I came to know Big Bird and his Muppet friends due entirely to a former work station. So trust me when I opine that Jim Henson’s characters are all about education and almost zero about federal spending.
Citizens in south Dougherty County ask for a larger buffer between their land and a proposed new pecan orchard.
Ryan Vogelsong pitched seven strong innings, Angel Pagan hit a leadoff homer and Marco Scutaro hit a two-run single off Cardinals starter Chris Carpenter to lead the Giants to a 7-1 lead in Monday's Game 2 of the NLCS.
Lane Price, the School Board at-large Democratic candidate, is pitted against write-in Lorenzo Heard in November.
A mockup of the interior of the new Southwest Georgia Regional Airport terminal is required in the project’s contract.
A new state law, beginning in January, will phase out a 4 percent tax on energy used in manufacturing.
BLUE RIDGE — It is always good to return to this mountain community where tourists like to hang out. Anytime of the year is a good time to come to Blue Ridge, especially now with the leaves turning and everybody enjoying the opportunity to put another log on the fire.
Last year, more than 14,000 toys were collected for 4,000 children in Southwest Georgia to open on Christmas Day.
Police officials say an Albany shooting early Sunday left one man injured.
Volunteer Marines act as mentors at the International Studies Elementary Charter School.
Georgia has dominated the series with Kentucky (51-12-2), and Saturday’s game between the SEC foes will likely be another long day for the Wildcats. (ADDS: UGA practice report)
The Lee County Trojans are still undefeated and still No. 1 in the Herald Fab 5 Poll after a bye week, but the rest of the poll changed after a wild Week 8 in high school football.
At 6-0, the Falcons are the only remaining undefeated team left in the NFL, and they will stay that way for awhile with their bye week under way.
APD responds to at least 65 incidents.
The Darton men’s soccer team, which is ranked No. 1 in the nation, will try to end the regular season unbeaten with a win today vs. Andrew. (ADDS: Darton cross county finishes regular season).
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Virginia Tech coach Frank Beamer and his success in college football, which didn't come immediately.
Pick up a copy of the Tuesday Herald to see what everybody's squawking about.
Eddie James Williams, Arlington, died October 14, 2012
Corrina Walker, 87, Moultrie, died October 14, 2012
David Glynn West, Sr., 92, Hopeful, died October 15, 2012
Eunice Ruth Vinson Jackson, 85, Cuthbert, died October 13, 2012
Zenobia Fleming Allen, Lawrenceville, died October 14, 2012
Edwina Robinson, 95, Albany, died October 14, 2012
Loran Holton, 68, died October 14, 2012
Bruce I. Butler, died September 22, 2012
Janie Elizabeth Allison Norwood, 83, Albany, died October 12, 2012
James Marvin Davidson, 80, Leesburg, died October 13, 2012
Florine W. Jones, 52, Albany, died October 4, 2012
Sonya Jane Taylor, 71, Pelham, died October 14, 2012
Grover Lee Bryan, Jr., Headland, died October 14, 2012
Joan Carroll, 71, died October 12, 2012
Shirley A. Richardson, 53, died October 15, 2012
Deloris Brown, 80, Donalsonville, died October 13, 2012
Gussie Hebert Williams, 99, Albany, died October 13,2012
Here's a different take on the VP debate
Authorities say the man was attempting to repair the microwave when he was electrocuted.
Leesburg native and American Idol winner Phillip Phillips released the title to his highly anticipated album Monday, along with the album cover.
Stocks opened higher Monday on Wall Street after a strong report on retail sales.
Early voting continues until Nov. 2 for the Nov. 6 General Election.
Can you spell "correction?"
Carlos Beltran and David Freese each hit two-run homers to lift St. Louis to a 6-0 lead, and the Cardinals hang on to beat the Giants, 6-2, in the NLCS opener.