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Albany Frontier Festival diminished, not defeated

Chehaw festival challenged by cold and rain

Hurt by rain and a previous cold snap, the Chehaw Frontier Festival carries on.

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Frontier Festival coming to Chehaw Park in Albany

Chehaw visitors to experience life in early America

Chehaw Park in Albany will demonstrate life in frontier America.

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Happy Birthday, Elvis!

If Elvis Presley were alive today to celebrate his 79th birthday, he probably would get “All Shook Up” while holding his “Teddy Bear” and celebrating at “Heartbreak Hotel.”

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Albany Area Coming Up Calendar - Jan. 8-14, 2014

The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.

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Noted organist to perform in Tifton

Organist Robert McCormick will appear in concert at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church at 7 p.m. on Jan. 17.

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BIG 10: Most-viewed articles at www. albanyherald.com Dec. 27, 2013-Jan. 3, 2014

These are the top 10 most-viewed stories for the week ending Jan. 3, 2014.

The arrest of a fugitive ex-banker accused of defrauding his bank of $21 million before apparently disappearing at sea tops the list of stories viewed at www.albanyherald.com over the past week.

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Mississippi Blind Boys carry on gospel legacy

Albany native part of latest incarnation of gospel music greats

The Mississippi Blind Boys have a hot new single and are putting the finishing touches on their first original album in more than two decades.

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BARRY LEVINE: 2013 lost many great music stars

The Old Rocker: A look back at the year that just ended

Everybody will have special memories of 2013. For the Old Rocker, it is the year that many of the most successful music stars died.

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Darton hosting murder mystery theater

Tickets must be purchased in advance by Jan. 17.

Darton State College’s Humanities Division is hosting a night of excitement and mayhem at the 4th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner fundraiser, which will be held Jan. 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. in the Darton Student Center.

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Night for Hope to benefit Cancer Coalition

Former Hope Ball has new sponsor, name

A formal fundraiser that formerly benefitted the American Cancer Society will now benefit the Cancer Coalition of South Georgia.

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Theatre Albany auditions set for Sunday and Monday

Eight roles are up for audition for the comedy Mama Wont Fly

Theatre Albany Artistic Director Mark Costello is looking for fill eight roles with six women and two men. Auditions are Sunday and Monday evenings.

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Sponsors sought for Lee murder mystery dinner theater

Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $1,500.

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YEAR IN REVIEW: The Albany Herald's top stories for 2013

2013 a monumental year for many Southwest Georgians

The Albany Herald filled its readers in on the meteoric rises and the precipitous falls during the past 365 days.

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Albany Humane Society to host Fur Flying New Year's Eve Bash

New Year's Eve celebration to raise funds for Humane Society programs

The Albany Humane Society wants to raise awareness and much needed funds at the organization’s "The Fur Flying" New Year’s Eve Bash fund raiser.

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Quail Albany Foundation takes over celebrity hunt

New conservation organization keeps Albany heritage alive

Albany’s 28th celebrity quail hunt will be the first ever sponsored by new conservation group Quail Albany.