On the way to Callaway Gardens, it was refreshing to organize lunch at Newnan’s “Redneck Gourmet,” founded by the late Mike Smith and run by his widow, Cile, and her sons, Casey and Chad.
A couple of years ago when I deemed it absolutely necessary to cross the big pond and investigate my heritage that had been seeded in Northern Ireland, I had the good fortune of being introduced to a renowned historian who, through greater good fortune, has become a friend.
Black pastors assert the DCSS would be better served using money to “repair” the system’s high schools.
All levels of Georgia’s government desire that we approve and tax ourselves more with a new 1 percent increase in our local sales tax for the next 10 years. This tax increase would be hardest on the retired, unemployed and fixed-income families.
The nation’s 236th birthday is two weeks away, and it appears a record number of Americans will be celebrating it on the road. AAA Travel, which keeps up with people’s travel plans, is reporting that 42.3 million Americans expect to travel at least 50 miles from home over the long Independence Day holiday weekend, which runs July 3-8.
In case there are others in the area who, like me, try to squeeze in a few more winks of sleep while driving to work and thus are not exactly the most attentive folks in the world, all those new signs that are taking up space on lawns throughout the region are not an indication that local housing is in its own about-to-bust bubble.
The Healthcare Georgia Foundation awards grants to organizations throughout the state, including 13 nonprofits.
Albany police respond to at least 38 incidents.
The APD Police Academy turns out its 26th class of informed citizens after a 12-week course in police work.
ConnectGeorgia will host a fundraiser reception today to further the state's transportation sales tax campaign.
Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak was being kept alive by life support after the 84-year-old ousted leader suffered a stroke in prison Tuesday, officials said, deepening the country’s uncertainty just as a potentially explosive fight opened over who will succeed him, with both candidates claiming to have won last weekend’s presidential election.
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A book signing at a local events center marks an author's kickoff of a World War II veteran's story.
John Cochran, III, 69, Albany, died June 13, 2012
William Donald Ross, 32, Fitzgerald, died June 18, 2012
Willie Langes, Albany, died June 18, 2012
Janice Marie Hammond Smith, 70, Bainbridge, died June 11, 2012
Mack Ellis Willis, Jr., 60, Bainbridge, died June 18, 2012
Eva Phillips Sauls, 93, Albany, died June 16, 2012
Lamont Buford Davis, 72, Pelham, died June 19, 2012
Celestine Hightower, 68, Smithville, died June 17, 2012
Ola Mae Jones, 75, Albany, died June 19, 2012
Robert Cleo Jones, 81, Camilla, died June 18, 2012
Ralph K. Rhodes, 84, Aiken, SC, died June 18, 2012
Janice S. Smith, Albany, died May 29, 2012
Freddie Burton Anderson, Americus, died June 15, 2012
Lee County Chief Marshall/Code Enforcement Officer Jim Wright said vandals dumped hundreds of roofing nails around the underground spring known as a "blue hole" along the Kinchafoonee Creek, prompting volunteer clean-up.
A 4-3 vote by the Albany City Commission could mean the end of a plan to construct a multi-modal facility on the proposed site.
Bob Barnett, an Albany native who starred at center from 1939 to 1941 for the Duke football team, died Wednesday at the age of 90.