Georgia's women's basketball team gets the No. 4 seed in NCAA tourney and meets 13th-seeded Montana on Saturday, while Florida Gulf Coast and former Westover star DyTiesha Dunson are left out of the big dance, despite a 27-6 record.
Following a dust-up between coaches during a recent Darton-Chipola softball game, head coach David Dews vows to never play the Florida powerhouse again and Dews’ father — legendary JUCO softball coach Gene Dews — leaves the team.
The Atlanta Hawks fall to Dallas, which is fighting for a chance to make the playoffs. The Mavericks help their cause with a 127-113 win against the Hawks on Monday in Atlanta.
Today’s opener in Kansas will mark just the second time in history the Darton State College women’s basketball program will compete in NJCAA nationals — and this time they don’t plan on returning to Albany empty-handed.
Albany State holds its Pro Day on Monday, giving its senior football players a chance to work out in front of several NFL scouts.
Monroe grad Mimieux Land, a three-time Herald Player of the Year, is named the Atlanta Coast Conference Women’s Indoor Track & Field Freshmen of the Year.
Tiger Woods and Olympic skiing champion Lindsey Vonn announce they are dating.
Speaking before the School Board, ASU’s Freeman tells members “your interests and our interests are the same.”
The Braves surrender 17 hits Monday --- 14 by starter Kris Medlen --- but still manage to find a way to beat the hated Phillies, 17-10.
The Georgia State Patrol, Albany Fire Department, Albany Police Department and Dougherty EMS were the agencies who responded to a wreck on the 2300 block of Stuart Avenue across from the Deerfield-Windsor School at around 6 p.m. on Monday. Radio chatter indicates that a vehicle overturned, and one person was sent to the hospital.
The FAA will announce sequester-forced air traffic tower closures Friday after viewing appeals.
The Dougherty County Commission OKs SPLOST funding for law enforcement and Flint RiverQuarium projects.
Dougherty Sheriff Kevin Sproul said the state owes his office more than $50,000 for attempts to deliver child recovery papers.
Making a threat you can’t carry out is never a good tactic, whether on a personal or national level.
Sheryl Sandberg’s book “Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead,” has sparked a debate about the role of women in America — and everywhere else. She’s a self-described feminist who has been pilloried by the professional feminists for what she’s written.
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Recently while having a discussion about letting go of past mistakes, I suggested that “letting go” is often confused with “forgetting” or “pretending mistakes did not happen” and simply moving on with life.
Anthony Terrell Smith was convicted of murder in connection with a June 2000 shooting in Americus.
Brothers charged in aggravated assault.
Police are investigating another drive-by shooting, this time with no injuries, Albany police officials say.
Weapons and ammunition were taken out of at least three vehicles in Albany over the weekend, reports show.
Fernando Solis, 95, of Albany, GA, died March 16, 2013.
Mr. William Lamont Davis, Jr. , 21, of Albany died Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Houston Johnny Page, 86, entered into rest Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Laura Milner Tomberlin, 98, of Ocilla, died Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Stanley E. Harp, Sr., 69, of Albany died March 2013.
Margie Davis, 84, of Ocilla died Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Willie Flagler, 59, of Donalsonville, GA died Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Jerome Frank Parker, died Monday, March 18, 2013.
Betty Jean Reed Pitts, 65, of Fitzgerald, GA, died Friday, March 15, 2013.
William Howard Pollock, 60, of Jefferson, Georgia died Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Mary Lee Hudson Brashears, 94, of Albany died Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Former Westover star DyTiesha Dunson has had a big impact on Florida Gulf Coast University in her first season — so much so, the Lady Eagles may very well land the school’s second-ever NCAA Tournament berth tonight when the field is announced.
U.S. Supreme Court justices expressed some skepticism on Monday about an Arizona law that requires people registering to vote in federal elections to show proof of citizenship.
Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty.
A grand jury has been summoned to investigate whether those who didn't cooperate with the investigation broke any laws.
Two survived the crash, authorities say.
The University of Central Florida closed its main campus in Orlando on Monday while police investigated an apparent suicide and a number of improvised explosives found overnight in a residence hall, the school said.
Police on alert for possible retaliation
Albany police are on alert for a possible retaliation for Sunday’s shooting.