Herald Guest Columnist Loran Smith looks back on the life of former Albany High and UGA football star Durward Pennington, who died this week at the age of 73.
Darton State College has several swimmers and divers with legit shots at leaving Buffalo, N.Y., this week with NJCAA National Championships.
Darton stays red-hot as it nips South Georgia College, 7-5, on Tuesday in its region opener to extend the program’s winning streak to eight games.
The new program will allow ATC students to obtain a BS in Operations Management without ever leaving Albany.
It’s a safe bet that most conservative Republicans would rush to support a political leader with the following record, especially in a traditionally Democratic state.
Albany and Dougherty County citizens got two very different perspectives on the high-dollar government bid process Tuesday with polar opposite results. That it was those citizens’ money being used to cover both bids made the process even more compelling.
A school system committee also approves moving more than $500,000 in contracts to the full board.
A retired educator asks the Albany City Commission for money to help fund a summer youth program.
While the White House and Democrats quarrel with Republicans over sequestration and debt ceiling limits, a quieter and, we hope, less confrontational effort is under way to accomplish something that the political climate would seem to be hostile toward just now — a revision of the U.S. tax code.
With wings flapping at 50-60 times per second and weighting in at 2 to 3 grams, the hummingbird that is approximately three inches long is the smallest known bird in the world. Sitting on the porch watching nature at its finest, one can only marvel at this tiny bird who breathes 250 times per minute and whose heart pumps an unbelievable 1,260 beats during that same period of time.
Back in the summer, unwillingly, I would rise early and take a run to beat some of the oppressive heat and humidity that smothers the South when the sun inches higher in the sky. Many mornings, I encountered something that would stick with me for the rest of the run.
As your Sheriff, I must pay attention to legislation being proposed in Atlanta to see the impact that it may have on the safety and well being of our citizens here in Dougherty County.
One of Athens’ favorite bands will join one of Southwest Georgia’s favorites for an 18-up show this weekend.
Albany police respond to 12 calls.
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State Rep. Gerald Greene, R-Cuthbert, has been appointed to serve on the Recreational Authorities Overview Committee by House Speaker David Ralston.
The symposium is set Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the school’s student center.
The Dougherty County Library Board's decision to rebid a renovation project turns out to be worth the wait.
Albany's Snickers Marathon had the second-highest percentage of runners finish with a Boston Marathon qualifying-time in the nation, officials say.
The Albany City Commission OKs a non-binding bid on a new fire station that came in almost $150,000 over budget.
County Attorney Bert Gregory is expected to report on funding possibilities for the City Council.
The Albany Police Department seeks Isaac Edward Hicks for Aggravated assault and illegal gun possession.
The Albany Police Department asks the public to be on the lookout for an accused violent criminal
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Moultrie, said Tuesday he has signed on as a co-sponsor on a bill that would require the Obama administration to cut $45 billion in unused federal funds.
The patriots now set their sights on defending the state championship later this month in Warner Robins.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died after a two-year battle with cancer, ending the socialist leader's 14-year rule of the South American country, Vice President Nicolas Maduro said in a televised speech.
Two suspects were chased from Lee County to north Albany after Lee County deputies attempted a routine traffic stop, Lee County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Lewis Harris said.
Lynda Kay Handley, 65, of Montezuma, GA., died Monday, March 4, 2012.
Hazel Jones Hudson, 89, of Ocilla, GA died Tuesday, March 5, 3013.
Michelle Gaskins of Cordele, GA died Monday March 4, 2013.
Homer LeRoy Dukes, 87, of Bainbridge, GA, died Monday, March 4, 2013.
Sallie Scott of Bainbridge, GA , died Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Frances B. Roberson, 86, of Fitzgerald, GA died Monday, March 4, 2013.
Eddie Lee Allen, 79, of Albany, died March, 4 2013.
Johnny D. Turner, Jr., 63, of Ashford, AL, died Saturday March 2, 2013.
Berenda Lester Scott of 346 Hwy. 26 East, Elko, GA died Monday March 4, 2013.
David C. Akridge, 76, of Acworth, GA, died March 4, 2013.
Tommy Middlebrooks, 68, of Unadilla died Monday March 4, 2013.
Laura Jean Lindsey Timmerman, 73, of Dawson died Tuesday, March 5, 2013
John D. Butts of Albany died Monday, March 4, 2013.
Stacey Ann Schultz, 45, of Albany died Monday, March 4, 2013.
James L. Key 50 of Moultrie, GA departed this life March 3, 2013.
Charles Nathaniel Wright, 70, of Albany died Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Verna Mae Street, 85, of Pelham, GA died Monday March 4, 2013.
Gilberto Valle will not testify, officials say.
The comet is now inside Mercury's orbit heading toward sun
Undocumented workers must return home to apply for citizenship, Bush says.
Sanford Bishop is currently in his 11th term of Congress.
Rep. Al Williams, D-Midway, says that the trees are a traffic hazard.
The Nuggets outscore Atlanta 23-15 in the fourth quarter and cruise to their sixth straight home victory against the Hawks.