LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Darton softball extends win streak to 30 games; Deerfield baseball loses key region game to Westfield
The No. 13 Darton softball team stretched its NJCAA-leading win streak to 30 games on Thursday with a pair of wins. (ADDS: items on Deerfield, Westwood baseball; Deerfield golf; and Deerfied, Sherwood and Lee County boys and girls soccer)
Almost three years ago, Louisville men's basketball coach Rick Pitino was at the center of an extortion scandal involving an extra-marital affair, but now -- by all accounts -- he's a changed man.
Albany State’s track & field athletes are returning from spring break just in time to participate in the 20th annual Alice Coachman Invitational, which is held in honor of the first African-American woman to win an Olympic gold medal.
I recently heard a wise hospice counselor clergyman speak movingly about grief. Practically everyone faces grief either for the death of a significant person, a dearly loved pet or even the death of a cherished ideal.
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Health care has been on the minds of many Americans this week, and with good reason. The U.S. Supreme Court heard six hours of arguments on the legailty of the federal health reform act. Americans likely won't learn until June whether the act — or parts of it — can stand, though the justices will know its prognosis by the time they go home for the weekend.
Is there any interest in discovering the facts about the killing of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman? Facts, after all, can undermine ideology. They have the power to dispel fantasy. They can put the brakes on error. They lead, sometimes, to logical conclusions. All of which means, in this particular case, that when the facts come out, they might well undermine "the cause."
Valerie Williams says she will focus on making sure ATC is providing the right courses to enhance students’ development.
Republicans talk too much about religion, and Democrats don't talk about it enough. That's one way to read two new polls examining the connection between religion and politics in this year's election.
An area judge receives a reprimand after having a charge reduced to reckless driving from drunken driving.
APD responds to at least 51 incidents
More than 5,000 British cadets underwent pilot training for the Royal Air Force during World War II at two Albany air bases.
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Jacqulyn D. Clark, 79 of Canton, GA (formerly of Albany, GA) passed away Sunday March 25, 2012
Mrs. Valrie Chambliss Spence passed away Wednesday morning, March 28, 2012
Mr. Childers died on Monday, March 26, 2012
Mrs. Lorene Aultman Fambro, 93, of Sylvester died Wednesday March 28, 2012
Mrs. Bessie L. Peterson of Albany, Georgia, departed this life on Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Rosalee Claire Brown, infant daughter of Matthew and Pearl-Anne Brown of Midlothian, VA, was born to the angels March 27, 2012
Elizabeth Ann Adams, 81, entered into rest Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Walter Brown Nevels, 93, of Sale City, died Monday, March 26, 2012
Mr. Eddie Lewin Williams, 66, of Sylvester, passed away, Monday, March 26, 2012
Mr. Richard Buckley of Sumner died Thursday March 29, 2012
After more than three and a half decades as a state representative, Bob Hanner is calling it a political career.
Mr. Joseph Harris Rogers, 49, passed away on March 29, 2012
Mrs. Annie Florence Wells, 86, of Arlington died on March 22, 2012
Clarence Eugene "Gene" Baker, 62, of Dublin, formerly of Newton, died on March 22, 2012
Mrs. Delores West, 70, of Brinson died on March 25, 2012
Mrs. Ruby Jean Brown Dillard of Sumter County died on March 27, 2012
Mr. Cleghorn died Thursday
Merrell Robinson. age 88, of Cairo, GA passed away Wednesday, March 28, 2012
George Robert Bailey, 77, of Pelham died on March 29, 2012
Mr. James Dennis 82 of Camilla Ga.departed this life March 21, 2012
William Howard "Bill" Lee, 55, of Brinson, GA, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012
Lex, a working dog that served in the Marine Corps, received national attention when he was adopted by the family of his fallen handler.
Mrs. Alfreda Canidate of Albany died on March 26, 2012
A Southwest Georgia middle school student will be in attendance next January when the president is sworn in.
Mr. Eddie Ray Alexander, 53, of Albany died on March 26, 2012
Mr. Alvin Blackmon, Sr., 77, of Chicago, IL died on March 24, 2012
Mrs. Essie V. Dukes of Camilla died on March 23, 2012
Mr. James Evans Walker, Sr. of Sumter County died on March 25, 2012
Mr. Terrence Anthony Dozier of Sumter County died on March 23, 2012
Mary Lee Martin, 72, of Albany died on March 25, 2012
The unemployment rate for Dougherty County was at 11 percent for February, according to Georgia Department of Labor officials.
The Lady Rams' win streak is halted Wednesday by local D-II rival Georgia Southwestern as the Lady Hurricanes win, 10-2, and 9-1.