Leesburg native Buster Posey won't participate in the World Baseball Classic in March.
The Sherwood and Westwood girls cruise to a pair of wins Monday evening. (ADDS: Life Christian boys, Darton swimming, GSW men's basketball)
Monroe’s boys and Randolph-Clay’s girls stay on top, and the Dougherty and Americus-Sumter girls and Mitchell County boys enter the Fab 5 Poll this week.
Check out The Herald's weekly high school basketball "Prep Peek," which includes the latest girls and boys Fab 5 Poll, Quote of the Week, By the Numbers and the area's full schedule for this week.
Reigning Aussie Open champ Novak Djokovic wins his 15th straight match in Melbourne, where this year’s tournament got under way late Sunday.
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong apologizes to the staff at his Livestrong cancer foundation before a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey, where he admits to using steroids.
The Falcons don’t have time to dwell on Sunday’s win against the Seahawks with QB Colin Kaepernick and San Francisco up next.
Virginia Satir, a pioneer in the field of Family Therapy, once wrote that “conflict is an avenue for hope.” This is nutritious food for thought that can enrich relationships between people whether they are family members, couples, friends, or even colleagues in the workplace.
Denver's John Fox stands by decision to play conservative at the end of Sunday's playoff game against the Ravens, and Broncos Vice President of Football Operations John Elway supports his coach.
The local chapter of the American Cancer Society will hold its sixth annual Hope Gala of Dougherty County at the Hilton Garden Inn Feb. 9. This year's theme will be "Imagine ... a Cure."
Dougherty County officials voice concern over the local Library Board's desire to handle a rehabilitation project alone.
A local group's environmental education initiative is tops in the nation in its size category.
Albany police responds to at least 40 incidents.
The Albany City Commission is conducting hearings to decide whether to renew the alcohol licenses of five nightclubs.
A total of five awards are expected to be presented at Albany's 2013 King Day celebration.
When did “women’s health” become reduced to just contraception and abortion? So much so, that all knees bend at the altar of Planned Parenthood, which works hard to ensure that this remains the case.
Suicides in the U.S. military hit a record high of 349 in 2012, and some experts are afraid that number will go up.
Chuck Hagel has committed unpardonable sins. He has violated the GOP commandment — popularized by Ronald Reagan — against criticizing his fellow partisans. Worse yet, in the eyes of those partisans, he has castigated the warmongering imperialists who dragged the nation into a disastrous invasion of Iraq.
The 2013 legislative session kicks off, and Gov. Nathan Deal promptly addresses a controversial issue facing Georgia lawmakers.
The Dougherty County School System’s former Federal Programs director is demoted to a math curriculum position.
Isiah Ellington, 88, Fitzgerald, died January 8, 2013
Louise Kirkland Sleep Holman, 91, Albany, died January 12, 2013
William Charles DeLoach, Sr., 89, Blakely, died January 12, 2013
Dorothy Davis, 89, died January 12, 2013
Minnie Lee Davis Gilbert, 81, Albany, died January 13, 2013
Laylon Estelle Gunn Walker, 94, January 11, 2013
Damari T. White, 2, Cusseta, died January 10, 2013
Zella Mae Layton Adams, 93, Pelham, died January 13, 2013
Jack R. Huffmaster, 74, Newton, died January 12, 2013
Lucile Henri Hall, Albany, died January 12, 2013
Mary Ann Jarrett, 79, Albany, died January 13, 2013
Leonard Louis Winkleman, 74, Salisbury, MD, died January 10, 2013
William Clark Morgan, 73, Albany, died January 11, 2013
Annie Ruth Burroughs, 80, Pelham, died January 13, 2013
Sylvia Annette White Thompson Loewenthal, 67, Albany, died January 13, 2013
Margaret B. Gillis, 91, Poulan, died January 11, 2013
Virgil Corley Bridges, 40, Lee Co., died January 12, 2013
Inell Young, 94, Albany, died January 12, 2013
Sheriff Gary Yochum, Sr. 62, Cuthbert, died January 12, 2013
Luerine Jackson, 79, died January 14, 2013
Albany city commissioners heard evidence this morning against renewing alcohol licenses for two of five nightclubs that were cited by the Albany Police Department and the city's Code Enforcement department for the severity of complaints lodged against the businesses.
Detectives with the Albany Police Department are investigating a shooting that occurred on Cone Street.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Former President George H.W. Bush was released from a Houston hospital and went home Monday after spending nearly two months being treated for a bronchitis-related cough and other health issues, a family spokesman said.
President Barack Obama demanded on Monday that lawmakers raise the nation's $16.4 trillion federal debt limit quickly, warning that "Social Security benefits and veterans' checks will be delayed" if they don't and cautioning Republicans not to insist on concessions in exchange.
Dougherty County School System police asked for police assistance in breaking up a large fight among students which prompted school officials to put Albany High on a brief lockdown.
Ben Affleck got some vindication and Jodie Foster made a revelation at the Golden Globe Awards.
Shirley Williams Piper, 61, Patmos, GA died January 10, 2013
Steve L. Kierce, 65, Lee County, GA, died January 10, 2013
Theresa A. Hightower, 42, died January 11, 2013
Marie Wright, 98, Bainbridge, died January 10, 2013
Waverly J. Carr, 59, Dawson, died January 5, 2013
Jack Christopher Boedeker, 65, Ashburn, died January 9, 2012
Martha L. Merritt, 73, St. Simons Island, died January 10, 2013
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Zula Diane Harrell Sanders, 56, Camilla, died January 11, 2013
Ida Florine Tarver Jones, LaGrange, GA died January 4, 2013
Quitman Banks, 72, Inverness, FL, died January 7, 2013
Johnnie Lee Barnes, 74, Tampa, FL died January 6, 2013
The elections board in a large east Georgia county is trying to decide what to do about cases of voters who don't live where they say they do.