LOCAL COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: GSW denies ASU win in Rams’ season opener; Darton women win third straight
The Albany State men’s basketball team opens its 2012-13 season with a loss at neighboring rival Georgia Southwestern State University, while the Darton women roll to a win Saturday at home.
NASCAR: Keselowski, J.J. set to battle for Sprint Cup title; Stenhouse wins second straight Nationwide crown
The NASCAR Sprint Cup season and points title comes down to today between Jimmie Johnson and Brad Keselowski as they battle for the championship in Florida.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a list of some of the events happening in Southwest Georgia.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.
Today's On the Job features Michael Fowler, a physicians assistant at Allergy & Asthma Clinics of Georgia.
Carstell Williams died Friday.
Elinor Stewart died Saturday.
Lishla Nesbitt died Friday.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Nov. 5-11.
I’ve often used the quote, “Variety is the very spice of life” to share how I feel about trying new things whether it be new foods, new activities, moving to new cities and embracing the uniqueness of different cultures.
The more things change, the more they stay the same. I don’t know who said that first, but with each passing year, each fleeting moment, I believe it more and more.
Nothing gets you in the holiday spirit like a Frank Capra Christmas tale or the exploits of Clark W. Griswold as he pursues the elusive perfect Christmas.
In the fall of 1932, The Albany Herald held a recipe contest. So great was the response that the newspaper published a cookbook in tabloid form. Ten-cent binders were available at The Herald for inserting and preserving the valuable “Favorite Recipes of the Housewives of Albany and Southwest Georgia
Peter J. Davis died Friday.
Clara Jones Davis died Thursday.
Lula Crecie Britt died Thursday.
W. Aubrey Alsobrook died November 13, 2012.
Joan Joiner Robinson died Saturday.
Mattie K. Poole died Saturday.
Prince Thomas Jones died November 13, 2012.
Barbara Faye Grant died November 13, 2012.
Barbara Harris-Dunning died Saturday.
Walter J. Burgess died Friday.
More than 500 people slip, run and splash through mud at the Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany fun and mud run Saturday.
‘Before there were houses in this land, there were altars.” A timelier reminder you could not get, as we confront realities about immigration and secularization in the United States. It’s a point made by the Archbishop of Los Angeles, Jose H. Gomez, as he tries to morally educate, animate, and challenge.
A planned concert is Darton College's first under new Music Director Marc Boensel
Most of us who dine out on a regular basis develop a list of favorite eating establishments, whether for the quality of the food we’re served, the service we’re provided or other intangibles such at atmosphere, convenience, price or popularity.
Local volunteers will prepare and serve a Thanksgiving Day meal for Albany's homeless at a downtown church.
James Cedric Strum, 22, was found guilty of armed robbery, aggravated assault and entering auto Wednesday, Dougherty District Attorney Greg Edwards said.
In two distinct court actions two men were sentenced to life in prison on child molestation charges, said a court official.
A fire before 11:25 a.m. Saturday started in a dishwasher in apartment 510 at the Village Apartments, 2507 Nottingham Way and caused about $20,000 in damage to the kitchen, said Albany Fire Department Capt. John Beamon.
A patrol car with sirens screaming and blue lights flashing was headed east on Oglethorpe Boulevard when it smashed into a Chevrolet Malibu going north on Monroe Street before 7:45 p.m. Friday, stated an Albany Police Department report.
An Albany rodeo star enters this year's championships in Las Vegas as a member of the sport's No. 3 roping team.
Certifications are still at risk for some of the 49 Dougherty County teachers and administrators caught up in a cheating probe.
Most of what's in that turkey dinner is actually good for you.
A 16-year-old boy was shot in the left buttocks and thigh at about 11:10 p.m. Friday night by a gunman in a red vehicle on the 400 block of Shadowlawn Drive, stated an Albany Police Department report.
With everything that's going on in the world, the thing that seems to have caught the most attention -- surpassing even a sex scandal involving the resigned chief of the CIA -- was word that Twinkies may not be around for the apocalypse after all.
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FRIDAY'S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Monroe upsets No. 5 state-ranked Griffin; Early County stomps Bleckley County on road
Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Charles Stafford has a monster night Friday to lead the Tornadoes past No. 5 state-ranked Griffin and into the second round of the GHSA Class AAAA state playoffs. (ADDS: full list of state playoff scores and roundup items on Early-Bleckley; Bainbridge-Union Grove; Lee County-Whitewater; Westwood-Edmund Burke; Crisp Academy-Dawson Street; Stockbridge-Worth County and Randolph Southern-Thomas Jefferson)
Atlanta beats up on lowly Sacramento late Friday, 112-96, behind big nights from new additions Kyle Korver and Lou Williams.
Deerfield needed a last-second drive to beat Tattnall earlier this year in Macon, but this time the Knights take care of business early en route to a first-round state win.
The Patriots, who hosted the first state playoff game in the school’s history Friday, capitalize by beating Jonesboro in their second meeting of the season — this time in the state playoff opener for both teams.
The Bulldogs have already locked up a spot in the SEC championship game, but they need to take care of business against Georgia Southern to keep themselves alive in the national title picture.