Counting down Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories of 2012 --- #8: Darton State College athletics celebrates banner year
The Herald’s sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories from 2012. Today marks the third 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. 7 in Wednesday’s edition of The Herald.
Dan Land’s life changed when he came to Albany State to play football almost 30 years ago, and even after 12 years in the NFL, Land says the most important things are family, friends and a home in the Good Life City.
LeBron James had the year he had been waiting for all his life in 2012, and now he looks forward to even more success.
With the boys poll staying intact, the big move this week is by Pelham’s girls, who stay unbeaten and go from No. 4 to No. 2, setting up a 1 vs. 2 showdown Thursday. (INCLUDES FAB 5 POLL, Quote of the Week, Games of the Week and By the Numbers)
Johnnie Clyde Funchess services to be announced.
Harlie Parker died Monday.
Pearlie Mae Paige died Wednesday.
Brenda Jenkins died Monday.
Viola Hillsman died Wednesday.
Teresa M. Hall died Thursday.
Corine Dunning died Saturday.
Willie Lee Andrews died December 18, 2012.
Albany police respond to at least 58 incidents
American MPs serving in Afghanistan reach out to the family and classmates of a young Carrollton boy who was tragically killed.
Albany Fire Department officials say the 2013 calendars are turning out to be among the most successful so far.
Georgia State Troopers are cautioning drivers to plan for a sober designated driver if alcohol consumption will be part of their holiday celebrations this year.
What if you could give a gift that mattered; one that literally kept on giving and improved the life of another person? Would you buy that gift? Two years ago I bought two gifts for people I have never met. One was a goat and the other a sewing class. Both went to people in countries who need just a little to enable them to take care of themselves and their families.
The Lee Chamber of Commerce coordinated a Christmas package program that involved people throughout the county.
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Four volunteer firefighters responding to a pre-dawn house fire were shot Monday morning, two fatally, leading to a shootout in suburban Rochester, N.Y., police said.
And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
A 36-year-old Moultrie woman was found dead in her home Saturday after firefighters responded to a report of a house fire.
NFL ROUNDUP ---- WEEK 16: RG3 leads Skins past Philly; Luck sets record, leads Colts to playoffs; Saints kick Cowboy hopes
Robert Griffin III returns from a knee injury and leads Washington past Philadelphia, 27-20, on Sunday, while Andrew Luck sets the rookie single-season record for passing yards and lands the Colts in the playoffs with a win against the Chiefs, and New Orleans kicks a field goal in OT to hurt Dallas' chances of reaching the playoffs.
Counting down Southwest Georgia's Top 10 sports stories of 2012 --- #9: Albany State's football team posts worst record in 11 years
The Herald’s sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories from 2012. Today marks the second 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.