Westover knocks off Herald No. 2 Monroe, 51-37, at Darton to spoil the Tornadoes’ perfect Region 1-AAA run and lift the Patriots into a position to win the No. 2 seed in the region tournament next week.
At 23-0 entering Tuesday night, Westover was on a quest for the first perfect regular season in school history, but that quest is derailed at Darton College by city rival Monroe, which stuns The Herald No. 1 Lady Patriots, 51-48.
Bainbridge and Lee County dealt with a one-hour power outage Tuesday night, and when the lights came back on the Lady Trojans ran away with a 66-52 victory.
The Darton golf team finishes a disappointing sixth place Tuesday in Melbourne, Fla., in its 2012 spring season opener, but sophomore Joe Sakulpolphaisan shoots 5-under to win low medalist — and the second tournament of his college career.
The Darton baseball team picks up its third win of the season behind right-handed hurler Ryan Lemonds, who tossed five scoreless innings. (ADDS: items on South Georgia Tech women's basketball, ASU women's, men's basketball)
Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher stayed home for the Super Bowl for the first time in his long and successful journalism career, and says he actually liked taking in the Big Game from his living room, thanks in part to finally getting to watch all those talked-about Super Bowl commercials.
House Democrats are split on a proposed constitutional amendment that would give the state the power to create charter schools — jeopardizing the bill’s prospects for passage in the chamber.
Police respond to at least 28 incidents
A 31.66-acre tract of land at one of Leesburg's busiest intersections is rezoned for future commercial use.
The deactivation ceremony for the Albany Marine Band is scheduled for Feb. 24.
Assuming the weather holds true to forecast, Georgia's peach crop is in good shape this year.
One of the saddest notes that has been played lately is the news that the Albany Marine Band will be disbanding later this month.
Just two wins away from the first perfect regular season in school history, Westover's girls basketball team is stunned by city rival Monroe on Tuesday night to hand The Herald No. 1 and No. 2 state-ranked Lady Pats (23-1) their first loss of the year.
During an attempt to stop a speeding Cadillac, an Albany Police Department patrol car is rammed into, with no injuries to officers.
A woman throws hot water on a man who hit her, then sets fire to a residence Tuesday, police say.
As each of us goes about our daily business, we tend to see things along the way that strike us as somehow unusual or out of the ordinary. These can be good things or bad, but they kind of stick in a place that puts them on memory rewind and keeps them coming back to us, often at inopportune times.
When the Thronateeska Heritage Center and the Georgia DOT asked us if we wanted to be involved in a decommissioning and commissioning ceremony for the Broad Avenue Bridge, our newly formed Southwest Georgia Veterans Coalition was honored to be asked.
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George Raymond Mitchell, Jr., Camilla
Gwin Nichols Crawford, Sr., 59, Columbus, died February 5, 2012
Willie Johnson, 86, Bainbridge, died February 7, 2012
James E. Thompson, 64, Fitzgerald, died February 4, 2012
Warren Arnold, 86, Sycamore, died February 7, 2012
Ida Will Richardson, 85, Ft. Gaines, died February 7, 2012
Margaret Price, 85, Leesburg, died February 6, 2012
Russell L. Andrews, 42, Climax, died February 6, 2012
Jane Stephens Astolos, 61, Albany, died February 6, 2012
Mattie Marie Morris, 73, Albany, died February 6, 2012
Mollie Taylor, 86, Albany, died February 7, 2012
Mary L. Brown, Apopka, FL died February 5, 2012
A high-ranking official resigned Tuesday from the Susan G. Komen for the Cure breast-cancer charity after a dispute over whether the group should give funding to Planned Parenthood, according to a letter obtained by The Associated Press.
Linda Meggers, an expert who helped the Dougherty County Commission and School Board redraw their district lines, has two city map proposals ready for consideration.
Former University of Georgia star running back Knowshon Moreno was arrested by Denver police Wednesday on a drunken driving charge.
ASU’s Lady Rams drop a doubleheader to West Georgia to start their softball season.
Darton's swimmers sweep a pair of meets over the weekend, including the Region XVII championship.
Deerfield-Windsor’s Reed Hancock, one of the most prolific pole vaulters in the nation, signs with Alabama on Monday.
Darton’s high expectations hit a wall as the Cavaliers struggle in the opening two rounds of their first golf tournament of the spring season, sitting in fifth place.
Steve Nash celebrates his birthday early, dropping in 24 points to lead the Suns past the Hawks, 99-90, Monday night in Atlanta.
PREP HOOPS PACKAGE: Includes Fab 5 poll, Quote of the week, By the numbers, schedule, and top games of the week.
Westover’s history-making Lady Patriots are still unbeaten and on top of the girls Fab 5, while Albany High’s top-ranked boys win three games to close in on the top seed in Region 1-AA. Monroe’s boys move up to No. 2 and meet Westover tonight at Darton. Dougherty’s girls swap places with Monroe at No. 3 after beating the Lady Tornadoes. (includes, schedule, By the numbers, Quote of the week, and top games of the week.)