Yard of the Month
Nothing like a little humor to make your day. Good humor travels with the greatest of alacrity these days, which means that happening upon a fresh collection of humor is soon gone with the wind.
A Table With a View -- Charles B. Gillespie
Dr. Charles B. Gillespie, a surgeon and the father of EMS in rural Georgia, is an accomplished photographer who has traveled the world.
During the holiday season, it’s easy to forget about exercising while indulging at the table.
The accident at Oglethorpe and Broad involved a pregnant passenger, police said.
Albany police respond to at least 22 incidents.
As close as your own backyard, there’s three plants to always be on the lookout for when you’re outdoors that could be dangerous to even brush up against: poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac.
Outside of the Peach State, no one is talking much about Georgia’s chance to reach the national title — and that’s just fine by the Bulldogs.
Longtime Georgia women’s basketball coach Andy Landers becomes just the seventh coach in NCAA history to reach 800 wins — a mark Landers hit late Tuesday night following the 10th-ranked Lady Bulldogs’ win against Savannah State.
Opposites will meet Friday night in Colquitt when the pass-happy attack of Wilkinson County faces off against the ground-and-pound assault of the Pirates in their GHSA Class A state playoff opener.
Mary Redfearn Kaliher, died November 21, 2012
Betty Harris Clanton, 84, Albany, died November 21, 2012
Emma Wade Clark Paulish, 78, Albany, died November 20, 2012
Nell McElveen Lee, died November 21, 2012
Arthur James Davis, 47, Albany, died November 20, 2012
Samuel Law, Sylvester died November 20, 2012
Janice Marie Amado, 64, Albany died November 21, 2012
John Champion Meadors, Albany, died October 24, 2012
Dennis Parker Posey, 77, Albany, died November 19, 2012
Gladys Watson, 85, Dawson, died November 20, 2012
Adeline Kearse Robinson of Cobb, GA died November 17, 2012
Robert Edward King, 79, died November 20, 2012
Ozie Terry, Americus, died November 18, 2012
Clara Bell Tabor Johnson, 72, Tifton, died November 20, 2012
Maynard G. Mock, 92, Blakely, died November 20, 2012
Mary Ann Fullard, Ashburn, died November 19, 2012
Elizabeth Waters, 87, Leesburg, died November 21, 2012
Following a historic first-round state playoff win at home — and then benefitting from No. 4 South Effingham knocking off No. 1 Westside Macon last week — Westover is ready to rock Hugh Mills again Friday.
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The Old Rocker -- Opinion column
I spent the past two weekends listening to some of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll singers/groups of all-time — Hall of Famers such as Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke, the Drifters, the Coasters, the Beach Boys, Four Seasons, Four Tops and Temptations. Their music is just as enjoyable today as it was a half-century ago.
Thanksgiving Day has come and gone but certainly we are not prohibited by law from continuing to express our thanks for all things great and good.
Conservatives have been dreaming that a political reincarnation of Ronald Reagan would lead them to an electoral promised land. I never put my faith in such a possibility, because the past is a dangerous place in which to live. Reagan never lived in the past, though he learned from it.
It was love at first sight, at least for her. But who could blame her staring intently back at me? After all, what’s not to love? Dark raven black hair, steely dark eyes, and an anxious gaze of anticipation all told me this would be a match made in heaven.
We all know the famous Norman Rockwell painting of a typical American family gathered around Grandma as she serves up a huge turkey. If Rockwell were painting today, his portrait of a Thanksgiving feast would have to include gay Uncle Kevin and perhaps a niece who's brought her girlfriend home from college. (He might also sketch in the new Chinese daughter-in-law, but that's another story.)
Israel and Hamas agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire brokered by Egypt on the eighth day of intensive Israeli fire on the Gaza Strip and militant rocket attacks out of the enclave, Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian sources said.
The Darton State College Concert Band will present its Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday in the Darton Theatre.
We should allow ourselves to be thankful and to have a few indulgences today. It's what we do the other 364 days of the year that matters most.
News reporter Duffy Kelly didn't really believe people's reports about crazed wild turkeys chasing down joggers and harassing neighbors. She does now.
The residents of Climax will be putting on their version of the Grand Ole Opry at 7 p.m. Friday at the Old Climax High School, corner of Broad and Lee streets.
The Albany Marine Corps League has published a cookbook just in time for Christmas giving called "Albany Georgia Marine Corps league Cookbook for the Family."
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The price of oil rebounded slightly to above $87 a barrel on Wednesday after an explosion injured 10 people on a bus in Tel Aviv, a development that has the potential to seriously complicate diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire between Israel and Islamic militant group Hamas.
Mariah Myers was killed in a car wreck in east Georgia Tuesday that seriously injured three others, according to media reports.
COLLEGE HOOPS ROUNDUP: ASU women lose season opener to VSU; Darton women win fourth straight; UCLA men rallies to beat UGA
Despite 26 points from April Thomas, the Lady Rams lose by 10 points to open their 2012-13 season Tuesday at rival Valdosta State. (ADDS: Top 25 roundup, including No. 1 Indiana staying unbeaten after OT win vs. Georgetown)
After seven years of marriage, racing superstar Danica Patrick divorces her husband who is 17 years older than her.
COLLEGE FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: FSU's Stoops has defense ready for Gators; Barkley doesn't regret returning to UCS -- despite dismal senior year
Mark Stoops, in just his third season as the Seminoles’ defensive coordinator, has built the unit into the nation’s top-ranked defense — one that’s hungry to take a bite out of the No. 6 Gators this weekend. (ADDS: item on Cal coach Jeff Tedford being fired)
Atlanta might have the best record in the NFL, but after a loss and several shaky wins, the team understands it has tons of room for improvement. (ADDS: items on Falcons OL being suspended for PEDS, signing replacement)
Georgia Tech coach Paul Johnson hopes when he calls Orwin Smith’s number on Saturday against rival Georgia that the Yellow Jackets’ star running back is ready to return from injury.
The Bobcats have a bit of mojo on their side heading into their second-round state playoff game in that this year’s team closely resembles the last team in Blakely to make a deep run.
Westwood needs to win one more time — Friday night at home against Brentwood in the GISA Class AA state semifinals — to make its way to a third consecutive state title game.