GUEST COMMENTARY: Two overseas wars have done nothing to quash the threat from al-Qaeda
It’s time U.S. officials understood that the United States can’t make a difference in places like Iraq and Afghanistan.
GUEST COMMENTARY: March 31 is the deadline for signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act
Some who sign up for the federal health care coverage program will be eligible for assistance that will lower their premiums.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Postive changes at the Water, Gas and Light Commission should be emulated by other Albany city departments
Government decisions should be made from a business perspective, not political.
FAITH COLUMN: Should prayers include issues such as currency value and financial policy?
An African archbishop’s prayer for his nation’s currency value and order that Satan release his old on the central bank call to question whether issues such as money and the economy should be included in prayers.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Dougherty County and Albany officials need to consider new approaches
By eliminating duplication of services, Dougherty County and Albany would reduce expenses, which would allow for better pay for employees while also showing the community to be progressive and fiscally responsible.
Charter schools take power from politicians and bureaucrats, letting parents decide where their children will go to school. That is obviously offensive to those on the left, who think that our betters should be making our decisions for us.
Saltine crackers go with everything, no matter where you are.
OPINION: Give leaders a break; they're representing their constituents
Maybe we should take a look in the mirror before we become too critical of our elected leaders.
If conservatives really want to attract more minority voters they will help their kids. It’s positive, it’s optimistic, and it will work.
JUDSON H. TURNER: Unfounded concerns, rumors surround revision of Flint River Drought Protection Act
GUEST COMMENTARY: Scare tactics used in opposing the Senate bill demonstrate its need to clarify the drought act
SB 213 would revise the Flint River act so that the state can better manage the lower Flint River Basin with drought management tools and avoid harsh measures in times of emergency that might be imposed by courts or the federal government.
OPINION: Conservative conference has face-off between not surrendering and trying to win
Conservatives purport to be interested in new ideas, but it may be that they’re just trying to improve their image.
OPINION: When going gets tough, make the test easier
The “tweaks” to the SAT are a shame because they rob educators of meausres that provide critical information on prospective college students.
OPINION: The nominee was scuttled for doing his job as a defense attorney in a cop killer capital case
Debo P. Adegbile was doing his job in helping get a former Black Panther’s death sentence in the 1981 murder of a Philadelphia police officer commuted to life in prison.
OPINION: Putin seems to be laying the groundwork for more military interventions
While it’s easy to think the new century has brought change for the better, an authoritarian’s instinct endures.
OPINION: Veterans Memorial Highway to be named in honor of war fighters’ ultimate sacrifice
Twenty-two Lee Countians who lost their lives in service to the country are to be memorialized.
- Dr. Leroy Bynum opens a new chapter in his career
- Thumbs Up! March 10, 2014
- Obama budget sinks Savannah Port Expansion Project progress
- Global political climate gets chillier
- Thumbs Up! March 3, 2014
- Big weekend places Albany in the spotlight
- Thumbs Up! Feb. 24, 2014
- Top education leaders working to improve Albany-Dougherty County
- High school GPA may be better indicator of college potential
- Thumbs Up! Feb. 17, 2014
Letters to the Editor
- JOHN BRYANT: Games are still playing in the United States
- WARREN D. GRANT: Delays in Savannah port project are costing Georgia jobs
- WALT SPECHT: We cannot afford bargain-rate law enforcement
- WALT SPECHT: Violent confrontations can be avoided
- ARLEEN SCHULTZ: Employees derserve better consideation
- JOHN MCRAE: Resolution of Westiver grade change scandal set poor example
- WALT SPECHT: Parents are abandoning their basic responsibilities to their children
- WARREN D. GRANT: Grade changing creates questions
- CHRIS CLARK: The 26th Georgia Quail Hunt was again a success
- LEE LOWERY: Proposed law that allows discrimination is not religious freedom
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- Commissioners bid adieu to the mayor in their own unique fashion 3 comments
- First election prediction? There will be a runoff
- Edwards' little tax problem 2 comments