Ryan Freel, a former big league outfielder, is found dead in his home of what appears to be a self-inflicted shotgun wound.
With the NFC’s No. 1 playoff seed clinched following late Saturday’s win against the lowly Lions, the Falcons are the envy of the rest of the NFL now that they’ve secured home-field advantage through the playoffs.
The Old Rocker column
It’s funny how a single word can weave its way through the early history of rock ‘n’ roll.
Christy Ann Haywood Sanders died Thursday.
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Sara Ann Chitty Neal died Thursday.
Coral Lou Varney Phillips died Friday.
Laurie Whatley now says "yes, sir" to former student Vince Grace.
The city has come a long way since being known as the murder capital of the U.S.
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The United States faces a crisis in our political system because the Republican Party, particularly in the House of Representatives, is no longer a normal, governing party.
In today’s world of social media, where everyone’s every little thing is on display, it is sometimes difficult to recall a time when exhibitionism wasn’t ubiquitous and was, in fact, not admired.
Is there a Santa Claus? We take pleasure in answering at once and thus prominently the communication below, expressing at the same time our great gratification that its faithful author is numbered among the friends of The Sun....
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Dec. 13-20, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Needing four straight 3-pointers to tie the NCAA's consecutive-made made of 14 --- and five in a row to break the 22-year old record --- Jordan Price misses his first two shots of the night and finished with just two points.
The Hawks rebound from their lopsided loss to Philadelphia and pound the Bulls, 92-75, on Saturday to snap a two-game skid.
Counting down Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories of 2012 --- #10: Albany Panthers repeat as arena league champs
The Herald’s sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories from 2012. Today marks the first of 10 we’ve picked as having a significant impact as we count down to No. 1, which will appear in the Jan. 1 edition. Look for No. 9 in Monday’s edition of The Herald.
One of the most coveted records in NFL history falls late Saturday night when former Georgia Tech star Calvin Johnson breaks Jerry Rice's single-season receiving record during the Lions' loss to the Falcons.
Matt Ryan throws for four TDs and the Falcons' defense overcomes a record receiving night by Lions wideout Calvin Johnston late Saturday night in Detroit to lock up the NFC's No. 1 seed and home-field advantage throughout the NFL playoffs.
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Off to its best start in years, Georgia Tech continues to impress following Saturday’s 32-point win against The Citadel. (ADDS: roundup items on Georgia beating USC and Florida State edging Charlotte on Saturday.)
The Herald No. 1 Tornadoes officially prove they’re the force to be reckoned with in Southwest Georgia basketball this season after beating No. 2 Westover for the second time in eight days Saturday. (ADDS: roundup items on Albany High beating Manchester, and Statesboro turning back Dougherty in the consolation games of the U Save It Tournament).