Linebacker Mike Peterson, who can play anywhere in the Falcons' defensive scheme, signs a new deal Monday with Atlanta.
MLB TRADE ROUNDUP: Yankees steal Ichiro from Mariners for minor-leaguers; Tigers get Marlins stars Sanchez, Infante
Shortly before the Yankees started their series against the Mariners on Monday, Seattle dealt one of its players to New York: clutch hitter Ichiro Suzuki.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith wraps up his week-long stay across the pond covering the British Open for The Albany Herald with a look back at Sunday’s unpredictable finish that saw Adam Scott blow a big lead on an unforgiving Royal Lytham course and hand the Open's Claret Jug to Ernie Els on a silver platter.
The NCAA slams Penn State and former coach Joe Paterno on Monday to the tune of a $60 million fine, loss of scholarships, a four-year bowl ban and the vacating of more than 100 wins, but the Nittany Lions avoid the dreaded “death penalty.”
Those who are wise in this country realize that the "gun" control debate has been finished since the 2007 Virginia Tech shooting (not massarce) that killed 32.
My husband and I have lived in Dougherty County for 45 years. Our three children received personalized attention and a quality education in our schools. Before I retired, I taught art at Radium Springs Middle School. I have seen our schools continue to decline.
The portrait of Georgia Appeals Court Presiding Judge Herbert E. Phipps that was placed Monday in the Dougherty County Judicial Building was a well deserved honor for a gentleman who has had a long and distinguished legal career.
APD responds to at least 70 incidents
A teenager is arrested in connection to an aggravated assault in downtown Albany on Sunday, police reports show.
Sometimes, it becomes necessary in our lives that we step back from some things.
Lee County, Leesburg and Smithville officials are closer to a local-option sales tax agreement, but heated words fly.
Christopher Warren is running against Dougherty Magistrate Victoria Darrisaw for the State Court judge seat being vacated by John Salter.
Sally Ride, who blazed trails into orbit as the first American woman in space, died Monday of pancreatic cancer. She was 61.
Magistrate Court Judge Victoria Darrisaw worked for former Dougherty DA Ken Hodges for eight years.
As Georgia suffers a drought, USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan says any farm bill is better than none.
Taylor wants people more involved in government
The challenger for a Lee County Commission post says the county's people are being forgotten.
Muggridge running on his record
A sitting member of the Lee County Commission cites areas of growth in the county during his first term.
Warren Lee Hill had been scheduled to die by lethal injection Monday night in Jackson.
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One of Southwest Georgia's most accomplished judges was honored with a portrait that will grace the walls of the courthouse where he presided.
Scott Harper, 45, of Albany, GA, died Saturday July 21, 2012
Mrs. Katie Mae Jackson of Sylvester, GA, departed this life on Thursday, July 19, 2012
Cherrie Ann Cooper, 79, of Bronwood passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012
Mary Elizabeth "Libby" Womack of Albany passed away at her home on July 22, 2012
Mr. Henry Arthur Spurlin, 55, of Albany died Sunday, July 22, 2012
Mrs. Bernice Garrett Cross, 72, of Albany died Sunday, July 22, 2012
George Haron McLendon, 84, of Sparta, Georgia passed away on Sunday, July 22, 2012
Mrs. Shirley Ann Larrett Potter, 85, of Mt. Pleasant and formerly of Albany, passed away Saturday, July 21, 2012
Georgia's secretary of state rules that a Democratic challenger for House District 151 is ineligible to run for office.
Joanne Marie Jackson, 57, of Albany died on July 22, 2012
Willie R. Brown died on July 19, 2012
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Gov. Nathan Deal on Monday acknowledged violating state campaign rules.
Southwestern Judicial Circuit Chief Superior Court Judge Rucker Smith also has received a similar letter, with his issued in March.
Monday proves to be the deadliest day of the year for Iraq.