Albany native Angelo Taylor will begin qualifying in the men’s 400-meter hurdle event at 6:15 a.m. today in London, where he could win his record third gold.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: LSU No. 1 in first USA Today Top 25 poll, while ’Bama No. 2, UGA No. 6 and FSU No. 7; Ark. trooper fired over bizarre stop of ex-Auburb RB Dyer
LSU and Alabama top the first major preseason college football poll Thursday when the USA Today Coaches Poll annoints the Tigers No. 1 and Tide No. 2.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS: Phelps edges Lochte for gold in 200 IM; fellow Americans Soni and Clary also capture gold
On Thursday, the U.S. had its best day in swimming since the Games began as Rebecca Soni breaks the 200 breaststroke world record, Michael Phelps wins his third straight gold in the 200 IM and Tyler Clary pulls off a stunner by capturing first in the 200 backstroke title, beating Ryan Lochte.
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Ex-Westover star WR Towns to walk on at Georgia; Deerfield athletic program second for GISA top honor
Westover’s Kenneth Towns was shunned by the new coaching staff at UAB, but now he is trying to walk on at UGA.
The Albany State football team reports to campus for the first time this season, and players can’t wait to get the 2012 season going.
One day after seeing their seven-game winning streak snapped, the Braves rebound and crush the Marlins, 6-1, to close out their four-game series.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS: Federer eliminates ex-UGA star Isner from tennis draw; men's, women's semis set
John Isner gives Roger Federer a run for his money in two close sets in the Olympics quarterfinals Thursday, but the former UGA star can't stop the Wimbledon champ.
Albany High makes a big leap from Region 1-AA to 1-AAAA this season, but it’s hard to find a single Indian who is concerned about such a big move up.
Kayla Harrison overcomes loads of obstacles, including sexual abuse from a former coach, to win the U.S.A.’s first gold in judo.
Spotting a Colquitt County Jail inmate on television got Dougherty County jailers’ attention. According to a press release from the jail, Roderick Pride was reportedly arrested with his mother, Deborah Pride, in Doerun on July 28 for felony shoplifting.
American Gabby Douglas becomes the first African-American to win a gold medal in the women’s all-around gymnastics competition Thursday in London.
A steroid given to Kolton Houston two years ago following a shoulder surgery continues to show up in his system in drug tests, despite the fact Georgia claims there has been no re-use. (ADDS: notes about Branden Smith being placed on Hornung Watch List; Vasser being suspended)
A Dougherty County grand jury indicts a father and son on unlawful handling of explosive devices charges.
APD responds to at least 53 incidents.
Albany State University staff and faculty learn that one in three children born after the year 2000 is expected to develop diabetes.
Looking back at Tuesday’s party primary elections, one aspect that flew under most people’s radar was an issue that got surprisingly strong bipartisan support from voters.
Gov. Nathan Deal announces a plan to address the water crisis Georgia is currently facing.
The Albany version of the National Night Out attracts hundreds to Radium Springs Middle School.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has four Most Wanted fugitives this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Being a pastor means one is never caught up with pastoral care. At least in the United Methodist Church, people place a fairly high priority on pastoral visitation, and Methodists can sometimes be heard yearning for a pastor who knocks on doors more frequently.
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As students head back to school, here is a look back at school days on television, long before “90210” and “Glee.”
Steel has been delivered and a rendering completed for a planned art park on Pine Avenue.
Mrs. Joanne Wright of Ashburn, Georgia, who departed this life on Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Clifford Elton Lee, 83, of Camilla, died Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Mrs. Conner died Wednesday
Jack W. Kale, Jr. died July 30th, 2012
Esther I. Thomson, 94, of Cotton died on August 1, 2012
Mrs. Onieta Louise Williams Baker, 64, of Albany died Thursday, August 2, 2012
Ms. Carolina Washington, 68, of Albany died Thursday, August 2, 2012
Mrs. Lucile Reid, 102, of Jacksonville, Florida formally of Albany died Thursday, August 2, 2012
Mr. Dana (Shane) Moore, 41, of Albany died on August 2, 2012
Mr. Donnell Christian, 60, of Albany died Sunday, July 29, 2012
Mr. David Rivers, Sr., 77, of Albany died Monday, July 30, 2012
Mrs. Debbie Levon George-Butts, 51, of Albany died Tuesday, July 31, 2012
Mr. Ira J Simpson, 79, of Doerun died Tuesday May 31, 2012
The total accrued liability for the city of Albany’s pension fund is $158 million.
Willie C. "Nuke" Thomas, 65, of Dawson died on August 2, 2012
Marvin D. Reynolds, 79, of Cordele, GA died Thursday, August 2, 2012
Mrs. Ida Mae Daniels Ranger, 73, formerly of Moultrie, died on July 27, 2012
Mrs. Annie Lois Dunlap, 85, of Sumter, SC, formerly of Pelham, Ga., passed on July 26, 2012
Delphine Cooper, 50, died on July 31, 2012
Mr. Fred S. Thomas, 66, of Bainbridge died on August 1, 2012
Rhonda Smith, 39 died July 27, 2012
The Albany Police department is looking for two suspects in connection with a predawn armed robbery of two people.
Mr. Kenyatta Washington of Albany died on August 1, 2012
Mrs. Pauline M. (Sister) Harper of Albany died on July 31, 2012
Mrs. Dora West Jones, 62, of Albany died on July 31, 2012
Mr. Van Rogers, 63, of Albany died on July 30, 2012
Mr. James Robert McClain, 67, of Albany died on July 26, 2012
Mr. Johnnie Lee Perry, 74, of Leesburg died on July 28, 2012
Dea. Nathaniel 'Red' James, 83 of Dawson, GA died on Sunday, July 29, 2012
Lynyrd Skynyrd’s guitarist Gary Rossington will be among those honored at the 34th annual Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards in mid-October.
Felton L. Jackson, 52, of Camilla, died Saturday, July 28, 2012
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- NOTEBOOK: Cyclist dies after being struck by Olympic bus in London carrying media; black market ticket ring busted
A pedestrian was killed Wednesday when a double-decker bus carrying Olympic media struck and killed the 28-year-old man, who was riding a bike in a busy district of the city.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 5 ROUNDUP: Isner in, Venus out in Olympic tennis tournament; host country Great Britain finally wins first golds; U.S. women's hoops rolls again
Three-time gold medalist Venus Williams is eliminated from the Olympics in the third round Wednesday, while younger sister Serena and former University of Georgia star John Isner both advance.