Dustin Johnson opens the PGA season with a victory in the Tournament of Champions, closing with a 5-under 68 for a four-shot victory over Steve Stricker.
It's revealed Tuesday that embattled cyclist Lance Armstrong, who has seen his storied career tarnished by steroid allegations, has agreed to a tell-all interview with Oprah Winfrey. (ADDS: Note on USADA chief claiming Armstrong rep offered $150K donation)
David Caldwell, the Atlanta Falcons' director of player personnel, is named the Jacksonville Jaguars' new general manager Tuesday.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Rose, Sugar, Cotton chosen as first college football playoff sites; Alabama ends season No. 1 for record ninth time
The Rose Bowl and the Sugar Bowl will host the first two BCS playoff games in the 2014-15 season, and the Cotton Bowl will host the title game.
ESPN’s decision to show Alabama QB A.J. McCarron’s girlfriend over and over during the title game has arguably made her more famous overnight than the Tide’s two-time national champion signal caller.
Eddie Lacy, T.J. Yeldon and Alabama’s front line mashed Notre Dame on Monday night, embarrassing the Irish in the BCS Championship game in Miami.
After leading Alabama to its third national title in four years late Monday night with a 42-14 thrashing of Notre Dame in the BCS Championship game, Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban didn’t want to talk about a dynasty or possibly surpassing Bear Bryant as the greatest coach in school history, instead — believe or not — he’s already looking ahead to a three-peat in 2013.
In the shank of a recent evening as winds from a Midwestern front signaled that temperatures would be dropping precipitously in this part of the country, Mat Garretson, a Georgia boy, was waxing with warm emotion in his voice about the resurgence of interest in rye whiskey.
The Dixie Diva column
There’s a woman I’m looking for. Perhaps you know where she is. If you do, please help me find her again.
The January Gardener column
“Queen of the winter flowers” is a quote from Stirling Macoboy’s book, “The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Camellias.” Indeed, the camellia and its various forms, colors, sizes, and blooming season make this flower a classic show piece for one’s garden and landscape.
The downtown Albany Central Library branch is set to undergo a $5 million SPLOST-funded facelift.
The session will begin at 6 p.m. on Jan. 15 at Redbone Fire/EMS station on Graves Springs Road.
Letter to the Editor
In a letter to the editor, Judy Glass of Albany says that the entire American system is broken.
The second suspect in a Saturday armed robbery is in Dougherty County Jail.
Albany police respond to at least 41 incidents.
One of my favorite lines by late comedian Richard Pryor: "I go down to the courthouse looking for justice, and that's what I see: Just us."
Albany's city manager says department heads need to start looking at possible funding and personnel cuts.
Albany citizens are encouraged to apply to fill a number of vacant positions on city boards and agencies.
The city of Albany's current moratorium placed on personal care facilities expires at the end of this month.
The 27th session graduates of the Albany Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy graduates.
The insurance executive replaces Ed Duffy as chairman and Dennis Roland is voted in as vice chairman.
Albany Police Department officers arrest three from their wanted list.
During the "fiscal cliff" battle, I asked several Republican lawmakers why they didn't push harder for spending cuts in exchange for their historic concession to vote for higher taxes. They invariably answered that they were waiting for the fight over raising the debt ceiling. Then, they promised, Republicans would demand serious cuts, especially in entitlement spending, from President Obama.
When the Dougherty County School Board meets this morning in a special session -- its first meeting of the new year -- it is expected to take up two important issues: selecting an interim school superintendent and the a board chair.
TNT Crane and Rigging is based in Houston, Texas.
Walter Garland Middleton, 85, Blakely, died January 7, 2012
Clarence Edward Arnold, Sr., 68, Ocilla, died January 7, 2013
Bennie Will Odom, Jr., Albany, died January 7, 2013
Lillian June Farrow Spargo, 82, Leesburg, died January 7, 2013
Marilyn Gerber Dye, 64, Leesburg, died January 4, 2013
Annie Laura Busby, 76, Albany, died January 7, 2013
Jones Spencer Brady, 75, Mt. Hebron Community of Randolph County, died January 7, 2013
William Dale Holland, 72, Leesburg, died January 5, 2013
Ruby Blanche Booth Thaden, 93, Albany, died January 6, 2013
Bobby M. Wells, 77, Cordele, GA, died January 8, 2013
James E. Turknett, Jr., 42, Bainbridge, died January 7, 2013
Marcia J. Hodges, 76, Bainbridge, died January 7, 2013
Luke Bryan is joining Blake Shelton to co-host the 2013 Academy of Country Music Awards.
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After their wedding venue unexpectedly closed, Amber Tinson and David Walker need votes to earn their dream wedding
After their wedding venue unexpectedly closed, Amber Tinson and David Walker need votes to win their dream wedding.
In 2010 area hospital CEOs and education officials formed a consortium of healthcare and developed a residency program.
The Dougherty County School Board will meet tomorrow to hire an interim superintendent, officials say.
Alabama is No. 1 at being No. 1.
The defending BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide cruise to their second straight title late Monday night in Miami with a 42-14 demolition of the Fighting Irish.