The suddenly-resurgent Dougherty softball program continues to be on a tear as the Lady Trojans win their fifth straight game Thursday, the latest victory coming against city rival Westover. (ADDS: roundup items on SGA-Deerfield, Randolph Southern-Fullington, Sherwood-Brookwood and Lee County-Bainbridge softball)
Georgia’s attorney general tells the Albany Rotary Club that his job has had its surprises.
A Seminole County boy dies in his front yard after a canine attack Wednesday, law enforcement officials say.
Herald High School Writer Mike Phillips says he respects Westover for putting together arguably the toughest schedule in Southwest Georgia this season, but that doesn't mean he thinks the Pats can upend state power Jonesboro tonight at Hugh Mills.
An East Albany eyesore joins a growing list of blighted buildings demolished by the city.
The city of Albany has told retirees it will no longer fund Medicare Part B reimbursements after Dec. 31.
Richard Payne cashes in a big $500,000 lottery ticket.
Lee County is ready to renew another rivalry matchup with Albany High tonight in a game expected to be a pass-happy, high-flying affair.
Former FAU QB David Kooi still keeps tabs on his team since transferring to ASU, and he was as surprised as anyone when the Owls were nearly upset in their opener last week.
Lee County star running back Kenneth Hurley wins The Albany Herald's Player of the Week.
More than 250 attend the local United Way’s kickoff luncheon, which has set a goal of raising $1.2 million.
Video game has violent ending.
During its last meeting, the July term grand jury indicts five people and offers its ending recomendations to officials.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
The U.S. health care system squanders $750 billion a year — roughly 30 cents of every medical dollar — through unneeded care, byzantine paperwork, fraud and other waste, the influential Institute of Medicine said Thursday in a report that ties directly into the presidential campaign.
The last time the stock market was this high, the Great Recession was turning a month old, and stocks were headed for a headlong descent.
James Bernard Royal, 36, Columbus, died September 2, 2012
Patricia Ann Mathis, 56, Leesburg, died August 31, 2012
Kenneth Wayne Greene, 74 Albany, died September 3, 2012
Cloteel Holt Saunders, 84, Scooterville, died September 6, 2012
Joe Nathan Gardner, 57, Albany, died September 3, 2012
Wallace Freeny, 59, Cordele, died September 4, 2012
Udelle Sadler Shirah, 76, Camilla, died September 5, 2012
Arie D. Walker, Mariette, died September 1, 2012
Janar L. Cooke, 36, died September 3, 2012
Edward Moore, 46, of Macon County
Ulysee Bess, 80, Albany, died September 3, 2012
Ernest Richardson, Jr., 69, Georgetown, died August 31, 2012
Kenadi Cheyenne Watts, Desoto, GA died September 2, 2012
Odis Hooks, 81, Pelham, died September 1, 2012
Rufus Williams of Sylvester, died August 31, 2012
Emma Nelson Carter, 90, Leesburg, died September 3, 2012
Willie James Powell, 64, Dawson, died September 1, 2012
Tommy Lee Johnson, 51, died August 22, 2012
Georgia lawmakers face little scrutiny and few standards when they claim upward of $1 million annually in expense pay under a system that relies heavily on their honesty.
Amazon is updating its Kindle Fire tablet computer as it steps up competition with Apple's iPad.
On a stretch of highway in Russia, two civilians get the scare of their life after witnessing a rare site.
J. Richard Porter is named to hear Heard suit against DOCO board of elections.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits fell by 12,000 last week, a hopeful signal that the job market may be improving.
A move by the Environmental Protection Agency could have a direct impact on what Georgians pay at the pump.
The Cowboys open the 2012 NFL season with a 24-17 victory against the Giants, thanks to QB Tony Romo, who threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns.
Andy Roddick, who announced he would retire at the end of the U.S. Open, loses his fourth round match on Wednesday, gives a speech to the crowd and retires from tennis -- while Roger Federer is ousted from the tournament by Tomas Berdych.
The Yellow Jackets must quickly forget about Monday's overtime loss against Virgina Tech and focus on Saturday and Presbyterian.
Mike Minor tosses six innings of no-hit ball and Craig Kembrel finishes off Colorado with his first four-out save as the Braves beat the Rockies, 1-0, on Wednesday night.