Both Chicago and Andersonville had notorious Civil War-era prison camps.
As expected, Alabama is No. 1 in the first BCS rankings, and Florida is a surprising second.
The Randolph Southern softball team takes two-of-three games in the Final Four series late Saturday night to advance to the GISA Class AA state championship series Saturday in Dublin.
Officials say there were roughly 10,000 new and gently used coats collected in the Albany area last year as part of the “One Warm Coat” drive.
NFL ROUNDUP: RG III comes back from concussion to beat Vikings; Lions beat Eagles in OT; Ravens hold off Dallas; Pats fall
Robert Griffin III comes back from a concussion he suffered last week and runs for 138 yards to lead the Redskins past the Vikings, 38-26. INCLUDES Ravens holding on to beat Dallas, Giants toppiing 49ers; Eagles winning in overtime, and all the NFL games of the day.
Thousands attend the initial Georgia Throwdown festival at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.
Anibal Sanchez and the Tigers take advantage of a blown call and beat Yankees, 3-0, to take a 2-0 lead in the ALCS on Sunday.
Matt Bryant kicks a 55-yard field goal with one second remaining in the game to lift Atlanta to a 23-20 win against Oakland.
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Eunice Vinson Jackson died Saturday.
James Marvin Davidson died Saturday.
Joan Carroll died Friday.
Landing on his feet in the desert Sunday, "Fearless Felix" Baumgartner had parachuted to safety following a skydive from the edge of space in which he reached a speed estimated at Mach 1.24.
Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.
Tony Gonzalez, despite being one of the oldest players in the league, not only leads the NFL in catches at age 36, but he has the Falcons on the verge of their first 6-0 start.
Some prefer to fish on lakes, rivers or in the ocean, but pond fishing may be the most relaxing, enjoyable and addicting form of the sport there is.
ALCS --- GAME 1: Yankees' rally falls short as Tigers win in 12 innings, 6-4; Jeter breaks ankle in loss, out remainder of playoffs
Derek Jeter and the Yankees storm back from a 4-0 hole in the bottom of the ninth in Game 1 of the ALCS late Saturday night, but the rally falls short when Detroit scores two in the top of the 12th inning and Jeter breaks his ankle and has to leave the game.
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay shares a series of humorous tales about his love-hate relationship with his Labrador retriever duck dogs over the years.
As the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship nears its halfway point, Clint Bowyer wins the latest race Saturday.
After winning its opener — then losing three in a row — Albany State’s football team is officially back on track following Saturday’s 16-13 win against conference rival Morehouse in Atlanta to mark the Rams’ third straight victory.
Georgia’s defensive lapse last week against South Carolina has the Bulldogs’ leaders on “D” working hard during the bye week to correct the mistakes.
If the unbeaten Falcons defeat the Oakland Raiders today, Mike Smith would tie Americus’ Dan Reeves as the winningest coach in Atlanta Falcons history.
Ole Miss, which hadn’t beaten an SEC team in its last 16 tries, snaps that streak Saturday in Oxford — and unfortunately for Tigers fans, it comes against an Auburn team that continues to suffer mind-boggling struggles.
One week after a season-altering loss to N.C. State, Florida State takes out its frustration on Boston College on Saturday night in Tallahassee in a 44-point rout.
TOP 25 COLLEGE FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Texas Tech crushes No. 5, previously unbeaten W. Va.; No. 7 N.D. wins in OT
The high-powered West Virginia offense falls flat on its face Saturday in a stunning 35-point loss to Texas Tech.
Tornadoes star Jawaski Randle felt personally responsible for last year’s loss to Americus, so he made sure that didn’t happen again Friday.
The Giants’ first-base coach Roberto Kelly is taken to hospital after Buster Posey’s ball strikes him in head during batting practice Saturday.
Leesburg’s Buster Posey and the Giants host the Cardinals in Game 1 of the NLCS tonight as San Francisco looks to win its second World Series title in three years.