Braves pitcher stays hot
Ervin Santana struck out a career-high-tying 11 through six innings of one-run ball before leaving with a 2-1 lead Monday against the Phillies.
Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette, an Albany native, called 911 twice after a woman refused to leave his apartment where she was hanging out with Lockette and 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on April 2.
Bubba Watson’s Masters victory was sentimental
Herald guest columnist Loran Smith writes about Bubba Watson’s second Masters championship.
Darton State College shoots a 305 in Tuesday’s final round
Darton comes from behind in Tuesday’s final round of the District IV tournament to win the title and secure a 13th straight trip to nationals.
Representatives made case this week
Dougherty County School Board Attorney Tommy Coleman and representatives from Albany, Dougherty and Worth County High Schools asked the GHSA to reconsider its classification for the three schools for the 2014-16 school seasons.
President Obama’s nominee to replace Sebelius, budget director Sylvia Burwell, might turn out to be better at fixing websites, but she doesn’t have the power to fix Obamacare. No one does because it is based on a weak foundation and the notion that government can do anything.
Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission's second video highlights manufacturing
The Albany-Dougherty EDC promotional video focusing on Albany industry and manufacturers is released during the week that the EDC observes Industry Celebration week.
The 54-year-old wrestler, James Hellwig, collapsed on April 8 outside a hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Authorities detonate a suspicious device this morning
Three people were killed and 264 injured in the bombing at the 2013 Boston Marathon. This year's race will be conducted Monday.
The newspapers win for public service for reporting on the NSA secret surveillance scandal
Reuters wins in international reporting for its coverage of the violent persecution of a Muslim minority in Myanmar who in efforts to flee often fall into the hands of brutal human-trafficking networks.
Boston began its memorials of last year’s marathon bombing attack, which killed three people and injured 264, on a quiet note Tuesday, with Mayor Martin Walsh and Cardinal Sean O’Malley visiting wreaths left at the spots where the two bombs went off.
Terri Frana, 44, of Lake Mary, received stitches and staples in the back of her head to close a wound, and had visible gashes on her forehead, back and around her mouth.
Wanda Brown, 56, of Bridgeboro died Tuesday April 15, 2014 at her residence.
Terry Bozeman, 59, of Leesburg died Monday April 14, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.
Eldora Cosby, 99, of Albany, Georgia departed this life Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Palmyra Nursing Home.
Robert F. (Bob) Watson, 73, of Albany, GA, died Monday, April 14, 2014 at Columbus Speciality Hospital, Columbus, GA.
Google Inc updated its terms of service on Monday, informing users that their incoming and outgoing emails are automatically analyzed by software to create targeted ads.
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Metting called to address safety, other concerns surrounding controversial natural gas pipeline
U.S. Congressman Sanford Bishop will get feedback at a listening session concerning a natural gas pipeline expected to go through Dougherty County.