The Albany State men's and women's track & field teams put together a solid performance in Saturday's Savannah State Tiger Relays. (ADDS: Deerfield tennis; Sherwood-Randolph Southern baseball; Monroe-Albany baseball)
Darton breaks 300 for the first time in an opening round this spring and is just six shots back of Wallace State heading into today’s final round.
South Georgia Tech has lost five of its last seven games and slipped to the No. 6 seed in the Region XVII tournament, but Jets coach Steven Wright believes his team can still make a run at the school’s first title since 2009.
The Albany Panthers open the season Saturday in Louisiana and then return to the Civic Center March 16 for their home opener against rival Columbus, which is the first of six home games for the Panthers this season.
Stratford Academy and Tattnall Square vote to leave the GISA for the GHSA, leaving Deerfield with a tough decision to make about its own future.
A call came into the Albany Fire Department just before 9 a.m. on Monday regarding a recreational vehicle that had caught fire at 2301 Beachview Drive. AFD Assistant Chief Allen Cravey said that the fire was caused by an extension cord short, causing $25,000 in damages. The vehicle is a total loss, and there was heat damage to the house it was parked in front of, Cravey said.
The Dougherty County Commission approves funding for a sewer extension and a library roofing project.
The DCSS transportation chief says security cameras on one-third of the system’s school buses are inoperable.
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The Albany Police Department responded to an aggravated assault on Sunday afternoon.
The Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of Shelby County v. Holder — a challenge to the Voting Rights Act of 1965, specifically Section 5, which requires states and localities with a history of voting discrimination against racial and language minorities to get “pre-approved” by the federal government before changing how elections are conducted or voters are registered.
The world is still a long way from conquering the disease known as AIDS, but the possibility took one more step closer to reality Sunday with the announcement that, for the first time, someone has been cured of an HIV infection.
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Agents with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation office in Thomasville are looking into a shooting on Sunday night in Moultrie that authorities say left one person dead and three more injured.
Unemployed Georgians receiving extended federal unemployment benefits are in line for a 10.7 percent cut in four weeks.
A six-month contract will be offered to former Fayette County administrator Jack Krakeel, commissioners say.
A 16-year-old girl with a mental disorder has been missing since Friday, officials with the Albany Police Department say.
Marian H. Allen, 62, of 200 Wheat Ave, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
M.B. Pilkinton, Jr., 62, of Sycamore died Friday, March 1, 2013.
Martha Jennings, of Dublin, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Gene Melton Driskell, 66, of Peach County, GA died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Vedia Carolyn Etheredge, 76, of Albany, Ga. died Saturday March 2, 2013.
Jefferson Franklin Gilbourn, 75, of Bainbridge, GA, died Saturday, March 2, 2013 .
Stacey Ann Hopkins, 45, of Albany, died, Monday, March 4, 2013.
Johnnie L. Oliver, 77, of Leary, died Monday, March 4, 2013.
Victor Grier, 26, of Albany, GA died Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Gwendolyn Jackson, 51, of Albany, GA died Friday, March 1, 2013.
Cynthia Clinton, 45, of Leesburg died Sunday, March 3, 2013
Marcus Houston of Sumter County, GA died on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Tommy Lee, 58, of Baconton, GA died Friday, March 1, 2013.
Margaret Woodard, 85, of Pelham, GA, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Willie Roy Jamerson, 54, died Monday, March 4, 2013.
Lizzie Mae Moreland, 87, of Albany, GA died Tuesday, February 26, 2013.
Elizabeth Harris Williams, 88, of Albany died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
John D. Butts of Albany died Monday, March 4, 2013 Staff Reports
Kaydance Burnett, 1208 Hobson Street, Albany, Georgia died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Artis Ball Jr, of 330 Arrowhead Blvd. Jonesboro, Georgia, died Sunday, March 3, 2013.
Last year, organizers say nearly 30,000 people came out for the street festival — 24,000 more than this year’s estimate.
A Turner County woman has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal shooting of her husband Friday night at their home.
Cardinals from around the world are meeting in a pre-conclave session to discuss church business.
Two-term U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss is not seeing a new term in next year’s election.
STOCKBRIDGE — Though the city is expected to receive more than $150,000 in grants for summer road projects, taxpayers will still have to contribute 30 percent.
Each year, Forbes Magazine releases a list of the world's richest people.
A newborn baby who was delivered by emergency C-section after his parents were killed in a hit-and-run car accident on their way to the hospital has died, a New York police spokesman said on Monday.
President Barack Obama raised anew the issue of cutting entitlements such as Medicare and Social Security as a way out of damaging budget cuts, a White House official said on Sunday, as both sides in Washington tried to limit a fiscal crisis that may soon hit millions of Americans.
A baby girl in Mississippi who was born with HIV has been cured after very early treatment with standard HIV drugs, U.S. researchers reported on Sunday, in a potentially ground-breaking case that could offer insights on how to eradicate HIV infection in its youngest victims.
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