Joey Logano win the Homestead pole, while Jimmie Johnson --- who sits in second place in points ---- out-qualifies leader Brad Keselowski as the Chase for the Championship comes down to Sunday in South Florida.
Duke and Georgia Tech — despite a combined nine losses between the two teams — can both stay alive to win the ACC’s Coastal Division with a victory today.
The Albany Shockwave ABA pro hoops team wins its first game in franchise history Friday with an impressive 131-85 win against the Savannah Grizzlies behind 63 points and 15 rebounds by former Westover star Darrell Williams.
Albany’s four city school boys and girls basketball teams begin the 2012-13 season today in grand fashion with four rivalry games starting at 4 p.m. at the Civic Center.
After an undefeated regular season, Darton’s quest for the program’s first national title ends Friday with a stunning, 4-1 national semifinal loss to Tyler (Texas).
Chris Cameron hasn’t had a winning season in his six years as head coach of the Rams, but he believes this year’s team, which is full of talented newcomers — many of whom hail from Southwest Georgia — can recapture their winning ways.
Georgia will not create the health insurance exchanges required under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul and will leave that task to federal authorities, Gov. Nathan Deal said Friday.
Democrats have been blaming George W. Bush for the last four years. Now I think it’s time for Republicans to start blaming George W. for the next four years.
We Americans are easily titillated by the suggestion of sexual scandal, so it’s no surprise that the news media have been obsessed with the escapades of David Petraeus and those in his inner circle. But the narrative is misleading and superficial. It focuses on the wrong seduction.
As Thanksgiving season approaches, Buster Posey has much for which to be thankful.
Undercover agents finish a crystal meth delivery from Henry County and arrest one man in Albany.
Marine Col. Don Davis speaks as a man with belief in God, his country and the community Friday at the Exchange Club.
Dougherty County Police Department officers deliver 30 turkeys and trimmings to St. Clare's Neighbors in Need program.
Retail doors open earlier every year for the growing Black Friday shopping phenomenon.
Two brothers leave their mother to with maggots in her ulcers and bedsores for longer than a month, Dougherty sheriff’s deputies say.
The State School Board's Budget Committee wants to discuss federal program problems within the local district.
APD responds to at least 42 incidents.
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Katie Lou Height Williams, 95, died November 16, 2012
Pleas Wayne Flournoy, 63, Parrott, died November 15, 2012
Betty Ann Harris, 80, Albany, died November 15, 2012
Emmett Burnette, 36, Baconton died November 11, 2012
Joe Campbell, 66, Ochlocknee, GA, died November 15, 2012
Glenn M. Blakey, died November 15, 2012
John W. Baker, 54, Dawson, died November 15, 2012
Eddie D. Cater, 89, Dawson, died November 16, 2012
Robert Lovejoy, 70, Meigs, died November 15, 2012
Washington T. Cox , 79, died November 10, 2012
Mother left in filthy abusive conditions by her two sons.
Coast Guard officials say they are investigating a fire at an oil drilling platform off the coast of Louisiana.
The Albany Dougherty Drug Unit has set a press conference for 3 p.m. to discuss the seizure of 10 ounces of crystal methamphetamine.
The Dougherty County School Board will meet Monday morning to discuss possible temporary replacements to step in for Superintendent Joshua Murfree once he leaves Dec. 18.
A congressman says David Petraeus (peh-TRAY'-uhs) is telling lawmakers he believed all along that the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Libya was a terrorist attack.
A Northern California woman whose home was robbed is pleading with the thieves to return just one item: a silver urn that contains her baby's ashes.
Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, Ding Dongs and Wonder Bread, is going out of business.
Detroit Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera garners 22 of 28 first-place votes in the American League MVP race Thursday over Angels phenom Mike Trout.
With 27 of 32 possible first-place votes, former Lee County and Florida State baseball star Buster Posey wins the National League MVP Award in a landslide Thursday, becoming the first member of the San Francisco Giants to take home the honor since Barry Bonds in 2004.
With nearly all his immediate family and hundreds from the Leesburg community by his side, hometown hero Buster Posey is named the 2012 NL MVP live on national television Thursday during a fundraiser at his mother's school at the Lee County Transitional Learning Center.
With hundreds of friends and family looking on Thursday night in Leesburg, Buster Posey is named the 2012 National League MVP.