For running an illegal bounty program, Saints head coach Sean Payton becomes the first head coach in NFL history to be suspended — receiving a one-year ban Wednesday — while former defensive coordinator Gregg Williams is out indefinitely and New Orleans GM Mickey Loomis gets eight games.
John Ken Nesbitt is honored by the state of Georgia on Tuesday night for being a role model in the classroom, off the field and on the baseball diamond for Albany State.
Several drastic changes are made by the GHSA this week as to how high school football teams around the state can conduct their practices, effective immediately, in response to the rise of heat-related deaths among prep athletes around the country.
After a rough end to the regular season, the emerging sleeper pick to win it all this year is none other than the No. 7-seeded Florida Gators, who creamed their first two opponents with defense and 3-point shooting to set up a Sweet 16 showdown tonight against No. 3 seed Marquette. (ADDS: breakout of today's Sweet 16 TV schedule, capsules of the other three games)
Around noon Wednesday, it looked like a done deal to send Broncos QB Tim Tebow to the Jets, but as the day wore on, the deal hit a snag, then was eventually worked out.
I remember somewhere around junior high school studying genetics. All the studies seemed to revolve around the behavior of fruit flies.
On March 14, the Romney campaign's political director, Rich Beeson, sent out a message touting Mitt Romney's recent delegate pickups. Yes, Rick Santorum had won Alabama, Mississippi and Kansas, Beeson said, but "Governor Romney's wins over the same period in Wyoming, the Northern Marianas, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Hawaii and American Samoa have helped expand his delegate lead, pushing him closer to the nomination."
Two words help explain why Barack Obama won the presidency in 2008: organization and engagement. Mitt Romney's team has closely studied Obama's model in setting up his campaign structure.
The Georgia Department of Transportation paint arrows opening both of Ledo Road's lanes for eastbound traffic to make left turns.
Labor Commissioner Mark Butler will speak at the upcoming Albany-Dougherty EDC luncheon.
Lane Price says that only a high standard of values can heal what's wrong with the Dougherty County School System.
A man with five pit bull puppies and 15 adult pit bulls chained in his yard faces cruelty to animals charges.
Albany police respond to at least 31 incidents
Entering through a window at about 1:40 a.m., Wednesday, four men, two armed with guns, attempted to hold up 24-year-old Dontavis Wright in his 2100 block of Gordon Avenue apartment, stated an Albany Police Department report.
Two men on one bicycle were injured when they collided with a tractor-trailer about 2:22 a.m. Wednesday on Clark Avenue at Cone Street, according to an Albany Police Department report.
The celebrated motivational speaker will talk about nonviolence and reconciliation.
The fox was fatally shot after it attacked a woman and a dog Tuesday in Dougherty’s Willow Nook neighborhood, authorities say.
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Albany police respond to at least 31 incidents.
Another teacher implicated in CRCT probe will retire in May
A teacher cited in state probe of 2009 CRCT scores will retire in May.
Shirley Franklin will be the speaker Friday for ASU’s annual Honors Day Convocation.
Rance John Taylor, Jr., 78, died Monday, March 19, 2012
Charles Donnal Lashley, Jr., 50, of Blakely died March 20, 2012
Mrs. Elisabeth H. Deal, 76, of Sylvester died Monday March 19, 2012
Mrs. Ester Chappell of Sumter County died on March 21, 2012
Raymond M. Hepner, 69 of Albany, GA died Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Eva Bell Wright, 75, of Albany died on March 21, 2012
Malissa D. Stokes, 90, of Albany died March 19, 2012
Four different city ward maps have been developed, all of which should pass Justice Department scrutiny, officials say.
With the help of one of the state's foremost authorities on redistricting, city staffers have prepared four new maps of redrawn city wards to present to commissioners April 3.
Henry Salter, Jr. died on March 15, 2012
Quarterback Tim Tebow has been traded from the Denver Broncos to the New York Jets
Mr. Joe Carter, Jr. of Americus died on March 20, 2012
Melanie W. Brown, 26, of Leesburg, GA, died Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Charles D. Beall, 79, of Columbus died on March 15, 2012
Betty L. Spell, 70, of Pelham died on March 19, 2012
Mamie Harris, 61, of Camilla, died Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Rather than finish his career outside of Pittsburgh, Hines Ward — the former third-round pick out of Georgia — elects to retire.
The No. 4-seeded Lady Yellow Jackets have no problem with No. 5 seed Georgetown on Tuesday in the NCAA Tournament’s Round of 32, sending Georgia Tech to the Sweet 16 for the first time in history.
Late Tuesday night, the Bulldogs' baseball team hammers the rival Yellow Jackets, 7-1, in the first meeting of the season between the two programs, while Georgia RB Carlton Thomas decides Tuesday to trasnfer.
TUESDAY'S PREP/LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Deerfeld boys, girls soccer beat Brookwood, sets up big showdown Thursday with rival Sherwood
Both the Deerfield soccer teams win Tuesday, as does Sherwood, to set up a showdown for first in Region 3-AAA on Thursday. (ADDS: items on Lee County boys, girls soccer; Sherwood boys soccer; Sherwood golf; and GSW golf and baseball)
TUESDAY'S PREP BASEBALL ROUNDUP: Trojans beat up Bearcats, win third straight; DWS, Pelham, Westwood all win
Lee County, which has bounced back from a four-game losing streak, wins its third in a row Tuesday night with a 12-2 mercy-rule win against Region 1-AAAA rival Bainbridge.
Denver is now officially the new home of one of the greatest quarterbacks in NFL history as Peyton Manning signs a deal Tuesday to become the new face of the franchise after splitting with the Colts this offseason.
PANTHERS NOTEBOOK: DB Rue earns PIFL POW after breakout game; Boyer also honored; Albany has strong attendance showing in opener
Panthers defensive back Corey Rue’s interception return for a touchdown Saturday against Richmond lifted Albany to a victory in its season opener, and Tuesday he was named the PIFL Defensive Player of the Week for the first time in his career. John Millikan
Braves starter Jair Jurrjens gives up seven runs in five innings and is outpitched by Detroit's Justin Verlander, who shut down Atlanta in both team's first nationally televised spring training game.