It was some time ago when the 7-year-old hurricane boy was not quite yet six. We were visiting an old friend, both in his age and the years we’d shared together.
Two buzzwords are dominating the presidential campaign: middle class. In speeches, ads and interviews, both parties are saying virtually the same thing to this key audience: We're your friends, and the other guys are not. The tagline for a commercial sponsored by a pro-Obama group could have been scripted by either party: "If they win, the middle class loses."
Insurance is all about risk. Yet neither insurance companies nor their policy-holders can do anything about one of the biggest risks -- namely, interference by politicians, to turn insurance into something other than a device to deal with risk.
Another odd twist is added to an unfolding legal case full of stunning allegations.
This is the first of a series of reports on the Republican National Convention based on phone interviews with a Southwest Georgia delegate, state Rep. Ed Rynders.
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Albany police respond to at least 50 incidents.
Newly downgraded Tropical Storm Isaac plodded its way across Louisiana on the seventh anniversary of Katrina, with officials weighing whether to bust a hole in a levee to relieve some of the water that was spilling over a wall in a rural part of the state Wednesday.
Despite heavy criticism about the replacement referees from NFL fans, players and coaches, commissioner Roger Goddell says Wednesday that without a deal getting done to end the current lockout on league officials, replacements will be used at least into Week 1 of the season, which opens next Wednesday.
A group of experts in economics and health policy are stating that the acquisition of Palmyra Medical Center will be harmful in the long run to the people of Southwest Georgia.
William L. Hatcher, Jr., 93, died August 29, 2012
Willie C. Henry, 87, Bainbridge, died August 28, 2012
Howard Ward, 73, Blakely, died August 27, 2012
Eddie Lee McNeal 80, Titfon, died August 24, 2012
Johnny K. Dawson, Atlanta, died August 28, 2012
Victoria M. Frazier, 85, Bainbridge, died August 29, 2012
Wynelle Hare, 91, Boca Raton, FL, died July 15, 2012
Madison Stokes, 16, Lee County, died August 28, 2012
Elnita Temples, 74, Damascus, died August 26, 2012
Lee Dale, 74, Dawson, died August 28, 2012
Charlie Arthur Blocker, Arlington, August 23, 2012
Virginia Mae Nolan, 78, Albany, died August 27, 2012
Julian Ryan Reever, 22, Lee County, died August 25, 2012
Susie Mae Cross, Vienna, died August 28, 2012
Edd Craft, 61, died August 28, 2012
Calvin Wright, Jr., 84, Albany, died August 25, 2012
Yahoo News has fired its Washington bureau chief after he was caught on a microphone saying Mitt Romney and his wife were "happy to have a party with black people drowning."
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Heard places a classified advertisement saying he plans to run as a write-in candidate for the Dougherty School Board.
A Lee County teen is dead following a Tuesday-night car crash, officials say.
A former Albany State University student has pleaded guilty to four counts of computer trespass following an investigation in to grade-changing.
Danny “Young Killa” Wilkerson was paroled from prison in September 2011, records show.
Gov. Nathan Deal said Tuesday that he will not expand the Medicaid program under the federal Affordable Care Act.
Some people may be trapped in rural parish.
In an exclusive interview with The Herald on Tuesday, Albany State football coach Mike White says that Florida Atlantic transfer David Kooi will start Saturday’s game against North Greenville, ending weeks of speculation about who the Rams' top QB would be.
After two straight seasons of high hopes that fell well short of expectations, Florida State enters 2012 ranked No. 6 and predicted to cruise to the ACC title — and beyond.
Pitching in front of nearly 30 of his family and friends, Kris Medlen leads the Braves to their 17th straight win when he starts on the mound as he shuts out the Padres, 2-0, late Tuesday night in San Diego.
U.S. OPEN --- DAY 2: Roddick, Venus, Serena all win first-round matches at U.S. Open; Wozniacki stunned
Andy Roddick, Serena Williams and Venus Williams cruise in their opening-round matches of the U.S. Open, while former No. 1 player Caroline Wozniacki is ousted.
Chris Redman, who spent the past four seasons as the Falcons' backup QB, was released Tuesday and replaced by Luke McCown (ADDS: Note on OT Will Svitek out for season)
Marynell Meadors, who coached the U.S. women's basketball team at the Olympics, was fired late Monday as head coach of the Dream, who lost star guard Angel McCoughtry at the same time to an indefinite suspension --- and then lost Tuesday's game to the lowly Tulsa Shock.
Sophomore Kiehl Frazier will be under center for the Tigers when they open Saturday vs. Clemson, while center Reese Dismukes is suspended following his arrest on a public intoxication charge.
The Darton State College women’s soccer team, which returns just five players from last year’s national runner-up team, opens its season today against South Georgia College at home.
The Indians not only make a big jump up in classification this season, but they return several key players with major-college potential on offense and defense who are ready to take their new region by storm.