Roger Federer overcame a two-set deficit Friday at Wimbledon to avoid his earliest Grand Slam exit since 2004.
Marquette forward and former South Georgia Tech star Jae Crowder was picked 34th late Thursday in the NBA draft by Cleveland but was quickly dealt to the Dallas Mavericks in a multi-player deal, while DWS grad Andre Young wasn't drafted.
Several of the Panthers’ best players are talking about hanging it up, but before they retire they want to win one more championship.
Albany native Angelo Taylor ran a 48.77 in the 400-meter hurdles to win his semifinal race at Friday’s U.S. Olympic Team Trials. (ADDS: Bainbridge's Ty Akins, former ASU star Ronnie McGirt, U.S.A. swimmers)
This is a hot weekend, even by Southwest Georgia standards.
Page Two thinks America needs to wake up. It's obvious from The Squawkbox that many people are uninformed and or ignorant.
I just read the reactions to the U.S. Supreme Court's 5-4 decision to uphold the 2009 health reform act. It was not surprising to read the favorable reaction of U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, D-Albany.
As a property owner in Dougherty County, I would like to comment on a couple of statements made in the Tuesday edition of The Herald.
The former No. 1 RB recruit in the nation, Isaiah Crowell, is kicked off the team after he is arrested for felony weapon charges at an Athens checkpoint early Friday morning. (UPDATED: 6 p.m.)
Albany police respond to at least 61 incidents
Three black men stabbed a barber at Gene’s Barbershop, 1309 W. Broad Ave., at about 4 p.m. Friday.
The Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany opens the gates Friday for a prelude celebration of the Fourth of July.
Violent actions bookend midnight in Albany on Thursday.
A controversial Worth County budget is approved without change.
Reeves Construction Co. wins a paving bid for a Lee County road.
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Congress emphatically approved legislation Friday preserving jobs on transportation projects from coast to coast and avoiding interest rate increases on new loans to millions of college students, giving lawmakers campaign-season bragging rights on what may be their biggest economic achievement before the November elections.
LOST fund allocations for Lee County will be determined by a special "compromise committee" in the future.
Voncile Fleming 93 of Albany, GA formerly of Elba, AL departed this life Thursday, June 28, 2012
William Henry Lee (H. Lee), 78, of Albany, passed away on Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Shirley Ann Beckham Blankenship 81 of Edison died June 29, 2012
Mae Frances Hayward, 59, of Albany, died Friday, June 22, 2012
Eldora Harrell, 76, of Albany passed away Thursday, June 28th
Thelma Ellis Freeman, 91, of Blakely died on June 28, 2012
Mrs. Lillian Deloris Broxton, age 89, passed away Thursday, June 28, 2012
Mr. Walter Foreman died Thursday June 28, 2012
Mrs. Mable Ervin of Cuthbert died on June 28, 2012
Mr. James Sanders, 63, of Albany died on June 29, 2012
A judge will weigh several factors Friday in deciding whether to set bond for the neighborhood watch volunteer who fatally shot Trayvon Martin.
Pelham’s Jeffrey Murray was at the lowest of lows after losing his brother to colon cancer and nearly dying himself in a car accident, but he has been able to turn his life around all thanks to the sport of boxing, and Saturday that long journey comes full circle when he makes his professional debut at what is believed to be the first-ever fight night held at the U.S. 19 Dragway in Albany. (ADDS: breakout on Albany fighters Roscoe, Warren also making pro debuts Saturday)
Former Bainbridge track & field star Ty Akins is a strong showing away this weekend at the trials in Oregon from qualifying for next week’s Summer Olympics in the 110-meter hurdles. (ADDS: note on former ASU star Brandon Roulhac reaching triple jump finals Thursday)
PANTHERS NOTEBOOK: Davis says he has 'no idea' whether Kennedy or Lester will start at QB in title game
Darnell Kennedy led Albany in a rout of Columbus last week in the semis, but Cecil Lester, who is almost 100 percent after his knee injury, is 10-0 as the starter making the call as to who starts in Saturday’s title game a tough one. (ADDS: items on Panthers firing back at Lions coach for calling Albany "classless"; Raiders' short week before championship game).
NBA DRAFT: Hornets — as expected — draft UK’s Davis No. 1; Hawks snag Vandy sharpshooter Jenkins at No. 23, Virginia's Scott at No. 43
New Orleans surprises no one Thursday when it makes Anthony Davis the No. 1 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, while Atlanta picks up a high-scorer in Vandy's John Jenkins at No. 23 and Virginia's Mike Scott at No. 43. (ADDS: fulll draft list)
NBA NOTEBOOK: Warriors coach Jackson the target of extortion by ex-stripper girlfriend; Wade to have surgery, won't play in Olympics
Married Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson helps the FBI nab a former stripper with whom he had an affair, as well as her accomplice, in an attempt to extort six figures.
Chris Young hits a homer off Braves closer Craig Kimbrel --- the first dinger he's allowed all season --- in the ninth inning to lift Arizona to a 3-2 victory Thursday night in Atlanta.
WIMBLEDON: No. 100 Rosol sends No. 2 Nadal home in one of biggest upsets in grand slam history; Roddick, Serena roll
Most of the Americans advance Thursday at Wimbledon, but the same couldn’t be said for No. 2 seed and French Open champ Rafael Nadal, who suffers arguably the worst defeat of his decorated career and is out after just the second round. (ADDS: breakout on Karlovic accusing Wimbledon linesmen of cheating to help local favorite Murray win second-round match)