Starter Paul Maholm allows one hit in seven innings and Justin Upton goes deep for the Braves, who shut out Miami, 2-0, to improve to 6-1.
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about the Masters golf tournament, which begins Thursday and brings a sense of nostalgia to Augusta.
Guan Tianlang, a 14-year-old Chinese golfer, will be the youngest to ever compete in the Masters when he tees off on Thursday — and the phenom has the skills to make some noise.
Georgia’s season opener against Clemson could potentially be a matchup between two Top 10 teams, but the Bulldogs have other things on their mind before the Aug. 31 showdown.
Atlanta's Chris Johnson was acquired from Arizona as part of the Justin Upton trade, and he is being called upon to play first base with Freddie Freeman on the disabled list.
The Darton golf team shoots a 295 in the second round of the Region XVII tournament and takes a 21-shot lead into today’s final round. (ADDS: Baconton-Worth baseball, DWS baseball, DWS tennis, Westover soccer)
Abysmal end-of-course test results from 2012 prompt “learning walks” through two local high schools’ math classes.
A U.S. Congressman says finding common ground across party lines will be key to finding solutions to the country's budget problems.
To learn from a mistake effectively transforms it from mistake to life lesson.
My first question after reading about seven teachers in an Atlanta public school accused of altering standardized test scores to make it appear students performed better than they actually did was: How could they!?
Margaret Thatcher, the Iron Lady of British politics, died Monday at age 87. The legacy of Great Britain’s lone female prime minister, however, will live on.
What better way to disarm, take over, placate, pacify, control and manipulate a populace than through children who are too young to understand until the damage has been done? Or through the bellies of the starving, who will sell their children for their next meal? Or by fear and retribution against anyone who will not support any ideas, no matter how diabolical, inhumane, unethical and macabre they may be, if so long as one person sees it as the answer to his (hers) path to Utopia?
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A DEFACS worker tells Dougherty commissioners more than $6 million in food stamps are disseminated in the county each month.
Arlester Jackson, 35, was fatally wounded in a shooting on Oct. 27, 2012.
An Albany man remains in a coma following an attack that left him with permanent brain trauma.
Charles Enoch Kirksey, 72, of Albany died Friday April 5, 2013.
Sandra Willis Smith, 64, of Pelham, died Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Pauline Bass Buckner, age 74, died April 7, 2013.
Joline Bateman Williams, 84, of Camilla, died Sunday, April 7, 2013.
Robin Jane Frazier, 46, of Albany died Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
Merle C. Fowler, 82, of Fitzgerald, died Thursday, April 4, 2013.
Kathy Stephens of Doerun, Georgia, died Monday, April 8, 2013.
Lillie Mae Olds, 66, of Albany died Saturday, April 6, 2013.
Ulyeses Hillsman, Sr., 60, of Albany died Monday, April 8, 2013.
Claude Harris, Jr., 71 of Albany, GA died on Saturday, April 06, 2013.
Charges are filed in mobile meth lab bust.
Things to do Downtown this week!
Rescue crews have recovered the bodies of two children who were buried when a dirt wall of an excavated hole collapsed on them at a North Carolina construction site, an emergency worker said on Monday.
Six weeks after Gov. Nathan Deal suspended six DeKalb County school board members, all of them are still collecting paychecks from taxpayers.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher has died from a stroke at age 87.
Luke Bryan walked away with the most-coveted award Sunday in a night honoring country music’s top achievers.