Suzy Hamilton — the most decorated female college track star in NCAA history and a three-time U.S. Olympian — dropped a bombshell Thursday: Despite being married and living and working as a private business owner in Wisconsin, she's also been moonlighting for the last year as a prostitute in Las Vegas.
Alabama DBs coach Jeremy Pruitt is tapped to take over the defense in Tallahassee after Mark Stoops left to become the head coach at Kentucky. (ADDS: items on FSU-Oklahoma State opening season vs. one another in 2014; UGA, Georgia Tech and FSU baseball teams beginning season in preseason Top 40 Poll).
Jabari Parker, a 6-foot-8 basketball star from Chicago's Simeon Career Academy, announces in front of a national TV audience that he is taking his talented to Duke.
Offensive lineman Trent Brown, a two-time Herald Dynamite Dozen selection while at Westover, changes his commitment from Georgia to Florida after he felt the Bulldogs were dishonest about his future in Athens.
Harvey Updyke Jr., the Alabama fan accused of poisoning Auburn's famed oak trees, is fit to stand trial, his defense team says Thursday.
The Herald No. 1 Lady Tornadoes stumble in the opening game of the Carrollton Christmas Tournament and lose their first game of the season in blowout fashion. (ADDS: items on Seminole-Early boys; Randolph-Clay boys, girls in Carrollton Christmas Tournament; and Pelham-Cairo girls)
Atlanta's last meeting with Detroit ended with finger-pointing over the alleged dirty play of Lions DT Ndamukong Suh.
The Herald No. 1 Tornadoes beat Terrell County to improve to 8-0 and advance to the U Save It Tournament semifinals Thursday night, while Albany falls to Statesboro, Dougherty drubs Webster and Westover slips by previously unbeaten Manchester.
Needing just one win to clinch the No. 1 playoff seed in the NFC, the Falcons assure their fans they won't let their foot off the gas Saturday night in Detroit.
Most of us crave the daylight, finding ourselves challenged during these long winter nights. In December and January one hardly arrives home before darkness sets in.
Local law enforcement officials are looking for 20-year-old Shacoby Montrez Seay.
In many places in recent weeks, there has been some great concern expressed as today approached. There are the doomsday preppers here, mass panic in a Russian prison and some folks looking for extraterrestrials to pluck them off the planet just in time to miss an Armageddon-type event that a lot of people think Mayans more than 5,000 years ago predicted for dawn today.
An annual police program provides toys for underprivileged children.
More than 300 Christmas gifts were contributed by students at Deerfield-Windsor School for patients at St. Jude.
The School Board must now wait 14 days before voting on the former superintendent’s temporary replacement.
When members of the Newtown police force entered the school auditorium where President Obama was about to speak, the crowd rose and applauded. The officers' quick response to the carnage at Sandy Hook Elementary School had probably saved many young lives.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was widely mocked when she said of Obamacare, "We have to pass the bill so that you can find out what is in it." At the time, March 2010, Pelosi's words accurately described the Democrats' just-get-it-done approach to passing a national health care bill. But now it turns out Pelosi was wrong. In fact, we have to implement Obamacare so that you can find out what is in it.
APD responds to at least 46 incidents.
District 5 Dougherty County Commissioner Gloria Gaines was recently named vice chairwoman of the Association County Commissioners of Georgia's Federal Policy Committee, which studies policy issues at the federal level and develops a targeted advocacy strategy to position Georgia counties as a resource on local government issues nationally.
Amelia Helton Barclay, Stockbridge, died December 19, 2012
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Shots fired inside a residence at 727 Andover Lane about 2:20 p.m. Thursday brought Albany Police Department officers to the street and surrounding area.
A stove left unattended sparked a fire inside a mobile home at the Loblolly Estates Thursday afternoon.
U.S. Rep. Austin Scott has been named chairman of House subcommittee for Horticulture, Research, Biotechnology, and Foreign Agriculture.
The former state rep says they're doing everything possible to make sure Jekyll stays affordable for most Georgians.
Break out the Kleenex as we take a look at the world's triumphs and tragedies of 2012.
Tornado sirens were blaring in parts of south Alabama as storms rumbled across the region.
THURSDAY PREP BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK: Seminole County boys avenge lone loss in rout of Lee County; Trojans get motivated
The Indians were unbeaten and rolling along before being stunned last week by Lee County, but Seminole got even Tuesday night in Donalsonville in a 38-point rout, while the Trojans got a teaching lesson. (ADDS: notebook items on Lee County's boys, Calhoun County's boys, Bainbridge's girls and Crisp Academy and Westwood's boys).