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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 8 schedule.
Leesburg native Buster Posey scores the winning run, lifting the Giants to a 2-1 victory against the Reds and keeping their season alive.
With Tuesday's sweep of Clark Atlanta, the Lady Rams have now won 39-of-40 sets against conference opponents this season.
Darton freshman Taylor Martin shoots a 2-under 70 in the final round of the Darton Fall Invitational at River Pointe Golf Course to lead the Cavs to a third-place finish.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith writes about the Bulldogs' need to put Saturday's loss to South Carolina behind them.
A candlelight vigil launches with a memorial for an Albany State University student found deceased last month.
After back-to-back victories, the Albany State football team is back to .500 and very much alive in the race for an East Division title. (ADDS: Notes on QB Kooi's recent success; QB Grissett's injury; conference players of the week).
Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is essentially given a life sentence Tuesday after being convicted of molesting 10 boys over a 15-year period.
For the fifth year in a row, the Falcons break away from the field and give back to the community by visiting elementary schools.
Three appearances on Paula Deen's Food Network show has two Albany sisters ready for the culinary big time.
Sylvia Vann says the amendment to allow state approval of public charter schools is taxation without representation.
The ice cream shop with the familiar black & white cow is coming around to its final scoop.
For reasons of economics and efficiency, Chehaw and Alapaha Councils of the Boy Scouts of America consider a merger.
What's one of the fastest-growing segments of U.S. society? According to a Pew Research Center poll released Tuesday, it could be the religiously unaffiliated.
Superior Court Chief Judge Willie Lockette sentences a violent recidivist to life in prison plus five years with no parole available.
Herald photographer Joe Bellacomo and I got into a spirited debate this weekend. Joe knows his music, and he took exception to my proclamation that -- based solely on vocal talent (and, of course, my own personal opinion) -- singer/songwriter Abi Permenter has a better voice even than Leesburg "American Idol" winner Phillip Phillips.
Albany police respond to at least 48 incidents.
The senior plans to major in environmental science after graduation.
In the latest salvo from the Georgia Department of Education toward the Dougherty County School System, State School Superintendent John Barge has issued a letter to DCSS Superintendent Joshua Murfree requesting new information on the District's expenditures of federal grant money during FY12.
Luke Bryan has been nominated for his album "Tailgates and Tanlines," AMA officials say.
An Albany City Commissioner questions funding for Water, Gas & Light Commission officials' vehicles.
City of Albany staff say payments for Medicare benefits for post-65 retirees could cost the city $400,000 annually.
If you believe what you read on the Internet these days, if Mitt Romney wins the election next month he'll have a celebration dinner his first night at the White House featuring an entree of roasted Big Bird.
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Titus Mock, 63, Leesburg, died October 8, 2012
Isbin Corbitt, 77, Fitzgerald died October 8, 2012
Walker Sidney Coston, 83, Albany, died October 8, 2012
Lucille M. Lott, 88, Ocilla, died October 9, 2012
Glen Everett McMickle, 79, Albany, died on October 8, 2012
Peggy Jane Martin, 82, Albany, died October 6, 2012
Dorothy Jean Smith Houston, 80, of Donalsonville, died October 8, 2012
Laxmiben Patel, 82 Albany, died October 9, 2012
The Dougherty County Police Department has announced that the South Mock Rd. railroad crossing will be closed for repairs beginning at 8:30 this morning.
Is this the perfect combo of brains AND brawn?
The annual agricultural show may return to Albany in 2014.
A report released last month by a UK-based company that follows digital downloads shows that, per capita, the Albany Metro area is the second worst offender when it comes to illegal downloads of music.
Bobby Jack Smith, 78, Albany, died October 7, 2012