Westover’s history-making Lady Patriots stay at the top of the Fab 5 girls poll at 22-0, and Albany’s Indians remain the team to beat in the boys poll, but there is also plenty of movement this week as Pelham and Monroe’s girls and Bainbridge’s boys both move up, while Calhoun County’s boys — winners of eight in a row — make their debut at No. 5. (ADDS: New Herald Fab 5 boys, girls polls; By The Numbers; Quote of the Week; Games of the Week; and area schedule)
Jackie Robinson essay contest continues through Feb. 28 CAIRO — Seventh-graders in Southwest Georgia are being invited to compete in an essay contest that pays tribute to Cairo native Jackie Robinson,
Moping doesn’t mobilize. This thought occurred to me recently when I temporarily succumbed to a moment of frustration over the demands on my time.
Albany police respond to at least 50 incidents
Hubert W. Adams of Stone Mountain, a former Albany resident and the father of University of Georgia President Michael F. Adams, died Sunday.
Bob White was widely known for operating Bob White Rents on Broad Avenue, which he opened in 1957.
The first Empty Bowls event sells hand-made bowls and a variety of soup to benefit those in need.
A new Lee County elementary school is expected to open in time for the start of the 2013-14 school year.
Madeleine Lisenbee died Jan. 25 and was buried Saturday, according to her obituary.
An aggravated assault and firing a gun within the city limits were included in the arrests the Albany Police Department made over the weekend.
Jawahn Ware will take over as clerk of the Dougherty County Commission after longtime Dougherty County Clerk Barbara Engram retires today.
The Dougherty County Police Department is soliciting the public’s help in catching someone who has reportedly been stealing items from the Dougherty County Public Works building on Habersham Road.
Jawaskie Luke and Leslie Thomas are among two suspects that continue to be on the run from the Albany Police Department, according to police officials.
Clifford Vansant and Austin Bentley were arrested early Monday for three counts each of entering auto in a Leesburg neighborhood.
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Aramark is seeking to inform students of the food services offered at ASU.
Right after death and taxes, the surest thing is that a government agency, once created, will go on for quite a while, regardless of whether it's needed.
One of the memorable slogans from the Reagan administration was "peace through strength." Reagan believed a strong defense was a safeguard against enemy attacks and the best hope of victory should America go to war.
When Ronald Reagan spoke those words, the American economy was still a colossus astride the globe -- its workers unchallenged by the Chinese, undaunted by the Japanese and South Koreans, barely aware of low-wage Mexicans. American factories still hummed with the hustle of well-paid workers assembling automobiles, stitching garments and making reams of silver halide film.
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Nina Faye Bond, 96, formerly of Pelham, died Sunday, Jan. 29, 2012
Mr. Robert W. "Bob" White 95 of Albany died on January 27, 2012
Geraldine (Gerry) Ollie Westberry Johnson, 83, of Cotton, Georgia died in the early am of Sunday, January 29, 2012
William Jackson "Billy" Meredith, 62, of Camilla, died Sunday, January 29, 2012
David Barnes, 31, was murdered in Tifton on Jan. 7.
Mr. John Walton, 48, of Cuthbert died on January 26, 2012
Geneva Wright, 104, of Pelham died on January 30, 2012
Mrs. Ginger Watson, 61, of Lee County died Monday Jan 30, 2012
Mr. John Eric Lane, 51, of Albany died on January 30, 2012
Burnell Lee Bryant, 93, of Fitzgerald, GA died Sunday, January 29, 2012
Lloyd Adams, Sr., 52, of Donalsonville died on January 25, 2012
Mr. Leonard Calvine Hines, Jr., 69, of Albany died on January 29, 2012
Several members of a Marietta family died in Sunday’s fiery multi-car pileup on I-75 in Florida.
Clara Williams Yancey, 88, of Fernandina Beach, FL, (formerly of Fitzgerald) died Saturday, January 28, 2012
Mamie Foster, 90, of Albany died on January 25, 2012
Raymond Brown, 71, of Albany died on January 29, 2012
Mr. Roy Lee Freeman of Baker County died January 28, 2012
Mayhue Tomberlin, 68, of Fitzgerald, died Saturday, January 28, 2012
The Carter Center on Monday announced it received $40 million in donations.