Region 1-A, 1-AAA and 1-AAA basketball tournaments got under way Tuesday as Seminole's boys, Miller's girls and Terrell's girls advance in 1-A, while Crisp County's girls and Dougherty's boys and girls open with victories in 1-AAA and Bainbridge's boys roll to their 16th win in a row to kick off the 1-AAAA tournament. (ADDS: item on Westover-Bainbridge soccer).
Herald Guest Cokumnist Furman Bisher writes this week that after watching Tiger Woods fail to win this past Sunday at Pebble Beach, it's never been more apparent how much he misses swing coach Butch Harmon.
Nine area private-school basketball teams get set to make a run at a state title when the girls tournament begins today, followed by the boys tipping off Thursday. (ADDS: breakout with complete GISA state tournament schedule for Southwest Georgia teams)
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton golf goes low, wins Coastal Georgia Invitational; ASU men's, women's hoops swept by Benedict; Lady Rams' Thomas named Newcomer of Week again
The Cavs rally on Day 2 of their second spring tournament to capture the team title, while sophomore leader Joe Sakulpolphaisan wins his second straight low-medalist honor.
Come out Friday and Saturday to raise funds for cancer and Multiple Sclerosis.
The possibility of life on other planets will be explored in a discussion session.
Byne Christian School plans a “Son Run” for Saturday.
A classic Prince movie will be part of Friday’s dinner and a movie deal.
The Dougherty County Cooperative Extension office continues spring garden series.
On Saturday, the Dougherty Saddle Club is inviting the public to try their hand at running.
The Dougherty County Cooperative Extension office also has upcoming classes on baking.
The head of the Ray Charles Foundation is demanding the return of a $3 million gift given to Albany State University in south Georgia because the organization says the college has yet to use the funds to build a performing arts center in the artist’s name.
In a letter to the editor, Walt Specht of Leesburg says that administrators should see life in the classroom.
In a letter to the editor, Edward Schweikert of Albany says that women are moving closer to combat trenches.
In a letter to the editor, L. Katherine Kirkman of Albany says that an urban forest creates beauty and benefits.
In a letter to the editor, James Balch of Albany says that Obama is turning the U.S. into a socialist state.
Nearly 200 area middle and high school students will compete in the 40th Annual Darton College Regional Science and Engineering Fair on Friday at Darton College.
The Albany Area Employer Committee will host a seminar for employers on Feb. 21.
Byne Christian School will host The Son Run beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
A Lee County High School scholar and a teacher who inspired her are honored at a Lee Chamber of Commerce breakfast.
A Georgia Supreme Court ruling on a Lee County garbage fee ordinance is expected in the next 30 to 60 days.
A handful of hospitals performed worse than their peers in terms of potentially deadly bloodstream infections.
John H. Hetzler today becomes the 10th publisher in the history of the 120-year-old daily newspaper.
The Albany Marine Band will be deactivated on Feb. 24 after 22 years of service.
A short time after joining an Albany law firm, a local attorney becomes chief of staff for a Republican presidential hopeful.
A flick of a finger disposes of a cigarette butt and spells jail time for a trio in Lee County.
The Dougherty County Small Business program was established to help local businesses land government contracts.
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Albany police respond to at least 25 incidents.
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I have the day marked in my memory: It was Dec. 17, 2011. That was the day I stopped at a gas-'n-sip in east Alabama and paid $1.99 a gallon for regular unleaded gasoline. I don't expect to pay less than $2 again in my lifetime, so I've mentally preserved the moment.
Jean Nowlin Owens, 83, of Albany, GA, died Monday, February 13, 2012
Mary Yielding died Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Darious Wallace, 13, of Albany died on February 11, 2012
Essie L.Bradley, 82, of Colquitt passed away Feb 11, 2012
Mrs. Ruth McKinney of Deatsville, Alabama died on Feb. 14, 2012
COLUMBUS — Up-and-coming stars from Lee County High School’s Theater Arts Program shone brightly among a constellation of more than 3,700 high school stars gathered in Columbus for the annual three-day Georgia Thespian Conference.
City of Albany celebrates Arbor day
Charles Edward Glover, 63, of Albany died Sunday February 12, 2012
Jerry Brown of Donalsonville died on February 13, 2012
Mr. Henry Lee Anthony, Jr. of Americus died on February 12, 2012
Glen Dale "Moody Boy" Sanders, 50, of Fitzgerald, died Sunday, February 12, 2012
Darton’s Trey Hicks, Cole Claar, Raheem Hill, Dametres Ellis, Terry Harris and Ryan DeVita all qualified this weekend for nationals.
Joe Skulpolphaisan leads the field with five-under 67 an Darton is in second place after the first round of the Coastal Georgia Invitational.
Lee Couinty's Lady Trojans get a big night from Maggie O'Connor and Briana Scott and handle Houston County, 64-49, in the opening round of the girls Region 1-AAAA tournament, and Bainbridge also advances to Thursday's semifinals with a 73-59 win against Hardaway as five Lady Bearcats score in double figures.
Darton strands nine base runners and falls to Enterprise, 3-2 on Monday
After a season away from football, Randy Moss un-retires Monday and says he will play in the NFL next year.
The Region XVII No. 1 South Georgia Tech women’s basketball team not only beats No. 2 Darton on Monday for the second time this season, but keeps alive the hope of its first perfect conference season in school history.
Furman Bisher writes about Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers.
Final poll: Monroe girls move up to NO. 2 after stunner against Westover, and includes Fab 5 poll, By the numbers, Quote of the week, and schedule of GISA state tournament games and GHSA region tournaments.
The Eastern Division’s second-place Hawks have adjusted well without injured All-Star center Al Horford in the lineup, but they’re still holding out hope he can return before the end of the season.