A big second half propels the Hawks to an easy road win Wednesday night against the lowly Charlotte Bobcats, 104-92.
Herald Super 6er Nasheema's Oliver's father, Greg, tells The Herald on Wednesday night that his daughter is leaving Cordele after the end of the school year and will play basketball for another program next year -- her senior season --- after being booted from the team recently.
Serena Williams loses to a younger American for the first time in her career Wednesday when Sloane Stephens stuns the tennis world.
Georgia coach Mark Richt sat down recently and looked back on the Bulldogs’ stellar season and what the future holds for 2013.
And in with the new? That’s the question circling around Atlanta right now as plans continue to unfold for a new stadium for the Falcons.
In case the Taliban and Al Franken aren’t enough to worry about, Harvard Professor George Church recently announced he wishes to clone a Neanderthal man.
In a letter to the editor, Tony Wright of Albany says that commonsense gun restrictions are needed.
In a letter to the editor, Kelly Godwin of Bainbridge says that the government gives itself a costly Christmas gift.
In a letter to the editor, Erin Hunt of Leesburg says that there’s no excuse for leaving a dog outside.
In a letter to the editor, Bill Matturro of Cairo says that the Rattlesnake Roundup will have a negative legacy.
In his 1903 book, “The Souls of Black Folk,” W.E.B DuBois spent two chapters sketching the results of sociological work completed during a recent trip. He had at last come down from Atlanta to Albany-Dougherty County, which he termed the “Egypt of the South.” But unlike Moses, he boarded the train back north without a clear sense of how to go about the reform which he saw was so badly needed.
Albany police respond to at least 30 incidents.
One thing Facebook has managed to do is take the personal out of personal relationships.
The Albany City Commission extends a moratorium on personal care homes in the city for an additional 120 days.
Local citizens are selected by the Albany City Commission to serve on several boards and commissions.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
After passing a law to crack down on illegal immigration, Georgia may eliminate a program meant to help farmers navigate the complicated process of getting visas for foreign laborers.
The annual Georgia Quail Hunt, which will celebrate its 25th year in Albany this year, has brought $2.6 billion to the state.
Officials say the SOWEGA Council on Aging is expected to lose more than 10 percent of its budget this year.
Voting is closed for The Albany Herald's 2012 People's Choice Player of the Year. Look for the results and a story on the winner in Sunday's edition of The Herald's sports section.
A Dougherty County woman was stabbed in the neck and her ATM card taken by her husband.
Police say a Dougherty County woman was stabbed in the neck and her ATM card taken by her husband.
John D. Williams, 93, Warwick, died January 22, 2013
Mattie Cross, Cordele, died January 23, 2013
Emma Gene Gilbert, Morgan, died January 22, 2013
Daniel Clayton Cooper, died January 22, 2013
Bernice White Boddiford, 84, Sylvester, died January 22, 2013
Willie Mae Ford, 87, Albany, died January 21, 2013
William B. Vaughan, III, 57, Lee County, died January 22, 2013
Melissa Faye Edge, 43, Newton, died January 22, 2013
Clark Hughes Dowdell, 91, Valrico, FL, died January 21, 2013
Willie C Tatum, Sr., 80, died January 21, 2013
Boyd Bowman, Riverdale, died January 21, 2013
Charles N. Harris, 57, Albany, died January 22, 2013
Arthur S. Tate, 85, Conyers, died January 23, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday passed an extension of borrowing authority under the federal debt limit to May 19, putting the Republican plan on a fast track to enactment after top Senate Democrats endorsed it.
Notre Dame football star Manti Te'o told ABC News' Katie Couric that he had lied to keep up a hoax involving a nonexistent dying girlfriend once he learned he had been duped two days before the Heisman Trophy winner was announced.
COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: UGA men blow first-half lead vs. No. 8 Florida, fall by 17; UNC romps Ga. Tech; Miami destroys No. 1 Duke
Georgia suffered one of the worst losses in program history in its first meeting a SEC rival Florida, but the Bulldogs likely feel just as bad after Wednesday's 17-point loss in the rematch in Athens after giving up a halftime lead and getting outscored, 40-20, in the second half.
A newspaper is reporting that Amazon.com is not collecting sales tax from Georgia shoppers despite a new state law designed to snag the money from the world's biggest online retailer.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Wednesday defended her handling of the Sept. 11, 2012 attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi that killed four Americans, an event that threatens to stain her legacy at the State Department.
A 22-year-old man has been charged in a shooting on a community college campus in Texas that left three people wounded, one critically, authorities said.
Helen A. Thornton, 60, Albany, died January 19, 2013
Carolyn Sandy Fulghum, 52, Pelham, died January 21, 2013
Clark H. Dowdell, 91, Albany died January 21, 2013
William Vaughan, Albany, died January 22, 2013
Eutha M. Robinson, 89, Dawson died January 20, 2013
Daniel Cooper, 26, Lee County, died January 22, 2013
Charles A. Ross, 67, Pelham, died January 22, 2013
Lewis Brown Fryer, Jr., 94, Blakely, died January 22, 2013
Anthony Eugene Palmore, 38, died January 19,2013
Edd Walker, Tifton, died January 21, 2013
Ray French, 61, Climax, died January 22, 2013
Betty H. Knight, died January 22, 2013
Bobby J. Connell, 74, Albany, died January 21, 2013
Bessie Jones, 93, Pelham, died January 19, 2013
Learon James, died January 16, 2013
Delores Annette Johnson Stinnett, 78, Donalsonville, died January 21, 2013
Willie C. Tatum, 80, died January 21, 2013
Mayo Grimsley, 90, Fitzgerald, died January 21, 2013
Mattie Mildred Rogers, 92, Fitzgerald, died January 20, 2013
Willie James Clay, 63, Dawson, died January 21, 2013
After 53 were sent to hospitals for treatment of varying levels of injury following a two-bus collision in Newton County, a bus driver may be cited.
Kayla Bowens buries four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to lead Americus to a Region 1-AAAA win against Westover on Tuesday. (ADDS: Sherwood boys, girls; Terrell Academy boys, girls; Westover boys; Americus boys; Pelham girls; Westwood boys, girls; Randolph-Clay boys, girls; Crisp Academy girls; Bainbridge boys; Calhoun County girls; Randolph Southern boys, girls)