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PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Westover girls earn trip to state tournament

Lady Patriots end Dougherty’s season with victory

ADDS: Region 1-AAAAA Tournament, Region 1-AAAA Tournament, Region 1-AA Tournament, Region 1-A Tournament, Deerfield-Windsor girls-Southland, Deerfield-Windsor boys-Southland

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Pianist/violinist duo to perform at Albany Museum of Art

The Sunday afternoon concert is part of the Willson Chamber Music series

Featured will be violinist Frencesca Anderegg with pianist Brent Funderburk. The program, titled “Canciones Populares,” will include Maurice Ravel’s Violin Sonata, Manuel deFalla’s Suite Populaire Espagnole and Bela Bartok’s Rhapsody No. 1.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Americus-Sumter girls rally to top Bainbridge for top seed

Lady Panthers will host Region 1-AAAA girls tournament

ADDS: Pelham girls-Berrien; Deerfield-Windsor girls-Valwood; Worth County girls-Crisp County; Dougherty girls-Thomas County Central; Calhoun County girls-Miller County; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Valwood; Pelham boys-Berrien; Seminole County boys-Early County; Calhoun County boys-Miller County

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westwood girls stay undefeated

Lady Wildcats stay atop the GISA Region 3-AAA standings

ADDS: Terrell Academy girls-Southland; Pelham girls-Brooks County; Randolph-Clay girls-Webster County; Randolph-Clay boys-Webster County; Pelham boys-Brooks County; Seminole County boys-Thomasville; Lowndes boys-Lee County; Terrell Academy boys-Southland; Calhoun County boys-Baker County

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California Guitar Trio to perform at Tifton college

Feb. 12 performance is part of ABAC Presents! series

The California Guitar Trio will perform at 7 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Howard Audtorium on the Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College campus in Tifton as part of the ABAC Presents! Performing Arts Series.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pelham girls thump Mitchell County again

Briunna Freeman leads Pelham with 19 points

ADDS: Randolph-Clay girls-Early County; Bainbridge girls-Thomas County Central; Randolph-Clay boys-Early County; Pelham boys-Mitchell County; Seminole County boys-Baker County; Randolph-Clay boys-Early County; Calhoun County boys-Terrell County; Lee County boys-Colquitt County

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Worth County boys hand Bainbridge its third straight region loss

Jamon Moore, Brandon Moore lead Rams to big victory

ADDS: Seminole County boys-Fitzgerald; Deerfield-Windsor boys-Westfield; Terrell Academy boys-Valwood; Calhoun County boys-Mitchell County; Early County boys-Thomasville; Pelham girls-Berrien; Early County girls-Thomasville; Bainbridge girls-Worth County; Terrell Academy girls-Valwood; Westwood girls-Tiftarea

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westwood girls top Deerfield-Windsor

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

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.

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westover boys topple Thomas County Central

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 restaurant held up by lone gunman

Albany sandwich shop robbed at gunpoint

A Subway sandwich shop on North Slappey Boulevard is robbed by a lone gunman.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Keyshawn Baker leads Randolph-Clay past Quitman County

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Briunna Freeman scores 2,000-point as Pelham pounds Fitzgerald

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pelham girls record big win at Kendrick

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westwood girls stay unbeaten

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

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Midway Street home January 2015 Yard of the Month

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.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Randolph-Clay girls trounce Webster County

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

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PREP HOOPS ROUNDUP: Pelham girls rout Lowndes, improve to 12-1 on season

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

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'Shaky Boots Festival' will debut with all-star country lineup

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.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Tip-in helps Pelham boys win in overtime

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

Police investigate Albany shooting

Motive unclear in Saturday Albany shooting

Harvey George, 34, was injured by gunfire in Albany Saturday.

Sunken Albany pickup truck pulled from water

Albany Dive Team assists in sunken truck rescue

Firefighters help a wrecking company pull a pickup truck from the water.

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Albany native Reedi Hawkins named new EDC marketing/research director

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.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Thomasville boys upend Bainbridge

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Westwood girls score big win over Westfield

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

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December 2014 Metro Albany Yard of the Month

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.

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Calhoun County tops Randolph-Clay in early-season Region 1-A battle

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

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HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Tyree Crump helps Bainbridge top Westover

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Pelham girls improve to 3-0 on season

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

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PREP BASKETBALL ROUNDUP: Sherwood boys win to improve to 2-1 on the season

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

Evening of Jazz set for Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College

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.

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Saints fan steals football intended for female Bengals fan | VIDEO

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.

Farm-City Week honors Georgia farmers

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.

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Ga. car dealer, son charged with alleged odometer, title fraud | PHOTOS

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.

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D'Antonio and Montanari Duo to perform Sunday at Albany Museum of Art

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.

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Cane-grinding returns to Tifton ag museum and village

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.

Baldwin Players perform female 'Odd Couple' in 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.

Southwest Georgia college art show opens

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.

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Harvest to Table dinner set for Tifton

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.

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Irene Dodd art exhibit opening in Tifton

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.

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PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Sherwood Christian wins again for seventh straight victory

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

Legendary DJs reunite for Terrell County homecoming

Sasser Flea Market hosts 18-over event

Legendary Albany DJs will reunite for a Terrell County homecoming tailgate party.

DOT resurfacing Liberty Expressway on-ramp

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.

Speeding truck breaks power pole in Albany

Charges pending in east Albany accident

A man is briefly hospitalized after an early morning accident in Albany.

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Top-ranked Colquitt crushes Lee County 58-14

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 seeks Annual Dinner sponsors

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.

Monday final day for general election voter registration

Early voting for Nov. 4 election starts Oct. 13

Persons who want to vote in the Nov. 4 general election must register by Monday.

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Dates announced for 2015 Wanee Festival

Allman Brothers break-up will impact annual Florida music fest

Dates were announced this week for the annual Wanee Music Festival.

Jazz group opens First Tuesday Concert Series at ABAC

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.

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Darton men's soccer out to avenge last year's loss to Eastern Florida State

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.