A three-time National Flatpicking Champion will hold a workshop and concert in Albany Nov. 2-3.
It’s a funny thing about us Southerners. If a Yankee criticizes us, we haughtily disregard it, muttering over their ignorance.
The Albany City Commission OKs $400,000-plus reimbursement payments it makes to elderly retirees.
WORLD SERIES --- PREVIEW: Well-rested Tigers set for well-tested Giants in Game 1 of World Series tonight
The Tigers have been off for nearly a week after wrapping up the ALCS title in four games heading into tonight's opener for the World Series against the Giants, who had just one off day after needing seven games to beat the Cardinals and advance.
Talk about your trickle down economics ...
After falling back of the leader by 25 shots after the first two rounds of the NJCAA District IV Preview in Tennessee, Darton dusts the field on the final day to surge and finish third.
Betty Johnson will step down Nov. 8 with her successor expected to be sworn in the next day.
Politics in America is a funny thing. Giving in to the demand for hyperbole, we for some reason try to make a popularity contest — one that in recent years has devolved into a who can make the most money competition — a matter of life and death.
Letter to the editor
In a letter to the editor, Dan Kersey of Albany says that Social Security wording is part of conditioning.
A man who claims he had information that proved Hines Ward solicited prostitutes -- and was then arrested for trying to extort $15,000 from Ward --- appears before a judge and asks for more time to prepare his defense.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, John Bryant of Albany says that a unanimous votes needed on School Board.
This week's 'Burning Question': Who should be our Player of the Year if voting took place right now?
Each week, The Herald’s sports staff will pose a new “Burning Question” at albanyherald.com that’s topical in regards to what area prep football fans are talking about after last week’s games. Feel free to log on and discuss!
Thanks to some shrewd scheduling by Georgia, the Bulldogs are still very much alive to win the SEC East — but it must first beat bitter rival Florida on Saturday afternoon.
One year after landing in Miami — then stirring up controversy and leading the Marlins to a last-place finish — Ozzie Guillen is fired Tuesday.
The Herald's sports staff continues its "Prep Peek," which includes The Herald Heisman Watch, Dynamite Dozen drop-in, Quote of the Week, By the Numbers, the next Game of the Week selection, the Fab 5 Poll and the area's Week 10 schedule.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Nadine M. Mathis of Albany says that greed is destroying the United States.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Ryan Reese of Fitzgerald says that the next president will shape the U.S. Supreme Court.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
The trial of a man charged with shooting an individual dressed as a woman and then stealing his purse starts.
Albany police respond to at least 32 incidents.
The trial of a Lee County man indicted on malice murder charges enters its second day.
Stacy Bloodsworth pleaded guilty to punching three jail inmates and allowing men under his command, including his son, Austin Bloodsworth, to beat them and to kick at least one inmate in the face breaking the inmate's jaw, according to a U.S. Justice Department report.
Albany City Commissioner Jon Howard announced that Dougherty Judicial Circuit District Attorney Greg Edwards will speak at the October Albany-Dougherty Gang Task Force meeting.
A 12-year-old was hit by a car on the 1500 block of Westwood Drive as she walked to the school bus stop at 7 a.m. Tuesday, an Albany Police Department report stated.
Liberty House will hold a candlelight vigil Thursday beginning a 6:45 p.m. in the parking lot of the Department of Family and Children's Services on Oglethorpe Boulevard.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of Albany, East Albany Unit (1112 Inverness Road) will hold its annual "Lights on Afterschool" event on Thursday from 5 p.m to 7 p.m. Local community partners and members of the Dougherty County School System will be in attendance.
A free children's asthma workshop will be held on Thursday from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. in the conference room of Phoebe East, 2410 Sylvester Road, for children with the disease who are 5 years old and older.
Mitchell County High School's Steven Hardy is named one of Georgia's "best and brightest" new teachers.
An annual Smithville festival includes a parade, a pie-baking competition, two majors runs and more.
A new development on the former Radium Springs Casino site is expected to help preserve the butterfly population in the area.
Lee County High School's presentation of "The Cherry Sisters Revisited" carries the day at Region 1-AAAAA competition.
Lee County native Phillip Phillips will sing the national anthem for game one of the World Series according to his website.
Donald Fuller Bonner, Sr., 81, Lake Park, GA, died October 21, 2012
Lee Gertha Roberts, 70, Dawson, died October 23, 2012
Jenifer Johnson, Ashburn, died October 22, 2012
Geneva Nether Sylvester, died October 20, 2012
Mary Overbey, Worth County, died October 22, 2012
David E. Johnson, MD, 61, Albany, died October 21, 2012
Joe Billy McInVale, 89, Cobb, died October 21, 2012
Edgar David Trea, 71, Albany, died October 22, 2012
Brett Wade Padgett, 40, Maitland, FL, died October 21, 2012
Joyce Lavern Ferry, 72, Crossville, TN, died October 18, 2012
Sarah McKay ,79, Lenox, GA, died October 20, 2012
Robert Earl Patton, 48, Leesburg, died October 19, 2012
Irene Seabolt McDearmid, Albany, died October 22, 2012
Earnestine Grier, 84, Birmingham, AL, died October 17, 2012
Anne Blackmar Edge Holman. Albany
Catherine Horn, 95, Colquitt, GA died October 19, 2012
Dorinda Williams Ferguson, 67, Poulan, died October 22, 2012
Rebecca Dennis, 96, Albany, died October 21, 2012
Homer Holliday, Albany, died October 20, 2012
U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest producer.
Candidates vying for the Dougherty School Board’s at-large seat will discuss issues at a public forum.
Tony Stark and Iron Man are back in the third installment of the franchise. According to the Internet Movie Database or IMDB, the plot is still largely unknown, but "rumor has it Tony Stark/Iron Man will head to China to face his toughest opponent, Mandarin."
The first firing of the college football season came Sunday. Idaho let go of Robb Akey in a move that was not unexpected.
Two Wisconsin lawmakers are pushing legislation to tighten the enforcement of gun rules in domestic violence cases, prompted by a fatal shooting rampage at a suburban Milwaukee spa.
The Valdosta Metro Area is the third poorest in the nation according to a recent online report based on census data and labor statistics, officials say.
Florida can punch its ticket to the SEC title game with a win vs. Georgia, but the Bulldogs have hopes of keeping their own conference championship hopes alive. (ADDS: UGA QB Murray named SEC Offensive Player of the Week)
All the records and titles Lance Armstrong accumulated through the most decorated career in cycling history are thrown out Monday by the International Cycling Union, making it as if he was never there.
Lee County’s Buster Posey and the Giants will play Detroit in the World Series after beating the Cardinals in Game 7 of the NLCS.
Albany native and former Deerfield star golfer Josh Crews wins his second golf tournament of the summer after falling behind early in Sunday’s final round in S.C. (ADDS: Albany's Joiner named 2nd-team All American)