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Homerun, Herald plan gas giveaway

A lucky Albany Herald reader will win $1,000 worth of free gas from Homerun Foods to help make summer days a whole lot cooler.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Going, going, gone

It's been rumored for weeks that the Thrashers were leaving Georgia for greener pastures in Canada, and Tuesday it happened as Atlanta became the only city to ever lose two NHL teams in the modern era of the league.

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Four local bands to perform at Sasser Tailgate Jam

Music, competitions, kids’ activities featured during all-day Sasser gathering

Four local bands will perform Saturday during the daylong Sasser Tailgate Jam.

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Chuck Leavell stays busy

Rock pianist Chuck Leavell has a jam-packed schedule

From solo shows and concerts with the Stones to recording with John Mayer and helping the UN, rock pianist Chuck Leavell has a busy few months ahead of him.

Albany-Dougherty Police/Fire/EMS reports - Sept. 19, 2014

Public safety roundup for Albany and Dougherty County

The Albany Police Department responded to at least 34 incidents on Wednesday and the early hours of Thursday, available reports show.

Religion Bulletin - Sept. 19, 2014

President Carter not teaching this Sunday in Plains

First Baptist Church of Doerun is hosting a gospel sing at 6 p.m. Sunday featuring the Kingsmen at 6 p.m.

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CREEDE HINSHAW: Children need our love, protection

FAITH: How many children are hungry in Albany, Ga.?

Love children. Hug children. Laugh with children. Play with children. Protect children. Teach children. Defend children. Pray for and with children.

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Ten cool things to look for at Music Midtown

Festival’s highlights start with headliners Eminem, Jack White

Music Midtwon 2014 kicks off at 4:30 this afternoon with dueling headliners on at 9 p.m.

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Albany man celebrates 100th birthday

Man celebrates century mark with friends and family

James D. McIntyre celebrated his 100th birthday this week by having breakfast with friends and family.

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Two arrested in Crisp County murder case

Crisp County officials charge two in shooting investigation

The Crisp County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI announce two arrests in the Armstrong murder case.

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Westover seeking third straight win

Patriots know beating Cairo is no easy task

When Westover High meets Cairo at Hugh Mills Stadium tonight, both teams enter with 2-1 records.

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What Michelle Nunn, David Perdue have to say on rural care crisis

Senate candidates have opposite views on solutions

The election in November puts Nunn and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter on one side of the Medicaid expansion issue, and Perdue and Gov. Nathan Deal on the other.

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BYRON YORK: Early on, Obama passed up sure approval of immigration reform

OPINION: Now the president is delaying action on immigration to protect Democratic candidates

President Obama says he will wait until after the November election to take executive action on immigration reform, a move designed to protect Democratic office candidates.

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ADICA takes more realistic look at downtown projects

ADICA approves $25,000 in additional funding for canoe/kayak launch

Albany’s interim downtown manager says inner-city progress is slow.

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JOE GANDELMAN: Do civilized nations have what it takes to beat ISIS?

OPINION: This is a time where there is a great need for courageous, thoughtful policy makers

The language from the politicos and leaders is of vowing to do what it takes, but you get the sinking feeling they’ll fumble or flinch in the end.

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Albany credit card fraud suspects sought

Police seek Albany card fraud suspects

The Albany Police Department asks the public’s help in finding two credit card fraud suspects.

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Albany Almanac - Sept. 19, 2014

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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