The Hawks trailed by as many as 19, but their comeback fell short against Detroit, which won, 85-84.
Two weeks after losing to Valdosta by 24 points, the Mitchell County Eagles turn the tables and upset Valdosta, 67-44, on Friday. (ADDS: Mitchell girls, Deerfield, Byne Christian, Randolph-Clay, Southland, Sherwood and Albany).
After losing its first two games of the season early this week in the Hoops In Drive Tournament, Herald No. 1 Monroe starts the second half of the season with a 70-42 win against Terrell County. (ADDS: Monroe girls beat Terrell County)
A routine request to move a parked tractor-trailer truck ends in the arrest of a Lee County man.
A 20-year-old woman was sexually assaulted by an acquaintance, according to Dougherty County Police.
A man pleads guilty to beating and robbing a convenience store clerk and a judge sentences him to prison for 18 years.
McDonald was part owner of Brooks Furniture Co. before returning to banking.
APD responds to at least 45 incidents.
For the first time in five years, Roddy White is left off the Pro Bowl roster, but the Falcons receiver is more concerned about helping Atlanta win in the playoffs.
A win on Monday and Alabama becomes the first team to win consecutive BCS championships and three national titles in four years.
Jarvis Jones, Georgia’s All-American linebacker, will enter the NFL draft and won’t be returning for his senior year.
A man jumps the counter at a hot dog stand popular with law enforcement officials and is caught in minutes.
Here at home, U.S. government action on climate change has been paralyzed by politics, but American taxpayers are actually trying to make things better abroad, whether they know it or not. At the front lines in the climate change war, there's no argument about whether weather disasters come more frequently and ferociously. The only question is what to do about them.
After 20 years as a state court judge, Salter will take on a lighter role as a magistrate.
Darrisaw replaces outgoing State Court Judge John Salter while Riggins begins a second term.
The rout was complete, the retreat disorderly. President Obama got his tax hikes — naked of spending cuts — passed by the ostensibly Republican House of Representatives. After which, you might expect him to pivot to his self-proclaimed "principle" of fiscal "balance" by taking the lead on reducing spending. "Why," asked The Washington Post on the eve of the final "fiscal-cliff" agreement, "is the nation's leader not embracing and then explaining the balanced reforms the nation needs?"
William Thomas died December 29, 2012
William Preston, age 78, died January 2, 2013
Nykita Gibson, 26, Albany, died January 3, 2013
Herman Bruce West, 90, Irwinville, GA, died January 3, 2013
Ruth. E. Schlegel, 88, Albany, GA, died January 3, 2013
Ruby Goodman, 75, Albany, died December 27, 2012
Rodney Lewis, 42, Leesburg, died January 3, 2013
Willard Dean Smith, Meigs,
Kathy Lynne Dykes Parrish, 61, Albany died January 3, 2013
William Thaxton Harrell, 75, Patmos, died January 3, 2013
Madeline McDonald Calhoun Howard, 87, Sylvester died December 29, 2012
Glenn Holley McCollum, 63, Conyers, died January 1, 2013
James Jennings, 64, Albany, died January 3, 2013
Ethel Virginia Kimsey, 86, Melbourne, FL, died January 1, 2013
Leroy Johnson, Ashburn, died January 2, 2013
Grover Key, 98, Albany, GA died on December 27, 2012
Willie Hatcher McNevin, 93, died January 3, 2013
Elizabeth NeSmith Campbell, 38, Sylvester died January 3, 2013
Gussie Thomas, 73, Albany, died December 31, 2012
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Gov. Nathan Deal has been named Georgia Trend's Georgian of the Year.
A Downtown Albany boutique is opening up a second location on Dawson Road, officials say.
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.
Payrolls outside the farming sector grew 155,000 last month, the Labor Department said on Friday. That was in line with analysts' expectations and slightly below the level for November.
The police chief in a Connecticut city has halted permits for gun shows, saying he's concerned any firearms purchased there might one day be used in a mass shooting.
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia governs all of the Georgia's public colleges and universities.
Dontavious Marshall scores a career-high 27 points to lead the Bearcats to victory against Seminole County in front of a standing-room-only crowd in Donalsonville. (ADDS: Seminole girls beat Bainbridge)
Oregon dominated Thursday's Fiesta Bowl against Kansas State from the opening kickoff and never looked back in the 35-17 victory.