Unlike some diva wideouts in the NFL, the Falcons’ Julio Jones prefers to keep a low profile — and let his play on the field do all the talking.
Counting down Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories of 2012 --- #6: Area GHSA, GISA programs celebrate state championships
The Herald’s sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories from 2012. Today marks the fifth 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. 5 in Friday’s edition of The Herald.
After being benched, Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will get the final start Sunday in what’s basically an audition for the rest of the NFL.
Police reports released Wednesday say that on Christmas Day, former Atlanta Braves star Andruw Jones threatened to kill his wife after dragging her down the staircase of their Atlanta home.
Herald Guest Columnist and former UGA sidelines reporter Loran Smith relives one of the more memorable Bulldog bowl games in history.
With the holiday break over, the Bulldogs head south to Orlando, Fla., on Wednesday to prepare for the Jan. 1 Capital One Bowl, but they will be missing star nose tackle John Jenkins for the game after he's declared academically ineligible.
Peyton Manning, RG3 and Adrian Peterson headlined the NFL Pro Bowl rosters Wednesday evening, while also heading to Miami will be the Falcons' Matt Ryan, Tony Gonzalez and Julio Jones, as well as a combined six former Georgia Tech and Georgia stars. (ADDS: breakout of complete AFC, NFC Pro Bowl rosters)
This March will mark three years since Obamacare became law, and it still has not had any serious effect on most Americans’ lives. That’s the way President Obama and the law’s Democratic authors planned it; they conveniently pushed the dislocations and unhappy consequences of national health care well past their re-election campaigns.
It has been 50 years since President John F. Kennedy ordered U.S. “advisers” to South Vietnam to help battle the communist North and 37 years since the end of that divisive war and the country’s unification under Communism. Today, Vietnam is fighting a war with itself.
Well, the holidays always bring a surprise or two but thankfully not nearly as large a surprise as Suzy Favor Hamilton revealed.
Albany police respond to at least 23 incidents Tuesday and into the early hours of Wednesday.
Jannie Mae Tweedy, of Sylvester, has been arrested after her husband, Carl, was found fatally shot Monday night.
Prices plummet as retailers try to make the best of sagging holiday season.
The brand-new store will allow for 65 new employees, officials say.
Dougherty County and other local governments in Georgia are continuing a tax that is being phased out by the state of Georgia.
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and the Albany Mall are among the venues set to host upcoming blood drives.
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Juanita C. Hall, 85, Conyers, GA, died December 25, 2012
Sara Ann Chitty Neal, 79, Leesburg, died December 20, 2012
Jessie Mildred Barbee, 92, Clarksville, TN, died December 24, 2012
Danny McKenzie, Sylvester, died December 25, 2012
Dolly Dorothy Monfort Timmons, 78, died December 25, 2012
Jimmie M. Nash 88, Colquitt, GA died December 26, 2012
Bertha G. McDearmid, 89, Leesburg, died December 24, 2012
Terah Williams, 48, Fitzgerald, died December 23, 2012
M. J. Branch, Ashburn, died December 25, 2012
Sidney James Clark, 67, Albany, died December 20, 2012
Billie Allan Murry, 79, Albany, died December 24, 2012
Donell Walker, Lilvurn, GA died December 22, 2012
Emma Jewel Baker, 86, Albany, died December 25, 2012
Billy Joe Brannon, 75, Albany, died December 24, 2012
Max Griffin, died Wednesday, December 26, 2012
Edgar Thomas Lewis, 70, died December 26, 2012
Wesley Lee Champion, 46, Albany, died December 25, 2012
Willie L. Andrews, 82, Albany, died December 18, 2012
Johnnie Clyde Funchess, 71, Lithonia
Fannie Hill Sumter County, GA died December 23, 2012
Harold Douglas Burris, 69, Baconton, GA died December 20, 2012
Police in Gainesville say shots were fired at two utility workers early Wednesday morning and a 62-year-old man has been arrested on two charges of aggravated assault.
When it comes to the nation's budget challenges, congressional leaders are fond of saying dismissively they don't want to kick the can down the road.
Whether its a x-games bound skater-monkey, an out-of-tune dingo playing the piano or spider-cat, these animals have accumulated an impressive array of skills.
Starbucks is using its coffee cups to jump into the political fray in Washington.
Blind and alone in Alaska winter temperatures that dipped 40 degrees below zero, a lost 8-year-old Fairbanks dog wasn't given much of a chance to make it home.
Charles Durning grew up in poverty, lost five of his nine siblings to disease, barely lived through D-Day and was taken prisoner at the Battle of the Bulge.
The ex-con turned sniper who killed two firefighters wanted to make sure his goodbye note was legible, typing out his desire to "do what I like doing best, killing people" before setting the house where he lived with his sister ablaze, police said.
Police in Atlanta say a man was defending himself when he shot and killed a suspected robber on Christmas Eve.