As I closed my time in Stuttgart, I had a chance to speak with local artist/activist Wolfram Isle. I asked him about something I couldn’t help but notice on the streets of Stuttgart: the ever-prevelant anti-Stuttgart 21 propoganda all around the city.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from July 2-7.
Former Darton golfer Ridge Purcell falls from fifth to 11th and Lee Knox, who won in 2010, takes the lead into the final round of the Georgia Amateur Championship.
Brad Keselowski overtakes Kevin Harvick, who gets caught in a traffic jam, to win the Nationwide race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. You can contact her at (229) 888-9371 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
We went out to dinner with some friends last weekend. The conversation quickly turned to cycling, as it often does when we hang out with our racing buddies.
Two women standing in front of me in the checkout line this week obviously hadn’t seen each other in a while. Although I’ve often thought I have certain ESP-esque gifts, this instance didn’t require any intuitive brainpower.
R.A. Dickey and his nasty knuckleball had Atlanta behind on Saturday heading into the eighth inning, but that’s when the Braves scored three runs to come back and win their sixth straight game, 8-7.
Penn State tailback Silas Redd, who said Friday that the late Joe Paterno is still “the best college football coach of all time,” is among several players who still love JoePa.
Statistics provided by library board show that Southside and Westtown had the lowest circulation and door count in the system.
A life-long love for tennis and a concern about low test scores prompts a federally funded program for young children.
Officials with the Southwest Georgia Music & Arts Festival expect to announce artists and ticket sales this week.
Bernhard Langer fires a 6-under 64 and is 10-under with a four-stroke lead as he heads into the final round of the U.S. Senior Open.
In the wake of Penn State's child sex scandal, an artist has removed a halo that was painted in a mural above the late and legendary coach Joe Paterno's head.
Here are the results of recent kitchen inspections for Dougherty and Lee counties.
The U.S. men’s basketball team holds a practice that has all the hoopla of a college Midnight Madness event.
Herald Writer Jim West holds a question-and-answer session with Glenn Sinquefield, an insurance representative with Farm Bureau of Georgia.
Bob Kornegay writes about how tough it is to find the perfect hunting buddy.
APD responds to at least 52 incidents.
Thinking about a career in medicine? If so, "What's Up, Doc? What You Need to Know About Medical School" may appeal to you.
The City of Arlington has received a $40,000 Rural Business Enterprise Grant to construct the Lick Skillet Farmers Market on the Calhoun and Early County line.
Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and Baconton Mayor Annette Morman have been elected to the board of directors for the Georgia Municipal Association.
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An official with the area Libertarian Party is "exploring possibilities" for a Lee County Commission run.
Ethics, abortion and casino gambling are among the issues Georgia's Republican and Democratic parties are asking their voters to weigh in on this primary election season.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony for Forrester Senior Village, an independent living senior community, will take place at noon on Wednesday.
This is a periodic update on military personnel who are from Southwest Georgia or who have family in the region.
Here's a look at what's happening with local students this week.
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It's good that conservatives are finally taking seriously the problems of inequality and declining upward mobility. It's unfortunate that they often evade the ways in which structural changes in the economy, combined with conservative policies, have made matters worse.
We're still a few weeks from summer's dog days and the conventions, and already feral rabidity has set in. Add to the long list of psycho-political syndromes the "Romney Derangement Syndrome."
The mid-July rumor that Mitt Romney might pick former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as his running mate was a fun Matt Drudge scoop for those in the country who live off political-campaign gossip. It was candy for junkies looking for a pre-convention news high, this one a natural coming after Ann Romney's offering that the former governor of Massachusetts might be eyeing a woman to fill the slot.
For the second year in a row, Georgia tax collections were up from the previous fiscal year.
When I first heard that Leesburg native son and country music star Luke Bryan felt the need to apologize for writing some of the words to "The Star-Spangled Banner" on his hand and for looking at his watch while singing the national anthem at Major League Baseball's All-Star Game Tuesday night, I really thought it was a joke.
Patricia Ann Williams Martin, 66, of Leesburg died on July 13, 2012
Tony Auburn Davis, 63, of Shellman died July 13, 2012
Mrs. Eddie Easom Newberry, age 87, of Donalsonville, GA passed away Friday, July 13, 2012
Mr. Cliford Deriso of Acworth, GA died on Saturday July 14, 2012
Mrs. Barbara Anderson 62, of Baker County Ga passed away July 11, 2012
Mr. James W. Bramble of 2010 Melrose Dr. Albany died at his residence on Friday July 13, 2012
Eloise Youghn, 82, of Ocilla, died Saturday, July 14, 2012
Mr. Benjamin Terel Hill, 21, of Atlanta died on July 12, 2012
Mr. Frank L. Paulk, 80, of Sylvester died Friday, July 13, 2012
Blake Griffin, who needs surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee, withdraws from the U.S. Olympic basketball team, while rookie Anthony Davis will take his spot on the 12-man roster.
Atlanta was up and down before the All-Star break, but the Braves started the second half of the season Friday with a new attitude and a 7-5 win against the Mets.