Post-spawn is a traditional transition time for crappies so anglers wishing to catch a limit of fish for the fryer and the freezer must learn how to pinpoint them to be successful.
With Al Horford sitting out with a stomach illness, Josh Smith drops in 21 points and grabs nine rebounds to lead the Hawks to a 97-88 win against Orlando on Saturday.
The Gators were ousted in the Elite 8 the last two seasons and are trying to advance to the Final Four for the first time since 2007.
Lee County’s Rob Williams is named the GHSA Class AAAAA Athletic Director of the Year in Georgia.
After dropping the first set to Maria Sharapova in the championship match of the Sony Open, Serena Williams rallies for a record sixth title at the tournament in Miami.
Darton improves to 28-5 overall and 15-1 in the region with a pair of wins Saturday in Cuthbert against Andrew College. (ADDS: GSW softball)
The Houston Astros debut in the American League tonight when they face off against new AL West rival Texas to kick off the MLB season.
Outdoors columnist Bob Kornegay takes a look at the simple and unique outdoor wilderness that is close by.
The No. 9 seed Shockers advance to the Final Four for the first time since 1965 with a 70-66 win against No. 2 seed Ohio State.
In another defensive masterpiece, Syracuse holds Marquette to a season-worst 22.6 percent from the field in the 55-39 win.
Motorists in Camilla will encounter detours Monday morning when they head out to work. Work is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Monday on the reconstruction of railroad crossings at State Route 37 and State Route 37 Connector at Georgia and Florida Railroad crossings.
The city of Albany Downtown Manager’s Office along and the Recreation and Parks Department are kicking off the Movie in the Park series at 7 p.m. April 13 in Riverfront Park.
Winning works of art in the Kiwanis Club of Dougherty County Art show are now on display in the Wetherbee Lobby of Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Marietta, will be in the metro Albany area this week with several stops on his agenda.
When you spend time on the road, you often have time to reflect, reminisce and recall the past. One of the things which brings emotional satisfaction is to drive into the countryside, accompanied by the signal of a country music station.
Theatre Albany takes a swing for the funny bone with a high-energy comedy fueled by romance, deception and desperation.
After a “Night on Broadway” Tuesday, the choral students will have their spring concert on Thursday.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from March 15-24.
A portion of the production was filed in Albany last summer at Flint RiverQuarium.
A former financial secretary of United Paperworkers International is indicted for theft.
Of the 14 counties in the Southwest Public Health District, Lee County fares the best in terms of health outcomes and factors, a report shows.
Now on the first day of the week, very early in the morning, they, and certain other women with them, came to the tomb bringing the spices which they had prepared.
Ken Boler is The Albany Herald's newly appointed general sales manager,
History is full of warnings about what happens when people follow public opinion instead of standing by their principles. In its most extreme manifestation, public opinion might well become mob rule when vigilantes take the law into their own hands.
Officials predict Georgia will rank last in the United States in physicians per capita by 2020 without changes to its current medical education system.
If you are tired of seeing the debate on guns dominated by the National Rifle Association and yearn for sensible weapons laws, you have to love New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. When most politicians were caving in or falling silent, there was Bloomberg, wielding his fortune to keep hope alive that we could move against the violence that blights our nation.
For more brights, pick up a copy of today's Herald.
It's not the Easter Bunny, but a helicopter that delivers these multicolored eggs.
Deputy Dougherty County Emergency Management Director Jim Vaught is an interesting character. After 27 years in the Marine Corps, the Harley Fatboy-riding leatherneck continued his public service in a variety of different ways — ending in his current role as the county’s top disaster planning specialist.
Eula Mae Willis died Friday.
James Alvah White died Friday.
John Pershing Warren died Thursday.
Elaine Drawdy Robison died Friday.
Ida Reels died Friday.
Barbara Rae Lee died Thursday.
Stanley King died Tuesday.
Gwendolyn Jones Kinchen died Thursday.
Shirley Tyson Ford died Friday.
Annie Mae Lewis Coley died Saturday.
Dorothy Mae Simmons died Friday.
Willie P. McGowan died Thursday.
Emma J. Dyson died Friday.
Mary Frances Bridges Cross died Friday.
Leonora Spivey Arnold died Thursday.
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After storming out to a double-digit lead in the first half, No. 15 seed Florida Gulf Coast came back to earth and was bounced from the NCAA Tournament by No. 3 seed Florida.
Duke's Seth Curry made 6-of-9 3-pointers to lead the Blue Devils to a 71-61 win against Michigan State.
Louisville's Russ Smith drops in 31 points to lead the Cardinals to a 77-69 win against Oregon to advance to the Elite 8. Louisville remains the only No. 1 seed left in the NCAA Tournament.
Trey Burke scores all 23 of his points after halftime, including a long trey to send the game into overtime, and Michigan comes back from a 14-point deficit -- and a 10-point hole with three minutes left -- to beat Kansas 87-85.