Serena Williams takes another step toward the No. 1 ranking in the world with a win in the Brisbane International quarterfinals vs. Sloane Stephens.
Notre Dame, which allows just 10.3 points per game, is preparing for an Alabama offense that scored a school-record 500 points this season.
The Seminole County boys hold off Pelham, 77-69, while the Pelham girls win easily in Donalsonville, 65-45. (ADDS: Sherwood, Randolph Southern basketball; Lee County wrestling)
This weekend’s starting quarterbacks for the NFL’s wild-card games include rookies Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson and second-year players Christian Ponder and Andy Dalton.
A week after knocking off Valdosta State, the ASU women’s basketball team opens up conference play with a 78-73 win at Kentucky State. (ADDS: Darton women, Albany State men, Albany Tech men)
Falcons offensive coordinator Dirk Koetter signs a contract extension to stay in Atlanta despite possible offers to take a head coaching job elsewhere in the NFL, which is wonderful news for Falcons QB Matt Ryan.
The Albany Police Department officials are looking for 19-year-old Kadolphie Spencer.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has one Most Wanted fugitive this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted List should be considered armed and dangerous.
APD responds to at least 43 incidents.
Many Republicans have accused Barack Obama of ignoring the economy. That’s not true. The problem with Obama is not that he has ignored the economy, but that it was never his top priority in his first term as president, even as millions of Americans suffered the consequences of a devastating economic downturn.
Retail businesses in the River Valley District, which includes Crisp and Dooly Counties, have begun collecting an additional 1 percent sales tax, after voters in that region approved a controversial Transportation Sales Tax initiative last Summer.
The lone Democrat hoping to replace former State Sen. John Bulloch in the District 11 Senate race has withdrawn from consideration.
A postal carrier discovers a handgun, drugs and a scale while delivering mail along the 1300 block of S. McKinley Street.
An Albany-Dougherty Drug Unit bust of a man with about a kilogram of cocaine interests federal authorities.
A top Georgia Transportation official gets a first-hand report on vital projects in Dougherty and Lee counties.
Officials say roughly 75 cases of norovirus have been reported in nursing home facilities in Albany and Thomasville so far.
CarMax is a Fortune 500 company with 116 supercenters nationwide.
Eliza Byrd of Albany, NY, died December 30, 2012
Eddie Mae Lampkin, Sumter County, GA died January 1, 2013
Katie Lois Evans, 80, Albany, died December 29, 2012
Ferry Jackson, 91, Richland, GA died January 1, 2013
Maxine J. Wells, died December, 30, 2012
Johnny Grace, 53, died December 26, 2012
Doris Jean Gibson, 63, Cuthbert, GA died December 30, 2012
Madge L. Moore, 79, of Leesburg, GA, died December 29, 2012
Beatrice Lockett, 71, Albany, died December 27, 2012
Marjorie Suggs Sims died January 1, 2013
Francine King, 55, Albany, died January 2, 2013
Wylie Lee Moore, 86, died December 28, 2012
Rudy Rhymes, 31, Camilla, died December 28, 2012
Inez Hill Miller, Sylvester, died December 31, 2012
Willie Harris, 80, Albany, died December 30, 2012
Jessie Mack Hall, 85, died January 2, 2013
Peter Carswell Rackley, 63, Pelham, died January 2, 2013
Margaret Elaine Bragg, 53, Albany, died January 2, 2013
Sherry Everett Richter, 46, Moultrie, died January 1, 2013
Mary Leese Pullen, 66, Pelham, died January 2, 2013
Warren David Brookins, Sr., 60, Albany, died January 2, 2013
London Sadaye Holt, 3 months, died December 31, 2012
Arthur Moses, Jr., 24, Albany, died December 30, 2012
Geraldine Chambers, 62, Albany, died January 1, 2013
Mae Frances Broadway, 58, Pelham, died December 29, 2012
Marcy Hulett, 57, Fitzgerald, died January 2, 2013
Elizabeth NeSmith Campbell, 38, Sylvester died January 3, 2013
Charles Foster, Jr., Columbus, died January 1, 2013
Willie Hatcher McNevin, 93, Doerun, died January 3, 2013
Jarvis Hightower, 60, Albany, died December 31, 2012
Sammie Lee Height, 96, died December 30, 2012
Bobby Lee Moore, 79, Albany, died January 2, 2013
Roger Dale Thompson, 61, Leesburg, died December 20, 2012
The House and Senate ushered in a new Congress Thursday, re-electing embattled Republican John Boehner speaker and hailing one of its own senators who returned a year after being felled by a stroke.
APD investigating three-vehicle accident at the intersection of Oglethorpe and Jefferson.
For more squawks, pick up a copy of today's Albany Herald.
A home in the unincorporated area of Dougherty County was damaged by fire Thursday morning, fire officials say.
Ah, the new year has now begun, and I would be remiss if I did not comment on my beloved Auburn Tigers and their decision to suspend football for the past 2012 football season.
A judge in Maine has refused to dismiss charges against the business partner of a Zumba instructor charged with running a prostitution ring from her dance studio.
The lone Democrat hoping to replace former State Senator John Bulloch in the District 11 Senate race has withdrawn from consideration.