Georgia may have beaten rival Georgia Tech handily in football, but the Yellow Jackets repaid the favor in men’s hoops Tuesday night.
MONROE VS. ALBANY: McGhee plays hero for top-ranked Tornadoes in overtime thriller; Price keeps Herald No. 1 girls unbeaten
The Monroe boys need a last-second shot — and overtime — against rival Albany to stay undefeated, while Key Key Price steps up big when leading scorer Jomekia Morine gets injured Tuesday as The Herald No. 1 Lady Tornadoes survive a scare at home from city rival Albany High to move to a perfect 6-0.
Just seven years removed from being nothing more than a high school coach in Arkansas, Gus Malzahn parlays all his college-level success into the head coaching job at Auburn, which hires him to replace Gene Chizik on Tuesday. (UPDATED: 10:30 p.m. additional details, quotes, reaction from 10 p.m. news conference in Auburn).
WESTOVER VS. AMERICUS-SUMTER: Americus girls hand Westover first region loss; Pats rout Panthers by 30
Led by Kahler Fletcher and Kayla Bowens, the Lady Panthers come into Albany on Tuesday and drop the Lady Patriots, 43-39, on Tuesday night in Albany.
SHERWOOD VS. DEERFIELD: Deerfield girls sneak by rival Sherwood, 42-31; Knights stomp Eagles in opener
Deerfield’s girls stop Sherwood on Tuesday in the first meeting of the season between the two rivals, while the Knights hammer the Eagles in their 2012-13 opener.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Georgia Tech adds Alabama A&M to 2013 schedule; La. Tech (9-3) — owner of the nation’s highest-scoring offense — not going bowling
Georgia Tech adds little ol' Alabama A&m to its schedule Tuesday, meaning the Yellow Jackets now must win seven games next season to qualify for a bowl since they have two lower-division FCS schools on the schedule.
Bainbridge beat up a bigger classification Colquitt County team Tuesday to begin its 2012-13 season with a victory. (ADDS: roundup items on Terrell Academy-Fullington Academy girls; SGA-Grace Christian boys; Randolph-Clay-Baker County boys and girls)
Police: Chiefs LB Belcher found asleep in automobile outside another girlfriend’s house hours before murder-suicide
Even more new details emerge Tuesday in the tragic murder-suicide involving Chiefs' LB Jovan Belcher over the weekend.
National AP Columnist Paul Newberry is tired of major colleges making millions of dollars off its football players --- and he says it's time for the unpaid student-athletes to fight back.
Atlanta isn’t as happy as one might expect with clinching the NFC South title in early December — and that’s because it’s just one part of a bigger goal: a Super Bowl title.
Candy-pulling and caroling are on the agenda at the Victorian-era holiday observance at the ABAC museum.
Southwest Georgia artists Cole Taylor, Highway 55 and Luke Bryan are honored at a statewaide ceremony.
With another Thanksgiving in the rearview mirror and the Christmas season upon us, I want to take time to give thanks and reflect on this past year.
Doc Heilinbel’s Pharmacy, a maninstay at 2409 Dawson Road, has been purchased by Rite Aid.
This is the first of a three-part series. It is not running three consecutive weeks but over a five-week period.
“Our Lady of Guadalupe” is a traditional celebration for Mexican Catholics.
Sheriff’s Department officials say a new phone system at the Dougherty County Jail provides efficient service and saves money.
Sale City will hold its first Christmas parade Saturday beginning at 5 p.m.
Work on a Leesburg street is expected to be completed during the first half of 2013 using state and local funding.
After a brief foot chase, officers placed suspects in custody after 10 a.m. Tuesday on the 2000 block of Dawson Road, according to an Albany Police Department report.
In a letter to the editor, Surendra N. Pandey of Albany says that Republicans are focusing on welfare of the wealthy.
In a letter to the editor, Nadine M. Mathis of Albany says that loss of pet chicken is a disheartening event.
There are some stories that, with their telling, elicit within us a desire to share similar stories of our own.
There is a proverb, purported to have originated in China, that says: “Out of chaos comes opportunity.” If we put stock in such adages, then the Dougherty County School System has much opportunity before it.
An Albany Police Department and Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit captain resigns following an in-house investigation.
A recent report by an industry group lists Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital among the 25 worst hospitals in the United States.
Members of an organization that protects the Flint River will celebrate its 2012 accomplishments.
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Karonn L. Skinner, 37, of 405 Palmer Drive in Midway, Fla., was arrested in Tallahassee Thursday on armed robbery charges stemming from a Nov. 20 robbery of a Family Dollar store in Camilla, a Camilla Police Department email stated.
Albany police respond to at least 43 incidents.
The Herald’s first Fab 5 Polls for prep basketball are out, and it’s all Monroe as the Tornadoes and Lady Tornadoes start the year on top. (ADDS: Boys, girls polls)
Miss Ella Yarbrough, 85, Albany, died December 2, 2012
Corinelius Crumb, Edison, died December 3, 2012
Susie Lee Allen, Shellman, GA died December 3, 2012
Gloria McCoy Wesson, 80, Sylvester, died December 4, 2012
Todd Dixon, Marlboro, MD passed November 20, 2012
Cecil Jane Ricks Walker, 85, Sumner, died December 3, 2012
Thomas Gene Ragsdale, 75, Albany, died December 3, 2012
Margareettee Burtz Alexander, 78, Sylvester died December 4, 2012\\
Frederick Leo Bateman, Jr., 55, Tallahassee, FL, died December 3, 2012
James Alton Daniels, 91, Albany, died December 2, 2012
Marvin Ray Sullivan, 66, Fitzgerald, died December 3, 2012
Experts say economic recovery in Southwest Georgia will be hampered by a number of factors.
A military judge has been thrown off the Fort Hood deadly shooting case after an appeals court found that his treatment of the suspect, including an order to have the man forcibly shaved, indicated a lack of impartiality.
Albany State University has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.