Reigning Herald Player of the Week Dustin Shattles of Southland has another big week on offense and defense as the Raiders stay perfect Friday with a 18-12 win at previously unbeaten Terrell Academy.
No. 1 LSU looks to be the latest loss on Auburn's schedule today as the 1-2 Tigers struggle to get going early in the season.
After losing the last three in the series, Georgia Tech enters showdown with Miami as a heavy favorite.
In one of the biggest games of the season, the No. 10 Tigers invade Tallahassee tonight to take on the No. 4 Seminoles for a highly anticipated Top 10 showdown.
Dallas Margeson finds Kh'Ron McClain from 35 yards out late in the fourth quarter to lift Deerfield to its fourth win in five games Friday. (ADDS: roundup items on Early County-Calhoun County; Randolph-Clay; Terrell County; Randolph Southern; Seminole County-Pelham; Miller County; and SGA)
After an wild — and ugly — finish to their 2011 meeting, Vanderbilt and Georgia hook up again tonight in a crucial SEC matchup that’s turning into a bit of a heated rivalry.
Albany State, on a two-game losing skid, is looking for revenge today against a Miles team that stunned the Rams in last year’s conference championship game.
Tommy Hanson has another rough outing as the Phillies spank the Braves, 6-2, on Friday night and help their playoff hopes after the Cubs rally to clip the Cardinals earlier in the day.
In the week following 9/11/12 something big happened: the collapse of the Cairo Doctrine, the centerpiece of President Obama's foreign policy. It was to reset the very course of post-9/11 America, creating, after the (allegedly) brutal depredations of the Bush years, a profound rapprochement with the Islamic world.
There is a total of $4.1 million in Title I funds for the Dougherty County School System budgeted for FY 2013.
Dougherty County Police Department Chief Don Cheek says he’s stepping down because of health issues. Pete Skiba
Churchgoers say they hope efforts will continue to blend races and denominations in Albany.
Former president Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday school this week.
APD responds to at least 50 incidents.
To get all the squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
The Mountaineer Band of the University of West Virginia sure knows how to tug at the heart strings with this patriotic medley.
Ada Hemmerle Johnson, 85, Thomasville, died September 19, 2012
Beulah Beatrice Sawyer, 75, Albany, died September 21, 2012
Dorothy Freeman Durbin, 86 Albany, died September 19, 2012
Hermon Branch, 73, Cordele, died September 21, 2012
Margaret Jones Wimberly, 86, Baconton, died September 20, 2012
Helen Hightower, of Blakely, died September 21, 2012
David Allen Turner, MD, 85, Albany, died September 20, 2012
Larry S. Shiver, 63, Lester Community, died September 20, 2012
Eloise Jewell Bastian, 81, Fitzgerald, died September 20, 2012
James Layfield, 63, Albany, died September 21, 2012
A Dougherty Superior Court jury deliberates for nearly two hours before returning not guilty verdicts on all counts.
Patrons to the Albany Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-13 season will find a mix of the old with things that are brand new.
The woman was found in a ditch on the side of the highway in Baker County and died a few days later.
Natalia Hawkins Senior, 97 Dawson, GA died September 20, 2012
Wayne Reynolds, 74, Sumner died September 20, 2012
Clarence Hines, 58, of Camilla, Ga. passed on September 11, 2012
Rosetta Holder, 91, died September 16, 2012
Charlie Walker 73 Tifton, GA departed September 19,2012
Robert 'Ernest' Jenkins, 69, Sasser, died September 14, 2012
Bobbie Nell Stromer 67 St. Petersburg, FL Colquitt,GA September 16, 2012
Emma Cox White, 85, Bainbridge, died September 18, 2012
Bruce Daniels, Sr. 46, passed away September 18, 2012
Dorothy Nichols Vick, 79, Randolph Co., died September 19, 2012
Richard Lee Williams, 53, Albany, died September 16, 2012
Florene Fulton, Sylvester,died September 1, 2012
Joseph Jackson, 25, Camilla, died September 19, 2012
Michael Alexander Boyd, Sylvester, died September 14, 2012
Douglas Michael (Mick) Anderson, Ft. Gaines, Georgia, died, September 20, 2012
Waymon Canty, III (Spud) 51, Albany died September 12, 2012
Gwen Dell Patterson, 50 Albany died September 15, 2012
Lucy Belle Caldwell, 71, Albany, died September 17, 2012
Robert Mims of Miami, Fl departed on September 14, 2012
These are the headlines that are trending from around the state this morning.
Tiger Woods chips in for one of his six birdies and shoots a 4-under 66 for a share of the lead with Justin rose after Thursday's opening round of the Tour Championship.
Herald sports editor Danny Aller and staff writers Mike Phillips, John Millikan and Matt Stewart --- along with, for the first time, WFXL Fox 31 sports anchor Andrew Schnitker --- make their picks for the first week of the high school football season in Week 4 of "Guessperts" as Millikan and Stewart tied for first place right now with identical 49-11 records through three weeks.
A bandit fires shots during a Thursday night robbery of a South Albany fast-food restaurant.
Albany High makes its debut in the Region 1-AAAA opener tonight against an Americus-Sumter team without its coach, Michael Pollock, who will miss his second straight game for disciplinary reasons.
Whether he’s protecting his quarterback in the pocket and throwing de-cleater blocks for his running backs on the field, or assuming the role of gentle giant and man of the house when it comes to looking after his grandmother and siblings off of it, Monroe big man Hakeem Porter has a bright future as the ultimate caretaker.
PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Baconton falls, Sherwood rolls on Thursday night action; GHSA rules that its teams can't play vs. GISA
The Blazers take it on the chin Thursday night in a home loss to Pacelli to fall to 1-4 on the season, while Sherwood routs Windsor behind a big night from QB Dalton Todd.
Georgia Tech can bounce back into the ACC's Coastal Division race with a win Saturday against Miami.
Dexter Moody has lost chances to play at Georgia and Georgia State, and now the safety is looking to keep his career alive at Albany State.