News for Sunday, January 6, 2013

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Mack Barwick

Mack Barwick died Sunday.

Martha Arranie Arnold

Martha Arranie Arnold died Friday.

James E. Turner

James E. Turner died Saturday.

Blanche B. Thaden

Blanche B. Thaden died Sunday.

Larry Don Russell

Larry Don Russell died Thursday.

William Dale Holland

William Dale Holland died Saturday.

Marilyn Gerber Dye

Marilyn Gerber Dye died Friday.

Christopher Felder

Christopher Fielder died Saturday.

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Finally, a true classic

Will tonight’s BCS title game between Notre Dame and Alabama live up to the hype that has been building for more than a month?

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Seahawks beat Redskins, now face Falcons on Sunday

Seattle comes back to beat Washington 24-14 after Redskins QB Robert Griffin III leaves late in the game with an injury, and now faces the top-seeded Falcons in Atlanta next Sunday.

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Plots and clots cause hysteria

Opinion Column

To be deemed a serious analyst at the moment seems to require a lot of hand-wringing and sneering over how awful Congress looked over the last few days as it rushed a fiscal cliff deal into law.

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It's better than it looks

Opinion Column

To be deemed a serious analyst at the moment seems to require a lot of hand-wringing and sneering over how awful Congress looked over the last few days as it rushed a fiscal cliff deal into law.

Linda Brooks

Linda Brooks died Saturday.

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Business Licenses - Jan. 7, 2013

Dougherty and Lee County businesses

These business licenses recently were issued in Dougherty and Lee counties.

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Ravens top Colts, face Denver next

The Ravens end the Colts' magical season on Sunday with a 24-9 win in the AFC wild card game, and will now face Peyton Manning and Denver.

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Kitchen Inspections Jan. 7, 2013

Dougherty and Lee County restaurants

These restaurants, schools and other facilities were inspected by the Department of Health.

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NHL saves season

The NHL comes to a labor agreement on Sunday to save what’s left of the season.

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Dougherty County Jail Report Dec. 26-Jan. 3

These are individuals who were booked into the Dougherty County Jail Dec. 26, 2012-Jan. 3, 2013. The listing includes name, date of booking, law enforcement agency, reason for booking, bond and date of release.

Weverly Jean Carr

Weverly Jean Carr died Saturday.

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Winter sports symposium scheduled

An Olympic gold medal speed skater will be the guest speaker at a Phoebe Northwest sports symposium.

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Leesburg City Council to name public works director

A decision is expected to be made during a called meeting this month.

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Video chain converts stores into 24-hour fitness centers

Video Warehouse, a chain of movie video stores, is converting three of its Albany area facilities into personal fitness gyms that will be open around the clock.

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Squawk of the Day - Jan. 7, 2013

Pick up a copy of the Monday Albany Herald to see what everyone's squawking about!

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Big 10 for the week of Dec. 28 - Jan. 4

These were the most-read stories on albanyherald.com for the week of Dec. 28 through Jan. 4.

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Rondo, Pierce help Celtics rally past Hawks

The Celtics erase a 19-point deficit to come back and beat the Hawks on Saturday, 89-81

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Texans knock Cincy out of playoffs for second straight year

After closing the regular season with three losses in their last four games, the Texans bounce back with a playoff-opening victory vs. the Bengals — just like last season.

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Packers beat Ponder-less Vikings, 24-10

With starting quarterback Christian Ponder sidelined with an injury, the Vikings and running back Adrian Peterson were held in check by the Packers.

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