News for Wednesday, October 22, 2014


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Who stays in Atlanta Braves outfield among Uptons, Heyward?

Braves will explore options in outfield

With Justin Upton and Jason Heyward eligible for free agency after next season, with B.J. Upton two years into a five-year, $75.25 million contract the Braves are desperate to shed, there’s a chance that at least one or even two of them could be moved this offseason.

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Georgia applied for Todd Gurley’s reinstatement

Star running back has been suspended since Oct. 9

Todd Gurley missed the team’s wins over Missouri and Arkansas while school officials investigated allegations that he was paid for signing memorabilia.

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Alhany State offense starts with center Victor Moli

Rams’ center is a four-starter and leader

Not only is Victor Moli a friend, he’s one of the team leaders on offense, a vocal senior who will chew out teammates for their mistakes, then compliment them when they make a good play.

Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers.

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days.

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Georgia Aquarium says beluga whale is pregnant

Officials at the Georgia Aquarium say a 20-year-old beluga whale, Maris, is expecting a calf in the spring.

Jessie Jones

Jessie Jones, 64, of Cusseta Ga., died, October 18, 2014.

Robert E. “Buck” White

Robert E. “Buck” White, 82, died Monday Oct. 20, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Ga.

Wilma L. Brannen

Wilma L. Brannen, 78, of Albany, GA died Wednesday, October 22, 2014

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Eugene Grant

Eugene Grant, 75, departed this life Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital, Albany, Georgia.

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Wilmetta Walker Warren

Wilmetta Walker Warren, 87, of Atlanta, formerly of Fitzgerald, died, Sunday, October 19, 2014

Jacqueline J. James

Jacqueline J. James died, October 19, 2014.

J. W. Brown (Bull)

J. W. Brown (Bull), 71, of Albany, died Friday, October 17, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

Glenda E. Gibbs

Glenda E. Gibbs, 64, of 1418 Cromartie Beach Dr., Albany Ga., died October 16, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

David Alan Knaak

David Alan Knaak, 52, of Cobb, GA, died October 20, 2014 at his residence.

Harmon Reddick

Harmon Reddick, passed on October 19, 2014

Marinell Melton

Marinell (A.E. (Buck) Melton, 91, formerly of Albany and Bronwood, GA, died Tuesday, October 21, 2014 at her residence of many years in Easley, SC.