Last year during the municipal elections in Albany, one aspect of the controversial Ward II City Commission race was headed in a patently unfair direction before Albany City Manager James Taylor stepped in.
A former Albany State University dean speaks as part of Darton College’s Black History Month celebration.
Tracy Goode has been named Darton College's dean of institutional advancement and public relations.
APD responds to at least 10 incidents.
A Pelham native was the first African-American to fly with and command the Navy's prestigious Blue Angels.
Gunmen steal a laptop and game from residents in possession of drugs, and the victims end up in jail.
Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Phoebe North are expected to be operating under one license by Aug. 1.
You didn't have to like Whitney Houston's music to fall under the spell of her voice.
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Voters can cast their ballot in person or by mail-out absentee ballot until March 2.
Mrs. Sarah Ann "Gail" Jones of Sylvester, GA, departed this life on Friday, February 10, 2012
Patricia King Jefferson died on February 14, 2012
Ruth B. McKinney, 87, formerly of Albany, entered into rest on Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Eddie (Bubba) Bullock, Jr., 35, of Albany, GA, died Tuesday, February 14, 2012
Mrs. Arial Coonrod, 90, of Baconton died Wednesday February 15, 2012
Mrs. Verdine Cushion of Ashburn , GA , departed this life on Friday, February 10, 2012
Nathaniel Edge, 68, of Albany died on February 13, 2012
Mrs. Patricia Heath Blackshear McDaniel, died peacefully at her home on Wednesday Feb. 15, 2012
Charles Peyton Gleaton, Sr., 72, of Cuthbert died February 15, 2012
Mrs. Mary Shields Schler, 100, died Wednesday February 15, 2012
Mr. Brantley Chester, 84, of Albany, GA, died Wednesday, February 15
Edna Ethell Regan, 66, of Albany, passed away, Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Jeanella Whatley, 92, died on February 14, 2012
Mr. Harry Thornton Jr., 76, of Tifton,Ga departed this life Tuesday February 14, 2012
Luther (L.A.) Alexander, Jr., 83, of Tifton,Ga. departed this life February 10, 2012
Willie (Zene) Moore, Jr., 84 of Tifton,Ga departed this life February 9, 2012
Ms. Felicia Chanta Williams, 32, of Spars, Ga. departed this life February 10, 2012
Mr. Rychod Daniels, 28, of Albany died Thursday, February 16, 2012
Mr. Marvin Jackson, Sr., 69, of Albany died Tuesday, February 14, 2012
The national health insurance plan has created another controversy with the Obama administration’s proposed rules mandating that charitable religious agencies (hospitals, colleges, etc.) provide preventative women’s health options (contraceptives, morning-after pills). Religious people with strong opinions are angry, indignant and inflexible. (Take the Quik Quiz by going to Creede Hinshaw's column.)
Mr. Farris Tennyson of Buena Vista died on February 16, 2012
Ms. Rudy D. Clay, 42, of Dawson died on February 12, 2012
Mr. Wallace Roberts, 78, passed on February 9, 2012
Mrs. Pearlie Henry, 83, died on February 13, 2012
Mrs. Elouise Ruffin, 84, passed on February 10, 2012
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.
Darious Wallace, 13, of Albany died on February 11, 2012
Kathleen "Granny Kay" Moya, 91, of Fitzgerald died February 16, 2012
Little Rhiana Nijhona Law, 5, of Unadile died on February 15, 2012
Mrs. Lula Mae Porter, 78, of Albany, died Monday, February 13, 2012
Mrs. Ola Jenkins Acree, 93 of Albany, died Friday, February 10, 2012
Mel Blackaby is the senior pastor at the First Baptist Church of Jonesboro
The heads of the religious, business and government spheres all joined together Thursday morning to pray for the city, the community and the nation during the annual Mayor's Prayer Breakfast downtown.
Mrs. Mary Mathis-Willis of Albany died on January 30, 2012
Cleophus Calhoun, Jr., 79, of Camilla, died Friday, February 10, 2012
Here are the top headlines from around the world for Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012.
Dorothy Jean Means, 40, of Damascus died on February 12, 2012
Deacon Edward Randall, Jr., 47, of Crete, IL, formerly of Lumpkin, died on February 9, 2012
Sylvia Martin, 90, of Omaha died on February 10, 2012
Essie L. Bradley 82 of Colquitt,GA passed away Feb 11, 2012
Angela Michelle Ortega, 24, of Colquitt,GA passed away Feb 11, 2012
Josh Smith scored 30 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to lead the Hawks past the Suns.
COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Georgia stinks it up in loss to lowly S.C.; Georgia Tech men continue to struggle, fall to Wake Forest
After seemingly turning the corner after two huge back-to-back victories, the Georgia men’s basketball team displays the same inconsistency which has plagued them all season Wednesday night as they’re unable to beat South Carolina — the SEC’s worst team — on the road in an embarrassing 57-56 loss.
Georgia’s all-purpose football star Sanders Commings is issued a two-game suspension Wednesday by coach Mark Richt for his Jan. 21 arrest.
The Terrell Academy Lady Eagles roll in their GISA Class AA State Tournament opener Wednesday night in Dawson, keeping the quest for the school’s fourth straight championship in tact.
The No. 2-seeded Westwood girls basketball team crushes No. 3 seed Heritage and Crisp Academy's girls roll by Twiggs in the openers of the GISA Class A State Tournament on Wednesday, while No. 1 seed Deerfield wins the rubber match with Tattnall to move on in the Class AAA tourney.
The Hurricanes found out Wednesday that they were ranked No. 1 in Division II by Golfstat.com, and they will carry that ranking into their season-opening tournament this weekend in Philadelphia, Miss.
LOCAL COLLEGE SOFTBALL ROUNDUP: Jordan perfect as Darton softball rolls in home opener; ASU softball swept by VSU by combined 31-0
Katy Jordan tosses a perfect game in the opener and then comes in to pick up the win in Game No. 2 to lead Darton to its sixth win in a row Wednesday during its 2012 home opener.
LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: Albany Tech burns Andrew to snap 3-game skid; GSW men, women swept at home as Hurricanes officially eliminated from playoffs
The Lady Titans get a big win against a local rival Wednesday and now prepare for another Saturday when they host Darton.
Seminole County, winners of five straight coming into the Region 1-A tournament, races out to a big lead Wednesday against No. 1 seed Calhoun County, but the high-powered Cougars’ offense brings them back to advance to the semifinals Friday in Pelham.
Terrell County’s Greenwave sees their five-year run as Region 1-A champs — and five straight trips to the Class A state tournament — end Wednesday in a tough 49-43 loss to Pelham, which puts the game away with free throws down the stretch.
Albany police respond to at least 14 incidents.