Ol’ timers here can remember when Newnan was 30 miles from Atlanta — a nice drive up through croplands and pastures to a city on the move.
If you ever hear that I have been babysitting, know this: It was an absolute act of desperation on the part of the mothers. It means there was no other option.
Reader suggestions and brain-dead oversights spur a second list of some of a music fan’s favorite songs.
The forgotten 500 list spurred from reader suggestions.
vaccine recommended for people 60 and older to prevent shingles is now available at the Southwest Public District's 14 county health departments.
The Albany Marine Band will perform a concert honoring Martin Luther King Jr. at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Albany Municipal Auditorium.
With the help of some well-connected supporters, this week's Quail Unlimited Celebrity Conservation Event may be the biggest ever.
The Lee County Sheriff's Office links to a bulletin service to inform residents of emergencies and more.
The Pizza Shop is one of several businesses who are looking to grow downtown in 2012.
Commissioner Dennis Roland calls for changes to Lee County's garbage collection policy, including a $100 deposit.
Two fights in the early hours of Tuesday put one man on the run and another in Dougherty County Jail.
The fifth annual HOPE Ball is set to take place Feb. 4 at Hilton Garden Inn.
Martin Luther King Jr. was born on Jan. 15, 1929, in Atlanta.
A band featuring four actors from “General Hospital” will be among the talent featured Saturday night at the Albany Civic Center.
Albany Police Department officers seek a man in connection with a shot fired at Pine Bluff Country Estates.
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For the first time in its history, the University System of Georgia has plans to contract.
In an old Mad magazine parody, two neighbors are standing at a fence between their properties talking about the beauty of their shared religious beliefs.
Hardwoods Deer Processing on Philema Road has been operating for several weeks without a valid business license.
Officials with Chehaw say the park will close for 12 days starting Monday.
Ms. Brenda Denise Hamilton of Sylvester , Georgia departed this life on Thursday, January 5, 2012
Ms. Kate Pendleton Lenhardt Owens, 83, of Albany, GA, died on January 1, 2012
Linda Power Smith, 68, of Albany, GA., died Tuesday January 10, 2012
Horace Franklin Thursby, 62, of Dawson passed away at his home on Monday, January 9, 2012
Funeral services will be Thursday, January 12, 2012
Flora May Dismuke Harrell, 88, of Parrott went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Mr. Leon Vickerson, 70, of Albany died on January 8, 2012
The state Board of Regents has approved the unprecedented merger of eight colleges to reduce costs, shrinking the university system from 35 to 31 institutions for the first time ever.
Charles L. Bowman, 93, of Albany, died Tuesday, January 10, 2012
Mr. Arthur Patrick Creter, Jr. 81, of Albany died January 10, 2012
Mr. Ethridge died January 9, 2012
Luke Bryan's record label, Capitol, announced today that his single "I Don't Want This Night To End" has been certified gold by the Recording Industry Association of America.
Mr. Thomas W. McDonald, 86, formerly from Albany died December 26, 2012
Roy Danny English, 60 of Irwin County, GA died on January 10, 2012
Mr. Donnie Lester, 49, of Homerville, Ga. departed this life January 9, 2012
Mr. Ben Streeter 65 of Waycross,Ga departed this life January 8, 2012
Mr. David Tyrone Barnes 31 of Tifton,Ga departed this life Saturday January 7, 2012
Former City Commissioner Morris Gurr and Bob Hutchinson named to board.
Former City Commissioner Morris Gurr and Bob Hutchinson are named to the board.
Ann Jarman Blake, 66, of Marietta passed away on January 9, 2012
Albany police are searching for Leecorey Walker, 32, in connection with an early morning stabbing today on Hobson Street.
Joan Alison Saumenig, 49, of Albany died on January 5, 2012
Ms. Bobbie Lee Gaines, 67, of Sylvester died on January 7, 2012
Yale Wallace Perkins, 60, died on January 9, 2012
J.C. (Johnny) Coleman, 56, of Blakely died on January 4, 2012
Mrs. Myrtis Kelly Sims of Sumter County died on January 7, 2012
Funeral services for Mr. Ernest West of Americus...
Ms. Vanessa Welborn of Americus died on January 8, 2012
Mr. James Dodson of Americus died on January 8, 2012
Mr. Willie Solomon of Americus died on January 7, 2012
Mary Adkison Lynn, 82, of Fitzgerald, Georgia died Monday, January 9, 2012
Dougherty County will be among the first of 26 districts in the state to evaluate teachers largely on their students' progress and test scores.
It was the No. 2 Crimson Tide — not the unbeaten No. 1 Tigers — who roared loudest Monday night as Alabama posts the first-ever shutout in a BCS game, blanking LSU, 21-0, for its second national championship in three years.
HERALD PREP PEEK: New Fab 5 Poll; Quote of the Week; Games of the Week; By The Numbers; area schedule
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Police respond to aggravated assault
Steve Stricker shoots a 4-under 69 Monday and holds onto his lead in the final round of the PGA Tour's season-opening meet.
The Knights and Lady Knights' swimmers both take third in a field of 25 teams at the Atlanta Invitational over the weekend.
One season after the Lady Titans broke through and earned their first win in the rivalry series against crosstown foe Darton, they’re out to do it again tonight.
Barry Larkin, the former Cincinnati Reds shortstop was chosen on 495 of 573 Hall of Fame ballots, well above the necessary 75 percent.
Americus-Sumter and Pelham move up in the girls Fab 5 Poll, Early County pushes its way up to No. 4 in the boys poll, while Westover still reigns over both polls at No. 1, although the Patriots and Lady Patriots face their biggest week of the season.
BULLDOGS NOTEBOOK: UGA’s Boykin named Paul Hornung Award winner; Bulldogs land state’s stop defensive prospect Jenkins on Monday over ’ Bama
University of Georgia defensive and special teams star Brandon Boykin is named the most versatile player in college football Monday as he takes home the prestigious Paul Hornung award.
Bainbridge native April Thomas is named the conference’s Newcomer of the Week on Monday based of performances the last week for the red-hot Lady Rams.
Atlanta head coach Mike Smith was direct and to the point Monday in his assessment of the season: "We didn't get the job done."
Josh Smith scores a season-high 26 points and the Hawks shoot over 50 percent from the field to beat the Nets for the third time this season.
Squawk of the Day - Jan. 10, 2012
When the Republican presidential candidates tire of bashing each other, perhaps they will start addressing the expansion of radical Islam.
The tea party was an idea born out of frustration with big government, reckless spending, influence pedaling, erosion of civil rights in the Bill of Rights and the constitution in general.
Let's get Obama to stay the next four years.