Washington twins save day vs. Calhoun, gives Herald — and state — No. 1 Randolph-Clay narrow 53-51 win
Whenikia Washington and twin sister Kanekia play hero for The Herald and state No. 1 Lady Red Devils on Friday as Randolph-Clay goes into Edison and holds on for a thrilling win against region rival Calhoun County. (ADDS: note on Calhoun boys beating Randolph-Clay)
An Albany is shot at his residence.
Patrick Stanford was under the weather the first meeting this season between Sherwood and Deerfield — a 31-point Knights win — but since then the Eagles’ senior has come on in a big way, including breaking the school’s single-game scoring record with 43 points last week heading into tonight’s rivalry rematch on Old Pretoria Road.
Shamed cyclist Lance Armstrong may think he's done with his ugly past as a cheat and a doper following his tell-all interview with Oprah, but those associated with the anti-doping fight are not impressed.
Giants give Posey $8M, 1-year deal, avoid arbitration; Braves re-sign five, fail to agree with Prado
Looking to keep their NL MVP and two-time World Series champ happy, the San Francisco Giants gladly avoid arbitration with catcher and Leesburg native Buster Posey on Friday, giving him a hefty, one-year salary bump from $615,000 to $8 million — with the hope that a long-term deal between the two sides is next.
Mike Bobinski is officially introduced as the new athletic director at Georgia Tech on Friday in Atlanta.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Duane "Banjo" Davis says that the nation is at risk from over-the-top spending.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, John Bryant, says top organizer running the U.S. government.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Dan Kersey of Albany says that Obama plans first step in gun takeaways.
The Albany airport has been a black eye for Albany ever since I moved here 53 years ago. It is without a doubt the most hated and despised institution in Albany by the people who use it. I’m sure if you surveyed the people who use it, Miller, P&G, the Marine Base, or for that matter, anybody else who flies in and out of Albany, they will tell you it is the worst airport they have ever used.
APD responds to at least 51 incidents.
The reorganization of an area banking firm will impact Cordele as well as Albany and Lee County.
Westover High School this week won its fourth consecutive district Academic Decathalon title held at the Isabella Complex.
Robert A. Cross Magnet School has reached the state playoffs in Academic Bowl competition in Milledgeville.
Dougherty County Sheriff Kevin Sproul was first elected to his office in 2008.
Gun sellers say they can barely stock now controversial weapons and ammo fast enough to keep up with demand.
Heavy development prompts Albany officials to expand sewer capacity to handle future growth in a northwest neighborhood.
Asia Cook takes home more than $20,000 in money and prizes by winning an online competition.
A grant from Mitchell EMC allows an Albany art museum to fix and upgrade a popular children's art exhibit.
Albany Police Department officers are asking for help in finding stolen lawn-care equipment and the burglars who stole it.
Victoria Metz, an Albany resident and former Colony Bank teller in Leesburg, was found guilty of 16 felonies by a federal jury Wednesday, according to an email from U.S. Attorney Michael J. Moore in the Middle District of Georgia.
A fight near Westover High School leads to arrests on drug and gun charges.
Albany officials receive a number of complaints pertaining to the inhumane treatment of animals.
Bonnie Davis, 89, Colquitt, died January 17, 2013
John Cary Gaines, 54, Newton, died January 18, 2013
Alton Paul, 80, Macon, died January 17, 2013
Johnny Morgan, 57, Pelham, died January 18, 2013
Eddie B. Spencer, 58, Dawson, died January 17, 2013
Bessie Cannon Lisenby, 79, Blakely, died January 17, 2013
Milton J. Garlock, 67, Dublin, died January 12, 2013
Howard Lane Harrison, 60, Albany, died January 17, 2013
Darrell Jerome Lambert, 51, died January 17, 2013
Coley Calloway, 81, Albany, died January 18, 2013
U.S. House Republican leaders on Friday said they would seek to pass a three-month extension of federal borrowing authority next week to buy time - on pain of losing their own paychecks - for the Democratic-controlled Senate to pass a budget plan that shrinks budget deficits.
A report by a panel of experts released on Thursday questioned whether the U.S. government's food stamp program adequately provides for healthy diets for the more than 47 million low-income people who rely on the benefit.
After back-to-back presidential losses, Republicans in key states want to change the rules to make it easier for them to win.
Looking Back column
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.