Leesburg's Luke Bryan wins seven Academy of Country Music Awards.
Since its inception, officials say donations to “Lights of Love” have made a $1 million impact on the lives of cancer patients in the area.
Atlanta is ready to rebound from its dismal loss Sunday to division rival Carolina, but the good news is that this is only the second time this season the 11-2 Falcons have had to try to bounce back.
Check out The Herald's weekly high school basketball "Prep Peek," which includes the latest girls and boys latest Fab 5 Poll, Quote of the Week, By the Numbers and the area's full schedule for this week.
After a pair of big wins over the weekend, Monroe’s boys and girls are still No. 1 in The Herald’s Fab 5 Poll, while Pelham’s girls replace Westover.
Bobby Petrino, the shamed Arkansas coach with a very recent checkered past, is surprisingly given another chance at Division I football Monday when he’s hired by Western Kentucky.
My mother’s mother passed away recently and during the time of the funeral, so many members of her side of the family gathered together. I met some first and second cousins for the first time and saw many others, including aunts and uncles, for the first time in ages.
The attempted capture of a suspect resulted in the discovery of the remains of a portable methamphetamine lab in a backpack, officials say.
Land available to Dougherty County could become part of a greenspace corridor along the Flint River.
AdvancED external review released at Monday BOE meeting.
After reading the article in The Albany Herald in regards to the downtown restaurant owners looking for the city to help with their businesses, I felt like it was time to write another article.
Professional athletes are quite often the target of criticism. It’s less often that you hear about the good things they do. To be sure, some get lost in the hoopla of fame and big contracts. But a special few never lose their roots.
In a letter to the editor, Leigh Anne Bjerregaard of Leesburg says that Obama is leading the U.S. down the road to ruin.
In a letter to the editor, Warren D. Grant of Albany says that the RiverQuarium's final chapter is a long one.
In a letter to the editor, Allan Russell of Leesburg says that GOP leadership is dragging the party down.
In a letter to the editor, Walt Specht of Leesburg that says that auto operating costs are higher than you think.
Albany police respond to at least 45 incidents.
Dr. Michael Laslie is named to fill an expired term on the Hospital Authority of Albany-Dougherty County.
Roughly 20 checks with the Southeastern Commercial Tire and Recapping's heading on it as an incentive to complete a survey have been recovered so far as part a suspected check fraud scheme.
Bainbridge physician Dean Burke is expected to join Mike Keown and Brad Hughes in the race.
Dougherty County's district attorney discusses budgetary needs with the Dougherty Commission's Finance Committee.
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William L. Willis, 79, Sylvester, died December 10, 2012
Dora Jane Laster Rayburn, 69, Dawson, died December 9, 2012
Larry Terry, 54, Dawson, died December 09, 2012
Michelle Yvette Wallace, 47, Pelham, died December 9, 2012
David Jackson Simpson, Sr., Albany, died December 9, 2012
Sallie M. Waters, 69, Warwick, died December 6, 2012
Joe Williams, 52, Albany, died December 10, 2012
Thad Hassel Davis, 86, Cumming, GA, died December 10, 2012
Robyn Denise Statham, 40, Albany, died December 8, 2012
John Bridges, Plains, died December 8, 2012
Helen Stuart Askew, 84, Blakely, died December 10, 2012
Grace Verline Miller Brimberry, 82, Leary, died December 9, 2012
Bill Givens, 61, Albany, died December 6, 2012
Monica Michelle Swan, 39, Albany, died December 5, 2012
Joseph C. Shirley, 81, Sylvester, died December 8, 2012
Calvin Walker Schramm, 85, Edison, died December 8, 2012
Dennis Lee Thomas, 82, Leesburg, died December 10, 2012
James Goodwin, 83, Atlanta, died December 8, 2012
Janet Culver Woods, Albany, died December 8, 2012
Kay S. Moreland, 61, Sylvester, died December 10, 2012
Charlott L. Moore, 92, Elwood, IN, died December 7, 2012
Eddie Collier, Sylvester, died December 10, 2012
Framework approved for a new Atlanta stadium.
Here are some of the stories making the news this morning.