Dougherty County Police Department officers arrested Michael Hill at his home on the 1100 block of Congressional Court around 4 p.m. Thursday
Heart disease kills more women than all cancers combined, according to the American Heart Association.
A letter typed by city staffers shows the city is currently paying $90,000 for rent each year for the bus station on Oglethorpe.
“Buckets” Blakes, a member the world famous Harlem Globetrotters, does basketball tricks for the medically confined.
Officers are searching for 19-year-old Nigel Devontae Shorter.
Ward VI Commissioner Tommie Postell has asked Mayor Dorothy Hubbard to add an item to the City Commission's next work session to discuss the feasibility of erecting some sort of fence along Clark Avenue to shield the public from the remnants of Mimosa Trailer Park.
The Albany Police Department is searching for an Albany brother for questioning in the Feb. 21 self-inflicted shooting death of Joshua Hayes, APD officials say.
A number of big-name artists have performances scheduled at venues in the region.
All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous. Crime Stoppers has seven fugitives on its Most Wanted list this week.
Albany police respond to at least 42 incidents
While President Obama's proposal -- dead on arrival in an election year -- to raise taxes on those making at least $1 million a year is an agreeable idea with many Americans, most still prefer that the federal budget get balanced through spending cuts.
In advance, I apologize to my grown kids for what might be, for them, an embarrassing discussion about their mother's sex life and contraception.
Plans call for the 2011 accomplishments of the Albany Gang Unit to push through 2012 in the fight against gang crime.
Maintenance Center Albany and Maintenance Center Barstow have been deactivated so that the two plants can operate under a single command.
Scaring her family a woman takes off on a four-day drug binge, her relatives say.
MEXICO CITY (AP) Demian Bichir learned an important lesson when he left his native Mexico to launch a U.S. acting career and ended up working in a Mexican restaurant in New York: How to live the invisible life of an illegal immigrant with dignity.It's a subtle quality he brings
Honor and Cannon Family scholarships are awarded by the private school.
The event is geared toward increasing high schoolers’ participation in science and engineering.
Squawk of the Day - Feb. 24, 2012
Ewell H. Temples, 89, Trussville, AL, died February 22, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Many of this year's Oscar-nominated actors first experienced the magic of movies as children.. When asked on Oscar.com to reflect on their favorite movie moments, nominees such as Jessica Chastain, Kenneth Branagh, Gary Oldman and Octavia Spencer immediately went back in time.. "My favorite was
Charlie Walker, 85, Pelham, died February 16, 2012
Farris Tennyson, Buena Vista, GA, died February 16, 2012
Sharon Eaton Willis, 55, Cairo, died February 22, 2012
Sallie W. Strong, 88, Eufaula, AL, died February 17, 2012
Silas E. Mercer, Cordele died February 23, 2012
Ida Lee Stubbs Morgan, 82, died February 21, 2012
Ida Bell Harris, died February 19, 2012
Tyrone Henry, 46, died February 22, 2012
Doris Lee West Williams, 64, Leesburg, died February 19, 2012
Gladys Simmons Dixon, 94, Winter Garden, FL, died February 16, 2012
Josephine Merritt, Sumter County, died February 17, 2012
Princella Jones-Thurman, Bristol, CT, died February 18, 2012
Jesse Brock, 82, Waverly, FL, died February 21, 2012
Emma Lue Latimore Wheeler, 63, Miami, FL died February 16, 2012
Brechellia L. Sheppard, Albany, died February 17, 2012
Madge Sanders Miller, 77, Glen St. Mary, FL, died February 22, 2012
James Adkinson, Jr., Unadilla, died February 22, 2012
Steven Creg Murray, 57, Oakfield, died February 22, 2012
Mary Green-Greggs, Albany, died February 19, 2012
Laura Jackson, 73, Leesburg, died February 23, 2012
Mary H. Gilbert, 79, Albany, died February 17, 2012
Milton Wayne Merritt, Sr.
Felton Hicks, Albany, died February 17, 2012
Daisy Marie Sketo Edwards, 87, Georgetown, GA, died February 22, 2012
Edward Adams, Smithville, died February 16, 2012
Mrs. Juanita Spence-Mendez, Camilla, died February 16, 2012
William R. Coley, Sr., 90, or Albany, died February 22, 2012
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- At least one person on the Oscars red carpet won't have to worry about what to wear: Mother Dolores Hart.. The 73-year-old nun, who left Hollywood in 1963 to join a monastery after starring in films with the likes of Elvis Presley and George
The Associated Press. LOS ANGELES -- All four acting winners from last year's Academy Awards are returning to this weekend's Oscars as presenters.. Organizers say Colin Firth, Natalie Portman, Christian Bale and Melissa Leo will be there to hand out awards Sunday.. Last year's lead-acting prizes went to Firth
In far more ways than one, the Oscar ceremony this coming Sunday will be a grand celebration of the past and should provide more competitive drama than the last ten telecasts combined. In all six major categories there is not a single clear-cut, runaway favorite and it's unlikely even
LOS ANGELES -- Associated Press movie writers David Germain and Christy Lemire are boringly in lockstep on their picks for this season's top Academy Awards categories, depriving them of their usual snide debate over who's going to win.. Both predict the silent film "The Artist" will win for best-picture
In an interview with the Huffington Post Thursday, the head of the Federal Trade Commission says the organization is considering challenging Phoebe Putney Health System's merger with Palmyra Medical Centers to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Oscar organizers have agreed to drop mentions of the Kodak Theatre from Sunday's broadcast.
Mild weather, fees from the Muncipal Electric Authority of Georgia are to blame, officials say.
Facing a loss of $2 million in revenues thanks to a mild winter, and a $16 million increase in fees its charged by the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia over the last two years, board members of the Albany Water, Gas & Light Commission voted Thursday to raise electric rates by 10 percent effective March 1.
Seven Marines were killed in a collision of two helicopters in the California desert during night training exercises.
United States Postal Service officials announced that they will close the Albany Mail Processing Facility on Slappey Boulevard and consolidate it with the facility in Tallahassee.
Joseph Edward Bush, 54, died February 14, 2012
A series of attacks in Iraq territory killed at least 50 people on Thursday.
Educators implicated in the Atlanta school cheating investigation have been ordered to attend a meeting today to discuss employment.
Deerfield-Windsor grad Andre Young scores nine points to help Clemson rip Georgia Tech, which has its lowest offensive night in the series since 1936 in a 56-37 loss on Tuesday.
Jeremy Lin keeps Lin-sanity alive by scoring 17 points and handing out nine assists as the Knicks destroy Atlanta, 99-82, in New York on Wednesday. (ADDS: items on Hawks' Joe Johnson missing All-Star game; ex-Georgia Tech star Shumpert pulls out of dunk contest)
Tiger Woods struggles with a meager opponent in the first round of the Accenture Match Play Championships on Wednesday, beating Spain’s little-known Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano by just one hole, while last year’s PGA Tour FedEx Cup champ Bill Haas is stunned in his opener against Japanese teen phenom Ryo Ishikawa, and defending champ Luke Donald is out.
LSU sinks four free throws in the final 30 seconds of the game to put Georgia away, 61-53, on Wednesday night in Baton Rouge.
LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton baseball comes off biggest win of season, downs Wallace Dothan at home; ASU softball swept
The Darton baseball team wins its second game in a row Wednesday, while the ASU softball team is swept in a doubleheader against Columbus State, falling to 2-10 on the season.
Westover baseball will open its 2012 season today in Lee County’s inaugural “Greatest Show on Dirt” invitational against Schley County.
After his crushing loss to Jimmie Johnson in the 2010 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, Denny Hamlin fell apart emotionally and on the race track in 2011, posting his worst season ever, but now he claims he’s gotten past that defeat and is ready to once again compete for a title.
Herald No. 1 and state No. 3-ranked Albany High enters the GHSA Class AA State Tournament against Appling County at home Saturday night after putting together the best regular-season record in the school’s history.