For many Americans, Monday was a last opportunity to get in some summer fun before the busy fall. In Albany, authorities said it was a quiet holiday.
Doris G. Cochran, 96, of Sylvester, died Monday.
Mary Alice Teal Williams, 75, of Blakely, died Friday, August 31, 2012.
Ed Owen Walssh, Jr., 89, of Fitzgerald, died Monday, September 3, 2012.
Katherine Sheridan Turner, 91, of Maysville, died on Saturday, September 1, 2012.
Dorothy Keaton, 81, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Sunday, August 26, 2012.
Jackie Lee Clark, 80, of Irwin County, died Sunday, September 2, 2012.
Ronald Lavon Hurst, 51, of Cairo, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.
Atlanta's Dan Uggla, who hit .160 in June, .115 in July and .207 in August, doesn't play Monday's game against the Rockies.
The Darton men's soccer team beats Georgia Military College, 1-0, on Monday to improve to 5-0, while the Lady Cavs win their first game of the season.
Freshman Todd Gurley rushed for 100 yards and two touchdowns on eight carries against Buffalo on Saturday and was named the SEC Co-Freshman Player Of The Week on Monday. (ADDS: UGA practice report; Auburn FB’s mother dies)
Serena Williams advances to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open with a dominating 6-0, 6-0 victory, while Roger Federer easily takes care of Mardy Fish to advance.
Carlton Price, 83, of Albany died on Saturday, September 1, 2012.
George Earl Capps "Skip" Powell, 61, of Leesburg, died Saturday, September 1, 2012.
The Albany State football team improves six spots in the weekly poll after beating North Greenville in Saturday's season opener.
Joe Nathan Gardner, 57, of Albany died on Monday, September 3, 2012.
Florida State just got done dealing Murray State a 69-3 defeat, and now the Seminoles are preparing to face a Savannah State team that was hammered by Oklahoma State on Saturday, 84-0.
Rory McIlroy joins Tiger Woods as the only three-time winners on the PGA Tour this season after shooting a 4-under 67 in the final round of the Deutsche Bank Championship Monday in Massachusetts.
Jon Dewey Ayres, 55, of Moscow Russia, died on August 20, 2012.
Kris Medlen throws his second complete game of the season and strikes out a career-high 12 to lead the Braves to a 7-1 victory against Colorado on Monday.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Denny Hamlin holds off Jeff Gordon to win at the Atlanta Motor Speedway Sunday night.
Andy Roddick, who announced he would retire after the U.S. Open, won his second match in New York to stay alive on Sunday, beating Fabio Fognini, 7-5, 7-6 (1), 4-6, 6-4. to put his retirement off a little longer. (INCLUDES OTHER RESULTS).