Albany Crime Stoppers Most Wanted - Feb. 10, 2011
What do Rick Santorum and Clint Eastwood have in common? Sorry Rick, you haven’t made it yet as an Eastwood-style make-my-day cultural icon. But in different ways, Santorum and Eastwood have demonstrated the limits of both an entirely negative slant on politics and a pessimistic take on America’s future.
The Obama administration is touting the latest unemployment numbers released last week by the U.S. Department of Labor as proof its policies are working. But a closer look at the actual number of able-bodied people who are willing to work, but are not, reveals a different picture.
A decade ago when the Bush administration launched the No Child Left Behind law that drew strong bipartisan support from Congress, it carried with it lofty goals ... but it didn’t improve the delivery of education in the United States nearly enough to meet the goal of universal math and reading competence with two years still left until the deadline.
The three educators are seeking to help the continent create a sustainable economy.
Many disagree about the definition of a pit bull, as well as their natural temperament.
The move should give Georgia and nine other states some flexibility and relief from rigid requirements.
Raymond Aham Young was arrested Thursday morning in connection with burglarizing a residence and assaulting the female resident.
A gunman robs K&S Food Mart in Albany of an undisclosed amount of cash.
Efforts to establish a College and Career Academy in Dougherty County are connected with a failed legislative issue in the Legislature.
One of the Southeast’s hardest-working touring bands will make its first stop in Albany this weekend.
APD responds to at least 20 incidents.
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Squawk of the Day - Feb. 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.
Mr. Larry Donnell Brooks, 60, of Albany, died Saturday, February 4, 2012
Bernell Elizabeth Yeomans Kirkland, 87, of Leesburg, GA died Thursday, February 9, 2012
Wilson Crews Barber, 68, of Huntsville, AL, formerly of Lee Co., GA, died Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Joyce Lee Jones Pickard, 63, of Dawson passed away at her home on Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Louise Singletary Etheredge, 98, of Newton, died Wednesday, February 8, 2012
It started in middle school. It was a teacher’s fault actually, a responsible adult, who first introduced me to it. Out of the blue.
The National Prayer Breakfast was held this month for 3,500 guests with President Barack Obama speaking.
Louis Oliver Jackson, 76, formerly of Cuthbert died February 2, 2012
Mr. Benjamin Brunard Blaylock, 56, died on February 1, 2012
Mary L. Brown of Apopka, FL died on February 5, 2012
Mr. McArthur Rouse, Sr., 77, of St. Petersburg, FL, formerly of Albany, died on February 1, 2012
Hattie Mae Williams, 103, of Albany died on February 8, 2012
Eddie R. Heard, 64, died February 7, 2012
Jennie Mae Dennard, 65, died February 1, 2012
A former Albany Police Department officer has been granted a new trial on a child molestation conviction in 2010.
Mr. Wallace Roberts, 78, died on February 9, 2012
Georgia's share of the foreclossure abuse settlement would be more than $814.7 million.
Mr. Frank Brinson, 74, of Tifton died February 7, 2012
Mr. John Edward Ellis, Sr., 71, died on February 4, 2012
Robert Claude Starling, 83, died February 6, 2012
Diane Harper Jewell, 53, of the Holt community in Irwin County died Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Elaine Sutton, 88, of Blakely died on February 6, 2012
Ouida McDaniels, 89, of Blakely died on February 4, 2012
Mrs. Mattie Marie Brown-Morris of Albany died on February 6, 2012
Mr. Gary Lee George of Lee County died on February 4, 2012
Kijion Rylan Woods, Infant of Tifton,Ga passed January 8, 2012
President Barack Obama on Thursday will free 10 states from the strict and sweeping requirements of the No Child Left Behind law.
Freshman Austin Rivers drains a 3-pointer with one second left to bring Duke back from down by as many as 10 points with two minutes to play and beat hated rival North Carolina late Wednesday night.
The Deerfield boys and girls swim teams haven’t missed a beat since the departure this past offseason of head coach Lorraine Withers, who took the program to new heights during her tenure, then turned things over to Morgan Garcia and Lisa Bartlett, who have combined to help keep the Knights and Lady Knights one of the forces to be reckoned with in the GISA.
The Lady Rams sweep the Lady Hurricanes Wednesday for the second time since ASU began its softball program in 2002 thanks to a three-run homer from Kandis Banks and a pair of shutdown pitching performances by Chelsea Hicks and Shay Marks.
Former Turner Job Corps hoops star and Life Christian grad Keith Graves went from unknown and overlooked to one of the leaders at Middle Georgia Tech, both on and off the court.
Georgia Tech administrators are unsure how extreme or minor the NCAA will view the multiple recruiting infractions the college sports governing body claims were committed by the school.
Entering spring training, Braves starter Tommy Hanson says his shoulder feels better than ever after tearing his rotator cuff last season.
Atlanta’s three-game home losing streak is history after Wednesday’s huge win against rising East powerhouse Indiana.
Less than a week after getting outscored, 36-2, in three losses to Nova Southeastern to open the season, the Albany State baseball team bounces back with a huge road win against rival Valdosta State on Wednesday.
Australia native Bryden Macpherson leaves the Georgia men's golf program Wednesday in hopes of turning pro later this year.