This week's Albany Herald Player of the Week is Kenneth Hurley from Lee County with 50 percent of the votes.
The Albany Police Department asks for help in locating a gunman who shot up a Subway restaurant Sept. 20.
I’m not sure whether to file this column under the sports page or the faith and values section, but there’s an intersection here, as there so often is, between sports and religion. I’m referring to the “replacement referees” now being employed by the owners of the National Football League (NFL).
The service of civil papers leads to a man’s arrest, and seizure of about five pounds of marijuana, nearly $19,000 in cash and an SUV.
Local law enforcement groups are looking for Kezia Shenee Morrison.
APD responds to at least 43 incidents.
Dr. Sandra Mobley will begin working as the assistant dean for curriculum at the Medical College of Georgia Southwest Georgia Clinical Campus on Monday.
County Commissioners meet briefly to set the overall tax millage after school board members voted earlier Thursday to approve the school millage rate.
Dougherty County Jail Director Sheriff's Col. John Ostrander speaks at September Gang Task Force meeting Thursday.
Check out today's squawk of the day!
Who said the following: "The future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam."
In a letter to the editor, Marty Heldenberg of Parrott says that the movie bashing Obama is a propaganda piece.
In a letter to the editor, Warren Grant of Albany says that shallow thinkers are ignoring the issues.
In a letter to the editor, John R. Bryant of Albany says that voters should make informed decisions.
Albany's Water, Gas & Light Commission board approves the purchase of land in northwest Albany for a water tower.
Kenneth P. Ingram, 46, Albany, died September 23, 2012
Margaret Jones Wimberly, 86, Baconton, died September 20, 2012
Andrew Lean Sloan Robinson, 77, Albany, died September 24, 2012
William Curtis Shields, 69, Cuthbert, died September 25, 2012
Karlene Coker Martenn, 76, Ashburn, died September 27, 2012
Natalia Hawkins Senior, 97, Dawson, died September 20, 2012
Claretha Proctor, 32, Albany, died September 25, 2012
Eddie B. Carroll, Sr., 75, Albany, died September 21, 2012
Betty Rogers, 80, Donalsonville, died September 22, 2012
Wilson Warren, 75, Albany, died September 22, 2012
Leila Williams, of Edison, died September 22, 2012
Otis Clarence Brown, 69, Albany, died September 21, 2012
Martha Leah Cochran Powell, 72, Baconton, died September 27, 2012
Myrtle Mims Smith, 78, Parrott, died September 26, 2012
Deborah Ann Wimberly, 55, Albany died September 24, 2012
Orlando Butts, 64, died September 27, 2012
F. Gene Hancock, 82, Sylvester, died September 26, 2012
Beulah Beatrice Johnson-Sawyer, 75, Albany, died September 21, 2012
Charles Cross, 86, Ellendwood, died September 26, 2012
The NFL's regular officiating crews are back.
NEW YORK (AP) — Campbell Soup Co. is closing two U.S. plants and cutting more than 700 jobs as it looks to trim costs amid declining canned soup consumption.
Emory University and other Atlanta partners are launching a new autism research center.
Average U.S. rates on fixed mortgages fell again to new record lows.
The mayor of Savannah has asked City Manager Rochelle Small-Toney to resign.
A county-by-county breakdown of unemployment rates released Thursday by the Georgia Department of Labor for August shows Dougherty to be at 10.9 percent.
MLB Roundup: Tigers edge Royals; Orioles and Yankees both win; Brewers hammer Reds to stay in wild card hunt
The Tigers win a crucial game in the AL Central, beating the Royals, 5-4, and the Yankees and Orioles both win to keep the AL East race tight. Milwaukee's Ryan Braun hits his NL-leading 41st homer to help the Brewers beat the Red, 8-1, and Washington stays hot with an 8-4 win against the Phillies. ( INCLUDES a games from both the AL and NL).
The NFL and the referees’ union have reached a tentative contract agreement, ending a lockout that has fueled controversy and confusion in the league this season.
Falcons QB Matt Ryan wasn't on a list of the NFL's top 100 players to begin the season, but he's looking like an elite player three games into the season.
LOCAL SPORTS BRIEFS: Albany Tennis Association set to host free Play Day at Darton; local prep football teams get nods in state poll
The Albany Tennis Association is teaming up with the USTA to hold a free Play Day of instruction and playing Saturday at Darton.
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson says don't write off his team yet just because it's off to an 1-2 start in ACC play.
The balance of power may not have completely shifted from the West to the East — but the SEC East is close on the West’s heels.
For Deerfield-Windsor electric tailback Kh’Ron McClain, it was more than just coming back home when he returned to Albany from Atlanta last year, it was coming back to friends and a life he cherished in Southwest Georgia and back to a football team he now wants to lead for one final run.
The Braves don't show any signs of a hangover after clinching a playoff spot on Tuesday night. They come right back and shut out the Marlins, 3-0, on Wednesday as Paul Maholm and the bullpen combine to throw a six-hitter.
Andrew Palumbo scores three goals Wednesday against Thomas to lead the Cavs, who are ranked No. 1 in the nation, undefeated and only getting better.
Former Bulldogs sidelines report and Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith lauds the job that UGA offensive line coach Will Friend as done in Athens.