Led by Herald Super 6er T.J. Cromer, Westover easily beats Terrell County on Saturday. (ADDS: Westover vs. Terrell girls, Bainbridge, Miller, Dougherty, Calhoun, Pelham, Crisp Academy)
A.J. McCarron can become the first quarterback in Alabama history to win two national titles when the Tide clash with Notre Dame in Monday’s BCS National Championship game.
College football will begin a new playoff format in 2014, which could make it tougher for the SEC to continue to rack up national titles.
Herald No. 1 Monroe starts slow but finishes strong to cruise to a 73-48 victory against Herald No. 3 Randolph-Clay.
Randolph-Clay’s Adriana Blackmon makes a steal and a bucket in the final seconds to lift the Lady Red Devils to a thrilling 56-54 win against No. 1 Monroe.
One night after upsetting Class AAAAA Valdosta, the Mitchell County boys are brought back down to earth by Albany High, which holds on for a 50-47 victory. (ADDS: Mitchell girls beat Albany)
A temporary Dougherty County library site at 114 N. Jackson St. gets a thumbs up from patrons.
Reporter Jim West holds a Q&A with Deborah Bowie, the senior director of Public Policy and Communications for the Albany Area Chamber of Commerce.
Charges and counter charges fly among officials in a small Southwest Georgia community.
Everybody had a favorite singing group when we were growing up. You knew the group members’ names, lyrics to all their hits and probably the label for which they recorded.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Dec. 23-Dec. 31.
It is that time of year when we all start to ask ourselves: What will my New Year’s resolution be this year?
Georgia Tech’s six-game winning streak is snapped in its ACC opener when Miami uses its size and a deep bench to overpower the Yellow Jackets in a 62-49 victory in Atlanta. (ADDS: FSU wins ACC opener)
“What’s it like?” she asked, and I inhaled quietly and put down the bottle of water I was poised to drink.
Americans, Gallup tells us, admire Hillary Clinton more than any other woman in the world — again. This latest accolade marks the 17th time Gallup has found Clinton to be the Most Admired Woman (MAW?) since she became first lady nearly 20 years ago. Only Eleanor Roosevelt (13 MAWs) comes close. Only Mother Teresa (1995 and 1996) and Laura Bush (2001) have interrupted Clinton's winning streak, and even then, Clinton came in second.
For people who think the United States’ flawed two-party system of electing its president will remain intact through the 2016 election — and for those who thought the 2012 campaign was wa-a-y-y-y-y-y-y-y-y too long — a sobering note....
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Harry Hornbuckle has been given numerous combat medals including the Bronze Star Medal with Valor.
My Sister’s Place is a French-market style boutique on Washington Street and Broad Avenue.
Herald Outdoors Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about deer hunters who may or may not be qualified to manage deer populations by culling.
Herald Outdoor Columnist Bob Kornegay writes about a recent fishing trip that was ruined by some unresponsive fish.
Find out where the fish are biting --- or not biting --- around Southwest Georgia this week.
Washington's Robert Griffin III and Seattle's Russell Wilson have had two of the best rookie seasons in NFL history, and the quarterbacks lead their teams into the playoffs today.
Colts coach Chuck Pagano, who is back on the sidelines after being treated for leukemia, leads Indianapolis into the playoffs today against Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens.
Atlanta hasn’t won a playoff game in Mike Smith’s five years as head coach, but the Falcons have plans to stop that streak this season.
Frances Lucille Maxwell died Friday.
Lorene Moore died Saturday.
Services set for Katherine Cowart Iachini.
Willie Fred Jackson died Friday.
Jennie Timmons died Saturday.
Larry Don Russell died Thursday.
William E. Maxwell died Friday.
Jennie Johnson died Friday.
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