I’ll eventually order the book because of the absolutely creative title: “Flunking Sainthood: A Year of Breaking the Sabbath, Forgetting to Pray, and Still Loving My Neighbor” by Jana Riess. Ms. Reiss focused on a different spiritual practice each month for a year, documenting her failures and successes in this book.
Albany’s Planning Commission tables action on sign ordinance revisions recommended by city staff.
The owner of a service station on Dawson Road says he believes the American flag shouldn’t be considered a sign.
The Flint RiverQuarium’s annual turtle race is scheduled to be a part of Saturday’s Mardi Gras activities.
City officials say they hope a well-attended job fair will help put some of the local unemployed back to work.
A Leesburg official says business concerns keep her from devoting necessary time to the city’s government.
Albany police respond to at least 28 incidents
Albany Police Department officers continue to search for 30-year-old Jamie Jackson after finding his 1996 Jeep Cherokee in Camilla.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has eight fugitives on its Most Wanted list this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Lee County is looking more like Nashville South these days with the talent that is moving to the national stage.
According to County Commissioner Mr. (Jack) Stone (March 6, The Albany Herald), the county commissioners have been totally negligent in keeping the county police department funded properly.
Nowadays, kids have all these electronic gadgets to help them in school.
This week, a bombshell wrapped in an SOS landed on the desk of the inspector general at the Pentagon.
On the evening of Super Tuesday, a radiant Ann Romney stepped up to the microphone at a Boston rally and took her best shot at changing the subject.
More than 1400 runners from points across the nation finished Saturday's marathon and half-marathon tired, wet and happy.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail March 1-8, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
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Roscoe Larenzo Wilson, Sweinfurt, Germany, died February 27, 2012
Fannie Clara Cobb Smith, 92, died March 2, 2012
Louise Morris Snow, died March 6, 2012
Remington Cole Walden, Bainbridge, 4 , died March 6, 2012
James Lee Gardner, Sr., Camilla, died March 2, 2012
Susie Earlne Davis Smith, Las Vegas, NV, died March 5, 2012
John R. Daniels, 85, died March 4, 2012
Reginald Lee Fair, Sr., 57, died March 1, 2012
Shirley Davis, 58, Bainbridge, died March 7, 2012
Henry E. Morris, 101, Ashburn, died March 8, 2010
Katrise Roberts-Tolliver, 40, Augusta, died March 5, 2012
Bernice Hall Donaldson, Pelham, died March 4, 2012
Willie John Smith, Albany, died March 4, 2012
Earnest Lee Barron, 83, Tifton, died March 3, 2012
William Guerard Payne, Sr., 90, Albany, died March 1, 2012
Teresa Ann Ball, 53, Warner Robins, died March 5, 2012
Lena Mae Howard, 92, Chula, GA, died March 11, 2012
Alfred Claude Hodges, 73, of Rochelle, GA, died March 8, 2012
Christine Arline Davis, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, died February 25, 2012
Melvin Hines, Albany, died March 5, 2012
Marthell Alford King, Albany, died March 5, 2012
Turner-Frost, 91, Albany, died March 8, 2012
Henry Marlin, Jr., 86, Cuthbert, died March 08, 2012
Floyd Harris Jr., 48, Dawson, died March 5, 2012
David Goff, Sylvester, died March 8, 2012
Leeila B. Denby, 91, Sylvester, died March 8, 2012
Lottie Powell Martin, 91, Albany, died March 4, 2012
Edward Jones, 70, Albany, died March 3, 2012
Edwin G. Cooke, Sr., 86, Albany, died March 7, 2012
Eugene Hammack, 86, Fitzgerald, died March 7, 2012
Ella Brown, 76, Dawson, died March 4, 2012
Jack Boyd of Sylvester, GA, died March 1, 2012
Bowden Hires, Jr. 73, Leesburg, died March 8, 2012
Montez Youngblood Johnson, 88, Albany, died March 7, 2012
Albany Police Department officers are searching for an Albany State University student accused of beating a 3-year-old girl.
The Braves lose another spring training game, falling to Detroit on Wednesday, 5-1.
LOCAL COLLEGE PREP/ROUNDUP: Darton falls to Fla. powerhouse Chipola; Miller beats Baconton in baseball; GSW softball sweeps in wild DH
The Darton College baseball team slipped to 12-7 on the season after losing on the road Wednesday.
Standing side-by-side Wednesday, Peyton Manning and Colts owner Jim Irsay explain why the face of the franchise is no longer needed in Indy during a gut-wrenching news conference not many thought they’d ever see.
After four stellar seasons as point guard for the Clemson men’s basketball team, former Deerfield star Andre Young will soon play his final game in a Tigers uniform as the beginning of the end of Young’s career starts tonight in the first round of the ACC Tournament against Virginia Tech.
SEC TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Everyone out to knock off No. 1 UK in SEC tourney; UGA opens vs. Miss. State tonight
Georgia, Auburn and the rest of the SEC know that the team to beat this week in New Orleans is Kentucky.
After leading for most of the game Wednesday, the Hawks let that lead slip away late in a crushing loss to NBA top dog Miami on the road.
Albany High boys basketball coach Archie Chatmon tells The Herald on Wednesday he is responsible for the jersey-gate fiasco that occurred when Albany High had to wear its warm-up tops against Vidalia in the Class AA state quarterfinals last Saturday in Savannah.
ACC TOURNAMENT PREVIEW: Despite rough year and last seed in tourney, Georgia Tech thinks future is bright with Gregory
The Yellow Jackets have a new season in front of them when the ACC Tournament starts today, and one thing is for certain: It can’t go any worse than Tech’s regular season. (ADDS: overall breakout of ACC Tournament preview)