Easter Seals Southern Georgia plans 2nd annual Heels and Wheels Challenge
This month marks the beginning of another school year. For educators, it is the opportunity to set the tone for the entire year. For parents, it is the opportunity to demonstrate their commitment to their child’s education. For students, it is the chance for a fresh start. August is a foundational month.
In a fairly close contest, Michael Fowler unseats Coroner Emma Quimbley on Tuesday.
Clinton Johnson will replace Dougherty County Commissioner Muarlean Edwards in January.
It was all my idea. As immodest as that might sound, it’s true. Now that my friend, Karen, has made it to the big time, she should be reminded that it all started with one of my hair-brained schemes.
Jeanne Robertson will headline the Southwest Georgia Council on Aging’s Comedy Night benefit.
After leading the GSW men’s golf program to its greatest season in school history, head coach Andrew Danna leaves to coach another D-II school.
2012 SUMMER OLYMPICS --- DAY 4 ROUNDUP: Queen Elizabeth II’s granddaughter leads Brits to silver medal in equestrian event
The queen’s granddaughter Zara Phillips helps team Britain to a second-place finish behind Germany in Olympic equestrian eventing.
A retired Marine wins a seat on the Lee County Commission over the county's budget committee chairman.
With just over half the counties reporting, no one held a clear majority in the 2nd Congressional District race.
John Daniel and Jeff Hobby appear headed for a general election battle to see who succeeds longtime sheriff Freddie Tompkins.
Tuesday's victory against North Korea gave the U.S. team first place in its group with three wins in three games, the first time the Americans have ever swept their group opponents in Olympic play.
Challenger Lane Price has 8,685 votes to 6,499 for the incumbent Anita Williams-Brown.
Challenger Lane Price unseats incumbent Anita Williams-Brown to claim the at-large seat on the Dougherty School Board.
The Americans turn a close game at halftime into a blowout Tuesday against Tunisia.
Novak Djokovic outclasses Andy Roddick in the second round of the Olympics at Wimbledon Tuesday, beating him, 6-2, 6-1, under the Centre Court roof.
Eatonton native Vincent Hancock not only becomes the first skeet shooter to ever win back-to-back gold medals, but he also breaks his own Olympic record Tuesday when he fires a perfect 25-for-25 in the final round during the Summer Games in London, earning him a second straight gold medal after he won it all as a 19-year-old four years ago in Beijing. (ADDS: link to watch replay of medal round online)
State Rep. Carol Fullerton defeats Muarlean Edwards Tuesday to win a new legislative term.
Michael Phelps anchors the 4x200 relay team that wins gold Tuesday, officially making the American swimming star the all-time winningest Olympian in history.
A flurry of moves are made before the major league trade deadline Tuesday as the Braves, Dodgers, Giants and Rangers all pick up players they hope will help them make postseason runs.
With relative ease, the American women’s gymnastics team gets back atop the podium Tuesday at the Summer Olympics in London, winning gold for the first time in 16 years.
For the first time since 1993, pro basketball is back in Southwest Georgia as the newly founded Albany Shockwave and general manager Christopher G. Pike name local basketball legend Al Smith as the franchise’s first head coach at Tuesday’s introductory news conference. (ADDS: Shockwave games won't conflict with city high school contests at Civic Center)
Victoria Darrisaw and Christopher Warren were running to replace outgoing State Court Judge John Salter.
All but three regions in the state appeared poised to vote down the regional measures.
Runoffs looked possible Tuesday in two fierce Republican primaries for Congress -- one for a new district centered on Gov. Nathan Deal's old political turf in north Georgia and the other to the east that was redrawn to give Republicans a political advantage over the Deep South's last white Democratic congressman.
Lee County’s sheriff will return to office for a second four-year term after a resounding election victory.
The real assault weapon debate is only trumped by the abortion debate as most divisive.
I always thought for some reason that cartoons were for kids.
Republican leaders and periodicals have urged Milt Romney to release his tax returns for the past ten years.
Here’s an interesting defense: A public official claiming he cannot be fined for breaking Georgia’s Sunshine Laws because he is a public official and was acting in his capacity as a public official when the alleged violation occurred
Our nation and our military are about to confront one of the biggest threats since World War II.
The Dougherty County School Board approves re-issuing contracts to five teachers connected to the CRCT controversy.
The primaries are over. Now it’s time to get down to the really important issue that has Southwest Georgians buzzing.
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An afternoon crash at the intersection of North Van Buren Street and Second Avenue sends three to hospital.
Albany police respond to at least 32 incidents.
James Robert Boggus, 64, Fitzgerald, died July 29, 2012
Dougherty Superior Court has ordered that Precinct 22 remain open until 7:30 p.m. today after determining that voting started at 7:30 a.m. at the precinct.
Belinda Faye Nelson, 51, Ashburn , died July 30, 2012
Laverne Watson Walters, 87, Ty Ty, died July 30, 2012
Lottie Cox Hooks, 100, Pelham, died July 31, 2012
Louis A. Holton, 53, Americus, died June 26, 2012
Lois A. Brice, 45, Albany, died July 29, 2012
Debbie Butts, 51, Albany, died July 31, 2012
Lazelle Zorn Smith, 95, Brinson, died July 29, 2012
Pauline M. Harper, Albany, died July 31, 2012
Demetria Diane Royal, 40, Albany, died July 28, 2012
Betty Brown, 71, Bainbridge, died July 29, 2012
Dora West Jones, 62, Albany, died July 31, 2012
Edward Patrick Burke, 83, Bainbridge, died July 30, 2012
John Henry Arnold, 77, Albany, died July 27, 2012
The Albany City Commission is considering placing WG&L’s general manager under the Albany city manager.
Four accused DCSS elementary school teachers are first to face CRCT tribunal.
Atlanta promised a deal before the trade deadline, and late Monday it put one together, acquiring a pitcher and an outfielder from the Cubs in exchange for Arodys Vizcaino, a top prospect who had season-ending Tommy John surgery in April, and Jaye Chapman.