These are the nominees for the Week 11 football player of the week poll.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller and staff writers Mike Phillips, John Millikan and Matt Stewart --- along with, for the first year, WFXL Fox 31 sports anchor Andrew Schnitker --- make their final prep football picks in Week 12 of "Guessperts" as Stewart holds a three-game lead over Phillips with Millkan, Schnitker and Aller bringing up the rear.
Tavarres King, the Bulldogs’ only senior WR, credits his younger teammates for giving Georgia depth at his position.
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Darton men's soccer hosts national semifinal today; Sherwood boys hoops opens with win, girls lose
The Darton men host Tyler Junior College today at 5 p.m. in the NJCAA national semifinals with a trip to the championship game on the line.
Herald prep sports writer Mike Phillips writes about this weekend GHSA and GISA playoff football games.
The Knights have won four in a row against Tattnall Square, and a fifth straight victory will advance DWS in the GISA Class AAA state playoffs.
Monroe knows all about playing on the road in the playoffs, and the Nadas are confident going to Griffin to face the No. 5-ranked Bears tonight in the opening round of the playoffs.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson hasn’t named a starting quarterback for Saturday’s important ACC game against Duke, but Vad Lee will likely see more time on the field than Tevin Washington.
Atlanta's Michael Turner rushed for just 15 yards on 13 carries in Sunday's game, but the running back says his team's 26th-ranked rushing attack will turn around. (ADDS: Falcons injury update)
Letter to the editor
My wife and I are passing through Albany and enjoying it. However, Cal Thomas’ column in this morning’s (Tuesday) Herald has a section that is completely uncalled for.
Letter to the editor
The days of winter are upon us and are often melancholy ones for icy winds from the northern extremities, bearing somber, dark-colored clouds filled with moisture sweeps down across the land, rather dramatically change our moods and the manner in which we go about living our lives.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has two Most Wanted fugitives this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
The recent revelation of adultery by retired four-star General David Petraeus is tragic. Confessing to the betrayal of his wife of 40 years General Petraeus submitted his resignation as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency. He not only tarnished his family, career and reputation, but he could potentially — because of his sensitive role — have placed our nation in a vulnerable position.
Petro slices price
Petro South lowers gas prices at a handful of local stations as a customer-appreciation event.
A free progressive art show with any number of unique surprises is scheduled Saturday at the Flint RiverQuarium.
Student Fellowship for Christians, an organization at Albany Tech, hosts its Thanksgiving luncheon.
APD responds to at least 31 incidents.
Democrat Lane Price received 80 percent or more of the votes cast in 12 of Dougherty County's 28 precincts Nov. 6.
Officials say traffic at a local hospital's emergency center has increased by 20-30 percent over the last two weeks.
After failing to make AYP for five straight years, Grady County officials feel change is needed.
Milton Marlin, Sr., Sylvester, died November 10, 2012
Marvin Pace, Sr., 61, died November 9, 2012
Christopher L. Sirmans, 51, Irwin County, died November 14, 2012
Lenard Denison, III, 56, Camilla, died November 12, 2012
Gwendolyn Carter Jacob, 59, died November 12, 2012
Mary Appling, Cordele died November 15, 2012
James Hodge, 63, Camilla, died November 10, 2012
William Allen Patterson, 78, died November 8, 2012
Jamal Singleton, Albany, died November 14, 2012
Lula Armour, 77, Louvale, GA died November 12, 2012
Rosa Adkins Thomas, 68, Albany, died November 6, 2012
Clara Jean Pollock Josey, 73, died November 11, 2012
Mildred Louise Givens Herring, 83, died November 8, 2012
Willie Erma Brooks, 77, Pelham, died November 6, 2012
Naomi Angeline Herring Weaver, 63, died November 13, 2012
Betty Griffin, 77, died November 13, 2012
Roberta Bell, 101, Bainbridge, died November 9, 2012
Eddie James Idlett, Sr., 69, Albany, died November 12, 2012
Dora L. Benton, 76, Albany died November 12, 2012
O'Neal Leverette, 53, Albany, died November 8, 2012
Erica Felicia Dillard, 33, Albany, died November 11, 2012
Lucious Howard, Rockwood, TN, died November 14, 2012
Carla Raye Route Baker, Albany, died November 13, 2012
Betty Ann Harris, 80, Albany, died November 15, 2012
Prince Thomas Jones, 100, Albany, died November 13, 2012
Emmett Burnette, 36, Baconton, died November 11, 2012
Willie C. Jackson, 61, Sylvester, died November 11, 2012
Glenn M. Blakely, 63, Albany, died November 15, 2012
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The Food and Drug Administration is investigating reports of 13 deaths possibly linked to so-called "energy shots" and cautioning consumers to talk to their doctors before they take them or other energy drinks.
To view more squawks of the day pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Cars lined Radium Springs Road near Sands Drive Thursday to take advantage of Petro's $2.89-per-gallon customer appreciation event.
The struggling U.S. Postal Service is reporting a record annual loss of $15.9 billion.
Oil giant BP has agreed to pay the largest criminal penalty in U.S. history, totaling billions of dollars, for the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, a person familiar with the deal said Thursday.
We've all got stuck behind slow-moving tractors on the highway. It's not fun. So what do you do? You attach a volvo racing engine to the thing and stand back.
Georgia labor officials say the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 8.7 percent in October, down from 9 percent in September
The Hawks score 55 points in the first half but manage just 14 in the third quarter en route to a loss Wednesday night against Golden State.
MLB ROUNDUP: R.A. Dickey, David Price win Cy Young awards; Marlins-Blue Jays pull off massive trade; Braves lose catcher Ross
David Price of the Tampa Bay Rays and knuckleballer R.A. Dickey of the New York Mets won baseball’s Cy Young awards on Wednesday. (ADDS: Marlins trade stars, Ross leaves Braves for BoSox)
Leesburg native and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey is considered the favorite to win the National League MVP when the coveted award is handed out tonight. (ADDS: that Posey will be in Leesburg tonight as guest speaker at Lee County Transitional Learning Center when MVP award is announced)
The Georgia, Georgia Tech, Auburn and Florida State basketball teams announce a series of signings on Wednesday.
Georgia Tech's men's basketball team is off to a 2-0 start after a miserable 2011 season.
Former Albany Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Meshak Williams of Sylvester has become the leader of the defense for the No. 1 college football team in the nation, Kansas State.
The Lady Cavs can’t avenge an early season loss to the nation’s top team Wednesday as Darton sees its run end early at nationals.
The Darton College men’s soccer team beats a chippy Western Texas team, 3-0, on Wednesday to advance to the semifinals of the NJCAA national tournament.