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JOHN WALLACE: I know it's only rock 'n' roll, but ...

FRIDAY JAM SESSION: Rock was the soundtrack of a generation

One of my earliest memories is my mother, carrying me in her arms, entering our apartment building in the Bronx and she was singing to me, “Are you ready, ready,ready, ready now Teddy, ready, ready, ready to rock and roll.” Which was confusing at the time because my name wasn’t Teddy.

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Neon Trees bringing intimate club show to Atlanta

Neon Trees bassist Branden Campbell excited about Center Stage show

For Neon Trees bassist Branden Campbell, getting the chance to play small club shows on the group’s current “An Intimate Night with Neon Trees” tour allows the band to showcase their classic approach to songwriting and performing in the best possible setting.

Albany Area Religion Bulletin - July 3, 2015

Jimmy Carter to teach Sunday school in Plains

Baconton United Methodist Church will host a gospel sing at 7 p.m. on July 10 featuring Southern Majesty of Worth County.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Finding religious identity

OPINION: Religious identity is more important than we acknowledge

Polls show that those who identify themselves as Christian (of any denomination) is waning, implying a weakening of religious identity.

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CAL THOMAS: Repeating myself on Iran nukes

OPINION: U.S. and Iran negotiators are repeating themselves, so why cant I?

I have yet to hear from a U.S. government official why anyone can trust an Iranian regime whose dictatorship kills its own people, conducts secret trials, and openly and proudly states its god wishes everyone who disagrees with its version of Islam eliminated from the planet.

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Squawk of the Day - July 3, 2015

Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to see what everyone is squawking about!

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Albany rapper Street Sweepa's 2014 single hits Motown, Big Apple

Sweep Da Flo slowly expands out of Southeast to major markets

After more than a year of steady play in the Southeast, Albany-born rapper Street Sweepa’s single Sweep Da Flo is making inroads in large northern markets.

Albany Almanac - July 3, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

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HOW THEY'RE BITIN': Southwest Georgia fishing - July 4, 2015 weekend

SWGA FISHING REPORT: A weekly outlook on how the fish are biting in Southwest Georgia lakes and the Flint River

These are the fishing prospects for this weekend for the Flint River and lakes Blackshear, Seminole and Walter F. George.

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LORAN SMITH: Chubbtown a fascinating place to visit

Georgia running back Nick Chubb earned his reputation from this tiny community

Learning what the Bulldog running back is like and what makes him what he is was countered by the urge to step back in history to the original Chubbs, who, in the beginning spelled their last name with one “b.”

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After nine years in minors, Jake Brigham gets chance with Atlanta Braves

Reliever made major league debut Tuesday night

The Florida native debuted in the first game of a homestand, an unforgettable night made more special for him because it was attended by his parents, wife, daughter and other family members.

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Paul Millsap decides to stay with Atlanta Hawks

All-Star agrees to three-year, $59 million contract

Paul Millsap will make $18.8 million next season, $19.646 million in 2016-17 and $20.492 in his option year of 2017-18 for a total salary of $58.938 million.

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Medical College of Georgia Southwest Campus celebrating 10th anniversary | PHOTO GALLERY

Clinical campus based in Albany allows MCG students to do rotations in Southwest Georgia

Although MCG students have participated in clinical practice experiences in Southwest Georgia for decades, a formal campus was not established until 2005 as part of the state’s public medical school’s efforts to decrease the impending physician shortage.

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Albany Area Crime Stoppers Most Wanted Fugitive - Larry Bernard Simmons Jr.

Larry Bernard Simmons Jr. is wanted for battery and failing to register as a sex offender

Larry Bernard Simmons Jr., 34, of Albany, is wanted on three warrants — failure to register as a sex offender, abttery and probation violation.

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Albany Police vow safe Fourth of July experience downtown

Georgia State Patrol increasing manpower with eye on impaired driving

Georgia State Patrol and the Albany Police Department will ramp up their efforts during the upcoming Fourth of July weekend. The GSP will be concentrating on impaired driving while the APD will focus on public safety downtown.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - July 1 - 2, 2015

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 18 calls on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

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Robert Davi sings Sinatra on 'A Capitol Fourth'

Robert Davi performs Sinatra songs Saturday on PBS

Robert Davi got his professional start opposite Frank Sinatra, who’s about to be saluted by him on Independence Day.

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False alarm causes lockdown at U.S. Navy Yard in Washington

Hours long lockdown began after shooting was reported at 7:45 a.m.

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Suspect arrested in Dawson mayor shooting

GBI investigation continued nearly two years

Nakia Jones, 31, is arrested and charged with aggravated assault in connection with the 2013 shooting of Christopher Wright.

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Two gunmen rob East Albany grocery store

The gunmen are fleeing on foot

An East Albany grocery store was held up by two gunmen dressed in black, who have fled from the store on foot, police say.

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