One of the players who may be called on to replace star punt returner Greg Reid, who was kicked off the team last week, may be Albany native and ex-Westover star Rashad Greene.
American Legion Albany Post 30 brings the state championship back to Southwest Georgia after going undefeated in Loganville over the weekend. (ADDS: Lee County Dixie League, Sherwood softball)
Aly Raisman was all but robbed of a medal in the all-around finals last week, so she made sure it didn’t happen again Tuesday when she earned bronze in the beam and the U.S.A.’s first gold in the floor exercise.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 11 ROUNDUP: Can’t-miss Lolo Jones fails to medal in 100M hurdles, upstaged by teammates who win silver, bronze; U.S. beach volleyball teams to meet for gold
Four years ago in Beijing, LoLo Jones had a lead and a lock on the win in the 100M hurdles, but then she fell, finished 7th and promised gold in London — but Tuesday, she didn’t even medal, finishing fourth.
Late Monday just before midnight, the Seahawks announced they were signing 38-year-old one-time NFL star receiver Terrell Owens to a one-year contract.
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the final installment of recent Lee County High School graduate Malinda “Lindy” Massey’s summer trip to Germany. A Lee County teen’s summer adventure in Germany leaves her with memories she’ll keep forever.
Former Atlanta Hawks All-Star Dan Roundfield drowns while swimming in rough water in Aruba with his wife, who he saved before dying.
There is a friend of mine — one of the heroes I have known and loved — who is fascinating in the life lessons he shares and the accumulation of wisdom that seems to come so easily to him.
Roddy White and Julio Jones will be the centerpieces of Atlanta’s passing attack this season one year after proving to be one of the most successful tandems in the NFL.
The Leesburg City Council puts aside budget worries to approve $20,000 for a police department request.
The Albany Water, Gas & Light Commission is seeking $750k to start cleanup of a manufactured gas site.
The Democratic at-large School Board candidate will await a decision on Lorenzo Heard’s candidacy.
An burglary suspect is in jail and police want help finding his partner, officials say.
Police respond to at least 35 incidents
Smiles meet smiles at the National Night Out sponsored by the Albany Police Department Tuesday evening.
More than $158,000 has been awarded since the Cancer Care Grants were created six years ago, officials with the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia say.
Strive2Thrive was established in late 2009 as a means to help battle poverty in the Albany area.
No one likes to have his or her hypocrisy pointed out — we tend to want to revel in it — but given the current — make that latest — mess surrounding the Dougherty County School Board, I thought it worth mentioning the ironic reasoning of a vocal few in this community.
For a second time in as many weeks, America has seen an horrific shooting of innocent people.
Not surprisingly, Barbara Bush said it most succinctly: “The first lady is going to be criticized no matter what she does.”
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Kenneth Martin Householder, 51, Albany, died August 6, 2012
Moses Walton, Sr., 86, Dawson, died August 7, 2012
Carson H. King, 77, Albany, died August 6, 2012
Hattie Francis King, Ashburn, died August 1, 2012
William N. Williams, 64, Albany, died August 6, 2012
Fronie Murphy, 91, Decatur County, died August 6, 2012
Jimmie Lee Williams, Sr., 71, Weston, died August 4, 2012
Flouda Johnson, 92, Tifton, died August 6, 2012
Geneva Paulk Barfield, 79, Painesville, OH, died August 4, 2012
Willie Callaway, 70, Bainbridge, died August 7, 2012
Fred H. Ward, Jr., 81, Albany, died August 6, 2012
James E. Wimberly, died August 5, 2012
River Point was named as the Readers’ Choice best golf course last year.
The Albany Herald has learned that Terrance Wilson, the Jordan's Crossing leasing director for Greater 2nd Mt. Olive Baptist Church, is attempting to qualify to run as an independent in the School Board District 3 race against Democrat Velvet Riggins.
It is a new beginning. Keep going until you cross the finish line.
The center of the debate is the cleanup of a Manufactured Gas Plant.
The possible $5 million cleanup of a former manufactured gas plant reinforces the need for WG&L's general manager to report to the Albany city manager, a city commissioner says.
Albany city commissioners appear to be headed toward a new site selection study for a downtown transit center.
A fire at one of the nation's largest refineries was brought under control late Monday night.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 10 ROUNDUP: U.S.A.'s Suhr stuns world-record holder, wins gold in pole vault; American men's hoops team blows out Argentina
Jenn Suhr captures the gold medal in the women's pole vault late Monday, besting world-record holder and two-time defending champ Yelena Isinbayeva of Russia, while the U.S. men's basketball team turns a one-point game at halftime against Argentina into a blowout. (ADDS: highlights of other Day 10 action, including Gabby Douglas on uneven bars and U.S. boxing, judo and shooting)
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Lee County loses first game in Dixie League World Series; SGA softball off to 5-2 start after latest win
The Lee County Dixie League baseball team must win today against Team Mississippi to keep its World Series hopes in Florida after losing its first game Monday.
FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: UGA practices in full pads for first time, eyes freshman Theus as starter on OL; Falcons, Titans scrimmage in advance of preseason openers
The Bulldogs don pull pads for the first time during preseason practice Monday and will hold their first two-a-day drills today.
The Braves have played second fiddle to the Phillies in recent years, but Monday Atlanta scored its seventh straight win vs. its division rivals.
Albany’s Angelo Taylor, who was seeking to become the most decorated hurdler in Olympic Games history Monday, falls short of his record third gold medal when he finishes fifth in the men’s 400-meter hurdle finals in London.
RAMS FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: ASU signs former D-I QB from FAU, officially opens practice with sand dune run
Albany State head coach Mike White has hinted in recent weeks to a new QB coming in to compete for the starting job, and Monday that became official when the Rams signed 6-foot-7, 210-pound D-I transfer David Kooi from Florida Atlantic.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS: Morgan's header in 122nd minute of stoppage time lifts U.S. women's soccer past Canada, into gold medal game
In one of the most thrilling soccer games in the history of the Olympics on Monday, the U.S. women storm back to tie the game in regulation against Canada, 3-3, on a penalty kick by Abby Wambach, then with 30 seconds left in stoppage time of the second overtime period, Alex Morgan nails a header to avoid penalty kicks and send the Americans back to the gold medal game.