The holiday season is upon us. Unfortunately, many holiday shoppers may fall prey to unscrupulous criminals who hang out in mall and shopping center parking lots, doing their “shopping” from the packages placed in parked vehicles.
The November Gardener
The weather’s getting cooler, but that doesn’t mean that work in the garden is any less important.
It all started with a break-in then continued to a breaking point when a crazy woman showed up at my door, ranting about aliens who had landed at her house. She needed me to write an article to warn their commander not to send them back to her house.
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 11 schedule.
The supercharged storm Sandy that blasted ashore Monday night is a reminder that regardless of where you are, it’s important to be prepared to major disaster.
Former Monroe standout Justin Mims currently is third in the nation in interceptions at NAIA Belhaven College.
Trick-or-treating doesn’t seem to be as prevalent as it once was, but there will still be quite a few youngsters in costume out on the streets tonight, going door to door in search of candy and other treats.
Would you bleed with me? Most people won’t. When they are confronted with a problem in our community, they may complain about it but they will not do anything to try to correct it if it involves the least bit of physical or financial inconvenience to them.
By one stroke, Rory McIlroy keeps his newfound edge over Tiger Woods after beating him during a Chinese exhibition early Tuesday morning.
One week after being called soft — then responding with a win vs. Florida — Georgia’s defense enters its SEC duel with Ole Miss feeling as if it still has something to prove.
Ever since losing to N.C. State in a stunner earlier this month, in its last few games FSU has looked every bit like the team many thought would contend for the national title.
Former Monroe star Chavius Jackson chose Fort Valley out of high school before returning home to play for the Rams, and now the senior safety gets the chance to face his former team one final time Saturday. (ADDS: items about Grissett's performance in front of hometown fans vs. Benedict; injury update)
It’s hard to imagine the offense being any worse this year, so Auburn is turning it over to freshman Jonathan Wallace heading into Saturday’s game against New Mexico State.
As regular readers of this publication know, The Herald’s Editorial Board has chosen to endorse Mitt Romney in his quest to unseat Barack Obama as President of the United States.
Rather than buy out each contract and release them into the open market, the Braves pick up the multi-million dollar options of catcher Brian McCann and pitchers Tim Hudson and Paul Maholm on Tuesday.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith makes his case for UGA star LB Jarvis Jones to become the first college player on defense in 15 years to win the Heisman Trophy.
The Albany Police Department seeks help locating two men wanted on warrants for aggravated assault and influencing a witness.
Residents try to regain semblance of life pre-Sandy as the storm's aftermath shuts down the busiest city in the world.
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard outlines initiatives she's championed since taking office to a local civic club.
Jihreel Malik Curry lost control of a 2006 Cadillac CTS before 7 a.m. Tuesday and crashed into Dunbar's Grill and BBQ on the 1100 block of Gordon Avenue, stated an Albany Police Department report.
Easter Seals of Southern Georgia selects two new ambassadors to represent their services.
Those between 30-65 years of age and have not been diagnosed with cancer are eligible to participate.
The Albany & Dougherty County Flood and Severe Weather Preparedness Fair educates the community and helps keep insurance rates low.
An argument about burning trash in a barrel led to a fight in which one man suffered a knife wound at about 7:55 p.m. Monday at East Park Mobile Home Park, said a Dougherty County Police Department official.
More than 11,000 people have voted early, elections officials say.
Albany police respond to at least 38 incidents.
Joey Lavar Daniels, 34, Albany, died October 28, 2012
Brenda Sonya Haas, 60, Worth County, died October 28, 2012
Ervin Flanders, Jr., Bainbridge, died October 28, 2012
Annie R. Smith-Lee, Blakely, died October 28, 2012
Ralph Keaton, Sr., 87, Powder Springs, GA died October 27, 2012
Betty Jean DeBruce, 67, died October 30, 2012
Martha Underwood Holland, 98, died October 29, 2012
Maggie Corbett Evans, Albany, died October 28, 2012
Arlie Clifford Griffis, Sr., 83, Leesburg, died October 27, 2012
Arlester Jackson, Jr., 35, Tyty Community, died October 27, 2012
Farris Ruben Teasley, 90, Jacksonville, FL, died October 28, 2012
Rufus Harris, Sr., 85, died October 28, 2012
Nell Claire Harris, 91, Gainesville, died October 26, 2012
Ethel lee Mathis, Albany, died October 29, 2012
Nathan Sampson, died October 26, 2012
Annie Mae Dennts, 88, Albany died October 27, 2012
Mahalia Harris, Donalsonville, died October 28, 2012
Margaret Aultman died Monday, October 29, 2012
Curtis Bailey, 84, Albany died October 29, 2012
Mae Bell Porter, 88, Atlanta, died October 29, 2012
A Dougherty School Board panel suspends kindergarten teacher Tracy Drayton for 30 days without pay.
Take a look at this compilation video from Failblog.org.
The Albany Fire Department has extinguished a debris fire near an Albany beauty salon.
A total of four people from the local Red Cross chapter have been sent out to assist those impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
New York City awakened Tuesday to a flooded subway system, shuttered financial markets and hundreds of thousands of people without power a day after a wall of seawater and high winds slammed into the city, destroying buildings and flooding tunnels.
Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller looks back at Leesburg native and San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey's rise to stardom in just three years in the majors following the Giants' second Posey-led World Series title in three years they won Sunday in Detroit.