Rob Williams gives a vote of confidence to Lee County’s new boys and girls basketball coaches, despite the fact both teams are off to 2-5 starts. (EDITS: corrects Kirven Davis' overall career coaching record and seasons at Colquitt County)
With the Bulldogs calling the SEC title game their "toughest loss ever," UGA's Mark Richt tries to refocus his team to play Nebraska in the Capital One Bowl and forget about a missed chance to play for the BCS title.
For the second time this season, powerhouse New England re-signs Albany native Deion Branch — the franchise’s 2005 Super Bowl MVP who rejoins the NFL’s AFC East champion Patriots just in time for yet another postseason run.
The Hawks struggle to find the basket Wednesday, but the Magic are even more terrible on offense in Atlanta's 86-80 victory.
Falcons running back Michael Turner says Wednesday that he is shocked to be taking a back seat in Atlanta's running back to second-year back Jacquizz Rodgers.
Seminole County coach Kevin Godwin said Tuesday’s overtime victory against Randolph-Clay would have brought a smile to the face of former girls coach Jessie McLeod, who recently passed away from cancer.
New faces bring new challenges for longtime Westover boys coach Dallis Smith, who is opting for a more physical style of play this season, especially down low.
Junior A.J. McCarron, Alabama's national champion quarterback, declares Wednesday that he has decided to return for his senior season and wait on the NFL.
The Albany-Dougherty Inner City Authority will supply low-interest loans for properties converted into loft apartments.
The Lady Cavs hold Albany Tech to a season-low 40 points and bounce back from Saturday’s loss with a 62-40 win, which was powered by a high-intensity defensive attack.
A perennial Albany holiday musical favorite will have two showings on Saturday.
In a letter to the editor, Charles Westbrook of Albany says that the Dougherty Library Board deserves an apology.
Without a doubt, it’s been a great year for Lee County’s Luke Bryan.
Sitting in the room at the Jack Kemp Leadership Award dinner last week, listening to Sen. Marco Rubio, Florida Republican, and Rep. Paul Ryan, Wisconsin Republican and of late the GOP vice presidential candidate, I sensed more than a generational shift in party leadership.
In the never ending effort to pretend that everyone is exactly the same and to prove that no one can say anything about anybody without being either prejudiced, stereotyping, or profiling, I see where a petition has been made to Easy- Bake Oven to include boys on their boxes in advertising.
Albany police respond to at least 28 incidents.
A special election will be held on Jan. 8 to replace the veteran state senator.
Douglas Smith, 56, Blakely, died December 9, 2012
S.W. Smith of Camilla, GA
W.B. Roberts, 87, Ocilla, died December 11, 2012
Anne Hinton Sasser, 71, Loganville, GA, died December 9, 2012
Annie J. Mango, 70, Camilla, died December 11, 2012
Martha L. Boone, Warner Robins, died December 12, 2012
Doris Jean Louis, Sumter County, died December 11, 2012
James H. Goodwin, 83, Waycross, died December 8, 2012
Vicki Irvin Knight, 55, Savannah, GA, died December 11, 2012
Inez Rainey, Ashburn, died December 12, 2012
Clarence Spooner, Jr., of Camilla
Larry Terry, 54, Dawson, died December 09, 2012
Bernice L. Flowers-Rivers, died December 8, 2012
Clevesler Mike, 56, Arlington, died December 9, 2012
Wanda R. Mosley, Americus, died December 12, 2012
The City of Albany and the Dougherty County Commission are negotiating to split local sales tax dollars.
To see more Squawks pick up a copy of today's Herald.
Albany police are searching for a gunman in an East Albany shooting this morning.
Police in a small southwest Georgia town discovered crack cocaine, marijuana and stolen items at an abandoned house, police officials say.
TUESDAY'S HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Buie's 28 points leads Calhoun past Early; Miller's Diamond drops 39 in win; DWS boys lose first game
Led by Brandi Buie's game-high 28 points, Calhoun County avenges its season-opening loss to Early County on Tuesday. (ADDS: roundup items on Deerfield-MDS; SGA-Ashford (Ala.) Academy; Miller County-Webster County; Colquitt County-Lee County; Albany-Worth County; Americus-Cairo; Mitchell County-Stewart County; Quitman County-Baker County; and Calhoun County-Early County)
The Seminole County boys stay undefeated with a thrilling overtime win against Herald No. 3 Randolph-Clay, which was previously unbeaten in Region 1-A play (ADDS: No. 3 R-C girls hold off Seminole)