The Deerfield softball team improves to 2-4 Monday with a 16-4 victory against Highland Christian. (ADDS: SGA softball)
The Yellow Jackets, who are coming off a 2011 season when they lost four of their last six, are deep this season — so deep that coach Paul Johnson has had trouble naming starters.
Georgia’s backfield was supposed to excel this season under star RB Isaiah Crowell, but his expulsion from the team for felony weapon charges opened the door for sophomore Ken Malcome.
Dougherty has a new coach and a new attitude as the once-proud program starts over on the road back to greatness.
Albany State University officially names Richard H. Williams as athletic director, removing the interim tag that he’s worn for over two years.
A restaurant manager is charged with affray and reckless conduct in connection with a confrontation involving a customer.
Columbus educator and businessman John House vies for Georgia 2nd District Congressional seat.
Up to 4,800 Marine and sailor evacuees are being housed temporarily at MCLB-Albany while Tropical Storm Isaac remains a threat to the Gulf Coast.
Albany police respond to at least 65 incidents.
Every so often, there are events so monumental that where you were when you learned of it is indelibly fused in your mind.
This week when Mitt Romney strides to center stage to deliver his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention, he might draw inspiration from an unlikely source: the song "I Am What I Am" from the musical "La Cage Aux Folles."
Even as Mitt Romney worked to clean up the mess left by Todd Akin, GOP activists made sure that his ludicrous comments about rape would continue to hound the Republican presidential ticket. Last week, those activists endorsed extreme language on abortion -- indicating no exceptions for rape, incest or the mother's life -- in the Republican Party's platform.
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Dougherty County officials say they have covered thousands of miles of road in their efforts to control mosquitoes.
The U.S. government says 78 percent of the oil production in the Gulf of Mexico has been halted in preparation for Tropical Storm Isaac.
Diane Marie Demuth, 58, Leesburg, died August 27, 2012
William Marshall Raughton, Sr., 79, Albany, died August 26, 2012
Herman Howard, 63, Albany, died August 23, 2012
Loretta Nix Posey, 78, Albany. died August 26, 2012
Richard Belk, 93, Albany, died August 27, 2012
Shirley Ann Bell, 62, Dawson, died August 26, 2012
Doug Tucker Jr., 53, Albany, died August 25, 2012
William Fred Lynch, 97, Albany, died August 26, 2012
Billy B. Cox, 79, died August 25, 2012
Aileen W. Histed, 98, Albany, died August 25, 2012
Calvin Wright, 84, Albany, died August 25, 2012
Otha Butler, 92, Baconton, died August 24, 2012
Eugene Godfrey, 67, Albany, died August 24, 2012
W.C. Dozier, 89, Smithville, died August 19, 2012
Albert Grace, 57, Albany, died August 26, 2012
Fred Tildun Spires, Sr., 70, Fitzgerald, died August 25, 2012
Margaret Inez Wolfe, 83 Bonifay, FL, died August 18, 2012
Dorothy Keaton, 81, St. Petersburg, FL, died August 26, 2012
Robert Bush, Sr., Arlington, died August 25, 2012
Orena Floyd Lynch, 86, Marietta, died August 26, 2012
Joe E. Shaw, 83, Pelham, died August 26, 2012
Raymond Whelchel Odom, 74, Warwick, died August 27, 2012
Robert G. Maybie, 69, Fitzgerald, died August 25, 2012
Elizabeth Sharpe Zorn, 97, Ashburn, died August 25, 2012
Judith Atkinson, 44, Albany, died August 21, 2012
Ozzie Dell Jackson, 90, Fort Gaines, died August 21, 2012
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John "HOUSE" Taylor is perhaps the biggest football player on the gridiron. At 6'11, 500 pounds, he's a human wrecking ball, according to this media report from Pennsylvania.
The former Sylvester Road Elementary teacher was accused of prompting students during 2009 CRCT test.
Filming wildlife in a beautiful California coastal village, these kayakers get up close and personal with one of the planet's largest sea creatures.
Marines and sailors from Naval Air Station Pensacola are headed to Albany to escape Tropical Storm Isaac, officials say.
Police say a suspect is in custody after the shooting of a student on the first day of classes at a high school near Baltimore.
Officials at Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany say they want to offer parents on the base a number of school options.
See which former Red-State governor is expected to speak on behalf of President Barack Obama at the Democratic National Convention.
Tropical Storm Isaac churned toward the northern Gulf Coast early Monday and promised to give the Republican National Convention a good drenching after lashing the Florida Keys with wind and rain but apparently causing little damage.
On behalf of the State Bar of Georgia, I am writing to concur with your recent editorial declaring that the placement of a portrait of Georgia Court of Appeals presiding Judge Herbert E. Phipps in the Dougherty County Judicial Building is a well-deserved honor for one of our state’s most distinguished jurists.
We the people, Georgia voters, defeated the T-SPLOST referendum by 61.2 percent in nine of 12 regional structures.
Atlanta’s Tim Hudson pitches seven strong innings (5 hits, 1 ER) to lead the Braves past the Giants, 7-1, in Sunday night’s finale of the four-game series.
I think Paul Ryan will be Romney’s backbone this November election.
I had hoped he would wait until I got here, but he was in a rush to go.
Ribbon cuttings are grand events on college and university campuses. Georgia Southwestern State University held such an event last week to open Phase One of the Rosalynn Carter Health and Human Services Complex, known as Carter One.