Middle linebacker Jarvis Brice broke his leg during Albany State’s season opener against North Greenville and will miss the rest of the year. (ADDS: Notes on RB Nathan Hoyte named conference Player of the Week; Rams sticking with 2 QBs Saturday).
For Lee County tailback Kenneth Hurley, the run to daylight started years ago when everyone told him he wasn’t big enough or good enough to play football, but Hurley — at 5-8 and 150 pounds — wiped away his tears and is now darting by his critics, running past his doubters and smiling all the way.
The Darton women get their second win of the season, while the Darton men — who recently became the No. 1-ranked team in the nation — cruise to a 5-0 victory. (ADDS: Note on Darton cross country in Top 15 in nation)
Former President Bill Clinton is the keynote speaker Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention.
Sometimes it's difficult to determine exactly when you have arrived. Moving along life's highway, there aren't any big road signs that say for certain that you've reached a particular destination.
Two Albany residents are robbed by an "acquaintance" with a silver-colored revolver.
The medical executive committee at Phoebe hospital is supporting the conversion of Phoebe North into a free-standing women's and children's center.
Columnist Leonard Pitts wrote a story for the front page of last Sunday's Charlotte Observer indicting both parties for failing to speak up for the poor. He inspired this column.
Westbound traffic lanes were soon cleared and re-opened following a crash Tuesday afternoon on the Liberty Expressway bypass.
Albany police respond to at least 30 incidents.
The 7-year-old hurricane boy, 9-year-old princess girl, mamma and poor ol' daddy went to town to return some shoes that were too small for the princess. Rest assured, it was not my idea. I've never returned an item to a store in my life. If I got home and had a tutu in my bag, I'd wear it.
State grants will cover proposed $360,000 budget, Dougherty school system officials say.
Open auditions have been set for males and females ages 4-40 in early October at the Civic Center.
A fugitive wanted for the August assault of four Worth County residents has been apprehended.
A sporting goods distributor will relocate its Internet sales division in Albany by the end of this year.
The Phoebe Digestive Health Center is expected to be open on Oct. 28, officials with Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital say.
A local founding pastor and retired professor authors a Biblical book on abundant living.
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The local banking company is ranked No. 93 by Georgia Trend magazine.
Kenneth Wayne Greene, 74, Albany, died September 3, 2012
Go inside the cockpit of one of the U.S. Military's premier fighter jets as it makes low-altitude combat maneuvers in this video.
Kenadi Watts, Ocala, FL, died September 2, 2012
Joyce Ann Lewis, 59, Arlington, died September 1, 2012
Franklin Parker, 56, Albany, died September 4, 2012
Lawrence Johnson, 48, Shellman, died September 4, 2012
Julia Cooper, 55, Pelham, died September 5, 2012
Erma S. Holmes, Jacksonville, FL, died September 5, 2012
William Lloyd Hatcher, 93, Atlantic Beach, FL died August 29, 2012
Charles Hawkins, Newton, GA died September 4, 2012
Thelma M. Hamilton, Cordele, died September 5, 2012
Melanie Hope Lanier, 48, Albany, died September 4, 2012
Patricia Tatum, Sumter County, died September 4, 2012
Margaret Canty, 59, Blakely, died September 2, 2012
A voter education effort has been launched leading up to the November election.
Conservative groups have announced nearly $13 million in new ad spending to counter President Barack Obama's Democratic convention.
A powerful, magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Costa Rica on Wednesday. There were no immediate accounts of damage or injuries.
Democratic officials are moving President Barack Obama's convention speech Thursday indoors because of the possibility of severe weather.
Luke Bryan is in the running in two of the top categories in this year’s Country Music Association competition.
A fight at popular East Albany hangout lands two in jail.
The Herald's sports staff debuts its first "Prep Peek" of the season, including The Herald Heisman Watch, Dynamite Dozen drop-in, Quote of the Week, By the Numbers, the next Game of the Week selection, the Fab 5 Poll and the area's Week 3 schedule.
Bainbridge meets Cairo in a huge rivalry game Friday, while Monroe and Westover face big tests this week and Mitchell gets ready for its cross-county rival Pelham.
This week's "Burning Question": Monroe and Bainbridge are both 0-1 --- so why are they still atop The Herald's Fab 5 Poll?
Each week, The Herald’s sports staff will pose a new “Burning Question” at albanyherald.com that’s topical in regards to what area prep football fans are talking about after last week’s games. Feel free to log on and discuss!
The Cowboys and Giants meet tonight in New York to open the NFL season and renew one of the top rivalries in the NFC East.
Andy Roddick's fourth-round match against Juan Martin del Potro is suspended by rain Tuesday with Roddick leading 1-0 in a first-set tiebreaker, and will continue today as Roddick, who announced he would retire after the U.S. Open, sees his career extended for at least another day.
The Braves get nine hits but are shut out by the Rockies, 6-0, on Tuesday night, putting a hurting on their playoff push.