News for Sunday, November 4, 2012


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Richt to players: ‘Get your jaw set’; Bulldogs lose Brown for rest of season

Georgia coach Mark Richt tells his players there’s no letting up now with only Auburn standing between them and an SEC title game berth against Alabama. (ADDS: breakout item on Bulldogs losing receiver Marlon Brown for the rest of the season with a knee injury).

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Hawks beat defending West champ Thunder on road for first win of season

Jeff Teague, Lou Williams and Al Horford lead Atlanta past mighty OKC on Sunday night in one of the early shockers of the NBA season.

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Rams superstar Moody: I’m coming back

Dexter Moody was a major D-I talent out of high school before a long, winding path brought him to Albany State, where he tells The Herald on Saturday he will be playing again next season — despite the fact the star safety will likely be projected as a high selection in the next NFL Draft.

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NFL ROUNDUP: Steelers edge Giants; Bears maul Titans; Luck sets record in win against Miami

The Steelers score late to beat the Giants, 24-20 and the Bears keep rolling with a 51-20 win against the Titans to improve to 7-1 while Andrew Luck sets the rookie single game passing record (433 yards) in win against the Dolphins. INCLUDES all the afternoon games in the NFL.

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'Big 10' for October 26-Nov. 2

These are the top ten headlines for the week of October 26-through November 2.

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Squawk of the day - Nov. 5, 2012

Check out today's squawk of the day!

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Muggridge, Singletary best picks for Lee Commission

Lee County voters in districts 2 and 4 have choices to make Tuesday on who they want to represent their respective districts for the next four years. We recommend that voters in District 4 re-elect Commission Rick Muggridge and that those in District 2 elect political newcomer Luke Singletary.

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Second District should re-elect Sanford Bishop


U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop, an Albany Democrat, has represented Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District since 1993. We believe voters in the district should re-elect him to a new two-year term.

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Dougherty County Jail Report - Oct. 24-Nov. 1, 2012

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Oct. 24-Nov. 1, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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Johnson holds off Keselowski to win at Texas

Jimmie Johnson holds off Brad Keselowski over the final two laps to win in Texas and extend his lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings with two events remaining.

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Johnson wins in Texas, builds his lead in the Chase

Jimmie Johnson holds off Brad Keselowski over the final two laps to win in Texas and extend his lead in the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings with two events remaining.

Rivals stress differences and bipartisanship hopes

The U.S. presidential candidates make last-minute stops along the campaign trail as time ticks down to Tuesday's election.

Mary Helen Middleton

Mary Helen Middleton died Sunday.

Edith Pate Luke

Edith Pate Luke died Saturday.

Pearline Hamilton Hodge

Pearline Hamilton Hodge died Friday.

Larry Allen Copeland

Larry Allen Copeland died Saturday.

Jack Shealy

Jack Shealy died Saturday.

Rocky Allen Long

Rocky Allen Long died Saturday.

Yvonne Edwards Bryant

Yvonne Edwards Bryant died Saturday.

Ernest R. Anthony

Ernest R. Anthony died Saturday.

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Price vs. Heard, Amendment 1 top local items on Dougherty ballot

School Board at-large winner will determine make-up of Dougherty BOE

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL --- TOP 25 ROUNDUP: Unbeatens Alabama, Notre Dame survive in thrillers; Oregon, K-State roll

No. 1 Alabama puts together a late, go-ahead scoring drive against No. 5 LSU that may go down as one the greatest in the history of the program as the Crimson Tide rally to beat the Tigers, 21-17, and remain atop the college football world. (ADDS: Saturday's late games, including No. 19 Boise State losing).