The Westwood Wildcats, who won 26-games in a row and back-to-back GISA Class A state titles before moving to AA this season, looked as good as ever Saturday night in a 35-0 win against Briarwood to open the Class AA state playoffs.
Alabama’s hopes of winning a second straight national title took a huge hit Saturday when No. 15 Texas A&M upset the host Crimson Tide, 29-24.
NFL fans will be glued to one game today: the perfect 8-0 Falcons visiting their old nemesis the Saints, who are suddenly red hot after an awful start.
The Darton State College golf team recently got the gift of a lifetime that could very well improve all aspects of their game on and off the course.
Westover star runner Ericka Taylor finishes her cross country career by leading the Lady Patriots to a ninth-place finish in Saturday’s GHSA Class AAAA state meet. (ADDS: Westover football defeats Albany, GSW men hoops win, women lose).
SUNDAY PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Bearcats use makeshift offense to survive wild game against Lee County
Bainbridge coach Ed Pilcher was forced to piece together his offense with star RB Terry Lewis sidelined with an injury, and it worked for the Bearcats, who edged Lee County, 49-42. (ADDS: Seminole County wins region; Lee County still stunned; Monroe, Worth thinking playoffs)
Behind QB Aaron Murray and running backs Todd Gurley and Keith Marshall, the Bulldogs rout Auburn on Saturday, 38-0, and punch their ticket to the SEC title game in Atlanta.
The Yellow Jackets beat the Tar Heels in the highest scoring game in ACC history and remain alive in the race for a Coastal Division title.
Turkey prices are up about 6 percent this year, but shoppers can avoid being hit too hard in the wallet for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner.
It’s been two months since you’ve heard from me. I was really busy in October, and I missed my deadline. I apologize for my oversight, and I’m glad to share my thoughts with you again.
I felt it driving home the other afternoon, that gnawing feeling deep in my core. I wasn’t hungry, but wanted something to eat. I was craving ... craving ... What exactly was I craving?
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.
These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Nov. 1-8, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.
Here are some of the events scheduled for Southwest Georgia.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Dave Wallace, executive director of the Albany Area YMCA.
Basheba Walker died Friday.
Harry W. Taylor died Friday.
William A. Gamaras died Friday.
Edna Catherine Bell Gore White died Friday.
Patrick McKinley died Saturday.
Mildred Mize McCorvey died Friday.
Jeffrey Karl Edmondson died Thursday.
Randy William Clark died Wednesday.
Albany police stop publishing weekend reports.
The late DeNean Stafford Jr. was a successful businessman in Tifton who long supported the local college.
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No matter which man you preferred, there is something unsatisfactory about the end of this race.
President Obama’s re-election was at once a deeply personal triumph and a victory for the younger, highly diverse and broadly progressive America that rallied to him. It was a result that ought to settle the bitter argument that ground the nation’s government to a near-standstill.
The fifth annual Salute to Veterans at Albany's Veterans Park Amphitheatre brings respect to veterans.
Albany State University and Darton State College announce plans to honor veterans.
If Election Day is about picking winners, the morning after is for post-mortems. That’s when we slice open the losing campaigns, set aside the hundreds of millions of dollars that gush out, and pick apart the cause of death.
Bruce and Janie Bitterman are selling shop, saying it's time to 'transition' into retirement.
Officials at the Southwest Georgia Regional Airport worked long and hard to secure funding for a needed terminal upgrade.
"A Visit from St. Nicholas" is the official name of this year's collectors item holiday decoration.
Donations are allowing an East Albany neighborhood watch group to give Thanksgiving meals to roughly 30 area families.
A national organization that combats mental illness will host a program to discuss suicide.
No. 5 Georgia has everything to play for today against the rival Tigers — a spot in the SEC title game, a BCS bowl and possibly more — while 2-7 Auburn has nothing else on its mind but trying to pull off one of the biggest upsets of the college football season when the two rivals meet.
In what may go down as one of the most thrilling games in Southwest Georgia high school football history, Herald No. 2-ranked Bainbridge charges out to a 35-point lead Friday at home, then has to hold off a wild comeback by No. 1 Lee County to win, 49-42, in a barnburner for the ages.
Georgia and Georgia Tech take care of business Friday in their 2012-13 season openers, while defending ACC champ FSU is shocked at home by South Alabama and GSW also falls to Fort Valley State in overtime.
FRIDAY'S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Deerfield wins ninth straight, will face Tattnall in postseason opener; SGA falls in heartbreaker in first round of GISA Class AA playoffs
Deerfield jumps all over rival Southland, 41-0, before shutting it down and cruising to a 41-13 win Friday night for the Knights' ninth straight win. (ADDS: items on SGA-Gatewood in Class AA state playoffs; Randolph Southern-Crisp Academy; Terrell County-Randolph-Clay; Crisp County-Americus-Sumter; and Cairo-Dougherty)
Charles Stafford throws three touchdowns and runs for another to lift Monroe past Worth County, 31-21, at Hugh Mills Stadium on Friday night, but the Rams will make the postseason after all following Crisp County's 14-7 upset win against Americus-Sumter.
The Indians rode their power running game to a 34-12 victory against Mitchell County on Friday, punching their ticket to the Class A playoffs with a region title.