To close out the 2012 regular season tonight, Herald No. 1 Lee County travels to face region foe and longtime rival No. 2 Bainbridge in a showdown to determine playoff seeding in Class AAAAA.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller and staff writers Mike Phillips, John Millikan and Matt Stewart --- along with, for the first time, WFXL Fox 31 sports anchor Andrew Schnitker --- make their picks for Week 11 of "Guessperts" as Stewart holds a slim lead over Phillips.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips makes his predictions for the final week of the regular season and the first week of playoffs in GISA's Class AA
Led by Kentavious Caldewell-Pope and three other returning starters, the Georgia men’s basketball team looks to rebound from a disappointing 15-17 season last year when it opens the 2012-13 season today in Athens.
Albany’s new Planning and Development Services director has ties to Southwest Georgia.
USC announces a student manager has been dismissed for underinflating several game balls before the Trojans’ loss to No. 2 Oregon last weekend, earning a fine and a reprimand for the school from the Pac-12.
Daniel Miller and Kammeon Holsey will lead the way for the Yellow Jackets this season, which begins tonight.
Following another rough season at Florida A&M, head coach Joe Taylor abruptly resigns Thursday without warning — and with two games left.
Seminoles basketball coach Leonard Hamilton believes his team can be better than last year's squad, which finished 25-10 and won an ACC title.
The Exchange Club Fair runs through Sunday and features a demolition derby Saturday. Gates open at 5 p.m.
The Hurricanes ended last season with 11 losses in their last 12 games, but coach Mike Leeder believes this year’s team can get GSW back to the playoffs — and possibly beyond.
Giants catcher and Lee County native Buster Posey wins the Silver Slugger Award as the best hitting catcher in the National League, and is also named a finalist for the NL MVP, which will be announced on Nov. 15.
Auburn is deeper and talented at each position, and Auburn coach Tony Barbee thinks his Tigers have a "postseason-caliber team."
Atlanta stays on top of the AP Pro3 2NFL power ratings after a close call against Dallas on Sunday.
Deerfield-Windsor School won the One Act Play Class AAA State Championship Wednesday at Darton State College.
Super says he will keep the board and public informed on the District’s Title I status.
The Falcons may be undefeated, but this week they face New Orleans and Drew Brees, who is 10-2 against Atlanta since joining the Saints.
By the time this article is read, the presidential election will be decided. I can’t possibly predict the results, but it got me to reflecting back to simpler times when I was a much younger man.
APD responds to at least 46 incidents.
Now that the re-election victory by President Barack Obama is in the books, there’s a question on a lot of Americans’ minds: Where do we go from here?
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In a letter to the editor, David Shivers of Sasser says that economic recovery is not a fast process.
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In a letter to the editor, Warren D. Grant of Albany says that tracks are missing in America’s future.
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In a letter to the editor, Paul A. Jones of Albany says that FEMA is turning private ownership public.
For the second tie this season, Matt Kendrick runs away with The Herald's Player of the Week honor, this time with 72 percent of the vote.
The Dougherty County grand jury indicts two men on rape charges in separate cases.
The former owner of Ken's Fast E-File tax preparation business in Albany was sentenced to a year in federal prison Wednesday, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Officers from the Dougherty County Police Department plan to accept donations of canned and boxed food at Westover High School, 2601 Partridge Lane, at 2:30 p.m. today at a pep rally.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has four Most Wanted fugitives this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
The fifth annual Salute to Veterans is set for Saturday at the Veterans Park Amphitheater, Albany Civic Center.
Phoebe North provided $1.1 million in indigent and charity care during Fiscal Year 2012, officials say.
The Albany Museum of Art and the Albany Symphony Orchestra are co-sponsoring the first of four concerts in the new series beginning Sunday at the Albany Museum of Art.
Bonnie D. Whatley, 77, Bainbridge, died November 6, 2012
Gladys Strickland Spivey, 92, Albany, died November 7, 2012
David Leslie Cannard, 59, Fitzgerald, died November 7, 2012
Sarah Dean Fryer died November 7, 2012
Robert L. Davis, 74, Albany, died November 3, 2012
Zelma Taylor, 84, Ashburn, died November 8, 2012
Rosa M. Hall, Sylvester, ,died November 6, 2012
Yvonne Edwards Bryant, 72, Albany, died November 3, 2012
Annie Mae Johnson, 71, Cuthbert, died November 6, 2012
Jeffrey K. Edmonson, Panama City Beach, FL, died November 7, 2012
Linda J. Casey, 62, Albany, died November 7, 2012
Charles Harvey, Sumter County, died November 7, 2012
Juanita K. Wootton, 86, Jacksonville, FL, died October 31, 2012
Alice Koerber Pendley, 61, Newnan, died November 6, 2012
Dorothy H. Watson died November 7, 2012
Jack Shealy, 26, Albany, died November 3, 2012
Lucy Cochran, 89, Camilla, died November 08, 2012
Gladys Mae Moore-Chattman, 81, Albany died November 1, 2012
William Henry Blanchard, 65, Bainbridge, died November 7, 2012
Glendora M. Smith, 79, died November 4, 2012
James Allen Brown, Sr., 86, Fort. Gaines, died November 7, 2012
Elouise Morgan Dimsdale, 86, Irwin County, died November 7, 2012
Willie Erma Brooks, 77, Pelham, died November 6, 2012
Randall Clark of Jacksonville, FL, died November 7, 2012
Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, partially blind, her right arm paralyzed and limp, came face to face Thursday with the man who tried to kill her last year, standing beside her husband as he spoke of her struggles to recover from being shot in the head.
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Grayson star defensive end and running back Robert Nkemdiche --- the country's No. 1-rated high school football recruit ---- pulls out of his commitment to Clemson on Thursday and will now consider other schools, reportedly including Georgia.
A young female football phenom is sweeping the Web.
Stocks inched higher on Wall Street early Thursday, steadying a day after the Dow Jones industrial average logged its biggest one-day drop of the year. Investors were encouraged by two reports on the U.S. economy.
The state is now seeking documentation on 110 ‘questionable’ Title I expenditures.
Mrs. Linda Casey, 62, of Albany passed away at Pheobe North on Wednesday, November 7, 2012.
Thomas Hall Pritchett, 85, of Albany, Georgia died Sunday, November 4, 2012.
A day after Barack Obama's re-election, Gov. Nathan Deal suggested that he will not implement a Georgia health insurance exchange as part of the 2010 federal health care overhaul that ranks as the president's signature legislative achievement.
Nadine (Dean) Pannell, 83, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her residence.
Lisa Diane Stegemiller, 51, of Albany passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at her residence.
Mr. Otis Williams, 74, of Albany died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Rosa Lee Thomas, 68, of Albany died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Gladys Corrine Spivey of Albany, GA, died Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at Palmyra Nursing Home
Jack Knighton Spence, 87, of Albany died Monday November 5 at his residence.
Gladys Juanita Henderson, 85, of Lee County, GA, died Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at her residence.
Wilona Thomas Butler, 82, of Pelham, GA died Monday, November 5, 2012 at her residence.