Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Oct. 2-29.
Jonathan Wallace shines in his Auburn debut Saturday as the Tigers roll to a 42-7 win.
Tonight’s Sunday Night Football matchup features a 7-0 Atlanta Falcons team that’s playing at a completely different level than its opponent, the 3-4, underachieving Dallas Cowboys.
SUNDAY PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Leesburg still buzzing over record-setting win by Trojans; Monroe finds new weapon in Davis
In this week’s Sunday prep football notebook, check out items on each team in action from Friday night around Southwest Georgia, including Lee’s record-setting night.
Georgia Tech takes advantage of Maryland’s unusual QB situation and rolls to a 33-13 victory Saturday in College Park.
With Saturday’s 37-10 win against Ole Miss in the books, all that stands in Georgia’s way of a date with the SEC title game is lowly, two-win Auburn next week.
Mike White falls short in his quest for his 100th career win as the Albany State football team loses to Fort Valley State in Saturday’s Fountain City Classic, 38-20.
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.
Before I provide you with valuable tips and ideas on how to have a healthy (and not overindulge) holiday season. I want to give you a friendly reminder to get your annual flu shot. I just went through the “ordeal” of getting my three kids (ages 5, 5, and 2) their shots, so the “sting” is fresh in my mind.
‘What have you learned lately?” the woman asked and the room full of people sat in silence, myself included. It’s not all about books and papers, lectures and talks, she went on to explain. You’re learning every second of every day.
The Exchange Club Fair of Southwest Georgia is cranking up again for entertainment, exhibits, livestock and wild rides.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Jackie Ryan, vice president of corporate strategy at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
The 2012 campaign began on Aug. 2, 2011, when President Obama signed the deal ending the debt-ceiling fiasco. At that moment, the president relinquished his last illusions that the current, radical version of the Republican Party could be dealt with as a governing partner. From then on, Obama was determined to fight -- and to win.
With just days to go, this is the un-callable election.
Here is a list of some of the coming events in Southwest Georgia.
APD responds to at least 62 incidents.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty County
Mary Eunice Gordon Smith died Thursday.
Marlyn Guy Smith died Friday.
Tom A. Rowell died Friday.
William Carvis Bivins died Saturday.
William Ralph Terry died Saturday.
Alphonso Jones died Friday.
Maurice Jackson died Saturday.
Robert Davis died Saturday.
Teresa Diane Clark died Saturday.
Albany police arrest a man hiding in an Albany motel bathroom on an August armed robbery warrant.
Superstorm Sandy misses Georgia, but severe weather preparation still a necessity cautions Saturday's fair.
New degree program will begin with next year's spring semester.
Decreasing the chances of obesity later in life could be among the benefits of exclusively breastfeeding babies early on, experts say.
Band Director Hank Carter says the most recent performance shows band members are doing quality work.
Some residents like to get an early jump on the holidays and do their shopping early.
The man credited with bringing the Dougherty County Police Department into the 21st century will work his final shift Friday.
One of the most controversial Georgia constitutional amendments to go before the state's voters is Amendment 1, which would amend the Constitution to empower a state commission to approve charter schools.
Some see the glass as half empty. Some see it as half full.
With a huge natural disaster, the focus tends to be the reaction of those in charge and those who wish they were.
This past summer in the Democratic Primary, we endorsed Dr. Lane Price in her candidacy for the Dougherty County School Board. We do so again in the Tuesday General Election.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller takes a closer look at just how huge Thursday's win was for Dougherty's football team against Americus-Sumter --- a victory that could very well be the turning point for the struggling program.
James Harden, one night after going off for 37 in his Rockets debut, drops 45 on Atlanta on Friday night in the Hawks' season opener.
The Indians shut out the Pirates for the first time since 2006 and prevent Miller County from clinching the Region 1-A title, which can be won by Seminole County next weekend.
Monroe had its chances Friday to snatch the Region 1-AAAA crown from No. 1 Cairo, the Syrupmakers hold on for a 28-20 win to capture their third championship in a row.
FRIDAY'S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Lee County sets school scoring record with 70-19 rout of Northside, Columbus; Deerfield wins eighth straight
Lee County not only crushes Northside, Columbus to clinch a playoff spot on Friday, but breaks the school's single-game scoring mark in the process. (ADDS: roundup items on Deerfield-Tiftarea; Crisp County-Albany; Bainbridge-Dothan (Ala.); Randolph Southern-First Presbyterian; Randolph-Clay-Calhoun County; Southland-Bulloch; Sherwood-Brookwood; Valwood-SGA; Early County-Pelham; Westwood-Terrell Academy; Robert Toombs-Crisp Academy and Terrell County-Stewart County)
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: ASU volleyball makes history, wraps perfect conference season at 16-0; Darton women's hoops rolls in season opener
For the first time since the conference expanded from 10 regular-season games to 16, the Lady Rams go unbeaten following Friday's sweep of Fort Valley State.
Albany State and Fort Valley State will play today for a spot in the conference championship game next weekend, while the loser will see its season come to an end.