LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: GSW golfers shine in first fall tourney; Darton takes sixth in season opener; Lee, Sherwood softball roll
GSW and Darton's golf teams have very different results in their fall season openers that concluded Tuesday, while Sherwood and Lee County softball both pick up big wins against a pair of rivals.
Each week, The Herald’s sports staff will pose a new “Burning Question” at albanyherald.com that’s topical in regards to what area prep football fans are talking about after last week’s games. Feel free to log on and discuss!
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 5 schedule.
LOCAL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: UGA star LB Jones plans to play vs. Vandy; Monroe debuts at No. 10 in state prep poll
Jarvis Jones, who was held out of last week's game against FAU with a groin injury, says he will be on the field Saturday in UGA's latest SEC test against Vanderbilt. (ADDS: notes on UGA-Tennessee being moved to CBS; Monroe's prep football team cracking state Top 10)
The Braves' bats went cold Tuesday against the Marlins as Atlanta saw its four-game winning streak end in a 4-3, overtime victory.
The Albany Herald's Game of the Week between Albany High and Americus-Sumter on Friday got a little more intriguing Tuesday when it was learned that Panthers head coach Michael Pollock has been removed from his role as leader of the program, although whether the move was the result of a suspension --- and is temporary or permanent --- remains unclear. (UPDATED: 5:14 p.m. with new quotes, details)
In this house of wood and stones that I call home, there are books scattered and stacked hither and yon.
A Table With a View
Sheltered from the unfairness of segregation as a child, Rutha Harris, with her marvelous voice, grew to become a difference maker for civil rights.
A panel of eight women and four men will determine suspended school board member's fate on lunch fraud charges.
Albany's City Commission tentatively gives the OK to start the bidding process on the paving of 26 alleys in the city.
The USDOE Office for Civil Rights has referred Betty Graper's complaint to the EEOC.
With the world's No. 2 and No. 3 economies and the proximity of their nations, China and Japan need to get along. But after Japan bought a group of islands that it, China and Taiwan have all claimed, the long-standing dislike between the two nations has reached a fever pitch in China.
A panel discussion presents the economic importance of Georgia's ports in the growing global market.
Dougherty Comprehensive High School is among the schools zoned for children living on Marine Corps Logistics Base-Albany.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
When one says that a falling unemployment rate is actually not good, the natural inclination is to say, "Huh?" Should we not look at a declining unemployment rate as a good sign, especially when most experts did not expect such a drop?
Albany City Manager James Taylor is in the middle of one of those damned-if-you-do, damned-if-you-don't scenarios that tend to break lesser men.
The Defense Prisoner of War/Missing Personnel Office is showing 83,417 servicemembers from World War II onward still missing.
The Albany Police Department releases photos of SUV in connection with a stolen cargo trailer.
Albany police respond to at least 40 incidents.
After an eight-month run, a downtown restaurant shuts its doors.
Amos Wynn, Jr., 93, Arlington, died September, 12, 2012
Milton Tate, 55, died September 16, 2012
Bobbie Nell Stromer, 67, St.Petersburg, FL, died September 16, 2012
Freddy Warren Lawhon, 82, died September 17, 2012
Beth Taylor Smith, 57, Fitzgerald, died September 18, 2012
Bonnie C. Stanfield, 71, Southampton County, VA, died September 16, 2012
Florine Fulton, Sylvester, died September 16, 2012
Lucy Belle Caldwell, 70, Albany, died September 17, 2012
Troy Zane Douglas, died September 14, 2012
Chris A. Williams, 59, Albany, died September 16, 2012
Lela Mae Driver, 86, Albany, died September 15, 2012
William Roberts, 67, Lucama, NC, died September 17, 2012
Sheila Lichtefeld Rooks, 49, died September 17, 2012
Marsha Louise Cason Guice, 64, Tulsa, OK, died August 31, 2012
Lois Evelyn Davis, 86, Albany, died September 17, 2012
A plan by city officials would subject anyone under 21 not accompanied by a parent to police scrutiny at special events.
The U.S. Supreme Court agrees to hear the case regarding the purchase of Palmyra Medical Center in June, and sets arguments for Nov. 26.
Citing an ongoing investigation, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation and other agencies decline to identify body.
Albany Police Department officers arrest three in connection with a woman's shooting.
Moore was promoted to executive director in November 2011.
Already scrambling to steady a struggling campaign, Republican Mitt Romney confronted a new headache Monday after a video surfaced showing him telling wealthy donors that almost half of all Americans "believe they are victims" entitled to extensive government support.
Peyton Manning threw three interceptions in the first quarter but then rallied in the fourth quarter against the Falcons, who held on for a 27-21 victory.