Voters in 12 regions throughout the state will decide Tuesday whether to levy an additional 1 percent sales tax in their regions for transportation projects.
Denny Hamlin captures the 11th pole position of his career and his second this season Saturday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, where he will try to win the Brickyard 400 today. (ADDS: Keselowski wins Nationwide race at Indy)
Atlanta manager Fredi Gonzalez announces that Kris Medlen is coming out of the bullpen and replacing Jair Jurrjens in Atlanta's rotation, beginning Tuesday against the Marlins.
Grand Island and Doublegate County Club tied for first place in the opening day of the 2012 Challenge Cup Golf Tournament, which pits Albany’s four golf courses against each other.
The U.S. women's basketball team looked vulnerable in its 81-56 win against Croatia but still hung on for its 34th straight Olympic victory. (ADDS: Tennis, Gymnastics, Roundup of Saturday's events)
The Braves keep pace with the Nationals in the NL East and remain four games back, thanks to Mike Minor’s eight brilliant innings on the mound Saturday.
The August Gardener
I have long been fascinated with Bigleaf Hydrangeas. I am not sure if it is the huge blooms, the color, or just the fact that the “snow balls” are so Deep South looking. What a beautiful display from just a few blooms.
Preston, England, is my final destination of a fortnight which began in London, where I arrived in time to see the televised singles final at Wimbledon with English friends.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from July 8-22.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In fitness, “the core” and “core training” are terms thrown around often, and are buzzwords usually associated with the abdominal muscles. Contrary to the popular belief that the core refers only to the abdominal area, the core consists of all the muscles that connect to the spine.
Future Hall of Famer Tony Gonzalez, who became No. 2 in NFL history in career receptions last year with 1149, indicated Friday that this season will likely be his last.
ASU Director of Athletics Richard Williams says that he has reached out to larger schools, such as Division I Alabama State, about adding them to the Rams’ schedule.
The American women's soccer team stays unbeaten by cruising past Colombia, 3-0, and guaranteeing a spot in the quarterfinals of the London Games soccer tournament. (ADDS: Dispute between U.S. goalkeeper Solo and former soccer star Chastain)
APD responds to at least 95 incidents.
Leesburg is headed to the Dixie League World Series with a close bond and an all-for-one spirit that has made this ride even more special.
Michael Phelps, the winningest Olympian of all time, didn’t even medal in Saturday’s 400 IM, while Ryan Lochte captures gold in a blowout.
Albany native Angelo Taylor has shed plenty of tears — of both pain and joy — and is one gold medal away from becoming the greatest 400-meter hurdler of all-time.
Rick Allen, Ken DeLoach and John House are running in the GOP Primary for the 2nd Congressional District.
Parents, students and others turn out for the first 4Given Youth Empowerment Summit Saturday.
School system officials say that student safety is a paramount concern.
Here are thee results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.
A three-star U.S. Air Force general with Albany ties will supervise more than 42,000 medical personnel.
Jim West holds a Q&A with Eric Belusko, owner of Albany Hand Therapy.
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Jamie Franklin Spence, 36, Camilla, died July 26, 2012
Donald Rueben Garrett, 80, Blakely, died July 27, 2012
Eulalah C. Gardner, 96, Coolidge, died July 27, 2012
John Henry Arnold, 87, Albany, died July 27, 2012
Annie Lois Dunlap, 85, Sumter, SC, died July 26, 2012
Loran Leonard Parker, 68, Newton, died July 27, 2012
Floyce D. Griffin, 93, Albany, died July 26, 2012
Carolyn Ruffin Alligood, 64, Albany, died July 27, 2012
Chesterfield Anglin, Jr., 79, Camilla, died July 27, 2012
Johnnie Lee Perry, 74, Leesburg, died July 28, 2012
Jakie Hart, 78, Albany, died July 27, 2012
Johnny Calvin Ward, 48, Dawson, died July 27, 2012
Josh Cabrera, one of the top receivers in the area, leaves Lee County. (ADDS: Lee County winning the Region 1-AAAA All Sports Trophy)
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