Sarah Burke was an X Games star with a grass-roots mentality -- a daredevil superpipe skier who understood the risks inherent to her sport and the debt she owed to it.. The pioneering Canadian freestyler, who helped get superpipe accepted into the Olympics, died Thursday.
Former Deerfield-Windsor and UGA standout baseball player Christopher Fordham, 31, is killed in a house fire in Jacksonville, Fla.
Georgia Tech is embarrassed by Virginia, 70-38, Thursday night as the Yellowjackets have their lowest scoring game since 1982.
Patriots QB Tom Brady, who missed Wednesday’s practice with a sore shoulder — his non-throwing shoulder — was back on the field Thursday, while Giants QB Eli Manning, who was sent home from practice Wednesday with a stomach bug, also returned to practice Thursday as both signal callers get set for their respective conference championship games Sunday.
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce conducts its 102nd annual meeting at the Darton College Cavalier Arena.
Calls begin for $1 increase in peanut checkoff to fund better research.
Andy Roddick is out of the Australian OPen after leaving after three sets in his second-round game against Lleyton Hewitt.
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and his brother, John Harbaugh — the coach of the Ravens — are each one win away from a sibling Super Bowl and NFL history.
Federal authorities charge Joseph W. Jordan, Southeastern Farm Brokers owner, in what they contend is a $3.4 million loan fraud and bribery scheme.
Westover’s girls put their unbeaten record on the line Saturday night against Class AAAAA Tift County at ABAC as the Herald’s No. 1 Lady Patriots continue on their quest for an undefeated season. (ADDS: notebook items on Dougherty, Lee County playing without home gyms; Worth's new girls hoops coach; big weekend for area teams).
After 47 years the Boys & Girls Clubs of Albany spans generations at its Annual Stakeholders Meeting.
The Flint River Model Railroad Club will host its annual train show and sale this weekend.
In a battle of two of GISA’s top girls teams, Alex Barfield scores 17 points to lead Terrell Academy in a narrow 47-41 win against Westwood on Thursday night in Dawson.
Editors Note: This is the first in a 3-part series on the state's economic forecast.
Albany managed to add more than 1,000 jobs in 2011, officials say.
Herald Guest Columnist Furman Bisher looks ahead to spring training for the Atlanta Braves, who Bisher thinks could be in for a big year after a late collapse last season left a bitter taste in their mouths.
Officials with Phoebe Putney Health System are planning for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital and Phoebe North to be operating under one license by Aug. 1.
When All-Star center Al Horford went down with a serious shoulder injury recently, many thought the Hawks were doomed, but they’ve suddenly surged to first place in the East and actually look better than ever.
Neighbors want pit bulls off the street in the 2500 block of Cherokee Drive near the Sylvester Highway.
Have you considered reading through the Bible this year?
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Jan. 12-19, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Keeping ahead of the curve is what America has been known for over the years, and even in belt-tightening times we can’t afford to not look years down the road.
In a letter to the editor, Doris Stevenson of Albany says to be careful to avoid political deceivers.
My recent column about Michelle Obama, which I wrote to counter the negative responses to Jodi Kantor’s new book, “The Obamas,” apparently has been misinterpreted by some.
Members of the tea party insisted they were turning the GOP into a populist, anti-establishment bastion.
APD responds to at least 28 incidents.
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Chief Master Sgt. (Ret), William Charles Reynolds, 81, of Sylvester died Wednesday January 18, 2012
Billie Jean Barfield Knight, 72, of Albany, GA died Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Irene Stripling Hubble Davis, 100, formerly of Albany, died Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Mrs. Bobar J. Smith of Sylvester, Georgia, who departed this life on Monday, January 16, 2012
Christopher Mark Fordham, 31, of Jacksonville, Fl. died Jan. 15 2012
Margaret Pugh Bridges, 92, of Cuthbert died on January 17, 2012
Mrs. Mary Ann Jenkins,73, Meigs, Ga passed on January 16, 2012
Mr. Amos Lewis,69, of Meigs, Ga passed on January 16, 2012
Mrs. Johnnie Dell Jones of Edison died on January 19, 2012
Mrs. Katie Johnson, 92, of Edison died on January 12, 2012
Mr. Tilmon Milner, 97, of Albany died Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Mr. Jessie Dee Thomas, 66, of Albany died Monday, January 16, 2012
Bro. Marion Griggs, 64, of Georgetown, GA died at Vista Care Hospice in Columbus, GA on Monday, January 16, 2012
Ms. Dorothy E. Gray 79 of Valdosta,Ga departed this life on Friday January 13, 2012
Ted White, 67, of Blakely died on January 18, 2012
Katie Maude Hogan, 76, died January 14, 2012
Mrs. Sheryl Ruis Kirkland, age 45 of Oak Park, died Monday, January 16, 2012
The U.S. Attorney's Office disclosed court actions in Macon and Columbus
Mrs. Glenice Vernell Burton of Smithville died on January 17, 2012
Mrs. Yvonne Wilson Burney of Smithville died on January 14, 2012
Ms. Tonya Denisa Jordan of Stone Mountain died on January 15, 2012
Mr. Jay Brown, 73, of Dawson died on January 18, 2012
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is abandoning his presidential bid and endorsing Newt Gingrich.
Elton Ray "Man" Dydell, 55, died on January 10, 2012
Howard H. Jones, 78, of Lumpkin died on January 16, 2012
Mary Jane Brown, 74, of Cusseta died on January 11, 2012
Mr. Lonnie Jenkins, 74, of Albany died on January 14, 2012
State Labor Commissioner Mark Butler announced today that Georgia’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined for the third straight month in December.
Worth County speedster Kimmy Lee, who was 23-for-23 on stolen base attempts her senior season, will continue her softball career at Tallahassee Community College.