Lady Wildcats use 24 points from Callie Smith in victory
ADDS: Terrell Academy girls-Brookwood; Pelham girls-Seminole County; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Westwood; Terrell Academy boys-Brookwood; Seminole County boys-Pelham
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.
Andre Kennedy leads Patriots with 19 points
ADDS: Deerfield-Windsor boys-Tiftarea; Seminole County boys-Brooks County; Randolph-Clay boys-Miller County; Thomasville boys-Pelham; Westover girls-Thomas County Central; Randolph-Clay girls-Miller County; Deerfield-Windsor girls-Tiftarea; Pelham girls-Thomasville; Westwood girls-Brookwood
Albany sandwich shop robbed at gunpoint
A Subway sandwich shop on North Slappey Boulevard is robbed by a lone gunman.
Baker scores 18 points and grabs 10 rebounds in victory
ADDS: Terrell Academy boys-Tiftarea; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Southland; Dougherty girls-Cairo; Randolph-Clay girls-Quitman County; Westwood girls-Georgia Christian; Deerfield-Windsor girls-Southland; Sherwood Christian girls-Calvary Christian
Arkansas signee scores 25 points in victory
ADDS: Bainbridge girls-Cook; Randolph-Clay girls-Terrell County; Lee County boys-Colquitt County; Seminole County boys-Miller County; Pelham boys-Fitzgerald; Bainbridge boys-Cook; Randolph-Clay boys-Terrell County; Early County boys-Brooks County
Lady Hornets beat defending state champions on road
ADDS: Westwood girls-Terrell Academy; Randolph-Clay girls-Early County; Bainbridge girls-Albany; Dougherty girls-Cook; Albany boys-Bainbridge; Pelham boys-Kendrick; Calhoun County boys-Stewart County; Randolph-Clay boys-Early County; Terrell Academy boys-Westwood; Dougherty boys-Cook
Lady Wildcats improve to 14-0 with victory at Valwood
ADDS: Pelham girls-Cairo; Terrell Academy girls-Southland; Deerfield-Windsor girls-Brookwood; Randolph-Clay girls-Stewart County; Calhoun County girls-Webster County; Dougherty girls-Crisp County; Sherwood Christian girls-Byne; Cairo boys-Pelham; Bainbridge boys-Seminole County; Randolph-Clay boys-Stewart County; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Brookwood; Calhoun County boys-Webster County; Dougherty boys-Crisp County
The residence of Felisha and Ricky Williams earns first recognition of year in metro Albany
While only having been in their home since last August, the Williamses have outstanding landscaping that has earned them the January Yard of the Month designation from the Daffodil Garden Club.
Herald Super 6er Kobi Thonrnton scores 30 in rout
ADDS: Pelham girls-Brooks County; Bainbridge girls-Cairo; Calhoun County girls-Turner County; Bainbridge boys-Cairo; Pelham boys-Brooks County; Randolph-Clay boys-Webster County; Calhoun County boys-Turner County; Seminole County boys-Thomasville
Freeman leads Lady Hornets with 25 points
ADDS: Randolph-Clay girls-Baker County; Westwood girls-Soutland; Randolph-Clay boys-Baker County; Valdosta boys-Lee County; Bainbridge boys-Thomasville; Seminole County boys-Miller County; Pelham boys-Lowndes; Pelham boys-Lowndes
Blake Shelton, Brad Paisley, Dierks Bentley, Rascal Flatts, The Band Perry, Dwight Yoakam, Jason Isbell, Old Crow Medicine Show and over a dozen other country music artists will perform on three stages during the two-day festival.
Hornets outlast Fitzgerald 51-49 in overtime
ADDS: Bainbridge boys-Americus-Sumter; Terrell Academy boys-Crisp Academy; Randolph-Clay boys-Terrell County; Bainbridge girls-Americus-Sumter; Pelham girls-Fitzgerald; Randolph-Clay girls-Terrell County; Terrell Academy girls-Crisp Academy; Early County boys-Berrien; Randolph-Clay boys-Eufaula; Eufaula girls-Randolph-Clay
Motive unclear in Saturday Albany shooting
Harvey George, 34, was injured by gunfire in Albany Saturday.
Albany Dive Team assists in sunken truck rescue
Firefighters help a wrecking company pull a pickup truck from the water.
Georgia Southern graduate will begin new job with Albany-Dougherty economic development agency Friday
Reedi Hawkins returns home to serve as Albany-Dougherty Economic Development Commission marketing/research director.
Devonte Jones and Myles Thomas lead Bearcats with 13 points apiece
ADDS: Cairo boys-Pelham; Pelham girls-Cairo; Bainbridge girls-Thomasville, Americus-Sumter boys-Crisp County; Seminole County boys-Baker County
Defending GISA Class AA state champs score 52-43 win
ADDS: Pelham girls-Seminole County; Bainbridge girls-Cairo; Bainbridge boys-Cairo; Pelham boys-Seminole County; Americus-Sumter boys-Worth County; Calhoun County boys-Dooly County
The Johnston residence at 3512 W. Surrey Road is selected top yard
The Daffodil Garden Club selects the home of Ray and Martha Johnston for its Demcember honor.
Herald Super 6er Quenten Taylor leads Cougars with 31 points
ADDS: Bainbridge-Worth County boys; Seminole County boys-Berrien; Pelham girls-Early County; Bainbridge girls-Worth County
Herald Super 6er scores 32 to lead Bearcats
ADDS: Randolph-Clay boys-Mitchell County; Americus-Sumter boys-Monroe; Seminole County boys-Brooks County; Sherwood Christian boys-Fullington Academy; Early County boys-Worth County; Westover girls-Bainbridge; Mitchell County girls-Randolph-Clay; Pelham girls-Thomasville; Westwood girls-Crisp Academy; Fullington Academy girls-Sherwood Christian
Pelham Lady Hornets top Class AAAAAA Lowndes
ADDS: Randolph-Clay-Quitman County girls; Bainbridge-Dougherty girls; Sherwood Christian-John Hancock girls; Deerfield-Windsor girls-Frederica; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Frederica; Sherwood Christian-Twiggs boys; Sherwood Christian-Central Fellowship boys; Bainbridge-Dougherty boys; Randolph-Clay-Quitman County boys; Calhoun County-Early County boys; Americus-Sumter-Macon County boys
Eagles top Central Georgia 68-43 in Central Fellowship Tournament
ADDS: Americus-Sumter-Cook boys; Randolph-Clay boys-Eufaula; Terrell Academy boys-Grace Christian; Terrell Academy girls-Grace Christian; Bainbridge girls-Seminole County; Randolph-Clay girls-Eufaula
Jazz groups to perform Thursday evening at Tifton college
This concert marks the first time that Dr. Thomas Heflin, assistant professor of jazz, will direct the ABAC Jazz Ensemble.
After Cincinnati Bengals tight end Jermaine Gresham scored a touchdown in the third quarter against the New Orleans Saints, he casually tossed the ball to the only Bengals fan he saw. It was a woman wearing an A.J. Green jersey.
Georgia farmers lead the nation in producitng peanuts, pecans and poultry
The top ten commodities grown in Georgia are broilers, cotton, peanuts, eggs, beef, timber, corn, horses, dairy and greenhouse/nursery plants.
The owner of a Forest Park used car dealership was arrested Thursday morning and warrants issued for his son for alleged odometer and title violations.
The performance is the second in the 2014-15 Willson concert series at the Albany Museum of Art
The D’Antonio and Montanari Duo, a guitar and flute duo, will perform a program of a variety works by composers Carl Nielsen, Terry Riley, Astor Piazzola, Toru Takemitsu and others. The concert is at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Sugar cane production in the style of the 1890s will be demonstrated Nov. 8 and 15
Old-fashioned traditions of cane-grinding and syrup-making will be on exhibit Nov. 8 and 15 at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture and Historic Village at Tifton.
The three-night run starts Thursday at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College
“The Odd Couple” female version was adapted by Neil Simon in 1985 from his 1960s classic comedy. Simon flipped the genders of his characters and updated the comedy, which will be performed at Howard Auditorum at ABAC by the Baldwin Players.
An opening reception for the 11th annual show is Friday evening
Students from Albany State and Valdosta State universities and Darton State College will participate in the show at the Albany Area Arts Council.
Nov. 14 dinner at agriculture museum will feature Tift area flavor
The jazz quartet from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College will provide entertainment for the Wiregreass Farmers market’s first Harvest to Table dinner.
Euroscapes will be on exhibit at the Museum of Agriculture through mid-February
More than 20 works of European scenes by georgia artist Irene Dobb will be featured at her exhibit set for Nov. 7-Feb. 13 at the Georgia Museum of Agriculture in Tifton.
Eagles rout Creekside-Christian 33-0
(ADDS: Worth County-Americus-Sumter, Randolph-Clay-Baconton Charter, Fitzgerald-Pelham, Brooks County-Early County, Seminole County-Berrien, Thomas County Central-Crisp County, Calhoun County-Miller County, Southwest Georgia-Crisp Academy, Southland-Tiftarea
Sasser Flea Market hosts 18-over event
Legendary Albany DJs will reunite for a Terrell County homecoming tailgate party.
Resurfacing of US 82 on-ramp at Dougherty and Lee County line
Part of Dougherty County’s Liberty Expressway will be closed for the next two days as the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) resurfaces an on-ramp at the Dougherty and Lee County line.
Charges pending in east Albany accident
A man is briefly hospitalized after an early morning accident in Albany.
Kiel Pollard scored four second-quarter touchdowns to help Colquitt County build a 49-7 halftime lead
The top-ranked Colquitt County Packers did to Lee what they’ve done to opponents all season — using their speed and quickness on offense to score, while their defense stifled the Trojans and forced turnovers.
Lee County Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner set for November
The Lee County Chamber of Commerce has announced that this year’s Annual Dinner will be held Nov. 13 at the Bindery at Oakland Library and sponsorships for the event are currently available.
Early voting for Nov. 4 election starts Oct. 13
Persons who want to vote in the Nov. 4 general election must register by Monday.
Allman Brothers break-up will impact annual Florida music fest
Dates were announced this week for the annual Wanee Music Festival.
The Carter/David Project performs Tuesday at the Chapel of All Faiths at ABAC in Tifton
The First Tuesday series, now in its 13th year, features regional professional artists on the first Tuesdays of five months during the year.
Cavaliers play host to Titans on Friday
Eastern Florida State, which began in 2013 and almost became a national powerhouse program overnight, knocked Darton out of the 2013 Region 17 semifinals with a 2-0 shutout over the then-ranked No. 5 Cavaliers last year.
It will be the first Tifton performance by Austin French since he competed on the nationally televised competition
Aution French will perform at 7 p.m. Oct. 3-4 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. The concerts will benefit the college’s Ag Business Club
POW/MIA events in the Americus area continue through Saturday
The annual obsrevance by Georgia Southwestern State University honors Americans who have been prisoners of war and those who are still missing in action.
Albany State University and Sherwood Baptist Church collaborate on project
The fishing trip is an effort to instill positive values in youths.
The new Atlanta Braves' home in Cobb County was officially named Tuesday in an announcement by the club and SunTrust
Bearcats rally for 7-6 victory over Tornadoes
(ADDS: Miller County-Pelham, Seminole County-Mitchell County, Baconton-Atkinson County, Terrell Academy-Crisp Academy, Tift County-Baldwin, Tiftarea-Pinewood Christian, Southland-Southwest Georgia, Wilcox County-Calhoun County, Turner County-Randolph-Clay)
Lightning suspends three games, two ruled no-contests
Games at Hugh Mills Stadium, Webb Memorial Stadium at Deerfield-Windsor School and at Lee County High School were impacted when a strong band of thunderstorms began pelting the area about 8:30 p.m. Friday night.
At the first class on Sept. 19, participants will re-create Curious Goat
Particpiants are invited to bring a favorite beverage to the art class.