Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Former Dodgers pitcher Don Sutton and his journey to 300-plus wins and 3,500-plus strikeouts.
Not only did Darton freshman Anna Macht win a national championship in the 400-yard individual medley, but she also left her mark in the program’s record book with her first season as a Lady Cav.
PREP ROUNDUP: Morrell racks up 12 Ks, Westwood wins 17-0, Southland drops DWS, Miller County beats Westover, 6-2
Caleb Morrell strikes out a dozen batters to lead Westwood to a 17-0 win against Georgia Christian while Class A Miller County knocks off Class AAA Westover, 6-2. Southland edges Deerfield, 5-4, in the GISA Region 3-AAA opener and DWS sweeps Sherwood in tennis while both DWS soccer teams romp against Tiftarea and Sherwood's girls beat Southland 7-0 in soccer, and the roundup includes DWS golf, Lee County baseball and Baconton Charter baseball.
Behind freshman Chelsea Hicks, the Lady Rams have surged to a 4-0 conference record and four wins in their past six games.
Lee County seventh grader Nicole Fye, one of the most prolific 13-year-old swimmers in the USA, bounces back from a scary accident on the road and swims the 23rd fastest time in the nation for all ages in the 1,500-meter freestyle.
Junior guard Glen Rice Jr. is booted off the Georgia Tech basketball team after being charged — alongside a graduate student manager — in a shooting incident outside an Atlanta nightclub.
Defense and balance has been key for the Seminoles, who are coming off their first ACC title in the history of the program and are preparing for a dangerous St. Bonaventure team.
It may just be spring training, but the Braves are 0-8-1 since March 5 and struggled Tuesday against the Marlins and pitcher Carlos Zambrano, who threw his first game against Atlanta since walking away from the Cubs last season.
Police respond to at least 50 incidents
The Albany Chicken Wing Festival is back to entertain families with music, wings and more.
For a long time, I’ve driven past that house and thought how happy it looked. Isn’t it funny how you can look at a house and know that laughter rings within its walls?
The Dougherty County Saddle Club welcomes the public to the first shows of the season Saturday.
I'd like to start by clearing up a misconception. I am not being insulting or ironic when I say I enjoy the zany tidbits and comments of the many squawkers and regular online responders to articles in this newspaper.
I have read different stories recently about the flag ordeal at Mr. Gieryic's. When I read the first story, I immediately went to check out the situation.
The University of Georgia's SBDA brings its GrowSmart program to local business owners and managers.
Two men in their early 20s became victims of armed robberies in Albany Monday night.
Furlough days, school occupancy, salaries and supplements dominate as the DCSS looks to save money.
A controversial garbage fee ordinance, which has divided Lee County since its passage in 2009, may be on its way out.
Nordstar LLC Development is ready to move forward with the construction of 100 townhouses near a Lee County golf course.
Big Dawg Calling Cards on West Broad Avenue is listed in an indictment from DeKalb County Superior Court for participating in alleged illegal gambling activity.
Albany, Monroe and Dougherty High Schools will now qualify for state assistance.
An Albany ARC fundraiser on Thursday night will pay off big for one lucky ticketholder.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
Robert Earl Granger 68, of Albany, GA died Sunday, March 11, 2012
Mr. David Lamar Hill, age 65, of Donalsonville, GA. passed away Monday, March 5, 2012
Mr. Maurice Develle Jackson of Suwanee, GA, departed this life on Monday, March 5, 2012
Joseph Henry Mathis, 81, of Albany, GA, died Monday, March 12, 2012
Roy Landis Pippin, Sr., 72, of Albany died Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mrs. King passed away on Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Eli J. Collier, died Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Mr. Quantavious Travae Sheffield of Sumter County died on March 10, 2012
A woman from Sylvester is accused of stealing a total of $19,385 in benefits.
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Moultrie, has scheduled two forums this Friday on the federal farm bill, including one in Tifton.
Mr. Willie Heard, Sr., 72, of Albany died on March 12, 2012
Mrs. Patricia Gail Shorter-Davis, 48 of Cuthbert, GA and formerly of Dawson, GA died on Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Robert Singleton, 61, of Shellman died on March 12, 2012
Mr. Lewis Singleton of Sumter County died on March 12, 2012
The Obama administration on Monday released broad new operating rules for state-run health insurance exchanges.
Mrs. Gloria Williams Carter of Dawson died on March 12, 2012
Mark Richt agrees to a new five-year contract that will carry him through the 2016 season, but the Georgia coach is forced to answer questions during Monday’s news conference about the legal troubles his players have recently stumbled into.
Baconton Charter and Westwood win baseball games on Monday, and Deerfield's tennis teams sweep Tiftarea, but GSW's golf team shoots 20-over at Valdsota State.
Rachel Hatch, a former Herald Player of the Year in soccer from Lee County who sat out her final season at Darton with an ACL injury, signs a soccer scholarship with Armstrong Atlantic.
Joe Sakulpolphaisan picked up his first golf clubs in Sriracha Chonburi, Thailand, 11 years ago, beginning a journey that took the Darton golfer all the way to the No. 1 ranking in junior college.
The Braves walk a dozen Cardinals and lose 5-4 on Monday to drop to a 1-10 record in the Grapefuit League.
Braves third baseman Chipper Jones tells the Atlanta Journal Constitution on Monday that retirement could be as close as “tomorrow.”
Georgia Tech (24-8) opens March Madness against No. 13 seed Sacred Heart, while Georgia's women (22-8) open against MAAC champ Marist as the NCAA women's tournament begins on Sunday.