After another awful outing, Stephen Strasburg --- arguably the most dominant pitcher in baseball --- won't play again this season, Washington announces Saturday, despite the fact the Nationals are in first place in the NL East and in the hunt for a World Series.
Theatre Albany is opening its 80th year of performances with a musical comedy this week.
Theatre Albany opens its 80th season with a lot of ‘Nunsense.’ In Theatre Albany’s musical comedy, the audience is part of the performance.
Annually family and friends arrange more than two million funerals for their deceased loved ones. The cost of planning a funeral can be quite expensive.
My cycling season is coming to an end. Our last race is September 29, and I have to admit that I am ready for it to be over.
I would like to publically apologize to my friend Rhonda. I knew not what I was doing when I introduced you to that awful, terrible habit.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Aug. 27-31.
Herald writer Jim West holds a Q&A with Doug Porter, executive director of Chehaw Park.
Officials are looking to improve the tenuous relationship between the city of Albany and its utility provider.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections in Dougherty and Lee counties.
Four Albany veterans meet monthly to talk about their shared experiences as World War II prisoners of war.
Here are 10 things to watch in the metro Albany area this week.
Here are some of the events scheduled for Southwest Georgia.
APD responds to at least 55 incidents.
Thomas Woody Williams, 35, was arrested by Albany Police Department Gang Unit investigators at about 5 p.m. Friday on Dougherty County Police Department warrants, an APD report stated.
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"Ebony" magazine tabs Albany State University as a leader among top liberal arts and law-related HBCUs.
A Georgia Municipal Association consultant will assess strengths and weaknesses of Leesburg city governmental operations.
An evening of classical keyboard kicks off ASU's T. Marshall Jones Fine Arts and Lyceum Performance Series.
Floy Jean Walls, 55, of Baconton, died on September 7, 2012.
J. Helen Jones, 69, Pelham, died September 6, 2012
Sam McKinney Jackson, 85, of Climax, died September 6, 2012.
Geraldine Edwards, of Sumter County, died on September 8, 2012.
Grant J. Crockett, of Ashburn, has died.
Julia Cooper, 55, of Pelham died on September 5, 2012.
Marcus Stephens, 74, of Sylvester, died on September 7, 2012.
The man who ran on hope and change didn't walk away from them. He redefined them for the long haul.
They came, they were adored, they conquered. I'm talking about the media -- and especially MSNBC, whose presence and influence in Charlotte were nearly as grand as the president's. They came, they were adored, they conquered.
See who deserves this week's Thumbs Up!
Back in 2008, during the peak illusory powers of Barack Obama as the post-partisan hopester-and-changer, the media consistently failed to report that the statist beliefs of the Democratic presidential nominee came straight from the socialist playbook. In many cases, the media probably didn't realize it themselves.
Quite possibly the most symbolic event that occurred during the past two weeks of partisanship unbound in Tampa and Charlotte was Clint Eastwood's one-man play with an empty chair.
When law enforcement officials talk about crime prevention now, they do so in the vernacular of crime statistics. Thus, they can readily tell you the percentages of increase or decrease in various categories of criminal activities in their jurisdictions.
The Dougherty County School System‘s Academy of Medical Arts team members are set to collaborate with Georgia Southwestern University’s School of Nursing.
Olive Garden will open at 2701 Dawson Road in Albany at 11 a.m. Monday, creating 180 new jobs for the area.
Lee County and Albany QBs combine to pass for 340 yards and six TDs in Friday night’s wild showdown in Leesburg, but it’s The Herald No. 3 Trojans who prevail, 52-13, to move to 2-0, while the Indians fall to 0-2.
Paul Maholm and Atlanta's bullpen combine to give the Braves their third straight shutout, and Jason Heyward and Dan Uggla hit homers in a 3-0 win against the Mets on Friday.
Maria Sharapova won the first set in Friday's U.S. Open semifinal against Victoria Azarenka, but Azarenka rallied to win the final two, setting up a championship match against Serena Williams, who rolled against Sara Errani. (ADDS: Bryan brothers win doubles title, set Grand Slam record)
FRIDAY NIGHT'S PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Herald No. 1 Monroe goes to 1-1 after win at Wilcox; Southland wins again, now 3-0
The Herald No. 1 Tornadoes bounce back from a heartbreaker against Brook County last Friday to upend the No. 2 team in Class A, Wilcox County, on the road in Rochelle. (ADDS: roundup items on Southland-SGA; Westwood-Dawson Street; Terrell Academy-Windsor; Crisp Academy-John Hancock; Cook-Crisp County; Dougherty-Westside, Macon; Seminole County-Turner County; Early County-Miller County; Randolph-Clay-Spencer; and Cairo-Bainbridge)
Herald Dynamite Dozen selection Kh'Ron McClain rushes for 117 yards and three scores and Dallas Margeson is sharp all night as the Knights down Mount de Sales, 40-21, on Friday in their 2012 home opener.
The Mitchell County defense shuts out rival Pelham on Friday and delivers new coach Larry Cornelius his first win for the Eagles.
Westover led state power Jonesboro, 12-8, at halftime, but the Patriots’ offense is shut down in the second half as it fails to score again and falls to 1-1 on the season.