Multiple reports Thursday claim Lee County native and Giants star catcher Buster Posey --- the 2012 NL MVP -- is on the verge of signing a longterm contract with San Francisco that some estimate could be worth more than $100 million.
LOCAL COLLEGE/PREP ROUNDUP: Darton State softball splits with Gordon State; ASU scholar-athletes honored; SCA soccer sweeps; Terrell Academy edges RS in baseball
Darton State splits a doubleheader against Gordon State on Thursday in its second-to-last series before spring break. (ADDS ASU scholar-athletes honored; Sherwood Christian soccer sweeps; Terrell Academy baseball beats Randolph Southern).
Even though Panthers QB Cecil Lester came up big late, his struggles overall in Albany’s home opener were noticed by coach Lucious Davis.
Veteran Tim Hudson gets the nod to kick off the Atlanta Braves’ season with his sixth career opening-day start, and then responds with his best outing of the spring in a 4-3 win against the Nationals.
Georgia ditches the swimsuits and sunscreen for pads Thursday as the Bulldogs return from spring break and get back to practice. (ADDS: notebook items on Wisc.-Ala. opening season in 2015; NCAA holding off on recruiting rule changes)
Deerfield-Windsor's Board of Trustees votes to stay in the Georgia Independent School Association on Thursday night.
An Albany chamber official accepts a position in a community where her son can continue to receive therapy for autism.
Late Dougherty County Coroner Jane Austin-Taylor is one of five women who will be honored at a weekend ceremony.
The Dougherty County Extension Office traveled with several 4-H youths to Colquitt for the 2013 4-H Southwest District Cloverleaf Project Achievement.
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The recent rape conviction of two teenagers, one of whom also distributed a photo and sent cruel text messages about their victim, has captured the “bystander effect” in graphic and nauseating detail.
On Tuesday, a year after he murdered three Chardon High School students and injured three others, 18-year-old T.J. Lane walked into his sentencing hearing and made it virtually impossible for most of us to summon even a shred of sympathy for his condemned soul.
The sixth annual Albany Coin and Money Show is scheduled at the Knights of Columbus hall on Gillionville Road.
An operation by law enforcement officials this week determined that out of 18 Albany and Dougherty County stores checked, 11 of them — more than 60 percent — sold alcoholic beverages to underage buyers.
More than 110,000 people are on the national transplant waiting list, officials from LifeLink say.
Albany Area Crime Stoppers has one Most Wanted fugitive this week. All fugitives on the Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted list should be considered armed and dangerous.
APD responds to at least 26 incidents.
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to teach Sunday School this Sunday at Maranatha Baptist Church in Plains.
Headlines continue to announce the paranoid, bellicose behavior of the isolated and impoverished nation of North Korea, truly one of the pariah nations in our world. This rogue nation, erratic and unpredictable, now apparently has nuclear weapons of at least a primitive nature with which they threaten to incinerate the United States.
Arguably the biggest unsung hero during the Panthers’ last two title runs has been Derrick Wimbush, who does a little bit of everything — and does it all quite well.
Arris Young, 86, of Hinsonton, GA died March 15, 2013.
Addie Woodley, 74, of Pelham, GA died Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Richard Samuel Smith, 81, of Bainbridge, GA, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Thomas A. Wakefield, Sr., of Sumter County, GA died Thursday, March 21, 2013.
Rosetta Houston Bryant, 100, of Richland, GA died, March 16, 2013.
Rosalyn Pollock Miller, 82, died March 20, 2013.
Jerome F. Parker, died Monday, March 18, 2013.
James Manning, 58, of Meigs, GA died March 15, 2013.
Ralph Caldwell, 62, of Fitzgerald, died Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
Earnest Johnson, Jr., 84, entered into rest on Thursday, March 14, 2013.
Ira L. Carlisle, 84, of Leesburg, GA and died Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Reginald Garrard, 59, of Camilla, died Monday, March 18, 2013.
Mark Jones, 80, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
Lizzie Mae Daniels, 69, of Albany died Wednesday, March 20, 2013.
Charlie Lewis, Jr., of Albany, Georgia died Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
Jimmie Lee Crumbley of Albany, Georgia died Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Mrs. Margaret Estelle Brooks, 82, of Sylvester died Wednesday March 20, 2013.
Jimmy Lee Hill, 56, of Albany died Tuesday, March 19, 2013.
Desmond Williams, of Albany, Georgia died Sunday, March 17, 2013.
Louise Ring Davis of Albany and Plano, Texas, died on March 4, 2013.
Patricia Kennedy, 57, of Albany died Saturday, March 9, 2013.
Rickie Lamarr Banks, 51, of Doerun, died Saturday, March 16, 2013.
Helen Louise Hall Carter, 90, of Sylvester died Thursday March 21, 2013.
Boys four times more likely than girls to have diagnosis
The missing canines range widely in size, breed and age.
All five patients went into remission
Representatives of 23 countries are taking a three-day tour of Southwest Georgia this week.