LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: ASU men lose 2012 home opener, remain winless; Crisp, Terrell girls win; TAE boys fall to Byne
Voohres College upends the Rams on Thursday at HPER, 77-71, to keep the Albany State men’s basketball team winless on the season. (ADDS: additional detail, quotes)
Following their historic football season --- which included a second-place region finish, the school's fifth winning season ever and the hosting of the program's first-ever state playoff game --- the team is honored Thursday with a "Breakfast of Champions" at school.
Returning to South Dakota stimulates so many redeeming emotions. I am beside myself as I take in familiar sights including the state Capitol, the abundant Canada geese which flock here this time of the year and congregate en masse by the Capitol lake, the nearby Missouri River and thoroughfares crowded by businesses and commercial entrepreneurs — as they are in every other community from Kennebunkport to Laredo.
One hears the phrase “fiscal cliff” so often these days that I now find myself looking for guard rails on every street and avenue, even though here in Savannah there’s no such thing as a cliff within a good day’s drive.
Alabama QB A.J. McCarron doesn’t have better numbers than Georgia’s Aaron Murray, but he does own two jewels Murray is still chasing: an SEC and BCS title.
The winner of Saturday’s SEC Championship game between UGA and Alabama may come down to which team’s stellar defense comes up biggest — and they both know it.
Letter to the editor
Congress recently returned from another of its frequent, lengthy holidays. Meanwhile, did you enjoy your couple of days off for Thanksgiving? ... For years now, Congress has practiced and made nearly perfect its lame-duck status, as well as its do-nothing status.
Here’s the first lesson from the early skirmishing over ways to avoid the fiscal cliff: Democrats and liberals have to stop elevating Grover Norquist, the anti-government crusader who wields his no-tax pledge as a nuclear weapon, into the role of a political Superman.
As events have unfolded in what shall ever be known as “The Petraeus Affair,” one cannot escape noticing that the women in this sordid saga have been handed the short end of the shtick, as though the men are mere victims of ambitious, hormonally driven vixens.
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.
Deerfield-Windsor has waited all season for one game, and it’s tonight at Webb Memorial, where the Knights meet Heritage in the GISA Class AAA state championship game.
Earlier this week, thousands of people who have never purchased a lottery ticket — or at least rarely buy them — filled out the play slip for a mammoth jackpot that was drawn Wednesday night.
Early County learned a lot from close losses a year ago and has marched all the way to the Class AA Elite 8, where the Bobcats face Greater Atlanta Christian tonight.
A cooking fire is the No. 1 cause of destruction in Albany all year long, Albany Fire Department Chief James Carswell says.
Albany State recognizes the distinguished banker and Realtor at its Community Service Banquet.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips selects his winners in what could be his final prediction column of the season if Seminole and Early County can't extend their magical runs.
Federal environmental cost recovery guidelines, mostly at coal plants, could increase local utility bills.
Tonight’s GISA Class AAA state championship between Deerfield and Heritage is more than just the biggest game of the season for Knights head coach Allen Lowe and the Hawks’ Kevin Prisant — it marks the first time Prisant will face Lowe, his former coach and boss, since Prisant played and assisted at DWS, where he helped lead the program to its first state title back in 2002.
A first-year American Basketball Association team fails to meet financial obligations at the city-owned venue.
The Ballet Theatre of the South will have three performances of the holiday classic this weekend.
Local agencies receiving emergency funding provided more than 1,230 nights of lodging in 2011.
The featured speaker is dermatologist Melinda Greenfield.
APD responds to at least 40 incidents.
Catering and private parties will still be held at the Albany restaurant, which will close its doors to regular lunch hours after today.
This has popped up on Youtube reportedly as a video of martial arts legend Bruce Lee using nun chucks to play ping pong.
Shirley Ann Pope, 70, died November 27, 2012
Annie M. Sauls, 92, Albany, died November 28, 2012
Mary Dean Bell, 67, Albany, died November 24, 2012
Edythe Yvonne Bradley, 46, Camilla, died November 24, 2012
Gwendolyn Faye Stevens, 58, Americus, died November 22, 2012
Rosa Mae Gilbert Sweet, Tallahassee, FL died November 26, 2012
George Lovett, 55, Sylvester, died November 23, 2012
Louise Ashley Grier, 93, Albany, died November 28, 2012
Silas Poole, 55, died November 25, 2012
Regina Gary Street, 46, Albany, died November 25, 2012
Wendy Spurlock Gosa, 42, Mitchell County, GA died November 27, 2012
Eddie Mae Jenkins Ross, 47, Camilla, died November 22, 2012
Mattie Pickett, 97, Dawson, GA died November 25, 2012
Lillie Mae Holley, Dawson, died November 27, 2012
Mose Hubbard, 74, Leesburg, died November 22, 2012
Woodrow Gamble, 63, died November 22, 2012
Alex Jay, 86, Newton, died November 23, 2012
Sallie Mae Silas, 95, Camilla, died November 29, 2012
Arnold Pittman, Sumter County, died November 27, 2012
Jesse Fliggins, 65, Albany, died November 25, 2012
Dorethea Jones, 45, Albany, died November 26, 2012
Vaughn Robert Lewis, 18, Lee County, died, November 28, 2012
Carrie B. Shorter, 86, died November 27, 2012
Carstell Williams, 67, died November 16, 2012
For more squawks pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Hostess Brands Inc. plans to ask for a judge's approval Thursday to give its top executives bonuses totaling up to $1.8 million as part of its wind-down plans.
Two ticket holders will share the highest Powerball jackpot ever, and the second-largest top prize in U.S. lottery history. The question is: Who are the winners waking up to new lives as multimillionaires?
Authorities say thieves cut the locks on a trailer belonging to a nonprofit group in Woodstock, stealing five baby cribs that were intended to go to new mothers.