Plans are to cut at least $400 billion from the U.S. defense budget in the coming years, officials say.
An Albany bicyclist drops in at an Albany church with She's My Sister, a bike group sponsored by the American Bible Society.
The Albany Police Department is continuing to investigate the backhoe break-in at American Idol Phillip Phillip’s father’s pawnshop.
Don't you find it odd that the word extremism seems to apply only to conservative Republicans? Terminology often drives political discourse and those who control the terms often determine the outcome.
Former Florida Gov. and announced non-candidate for vice president Jeb Bush hit the nail on the head about national politics these days.
The little 7-year-old hurricane boy is sad. There is nothing much worse than seeing a sad hurricane. If this continues, he might become a tropical depression. He's sad because one of his good friends may not be returning to his school next year.
Attorneys are expected to make their final arguments in Dougherty Superior Court in the case against Charles Lamon Tharpe.
With just a few weeks left before local government budgets for the next fiscal year have to be submitted to the state, officials are looking under rocks previously unturned in an effort to avoid any increases in local property taxes.
All eyes will be on the U.S. Open’s pairing of bitter rivals Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods when golf’s second major of the year tees off today.
Man wanted for theft of leaf blower
A day after announcing a local three-day festival, the event's organizer announces a deal with a cooking competition.
Former NFL player Bobby Howard will make an appearance at an Albany health fair on Saturday.
A Car and Bike Showcase is just one highlight of the weekend.
The Albany Police Department's Family Protection Unit is inviting city residents to come out and get acquainted.
The document includes plans to get the city fiscally sound and calls for an overall reduction in staff.
Atlanta has now lost four games in a row following Wednesday’s 3-2 loss to the Yankees, who get another solid outing from starter Hiroki Kuroda.
The World Boxing Organization says it plans to review how two Las Vegas judges came to award a split decision win to Timothy Bradley against Manny Pacquiao when nearly everyone else had Pacquiao winning the bout.
After being cleared of age-old doping charges recently, famed American cyclist Lance Armstrong now faces new one --- and, if proven true, they could result in a lifetime ban and the stripping of his major titles.
Bookmakers in Las Vegas favor Georgia in every regular-season game it will play this upcoming year.
At the annual Peach State Pigskin Preview, Blazers coach David Dean said he’s working to rekindle the annual rivalry matchup with the Rams.
Despite having a loaded offer from nearby Florida A&M, Dontrevious Ousely turns it down and holds out for UNC, which finally offered the state discus champ.
China’s Andy Zhang, 14, will make pro golf history when he tees off today at the U.S Open as the youngest player to ever take part in a major.
Miami looks to try and find a way to stop Kevin Durant, while also getting LeBron James more help in Game 2 of the NBA Finals tonight. (ADDS: NBA Finals notebook)
After being drafted and advancing in the minors, Leesburg natives D’Vontrey Richardson, who starred at FSU, and Thomas Nichols, who starred at Georgia Tech, decide not to pursue MLB careers.
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Federal prosecutors have filed an order dismissing the remaining criminal charges against John Edwards.
Melvin (Bud) Weeks, 81, of Fort Gaines, GA, died June 12, 2012
Shirley Jean Louminec Beasley Mazzara, 64, died Monday, June 11, 2012
William David Cooper, Sr., 67, of Henry Road, Sylvester, GA, died June 12, 2012
Leonard White, 84, passed away Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Mrs. Lennie D. Key, 88, of Sylvester died Monday June 12, 2012
Linda Hair Newsome Scurlock of Worth County died on June 12, 2012
Mrs. Lydia V. Castleberry, 74 of Leesburg, Ga. died Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Mr. Michael Woods of Ashburn, GA, departed this life on Friday, June 8, 2012
Rosie Walters, 84, of Albany died June 13, 2012
John Cochran, Jr., 69, of Albany died June 13, 2012
Doris Clay, 83, of Albany died June 11, 2012
Alice Rogers of Bronwood, GA, died June 13, 2012
Mr. Johnny Marcus of Camilla passed away on June 12, 2012
Mr. Henry P. Miller, 90, of Morgan died on June 13, 2012
Lillie Oneida Stando, 70, of Altha, FL, formerly of Shellman, died June 12, 2012
Mr. Sylvester Goins, 49, of Pineview died June 10, 2012
Mrs. Carolyn V. Greene, 53, of Albany died Tuesday June 12, 2012
Mrs. Ann Forshee Lumpkin Chumney, 75, of Sylvester died Friday June 8, 2012
A budget shortfall brings closure to two Dougherty County library branches.
A wave of car bombs struck Shiite pilgrims in several cities across Iraq on Wednesday in one of the deadliest attacks since U.S. troops withdrew from the country.
Sis. Aralee Dennard Jones, 71 of Dawson, GA died on Sunday, June 10, 2012
Kevin Durant has a monster second half as his 36 points lifts OKC to an 11-point win in Game 1 of the NBA Finals late Tuesday night against the Miami Heat, 105-94.
Late Tuesday night, the man suspected of killing two former Auburn football players, Desmonte Leonard, is arrested, finally ending a frantic three-day manhunt.
PEACH STATE PIGSKIN PRVIEW: UGA's Richt has high expectations for three former Southwest Georgia stars in 2012
Early County’s Shawn Williams and Mitchell County’s Justin Scott-Wesley could have memorable season at Georgia this year, as could Seminole County's Bacarri Rambo as soon as his offseason disciplinary issues are resolved.
Albany State football coach Mike White is concerned about who next season’s starting QB will be after he reveals to The Herald on Tuesday that potential starter Blaize Schaeffer is academically ineligible.
Alex Rodriguez's grand slam against Atlanta on Tuesday not only was the difference-maker in New York's 6-4 win against the Braves, but it tied him for the most all-time in Yankees history with legend Lou Gehrig.
The graphic testimony of what former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky allegedly did to 10 young boys continue Tuesday during Day 2 of his sexual abuse trial.