur, died August 10, 2012
Call crimestoppers if you have any information.
A DCPD armed robbery investigation could use information from the community.
The actor best known as the nerdy high-school student Arnold Horshack on "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died in Florida.
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Georgia schools Superintendent John Barge has come out against a constitutional amendment to guarantee the state's authority to charter independent public schools.
Amazingly, Jeremy Foley and his co-driver, were largely uninjured in the crash.
If ever anyone needed motivation to run along the river, sans the scenic views, calming rushing water and the beautiful flora, it would be zombies.
A few off-course sky divers ended up briefly in the custody of the U.S. Military after inadvertently landing on a secure military base on the Georgia coast.
Thousands of Georgia bus drivers, cafeteria workers and private school teachers were denied usual summertime unemployment checks.