Theatre Albany Director Mark Costello is looking to cast three men and three women in the comedy.
A 3-year-old case involving a homicide at a former Albany establishment is entering the trial phase.
An Albany group for young professionals will have a reception this week.
Letter to the editor
The front page article in The Albany Herald about the Albany Woman facing seven child neglect charges because sheriff’s deputies found the children living in a home with a “foot of trash on the floor and rats walking through it” is enough to make one near sick with outrage and empathy for the children.
For the first time in a decade, the Super Bowl won’t feature a quarterback with the last name of Rodgers, Manning, Brady or Roethlisberger.
After winning the Region XVII title in every fall sport, Darton State College is named the No. 5 athletics program in the nation for the fall of 2012.
How do you take care of yourself? I pose this question so that we may take a moment to truly reflect on what is being asked.
Bill Clinton isn’t often wrong when it comes to politics, but his assertion in his 1996 State of the Union Address that “the era of big government is over” was a bit premature. In light of President Obama’s Second Inaugural Address, the era of big government has just begun.
In a news disseminating career of four decades-plus, I have seen my share of hospital- and medical care-related controversies. Health-care companies’ attempts to overtake one another or, on another angle, governments trying to put more taxes on hospitals to help fund certain services come to mind.
The system's top cop says his department is working hard to improve school safety.
The new, “more appropriate” size American flag is donated by the American Legion, Post 30.
Professional affairs committee sends list to full hospital board for consideration.
Tiger Woods looks like his old self Monday when he cruises to an easy victory at Torrey Pines in the Farmers Insurance Open.
Pitcher Chad Durbin, who was 4-1 with a 3.10 ERA in 76 games last season for the Braves, agrees to a deal with the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday.
The Monroe boys and Randolph-Clay girls stay No. 1, while the Dougherty girls shake up the Fab 5 Poll after Friday’s thrilling win against rival Monroe.
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.
While a cemetery theft remains unsolved, a sweep conducted last week results in several arrests in connection with other burglaries.
Dr. Willie Adams, a former Albany mayor, takes a seat on the Albany-Dougherty Aviation Commission.
Eight new police academy graduates join the Albany Police Department on Monday.
The event benefits the Albany Area Arts Council and the SOWEGA Council on Aging.
Beginning March 1, those who lease cars will have to pay a 6.5 percent tax on the title plus the continuing monthly sales tax fee, officials say.
Albany police respond to at least 54 incidents.
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Boy Scouts of America is discussing ending a longstanding ban on gay members and whether to allow local organizations to decide their own policy, a spokesman said on Monday.
Bettie Higgins Carow, 89, Dawson, died January 26, 2013
Sam Washington, 74, Albany, died Sunday, January 27, 2013
Robert Olin Giddens, 86, Albany, died January 25, 2013
Effie Turner Mackey, 70, Cuthbert, died January 27, 2013
Emma Jean Hall, 66, Albany, died, January 28, 2013
Jesse L. Lassiter, Jr., Lee County, died January 27, 2013
Addie Owens, Sumter County, died January 27, 2013
Jasper DeLaughter Gray, Jr., 87, Bainbridge died, January 28, 2013
Debra Rene Gibson, 32, Albany, died January 23, 2013
Patricia Ann Bryant , 60, Albany, died, January 27, 2013
Rossiline Powell Shiver, 84, Albany, died January 27, 2013
James Warren O'Quinn, 91, Bainbridge, died January 27, 2013
Margaret Sanders Bush, 84, Blakely, died January 28, 2013
Jean Gilliam Perry, 73, Albany, died January 27, 2013
Renee Conic Zamilus, 51, Norfolk, VA, died January 25, 2013
James Forsyth, 72, Albany, died January, 2013
Johnny Gene Allen, Sr., died January 24, 2013
Iran said on Monday it had launched a live monkey into space, seeking to show off missile systems that have alarmed the West because the technology could potentially be used to deliver a nuclear warhead.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
Not so fast with that "Vacancy" sign for Riverfront Bar-B-Q.
The Georgia Lottery Corporation shelled out big bonuses in the guise of "incentive" pay that landed executives thousands of dollars over their normal salaries despite declining ticket sales and an inability to properly fund Georgia's HOPE Scholarship and Pre-K programs.
The Heroes Run, an event honoring the late Lance Cpl. Steve Sutton, is set for Feb. 23, officials say.
A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators has agreed on a framework for immigration reform that would provide a "path to citizenship" for those in the United States illegally but only after measures are put in place to secure borders and track undocumented immigrants.
At least two men went to Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital as a result of the Sunday criminal activity in Albany, officials say.