Charles Stafford had his doubts about moving from South Florida to Southwest Georgia, but now that he’s here, he couldn’t imagine living anywhere else — and the Tornadoes are happy to have the kid with the golden arm on their team that everyone's chasing.
The Titans open the season today with plenty of new faces, including former Dougherty star Arabian Williams, who is ready to lead Albany Tech with his up-tempo style of play.
For the 66th time since 1945, Albany State and Fort Valley will square off in one of the most anticipated rivalry games every year.
Convicted child molester and former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky is moved and placed in a prison with death row inmates.
The Jacksonville Jaguars shoot down rumors Wednesday that they’re trading for Jets QB Tim Tebow, who grew up in the Jacksonville area.
Leesburg native Buster Posey and his teammates rode threw the streets of San Francisco on Wednesday like kings after winning their second World Series in three years.
I am typically the kind of person who, in a group of my colleagues deciding where to go for lunch, would defer the decision to others based on what they wanted.
Rachel’s Challenge, implemented in area schools last year as part of an effort to promote kindness and compassion, is among the methods used to help combat bullying in the region.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, John Bryant of Albany says that the federal government is still into its coverups.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Roy Fellows of Morgan says that Amendment 1 supporters have education concerns.
Regardless of who is elected Tuesday to serve as president for the next four years, one change will have to take place. There will have to be a renewed spirit of compromise in our nation’s capital.
I traveled this past weekend to Hilton Head to visit my wife’s relatives. The 7-year-old Hurricane boy and 9-year-old princess found out we were leaving for the beach and ran the car down before I could get out of the driveway.
Confidence men know that their victim — “the mark” as he has been called — is eventually going to realize that he has been cheated. But it makes a big difference whether he realizes it immediately, and goes to the police, or realizes it after the confidence man is long gone.
Officials with the nonprofit Georgia Municipal Association meet with area leaders in Baconton.
The Albany Symphony Association is hosting Dine StewBo's for the Symphony, a progressive four-course dinner party at three local establishments, at 5:30 p.m. Sunday as a fundraising event to benefit the symphony.
A scheduling conflict has forced Albany officials to reschedule the Historic Old Northside Holiday Tour originally scheduled for Dec. 8.
Aiming to give inmates a second chance, the Dougherty County Jail awards two inmates GED credentials Wednesday.
Roughly a dozen diabetic-friendly recipes are expected to be available at an upcoming taste testing event, coordinators say.
The Better Business Bureau's "Wise Giving Alliance" recommends that people steer clear of Sandy scams. It offers the following tips....
A sitting member of the Lee County Commission cites growth in the county during his first term.
Albany police respond to at least 39 incidents.
Tim Nelson believes growth in Lee County has become in spite of the County Commission, not because of it.
Robert L. Walker, Cobb, died October 29, 2012
Mottie Lee Marlin, Edison, died October 26, 2012
William W. Sellars, 39, Albany, died October 30, 2012
Raymond Andrae, 75, Ft. Gaines, died October 31, 2012
Melinda F. Lewis, Cordele, died October 29, 2012
Ernest Dewaine Phillips, 91, Albany, died October 31, 2012
Arlie Clifford Griffis, Sr., 83, died October 27, 2012
Annie Lee Jackson Swan, 87, Albany, died October 28, 2012
Leonard Isam Pridgeon, 96, died October 28, 2012
Maud Moore Proctor, 96, Vero Beach, FL, died October 23, 2012
Ralph Keaton, Sr., 87, Powder Springs, GA died October 27, 2012
Jennett Giddens McSwain, 91, Irwinville, died October 30, 2012
Rufus Harris, Sr., 85, died October 28, 2012
Check out this incredible stop-motion video of jack-o-lantern art. We're not sure how many pumpkins this guy went through, but there were a lot.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald for Thursday to see what everyone's squawking about.
Defense lawyers contend the Georgia Department of Corrections improperly changed its lethal injection formula.
Sheriff Dana Meade is appealing an October court decision to have a second run-off election between he and Tim Williamson.
A college student in Tifton was found dead on campus Tuesday morning, officials say.
NBA ROUNDUP --- 2012 OPENING NIGHT: Defending champ Heat clip Celtics; new-look Lakers stunned at home by Mavs
Despite seeing LeBron James go to the locker room for the final nine minutes of the game with leg cramps, the Heat open the 2012 NBA season with a rout of the Celtics, 120-107. (ADDS: roundup items on Tuesday's other two opening-night games, Lakers-Mavs and Cavs-Wizards).