News for Sunday, September 16, 2012


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Dougherty Jail Report Sept. 6-13, 2012

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Sept. 6-13, 2012. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

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Crosswalk work starts on Dawson Road

Motorists are being urged to exercise caution on Dawson Road.

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Lee official backs off statement on survey

Vice Chairman Rick Muggridge says he misspoke regarding the amount of time a consultant spent in Lee County.

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'Ride for Hope' to raise funds for Cancer Coalition

A cycling event is taking place next month to help raise funds for the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.

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Honey man has a sweet job

Richard Grebel has thousands of busy workers, and what they produce for him could sweeten any life.

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NFL Roundup: Giants' Eli Manning throws for 510 yards in win against Bucs, Cardinals stun Patriots

Eli Manning throws for 510 yards to lead a comeback against Tampa Bay as the Giants score with 31 seconds left to win, 41-34. (INCLUDES game reports from across the NFL).

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The 'Big 10' for Sept. 7 through Sept. 14

These are the 10 most viewed stories on for the week of Sept. 7, through Sept. 14, 2012 . Click on the headlines to view the stories.

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Keselowski wins Chase opener

Brad Keselowski leads the final 26 laps to win the Chase opening race at the Chicago Speedway.

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Darton golf full of youth, high expectations

The Cavs tee off today at St. Simons Island, beginning a new season with plenty of new faces.

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MNF fireworks

The Falcons and Matt Ryan face Peyton Manning and the Broncos tonight in what could be an offensive showcase of quarterbacks.

Connie E. Wilson

Connie E. Wilson, 59, of Lands Crossing community in Irwin County, died Saturday.

Maxine Phelps

Maxine Phelps, of Cordele, died Sunday.

Deborah Billings

Deborah Billings, of Unadilla, died Sunday.

Richard Williams

Richard Williams, 53, of Albany, died Sunday.

Christ A. Williams

Christ A. Williams, 59, of Albany, died Sunday.

Willie James Thomas

Willie James Thomas, 56, of Albany, died Wednesday.

Mickie H. Thomas Stickler

Mickie H. Thomas Stickler, of Leesburg, died Sunday.

Angelene Nicole Hughes

Angelene Nicole Hughes, 27, of Headland, Ala., died Friday.

Rosetta Holder

Rosetta Holder, 91, of Dawson, died Sunday.

Lela Mae Driver

Lela Mae Driver, 86, of Roswell, died Saturday.

Benny Thomas Baltimore

Benny Thomas Baltimore, 73, of Oakfield, died Sunday.

Squawk of the Day - Sept. 17, 2012

Pick up a copy of Monday's Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about.

Anna Jade Chafin and Jordan Brett Hancock

Scott and Angela Karvonen of Tifton, GA and Bryant and Carla Chafin

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Florida State rolls past Wake Forest, 52-0

Chris Thompson gains 197 yards on just nine carries and Florida State has no problem ripping Wake Forest, 52-0.

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Parkey’s OT kick lifts Auburn past ULM, 31-28

Auburn's Cody Parkey hits a 35-yard field goal in overtime to send the Tigers to their first win.

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Poll: Campaign spending irks American voters

A new survey by The Associated Press and the National Constitution Center indicates that Americans don’t like all the millions and millions of dollars that are being tossed around in this year’s elections, especially by the super political action committees. So, what are we going to do about it?

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No-huddle offenses of Ryan, Manning take center stage Monday night

Matt Ryan lit up K.C. last week with the no-huddle offense — but the Falcons QB says his up-tempo style is nothing compared to Peyton Manning’s.

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OUTDOORS: Weekly fishing reports

Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.

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OUTDOORS COLUMN: My happy, wet feet

Herald outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay shares his thoughts about wetland wading.

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Carrying the load

Georgia Tech quarterback Tevin Washington runs for three TDs and passes for another to lead the Yellow Jackets to a convincing 56-20 victory against Virginia, giving Tech its first ACC victory this season.

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Monroe edges Fitzgerald in OT

Herald No. 1 Monroe stops Fitzgerald on downs to win 35-28 in overtime on Saturday night.

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PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Lee County’s sweep of Albany teams nothing new to Trojans

Lee County went 3-for-3 this season against teams from Albany, but the Trojans were even better in 1999 when they beat all four city schools. (ADDS: Items on Southland and Early County)

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Bulldogs start slow, finish strong in rout of FAU

Florida Atlantic played with No. 7 Georgia for much of the first half, but then the Bulldogs scored seven unanswered touchdowns to put away the Owls, 56-20, and improve to 3-0.

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Traveling Wall returning to Georgia Southwestern State

Georgia Southwestern State University will participate in events next week honoring American ex-POWs and MIAs.

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Braves hang on for 5-4 victory against Nationals, close gap to 6 1/2 games in NL East

Jeff Baker scores the go-ahead run in the eighth inning to lift Atlanta past Washington to cut the Nationals' lead in the NL East to 6 1/2 games over the Braves.

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Late turnovers, missed PATs costly in ASU’s 13-12 loss to Elizabeth City

The Rams turn the ball over on downs 1 yard from the end zone and then Albany State QB David Kooi throws an interception in the final minutes of Saturday’s 13-12 loss to Elizabeth City State (N.C.).