The Mitt Romney who showed up on a debate stage at the University of Denver last week was a commanding figure — warm, engaging, polished and smart. He was the missing Mitt, the one little seen since the Republican primaries began.
U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop is demanding information from the U.S. Postal Service on what prompted closure of an Albany post office.
Wings and Wildlife, the Georgia Throwdown, the Riverfront Run, the Freedom Singers and much more loom for October.
The Braves’ season — and Chipper Jones’ career — is over after the Cardinals, aided by a controversial call in the bottom of the eighth inning, beat Atlanta in the NL Wild Card one-game playoff at Turner Field, 6-3.
SEC Eastern Division bragging rights, a pair of undefeated records and possibly a shot at a national title appearance are on the line when South Carolina and Georgia play tonight.
Albany State, which snapped a three-game losing streak last week, can get back to .500 with a win today vs. Lane in the Music City Classic.
Chart-topping country singer Easton Corbin will play Friday at 7 p.m. at Albany’s Exchange Club Fairgrounds.
A cancer-fighting organization changes its name and continues the fight here in South Georgia.
APD responds to at least 49 incidents.
Pick up Saturday's Albany Herald to find out what people are squawking about.
Betty Burroughs, 70, Albany, died October 4, 2012
Mary L. Perry, Cordele, died October 5, 2012
Sandra Lorraine Bulloch Bullington, 64, Pelham, died October 05, 2012
James Martin Apperson, 83, Albany, died October 05, 2012
Carrie Bell Kimbrough, 84, Dayton, OH, died September 28, 2012
Barry Scott Shelton, 58, died September 27, 2012
Anita Nelson Pannell, 74, Albany, died October 4, 2012
Lendon Gary Bennett, 60, Omega, died October 4, 2012
The battle over Amendment 1, which would allow the state to create charter schools over the objections of local school boards, took a new twist this past week.
Apparently in Texas, you just can't find ANY honest people any more.
Officials say that one person has died after being trapped inside a burning home in Worth County this morning.
US unemployment rate falls to 7.8 pct. in September, lowest since Jan. 2009; hiring increases.
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Lee County softball finishes runner-up in 1-AAAAA tourney; Crisp claims 1-AAAA title
Lee County falls short of winning region Thursday, while Crisp County ends Worth County's reign. (ADDS: items on Deerfield softball; ASU volleyball)
Herald sports editor Danny Aller and staff writers Mike Phillips, John Millikan and Matt Stewart --- along with, for the first year, WFXL Fox 31 sports anchor Andrew Schnitker --- make their latest prep football picks in Week 6 of "Guessperts" as Stewart and Phillips are now tied for first, with Millikan four games back and Schnitker and Aller pulling up the rear (again).
Bobby V is out in Boston after one dreadful, forgettable season as the Red Sox's manager.
MLB PLAYOFF ROUNDUP: Wild Card teams prepared for possibility of being one and done; Braves to sit McCann vs. Cardinals
Following tonight’s NL and AL one-game, Wild Card playoffs, there’s sure to be plenty of debate about how fair the new format is.
Georgia is concerned about South Carolina’s Marcus Lattimore — but the Gamecocks are equally worried about UGA’s double threat at RB.
Locals Kate Douglas and Trellis Whaley take aim at world archery titles this weekend at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Orlando.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips isn't used to Region 1-AAAA's teams all being on a bye at the same time like they are this week, but he thinks the move to give everyone the same off week if the fairest thing to do.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has one Most Wanted fugitive this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
Letter to the editor
Following the news accounts about events in the Middle East, I kept hearing references to “the Muslim World.” Since when do we care what religion our enemies are? Europe is predominately Catholic, but during WWII no one ever heard that we were at war with the Catholic world. In Japan, we didn’t fight the Taoists and in Vietnam we didn’t fight the Buddists.
Letter to the editor
Albany’s school children certainly deserve better than a school board member that is “not guilty.” There is no argument regarding the fact that Mrs Riggins’ children did receive free or reduced-cost meals.
Letter to the editor
I wish I had the resources to hire a wannabe Paul Revere to fly a plane over America. The plane would have to be equipped with a giant loudspeaker, so the pilot (Paul) could holler out: “The terrorists are here! The terrorists are here!”
President Obama was supposed to deliver a final staggering blow to challenger Mitt Romney Wednesday night on the way to a second term. But in their debate, Romney scored epic upset.
Albany State receiver Ronnie Tubbs broke through with an 18-yard TD pass last week and is trying to get more involved in the Rams’ offense. (ADD: items on Grissett's injury update; Rams' resurgent kicking game; conference adding another new school in 2014-15)
A suspect faces charges including armed robbery surrenders to authorities.
If unbeaten Lee County can top Hardaway tonight in its Region 1-AAAAA opener in Leesburg, it will become the first team in school history to start a season 6-0.
A planned combination voter registration drive and food and clothing giveaway would have violated state elections law.