Georgia Tech celebrates its first bowl victory since 2004 with a 21-7 win against USC in the Sun Bowl — the same game the Yellow Jackets lost to Utah in overtime last season.
Counting down Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories of 2012 — #1: Leesburg’s Posey named NL MVP, wins second World Series title
The Herald’s sports staff has chosen, in our eyes, Southwest Georgia’s Top 10 sports stories from 2012. Today marks the finale of the countdown.
Georgia and Nebraska are both coming off conference championship losses and will look to erase some of that sting in today’s Capital One Bowl.
Bill Williams will be replaced by Greg Frich as the county commissioner from District 5.
The start of a new year has often been a time that we look forward to in hopes of starting anew in various areas of our lives. We create lists of resolutions, some realistic, some not, and we are filled with a renewed resolve to make changes for the better.
Despite the fact that calendar rollovers are manmade conventions, people often consider the dawning of a new year to be a blank slate of sorts, an opportunity to start fresh. The new year is viewed as something that has unlimited promise.
The new year, 2013, is heavily upon us. There is almost nothing more promising than a new year because of the opportunities it presents to the world.
In a letter to the editor, Tony Wright of Albany says that Americans’ gun rights won’t be curtailed.
With so many foreigners wanting to become U.S. citizens, it’s still a shock to know someone who has relinquished his citizenship. It is another reason for simplifying the U.S. tax code.
There are are at least five people Albany police are looking for in connection to four separate incidents.
Americus native Chan Gailey was one of seven NFL coaches fired Monday when the Bills released him after a third straight losing season. Other coaches fired were Andy Reid in Philadelphia, Lovie Smith in Chicago, Norv Turner in San Diego, Pat Shurmur in Cleveland, Romeo Crennel in Kansas City and Ken Whisenhunt in Arizona.
Members of Congress attempt to compromise on federal budget matters before the deadline for a solution passes them by.
A few non-profit organizations in Albany say they have seen an influx of some donated items over the last few weeks.
The No. 13 Seminoles are heavy favorites against BCS buster Northern Illinois, which has never beaten an opponent ranked higher than 15th.
Officials have confirmed that Johnny Carino’s Country Italian Restaurant on Kensington Court has closed its doors.
Albany police respond to 11 incidents.
Seacrest is focused on this annual rite: “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.
U.S. Senate Report says intelligence agencies lacked focus on Libya extremists; State Department should not have waited for warnings.
Officials say that someone smoking with an oxygen device in the home may have sparked a fire in Sumter County on Sunday.
Arthur Moses, Jr., 24, Albany, died December 30, 2012
Leonie Dubiansky, died December 29, 2012
Charlie Rewis, 75, Sylvester, died December 28, 2012
Adele Ellen Cox, 78, Albany, died December 31, 2012
Peggy Parker, Ashburn, died December 31, 2012
Madeline McDonald Calhoun Howard, 87, Sylvester, died December 29, 2012
Albert Lee McDonald, 63, Unadilla, died December 30, 2012
Pump prices are likely to fall in early in the new year if Congress cannot reach a deal.
The top leaders in both parties on the House and Senate Agriculture committees have agreed to a one-year extension of the 2008 farm bill that expired in October, a move that could head off a possible doubling of milk prices next month.
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Madge L. Moore, 79, Leesburg, died December 29, 2012
William Elmer Hearn, 91, Albany, died December 31, 2012
Jessie W. Haire, 77, Doerun, died December 30, 2012
Linda Kail Counts Webb, 97, Albany, died December 29, 2012
Wilburn Ivy, 83, Albany, died December 28, 2012
Sammie Lee Heights, 99, died December 30, 2012
Sam Farkas, 91, Albany, died December 30, 2012
Leonard E. Smith, 81, Baker County, died December 30, 2012
Robert L. Hester, 66, Attapulgus, died December 25, 2012
Leonard Evans Cato, 80, Valdosta, died December 29, 2012
Nora Topshe Ernst, 89, Albany, died December 30, 2012
Willie Reid Fitzgerald, 76, Elmodel, died December 30, 2012
Cecil Henry Eaton, 95, Pelham, died December 30, 2012
Delmar Stanley McCoy, 68, Moultrie, died December 30, 2012