Giants star Buster Posey is the top vote-getter in the National League, MLB announces Sunday, earning the Leesburg native his first All-Star start.
Albany native Angelo Taylor dominated nearly the entire 400-meter final at the U.S. Olympic trials on Sunday, but a late stumble on the ninth hurdle pushes him to a second-place finish — but that was still good enough to earn Taylor a spot on the 2012 Summer Olympic team that’s now headed to London. (UPDATED: 11:46 p.m.)
In a letter to the editor, Marty Heldenberg of Parrott notes that internet political rumors are hitting in-boxes again.
America, America ... ‘tis a strange and wondrous name, having the distinctive quality of attracting attention as well as a certain mystique (an aura of heightened value), that appeals to the senses.
Thousands gather to celebrate America's birthday at Sunday's festival, hosted by Sherwood Baptist Church.
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Donors on July 4 can win a free car wash or tickets to the Atlanta Braves, courtesy of The Albany Herald.
The Alzheimer's Caregiver Time Out program at the Alzheimer's Outreach Center averages 20 participants a day, officials say.
Sarah Lenora Lowery, 72, of Camilla died Friday, June 29, 2012
James Alton Mims, Jr.,68, of Dawson, died unexpectedly at his residence on Saturday, June 30, 2012
Randy Hatcher,62, of Baconton died Saturday, June 30,2012
Mr. Lamar Phillips Taylor, 79, of Tifton died Saturday, June 30, 2012
Dyra Ann Kent,70, of Albany died Saturday, June 30, 2012
Shabreka Lenora Farrey, daughter of Gracie Lunsford
Barry McCray, 57, formerly of Albany, GA died Saturday, June 20, 2012
Mr. Walter Terry Foreman died Thursday, June 28, 2012
Ms. Annie Doris Vicks, 36, of Camilla died Saturday, June 30, 2012
Elaine B. Bonner, 80, of Albany died on June 30, 2012
Deacon Michael Gerard Jackson, 41, of Albany died on June 30, 2012
Little Miss Skylar Leeamber Thomas, 5 weeks old, of Albany died on June 27, 2012
For the second year in a row, the Albany Panthers arena football team ends the season as champions after downing the Richmond Raiders, 60-56, on Saturday night in front of 6,194 fans at the Albany Civic Center.
Brad Keselowski was in his backup car Saturday night, but that didn’t matter to the driver they call “Big Bad Brad,” who won at Kentucky Speedway.
Unexpectedly, NL Cy Young candidate Stephen Strasburg can’t beat struggling Atlanta starter Mike Minor on Saturday as the Braves avoid losing any more ground in the NL East race to Washington.
British-Australian swimmer Penny Palfrey passed the halfway point Saturday of her 100-mile swim from Cuba to Florida, which she is attempting without the aid of a shark cage.
Bainbridge's Ty Akins and former Albany State star Brandon Roulhac fail to qualify for the American Olympic track & field team.
Andy Roddick’s run at Wimbledon is over, but fellow U.S. stars Brian Baker, Mardy Fish and Serena Williams play on.
The pro debuts for local boxers Jeffrey Murray, Terry Roscoe and Tony Warren didn't go exactly as planned Saturday night when all of their fights were cancelled.
With so many assaults on the boundaries of governance and sovereignty in the news lately, reflecting on the career of writer and Hollywood director Nora Ephron, who died this week at 71, may seem off-topic. But upon reading through many glowing Ephron appreciations, I realize that in her work lies another broken boundary. It is a cultural one, and every bit as significant as lines on the map or in the Constitution.