The leadership of Falcons QB Matt Ryan and new defensive coordinator Mike Nolan have made Atlanta the favorite to win the NFC South.
Mark Richt is mum on when former Seminole star Bacarri Rambo will return to the team — but the brother of Alec Ogletree, who is also suspended, indicates it will be Saturday.
Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith writes about former Georgia golfer Bubba Watson and his popularity with fans.
Southwest Georgia Academy pitcher Allison Houston throws her first varsity no-hitter to help the Lady Warriors beat Brookwood, 13-0. (ADDS: Sherwood softball, prep cross country, Albany State volleyball, Darton cross country).
Westover’s upset victory vs. former No. 1 Monroe drops the Tornadoes completely out of the Fab 5 Poll, lifts Bainbridge to the top and allows the Patriots to move into the No. 5 spot.
Clint Eastwood’s memorable appearance at the Republican National Convention quickly inspired a meme: Conservatives are angry with an invisible President Obama, a man whom most voters simply don’t see. That explains their insistence that the president is a socialist, a Muslim, a weak and cowardly apologist for American strength.
In a letter to the editor, Bill Cash of Doerun says that explanations for dog's death are inadequate.
In a letter to the editor, Nadine Mathis of Albany says that today’s children are acting like the adults.
In a letter to the editor, Johnny White of Leesburg says that U.S. support should always be for Israel.
Did anyone think the release of Mitt Romney’s tax returns would satisfy Democrats and make them focus on the real issues in this campaign, including President Obama’s failed domestic and foreign policy record and approaching massive tax increases? If so, please call me for a great deal on Arizona swampland.
It may be that some Dougherty County tax revenues are literally up in the air.
Hyatt Spriggs had been missing since Sept. 13, Albany police officials say.
Gastroenterology, emergency medicine and pediatrics are among the specialties of medical staff applicants for Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
A 20-month-old girl died early Sunday following a drug overdose, officials say.
Historic Magnolia Plantation is up for private purchase for the first time since the late 1950s.
City Manager Bill Weeks will dust off his archaeological skills as he takes on the excavation of a Colonial-era cemetery recently discovered on the grounds of the old Glynn Middle School.
Dougherty County officials are looking into the feasibility of contracting for energy-saving services.
What if we each did something different, the thing that was least expected and not part of the usual pattern of response?
Dougherty County officials say the county can save money by utilizing purchasing cards for purchase orders.
APD responds to at least 65 incidents.
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Leila Williams of Edison, died September 22, 2012
Lois Evon Carter Phillips, 77, Albany, died on September 23, 2012
Myra Bernice Smith Pantone Duncan, 79, Flower Mound, TX died September 15, 2012
Lonie Crawford Wood Killebrew, 89, Ft. Gaines, died September 23, 2012
James L. Cook, Jr., 90, Leesburg, died September 22, 2012
Gordon Hatcher, 86, Albany, died September 22, 2012
Cole Harden, 29, Dawson died September 22, 2012
David Allen Turner, M.D., died September 20, 2012
Norma Herring Dykes, 82, Albany, died September 22, 2012
James Layfield, 63, Albany, died September 21,2012
Hermon Branch, 73, Cordele, died September 21, 2012
Sherry Greenlee Fry, 62, Baconton, died September 21, 2012
Dorothy Minter, Americus, died September 23, 2012
Kenneth P. Ingram, 46, Albany, died September 23, 2012
Andrew Lean Sloan Robinson, 77, Albany died September 23, 2012
Billy Joe Woodham, 79, Donalsonville, died September 23, 2012
Cenola Boldin, 86, Fort Gaines, died September 22, 2012
Joseph Duane Jackson, 25, Camilla, died September 19, 2012
This guy puts the "near" in "near miss."
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Monday dismissed threats of military action against Iran's nuclear program, asserting that his country's project to enrich uranium is only for peaceful purposes and disputing that the country worries at all about an Israeli attack to destroy Iran's nuclear capacity.
While people were inside the house at the time of the shooting, no injuries to residents were reported, officials say.
Former Monroe star and Albany native Ricardo Lockette told The Herald on Monday that he has signed with the San Francisco 49ers. (UPDATED 9:48 p.m.)
DCSS Superintendent Joshua Murfree, nominated by Assistant Superintendent Kenneth Goseer, is not one of the state’s four finalists.
A Massachusetts woman says her cat went to the veterinarian for a flea bath but was mistakenly put to death.
Briefs trending around the state this morning.