The judge in a hearing involving the Dougherty Elections Board gives attorneys until Oct. 19 to file written final arguments.
America's two presidential candidates address the nation's pressing issues in their first 2012 debate.
An Albany development authority approves bids on projects designed to improve the city's downtown district.
The 9-year-old princess girl was expounding on the qualities she felt essential in a marriage partner. “He’d need to be caring, daddy, and a good person. He’d need to love animals and love God, too, daddy.” I could feel a tear building up in my eye. The sweet, sensitive, all caring little princess then finished with the grand finale, the clincher, “and own a bunch of land and be rich too.”
Senior Superior Court Judge Loring Gray delays a decision after final arguments in a Baker County election fraud hearing.
Officials with the Georgia Throwdown music and arts festival have spend around $100,000 upgrading the festival site.
Even in horrendous economic times, governments never seem averse to spending billions of dollars more than necessary to address a problem.
Wine enthusiasts from around Southwest Georgia will gather at the Albany Museum of Art at 7 p.m. today to challenge their taste buds for a good cause.
Despite an Albany businessman's claims that he erected banners at his business location to encourage citizens to vote in November, the Albany-Dougherty Code Enforcement office says he must pay for the privilege.
Medicare will soon fine hospitals that have too many patients readmitted within 30 days of discharge due to complications.
The Dougherty County Police Department continues to search for a man who fled custody after two Taser jolts.
Albany police respond to at least 44 incidents.
Police say a captive Albany woman escaped from her home and an abusive relationship.
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Kedar Wright Hollingsworth, Sr., 84, Cairo, GA, died October 1, 2012
Google street view has strapped on its wetsuit and hit the world's oceans.
Tom Stapleton, 76, Fitzgerald, died October 2, 2012
Anna L. White, Albany, died October 2, 2012
Robert Mitchell, 35, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, died September 25, 2012
McArthur Cicero, 66, Albany, died September 28, 2012
Charles A. Farmer, 87, Sycamore, died October 3, 2012
Mattie Buchanan, 91, Dawson, died October 03, 2012
Rosie Lee Davis, 78, Dawson, died October 3, 2012
Jayson Willis Barnes, 65, Fitzgerald, died October 2, 2012
Claretha Proctor, 52, Albany, died September 25, 2012
Jo Anne Ayres, 65, Albany, died September 29, 2012
Ronald D. Foreman, 64, Albany, died October 3, 2012
David Lee Dodson, Sr., Sumter County, died September 30, 2012
Christine Holsey Jackson, 63, Albany, died October 3, 2012
UGA wide receiver Michael Bennett tore his ACL Tuesday, school officials say.
Georgia Trend has been recognizing Georgia’s best and brightest for 16 years.
Officials originally responded to a cardiac arrest on Pointe North Boulevard and found a 46-year-old man unresponsive.
These are the headlines trending from around the state.
Pirates’ McCutchen 0-for-4 vs. Brave as Giants’ Posey now leads by .010 points for NL batting title with one game remaining
Buster Posey goes 2-for-4 Tuesday night to lead the Giants past the Dodgers, and in doing so all but locks up the National League batting title with one game left today in the regular season.
ASU avoided its first four-game losing streak in more than a decade and kept its hope of a return trip to the conference title game alive with Saturday’s victory against Kentucky State.
Lee County softball beats Hardaway but loses to Harris County (ADDS: Worth County, Dougherty, Randolph Southern and Southland softball, Darton golf and soccer)
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!
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 5 schedule.
Lee County’s high-throttle, non-stop offense has produced 47.2 points per game and a 5-0 record, and the Trojans show no sign of slowing down as region play begins this week.
The Yankees remain a game up on Baltimore in the AL East with one game to go by beating the Boston Red Sox, 4-3, on Tuesday night. (ADDS: AL/NL roundup)
The Dream sees their season end Tuesday night in a 75-64 loss to Indiana, which takes the best of three series in WNBA Eastern Conference semifinals.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith lauds Georgia’s crafting of the 2012 football schedule that pushed its meeting with South Carolina back to further in the season.
Tommy Hanson leaves the mound Tuesday wondering if he will make the Braves postseason roster after another dismal performance in a 5-1 loss to the Pirates, who battered Hanson for five runs on nine hits in six innings.
Following this past Friday’s shutout win against Calhoun County, Terrell County has won three in a row heading into Friday’s big 1-A game at Seminole County.
The Albany Panthers will hold an open tryout Nov. 10 in Macon.
Georgia's offense is soaring this season and should provide the stiffest test yet for South Carolina's stingy defense when the two meet Saturday.