The Albany Panthers win their second-straight championship title in front of a home crowd Saturday night in Albany.
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 email@example.com.
After months of arguing, Congress on Friday did what was inevitable — particularly in an election year. It passed a $100 billion transportation bill that also kept college students’ interest rates at 3.4 percent.
The beginning of an intriguing battle is brewing in Georgia as the International Keystone Knights of the Ku Klux Klan’s (the IKKKKK?) application to take part in the Adopt-A-Highway program in north Georgia’s Union County is being challenged by the state.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail June 21-27, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from June 18-June 24.
APD responds to at least 67 incidents
According to the most recent Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) statistics, the national childhood obesity rate has tripled in the last 30 years.
Shakespeare workshop set for this week ALBANY — Actress Emily Kitchens will conduct a two-day Shakespeare Intensive Workshop Thursday and Friday at Theater Albany, 514 Pine Avenue.
Question: If the sound of a jet taking off equals around 180 decibels and the sound of a whisper equals about 20 decibels, what does about 140 decibels equal? Answer: Tuesday night.
The July Gardener
Blueberries are an excellent ornamental shrub for the yard with pretty blue-green leaves and, if you are lucky, a little fall color.
Ten candidates pitch their experience in hopes to secure votes for six various elected positions on July 31.
An APD SUV collides with a Ford F-150. Emergency responders rescue a woman trapped in the flipped pickup.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Doug Lorber, co-owner of Albany Audiology.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty, Lee and Worth counties.
An Albany businessman/philanthropist insists a large-scale music and arts festival can do well in Southwest Georgia.
Two hearings are scheduled for Monday and a final one is set for July 9.
Most homeowners fail to take advantage of energy-saving tips and programs, which can lead to hundreds in added energy costs.
The Supreme Court's decision upholding the health care law is not only a huge victory for President Obama but also a moment of leadership for Chief Justice John Roberts.
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This is one that the "Music Man," Carlton Fletcher, our longtime cohort, has not pulled from his bag of musical lists.
Dyra Kent, 70, died Saturday June 30, 2012
Mr. Scottie Andrew Walls, 29, of Albany died Friday, June 29, 2012
Harriette Elizabeth Maddox Morton, 89 years old, of Marietta, Georgia, went to be with her Lord on the 29th of June 2012
Bonnie Fay McCoy, 74, of Albany, died Wednesday, June 27, 2012
Eldora Harrell, 76, of Albany passed away Thursday, June 28th
Thelma Ellis Freeman, 91, of Blakely died on June 28, 2012
Melvin S. Daniel, 78, of Albany, passed away Saturday, June 30, 2012
Alton Mims, 68 of Dawson died on June 30, 2012
Lemroy Edwards, 74, of Lumpkin died on June 27, 2012
Mrs. Shawna Denise Cross Holley 45 of Ashburn, Ga departed this life June 26, 2012
The Braves tie Friday's game with four runs in the seventh inning, but Washington's Michael Morse belts a home run in the eighth to lift the Nationals to victory.
Will Plowden was born with bilateral clubfeet and has had eight surgeries in his life, but two weeks ago he overcame all of his challenges to throw a perfect game.