Front Street in Albany will be mostly closed this weekend for FlintFest 2.
FALCONS NOTEBOOK: Despite 4-0 start, Atlanta needs fine-tuning; Falcons' Smith, Redskins' Hall make up following 2009 spat
Too many sacks on Matt Ryan and a sideline temper tantrum by coach Mike Smith have the Falcons still feeling like there’s lots of work to be done.
Local musicians will augment the talents of better-known acts at the three-day Georgia Throwdown in Albany Oct. 12-14.
A city of Albany non-emergency information call system has received a statewide Trendsetter award.
The Islamic Center of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, opened in August 2012 after enduring two years of controversy, perhaps bringing to a close the vandalism and violence that has roiled both the structure itself and people of this middle Tennessee city of 100,000 citizens.
APD responds to at least 40 incidents.
October is expected to be “a month of colors, textures and sounds” in Albany.
A local college now has centers in six counties geared toward creating a “literate work force.”
Statistics show there were 108 domestic violence fatalities reported in Georgia in 2011.
Pick up today's Albany Herald to see what people are squawking about.
Kenneth Hurley of Lee County is The Albany Herald's Week 5 Player of the Week with 55 percent of the votes.
It was an emotional day at the Lily Pad SANE center. Most are.
Despite a Magistrate Court judge’s decision to drop a murder charge against a woman, the district attorney says it isn’t over.
This is an old one but a good one.
Rynders, Powell and junior league members read to four-year-old students.
State Representatives Ed Rynders and Jay Powell and representatives of the Junior League of Albany helped celebrate the 20th anniversary of Georgia's Pre-K Program on Thursday by reading to gatherings of four-year-old students.
Bobby Lee Graydon 56, Ashburn, died September 29, 2012
Anna L. White of Edison, died October 2, 2012
Kendal Jamal York, 18, Blakely, died October 2, 2012
Joyce Dutchess Margerum, 61, died September 29, 2012
Orlando Butts, 64, died September 27, 2012
Jewel Beverly Barnes, 70, Albany, died October 1, 2012
Lois Barfield Witczak, 82, died October 3, 2012
Pommie lee Hightower White, 90, Albany, died September 30, 2012
Alma Louise Crawford, 99, died September 30, 2012
Adrianne Jeannell Rhine, of Richland, died September 27, 2012
Myrtis Coley Hartry, Detroit, Michigan, died October 3, 2012
Georgia Mae Kennedy Banks, 61, Albany, died September 28, 2012
Alice Harris, 34, Albany, died September 29, 2012
Florine W. Jones, 52, Albany, died October 4, 2012
Cornelia Brown, Sylvester, died September 30, 2012
The most frequently featured fugitive in the Most Wanted section printed each Friday in The Albany Herald has been captured.
KitchenAid, the homewares giant that manufactures items for American households, is apologizing this morning after a tweet reportedly coming from its official account insulting President Barack Obama during the presidential debate.
These are the headlines trending from around the state this morning.
Michael Bennett, Georgia’s leading wideout, tears his ACL at the end of Tuesday’s practice and will miss the rest of the year, coach Mark Richt announces Wednesday.
Chipper singles in final at-bat as Braves blank Pirates, 4-0; Cardinals up next Friday in Wild Card playoff
Chipper Jones plays his final regular season with a pinch-hit single as the Braves beat the Pirates, 4-0, as Atlanta now gets prepared for its NL Wild Card game against the Cardinals at Turner field at 5 p..m. on Friday.
Detroit's Miguel Cabrera becomes just the 15th player in history to win a Triple Crown, and the first since 1967.
MLB PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: A's stun Rangers on final day, win AL West; Yankees rout Red Sox to win AL East
Oakland rallies from a 5-1 hole Wednesday to crush the Rangers, 12-5, and improbably win the AL West title, while the Yankees --- who controlled their own destiny --- demolished bitter rival Boston to win the AL East.
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Albany High softball team reaches state tourney for the first time in history; ASU football players honored by conference
Following its 10-7 upset win in the Region 1-AAAA softball tournament Wednesday against Dougherty, Albany’s fast-pitch team officially punched its ticket to the state playoffs for the first time in history. (ADDS: roundup items on Lee County, Dougherty and Randolph Southern softball teams; ASU football's weekly conference awards)
There’s a fire and spirit burning in Albany High quarterback Emanuel Byrd that pushes him and drives him toward excellence in and out of the classroom, and it comes from his heart — a heart that beats for his aunt Claudia, the woman who has undoubtedly made Byrd Albany High’s driving force.
A crushing loss to Miami in overtime — followed by an embarrassing loss to lowly Middle Tennessee State — has the Yellow Jackets officially pushing the panic button in Atlanta.
Darton is undefeated, ranked No. 1 in the nation and dreaming about its first national title, which the Cavs could play for next month on their own field.
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