Behind former Worth County star Jerome Hamilton's 18 points and six rebounds, the Albany State men's basketball team beats Carver College for its first win of the season.
Josh Smith scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead the Hawks to a 104-95 victory Friday against the lowly Wizards.
Hakeem Porter comes off the bench and comes up big Friday to lead Monroe past Crisp in a nailbiter, 40-39, to keep The Herald No. 1 Tornadoes perfect.
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel is the front runner to win the Heisman Trophy tonight, and he could become the first freshman to win the coveted award.
For an unprecedented fourth time, Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez will meet in the ring tonight to settle their rivalry once and for all.
Gus Malzahn brings aboard his mentor and his protege to run the offense and defense on The Plains.
Arguably the brightest shining star in all of Major League Baseball right now, Lee County native and 2012 NL MVP Buster Posey is spending part of his offseason in his hometown helping out the Trojans’ baseball program to the tune of $10,000 worth of supplies and equipment from Louisville Slugger.
Madi Mitchell's 27 points and 9-for-9 from the free throw line is too much for Westwood's girls to overcome once again as the Class A two-time defending state champion Lady Wildcats prevail in their rivalry matchup.
Bainbridge boys hang tough against state No. 2 Tift County in home loss; Lady Bearcats also fall, remain winless
Brannen Greene, Tift County’s superstar scorer who has already signed with Division I power Kansas, is too much for the Bearcats to handle as Bainbridge loses its first game of the season Friday.
The Eagles swoop in and take down the Cougars on Friday evening in Camilla.
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.
This week's On the Job features Paul Payne, a physician at Southwest Georgia OB/GYN in Albany.
Albany police are seeking the third suspect in a recent armed robbery/assault.
A 22-year-old Albany man suffered a gunshot wound to the thigh running from an armed robber Friday.
Speaking before a local civic club, the senior instructor for the Lee County schools’ NJROTC illuminates the program.
APD responds to at least 39 incidents.
All 69-year-old William F. Gray wanted to do was take his friend to the hospital. An armed robber ruined that, an Albany Police Department report stated.
The Technical College System State Board names Albany Tech runner-up to Atlanta Technical College.
An Albany businessman grew his hair for a cause and got shorn for love two years later.
Let’s understand President Obama’s strategy in the “fiscal cliff” negotiations. It has nothing to do with economics or real fiscal reform. This is entirely about politics. It’s Phase 2 of the 2012 campaign. The election returned him to office. The fiscal cliff negotiations are designed to break the Republican opposition and grant him political supremacy, something he thinks he earned with his landslide 2.8-point victory margin on Election Day.
How are the "fiscal cliff" negotiations going? Reportedly, Republican leaders and President Barack Obama are in a stare-down. However, many rank-and-file Republican members have blinked, apparently ready to fold a demonstrably losing hand.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
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Curtis Davis, Ashburn, died November 28, 2012
Wilvern Kenneth Craft, Sr., 85, died December 7, 2012
Lanier Cain, 83, died December 5, 2012
John Jackson Brannon, 83, Donalsonville, died December 7, 2012
Duey Senn, Albany, died December 6, 2012
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Mae LaRose Brown Heidt, 79 Albany, died December 4, 2012
Dixie Milissa Simon, 84, Albany, died December 7, 2012
Barry Gerard lee, 43, Cobb County, GA died December 6, 2012
Bobby Lee Johnson, Cordele, died December 7, 2012
Sallie M. Waters, 69, Warwick, died December 6, 2012
Johnnie James Smith, Jr., Riverdale, died December 7, 2012
Bill Givens, 61, Albany, died December 6, 2012
Mira Nell McKinnon Stegall, 90, Lake Wales, FL, died December 5, 2012
Odessa McDaniel Guthrie, 88, Albany, died December 6, 2012
Mildred Reynolds Goff, 96, Sylvester, died December 6, 2012
Alva Power, 68, Albany, died December 7, 2012
Terlonzo W. Amos, 69, Albany, died December 6, 2012
Shirley A. Yeager, 66, Norman Park, died December 5, 2012
House Speaker John Boehner said Friday there has been no progress in negotiations to avert a "fiscal cliff" combination of automatic tax increases and spending cuts in January and called on President Barack Obama to produce a new offer.
Sugarland singer Jennifer Nettles has a new member of the family.
An assistant principal at an Albany school breaks up a fight between two female students, and the video surfaces on Youtube.
Shooter on loose after shooting man in thigh during robbery
Leesburg native and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips lent his vocal talents to the president Thursday night at the national Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Washington.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The U.S. economy added a solid 146,000 jobs in November and the unemployment rate fell to 7.7 percent, the lowest since December 2008. The government said Superstorm Sandy had only a minimal effect on the figures.