News for Sunday, September 2, 2012


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Oosthuizen grabs lead at Deutsche

Louis Oosthuizen runs off a tournament-record seven birdies in a row on Sunday and takes the lead at the Deutsche Bank Championship.

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Tech opens with Hokies

Georgia Tech opens its season tonight against No. 16 Virginia Tech, a team loaded on defense.

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Walking off Chipper

Chipper Jones hits his ninth career walk-off homer, a three-run bomb that caps off a five-run ninth and the Braves beat the Phillies, 8-7

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Flu vaccine available Tuesday

Public health officials say they will have a strong supply of both nasal mist and flu shots available beginning Tuesday.

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Westover Road extension approved

A new thoroughfare connecting Ledo Road and Fussell Road has the potential to become a commercial corridor.

Odis Hooks

Odis Hooks, 81, of Pelham, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.

Mildred Gordon

Mildred Gordon, 82, of Bainbridge, died Sunday, September 2, 2012.

Ida Rebecca Solomon

Ida Rebecca Solomon, 93, of Albany, died Friday, August 31, 2012..

Tyler Smith

Tyler Smith, 16, off Leesburg, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.

Willie J. Powell

Willie J. Powell, 64, of Dawson, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.

George Earl Capps Powell

George Earl Capps Powell, 61, of Leesburg, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.

Debra J. Doyle

Debra J. Doyle, 57, of Albany, died on Saturday, September 1, 2012.

Clara Blackburn Isler Brown

Clara Blackburn Isler Brown, 92, of Albany, died on Saturday, September 1, 2012.

Jon Dewey Ayres

Jon Dewey Ayres, 55, of Moscow, Russia, died on Aug. 20, 2012.

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The 'Big 10' most read stories for August 24-31

These are the 10 most viewed stories on for the week of August 24-31, 2012. Click on the headlines to view the stories.

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Squawk of the Day - September 3, 2012

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Braves, Hudson fall to Phillies, 5-1

The Braves late-season free fall continues when they fall to the struggling Phillies, 5-1, as Tim Hudson loses a rare start.

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Former Georgia star linebacker Dent among those kept by Falcons after cuts; backup QB Davis turning heads in Atlanta

Cornerback Dominique Franks, linebacker Spencer Adkins and fullback Mike Cox are among those let go by the falcons, while backup QB Dominique Davis is fitting in well with the offense.

Kimberly Westley and Kovosky Windom

Mrs. Delores Westley of Albany,

Julie Alison Pate and Samuel George Evans

Mr. and Mrs. William Callier Pate of Albany are

Mr. and Mrs. Mac Kellett

Paige Worsley and James McClellan “Mac” Kellett of Atlanta

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Clemson’s Tigers claw by Auburn’s in Atlanta

Auburn can’t capitalize on mutliple red-zone opportunities Saturday and falls to No. 14 Clemson, 26-19, in the Georgia Dome.

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Tide rolls Michigan, 41-14

Alabama's defending champs open the season in Cowboys Stadium with a Texas-sized beating of Michigan, 41-14, on Saturday night.

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Serena Williams, Federer ease into U.S. Open’s 4th round

Serena Williams defeated Ekaterina Makarova of Russia, while Roger Federer dismissed No. 25 Fernando Verdasco to highlight Saturday's action at the U.S. Open.

Deidra M. Harper

Deidra M. Harper, 51, of Moultrie, died on September 1, 2012.

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Yellow Jackets offense: Bring on strong Hokies D

Something’s got to give Monday night when the powerful Georgia Tech offense meets head on with the heralded Virginia Tech defense.

Bailey Adolphus Green

Bailey Adolphus Green, 82, of Irwin County, died on Auguist 30, 2012.

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TOP 25 COLLEGE ROUNDUP: No. 1 USC wins easily, FSU and LSU roll, Ohio State gets off to fast under Meyer while his former Gators barely win

Top-ranked USC slams Hawaii while Urban Meyer opens with a win at Ohio State and FSU and LSU roll to easy wins in their openers on an upset-free but busy day for the top teams in college football.

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Ten months after being blown out of the first round of the Division II playoffs by North Greenville, the Rams respond with a season-opening victory against the Crusaders.

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Westover tackles Tift County on blocked punt in ’12 opener

Jay Cunningham blocks a punt with four minutes left and Brenton Wimberly scores to lift Westover past Tift County, 33-29, Saturday night.

Rufus Williams

Rufus Williams, of Sylvester, dies on August 31, 2012.

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Bulldogs start slow, finish strong in 45-23 victory against Buffalo with big day from Gurley

The No. 6 Bulldogs led by just eight points at halftime but came alive in the second half to run away from Buffalo in Saturday's season opener -- thanks in part to freshman running back Todd Gurley, who rushed for 100 yards and three TDs, including a 100-yard kickoff return, to lead the Bulldogs to a 43-23 win against Buffalo in the season opener. (ADDS: Rambo, Ogletree suspensions, new Uga debuts)

Carlton Price

Carlton Price, 83, of Albany, died on September 1, 2012.

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LOCAL COLLEGE ROUNDUP: Darton finishes second at home cross country invitational; ASU volleyball wins first game of year

The Darton cross country teams hosted an invitational Saturday and finished second, while the Albany State volleyball team splits a pair of matches. (ADDS: GSW women's soccer)

Pauline Poteet

Pauline Poteet, 81, of Albany died on August 31, 2012.

Louise Jolley McDonald

Louise Jolley McDonald, 78, of Sylvester died on August 30, 2012.

Patricia Ann Mathis

Patricia Ann Mathis, 56, of Leesburg, died August 31, 2012.

Jo B. Knighten

Jo B. Knighten, 71, of Sylvester, dies on September 1, 2012.

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Clerk Tolbert vital to city’s management

Albany’s city clerk recently completed requirements needed to be designated a Certified Municipal Clerk.

Ponezia Seanterell Hudson

Ponezia Seanterell Hudson, 15, of Albany died on August 31, 2012.

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Albany's Lockette cut from Seahawks

Monroe grad Ricardo Lockette is waived from the Seattle Seahawks on Friday. (UPDATED: 12:05 a.m. Sunday)

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PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Herald No. 1 Monroe still in shock after losing 2012 opener on Hail Mary; strange calls mar Trojan Bowl

The Tornadoes narrowly missing upsetting state power Brooks on the road Friday after losing a heartbreaker. (ADDS: Bizarre calls in Dougherty-Lee County game; Lee's two-headed quarterback machine; Sherwood's victory; Calhoun County's running game; Early County's Ladonis Bryant.

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Brothers go for peanut enterprise

Four siblings, ages 9 through 18, own and operate their own boiled peanut business.

Kitchen insspections for September 2, 2012

Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections.