The Republicans have had their week in Tampa, Fla., and the Democrats will have theirs next week in Charlotte, N.C., a back-to-back prospect prompting all but the most hardened political junkies to pray that the deity might send hurricane winds to cancel both political pep rallies.
The GOP convention ends on a high note as Presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Clint Eastwood address the crowd.
APD responds to at least 52 incidents.
This is the second of a series of reports from the Republican National Convention from one of Southwest Georgia’s delegates, state Rep. Ed Rynders, R-Leesburg.
A Stop the Violence forum points out the involvement that can lead to a better community.
At least 17 different entering auto crimes are reported in Dougherty County over the past two days.
In a letter to the editor, Joyce Anderson of Albany says that officials helped make a block party a success.
In a letter to the editor, Robert Brown of Leesburg says that the media is a fifth column against the GOP.
Tropical storms are two-edged swords. They bring high winds, heavy rains and damage, but in parched areas those rains can turn a drought around.
At 6:23 a.m., I heard the familiar splat of newspapers outside our bedroom window.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Aug. 23-29, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
The delayed opening of the Republican National Convention worked to the advantage of the GOP by both heightening anticipation and forcing the elimination of extraneous speakers, which there are always too many of at these things.
Officials with the Georgia Throwdown music and arts festival plan more than $100,000 in improvements at the venue site.
The farm bill has yet to come to the floor of the House for a vote, while sequestration would force 50 percent cuts to defense.
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For one T.V. anchorman, things just got awkward, real quick.
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Richard Belk, 93, Albany, died August 27, 2012
Ossie Brown Bradford, 72, Dawson, died August 26, 2012
Shirley Nelson Bell, 62, Dawson, died August 26, 2012
Charlie E. Freeman, 84, Albany, died August 29, 2012
Dontavious Santez Luke, 24, Albany, died August 26, 2012
Jason Lee Miller, 30, Albany, died August 30, 2012
Albert Grace, 57, died August 26, 2012
Eugene Godfrey, 67, Albany, died August 24, 2012
Gloria Ann Moreland Henry, 49, Albany, died August 28, 2012
Jamie B. Smith, 41, Leesburg, GA, died August 29, 2012
Robert L. Phillips, 64, died August 23, 2012
Theodore Davis, 55, Trenton, NJ, died August 24, 2012
Charles Edward Turner, Sr., 62, died August 31, 2012
Julia May Megahee, 89, died August 30, 2012
Hazel Corbin, 74, Camilla, died August 28, 2012
Daniel Crawford, Jr., 58, Georgetown, died August 27, 2012
Prymus Robinson, Jr. 51, Albany, died August 25, 2012
Donald Edward Lathrup, Jr., 84, Camilla, died August 29, 2012
Joe E. Shaw, 83, Pelham, died August 26, 2012
Johnny Key, 64, died August 30, 2012
Ruby Mae White, 79, died August 24, 2012
Georgia Lee Taylor, 69, Dawson
Addie Blanche Williams, 82, Dallas, TX, died August 28, 2012
Charlie Johnson, 65, Dawson, died August 19, 2012
Gov. Nathan Deal's decision to reject the expansion of Medicaid prescribed by the Affordable Care Act would leave thousands of the poorest Georgians uninsured and threaten the bottom lines of hospitals that were counting on new income from the changes.
Officials at a northwest Georgia high school are defending its football team's practice of having student-led prayers and church-held meals before games.
Americans kept spending in August despite their escalating fears about the slow economic recovery and surging gas prices.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits was unchanged last week at a seasonally adjusted 374,000, suggesting slow improvement in the job market.
Check out The Herald’s highly anticipated annual Dynamite Dozen list of who — in our eyes — are the Top 12 players heading into the 2012 season.
With loads of returning talent — including three Dynamite Dozen selections — Monroe begins the 2012 season as The Herald’s top team. (ADDS: note on Monroe, Seminole County and Early County all getting votes in latest AP Top 10 state poll)
Former D-I star at FSU, Greg Reid, won't play D-II ball with Valdosta State following an ACL tear he suffered in practice late last week.
The Braves, who are pushing hard for a playoff spot, end their series with the lowly Padres on Wednesday with an embarrassing 8-2 loss.
With most of its stars from the 2010 national title team either graduated, moved onto the NFL or kicked out of school, Auburn is ready to begin anew and get back in the championship picture following a subpar 8-5 season in 2011.
The Darton men improve to 3-0 to begin the season, while the women suffer one of the most stunning losses in program history Wednesday.
Westover, which has had just four winning seasons in 40-plus years of its football program, feels like it’s as close as ever to finally turning the corner and becoming a force.
ASU NOTEBOOK: Albany State starting center back in lineup for 2012 opener; White expresses concern over conference's decision to add new team --- from Ohio
ASU senior Hakeem Lassiter had surgery a little more than two weeks ago, but the Rams’ captain returned to the practice field Monday and will play in Saturday’s season opener.
An informal forum offers Albany Transit System officials an opportunity to educate its regular riders.
With just three days left before UGA’s 2012 season opener, former Seminole County football star Bacarri Rambo’s status for the Bulldogs still remains unclear.
This week, more than 4,000 personnel from Naval Air Station Pensacola were evacuated to MCLB-Albany to escape Tropical Storm Isaac.
An upscale Albany clothing store in northwest Albany closes after a ten-year run.
Today marks the seventh anniversary of the pardon of Lena Baker, who was executed in Georgia’s electric chair in 1945
Power went out in downtown Albany at approximately 9:55 p.m. and was not restored until about 12:25 a.m.
Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan addresses a packed house at the GOP convention Wednesday night in Tampa.