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BARRY LEVINE: Test yourself on rock 'n' roll tragic day

THE OLD ROCKER: Tuesday marks the 56th anniversary of crash that killed three stars

Feb. 3, 1959, is, arguably, the most-tragic day in rock ‘n’ roll history as three stars were killed in an airplane crash that also claimed the life of Roger Peterson, the pilot.

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Albany native Erin Bethea is expanding her acting career while looking for inspiring messages

Fireproof star is in a new movie and has formed a production company in California

Erin Bethea, 32, first started to pursue her ambitions while a student at Sherwood Christian Academy by going into the theater program there at age 15.

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Bakers are facing one 'Duff' all-nighter

On 'Duff Till Dawn,' competitors have to beat daybreak as well as their opponent

The competition ends each episode of the Food Network show when the sun rises.

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Outta tha Box

FDB performs at Outta Tha Box gathering.

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Alabama, Hank Jr., Bret Michaels to play fourth Toadlick Festival

Three-day Dothan festival features some of country, rock's big names

Big-name performers are scheduled for the fourth annual Toadlick Music Festival.

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Big Guava, Shaky Knees fests feature alternative rockers

Large music festivals planned May 8-10 in Atlanta, Tampa

Several bands will travel from Tampa to Atlanta over the May 8-10 weekend to perform at both the Big Guava and Shaky Knees festivals.

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Days to Come, Mopeland throw down in Battle of the Bands pre-battle

Battle of the Bands pre-battles continue at Big Rax and Coach's

Albany’s Battle of the Bands got off to a rocking start recently when local rock bands Days to Come and Mopeland, duked it out in the first of a series of pre-battles leading up to the Battle of the Bands finale in April.

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MICHAEL LOMAX: A journey 'Into the Woods'

FILM COMMENTARY: Happy endings are not always what they seem

The big screen treatment of children’s fairy tales includes grown-up consequences for the characters.

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Daddy Daughter Family Dance set for Feb. 7 at Albany Civic Center

Traditional father and daughter dance to include entire family this year

The Albany Daddy Daughter Dance has become a tradition, and a good opportunity for fathers and daughters to bond. This year, the event has become a family dance — meaning the entire family can enjoy the experience.

Sine Nomine Singers to play at ABAC

The First Tuesday series is in its 14th year

The First Tuesday Concert Series will feature “A Night of Choral Music” at 7 p.m. on Tuesday in the Chapel of All Faiths at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The concert is open to the public at no charge.

VIRAL VIDEO: Principal announces snow day with 'Let It Go' parody

Ahead of the much anticipated blizzard in the Northeastern United States this week, Matt Glendinning, the principal at Moses Brown School in Providence, R.I., announced his school’s snow day with his own “Let It Go” parody, “School Is Closed.”

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Phillip Phillips seeks to escape contract

Leesburg native files contract compaint with California state government

Saying he is “grateful for the opportunities” American Idol afforded him, Phillip Phillips is suing to gain control of his career.

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BARRY LEVINE: Four more who should be in the Hall of Fame

OLD ROCKER: Rydell, Francis, Mathis and Houston overlooked by Hall of Fame

This column explains why Connie Francis, Whitney Houston, Johnny Mathis and Bobby Rydell deserve to be in the Hall of Fame.

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Model railroad club full steam at Albany show | PHOTO GALLERY

Model railroad club holds Albany train show

The Flint River Model Railroad Club holds its annual train show at the Knights of Columbus hall in Albany.

Time to vote for musical favorites running out

Herald looking for Southwest Georgia’s favorite musicians, venues

DJs are added to the mix of favorite musicians being sought by this newspaper.