OPINION: Millennial women reproducting at slow rate
Officials estimate that roughly 500,000 fewer babies are now being born per year than would have been the case had the higher fertility rates of the mid-2000s continued.
OPINION: Pilot may have future in Congress
I might go to jail protesting because my kid is in jail, or the government took my land, or unfair taxes, or discrimination against gay, transsexual, Scientology, single mothers, but it will be over more than campaign finance reform laws.
Trojans lose pair of one-run games
Two back-to-back home runs by Cole Zabowski and Al Del Villar in the top of the seventh gave Collins Hill a 6-5 win and a sweep of the series, ending Lee County’s season.
OPINION: The mass incarceration of juvenile offenders is iatrogenic
Government has been good over the last several decades at taking the elderly out of poverty. But it has been far less successful in encouraging the type of urban renewal that runs deeper than gentrification.
OPINION: Future of city, key organizations rests with selection of new leaders
Albany officials are scrambling to fill four key positions that are currently, or will soon be, vacant.
FILM COMMENTARY: Beat the crowds and go early
Watching these superhumans make very human mistakes is exactly what keeps drawing us back to the theater. If the Avengers were all perfect, we’d get pretty bored with them pretty quickly. We need to see these guys fail every now and then to keep us compelled.
SHERIFF'S COLUMN: This month will be packed with community activities
May is a busy month. It is a month in which we recognize achievements and sacrifices, and support those in need. These are the things a strong community does.
THE DIXIE DIVA: OK, that is too much information
Facebook can be something akin to a soap opera, or a train wreck.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes
All those April showers we endured will produce some beautiful May flowers in our landscapes. May brings an encouraging opportunity to get outside and work enjoyably in the landscape.
FEATURES COLUMNIST: Most folks in Washington, Ga., know Joe for his cooking
Couldn’t wait to heat up those crowder peas with ham hocks and Joe’s tasty cornbread.
THE RECIPE BOX: It doesn't take hours to prepare an outside-the-box meal
I realize the whole purpose of Hamburger Helper mixes are to help us expedite dinner so that we can feed our busy families rather sooner than later and so that we are not standing over the stove all evening, but sometimes a prepackaged dinner just wont do.
OPINION: Prime Minister 'Question Time' refreshing
On Thursday, the three main candidates for prime minister — David Cameron, Ed Miliband and Nick Clegg — one by one appeared before an audience of voters at the Leeds Town Hall where for a half-hour voters asked them informed, pointed and detailed questions. The host, the BBC’s David Dimbleby, called for questions and occasionally followed up, but mostly voters drove the program
GUEST COLUMN: The U.S. has more than 28 million small businesses
The UGA Small Business Development Center provides confidential consulting services at no fee to Georgia businesses. Its goal is to help develop stronger, more successful Georgia businesses. There are 17 offices throughout the state to serve for profit businesses in every county.
OPINION: Some moms have never gotten a column
Borrowing from comedian Red Buttons’ “never got a dinner!” routine on the “Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts” of the 70s, I will once more acknowledge unsung mothers who NEVER GOT A COLUMN.
OPINION: The issue of legal rights for animals has been a source of debate for some time
A few weeks ago, says the New York Post, Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe “inadvertently bestowed human status on two chimpanzees being used for biomedical research at Stony Brook University on Long Island.”
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- EDITORIAL: Senate trying to fix a problem that does not exist
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Letters to the Editor
- B.J. FLETCHER: Boys and Girls Clubs provide guidance to youth
- KIM BURKE: Kudos to Lee County Commissioner Billy mathis for supporting EMS
- WALT SPECHT: Estate tax only benefits politicians
- DUANE 'BANJO' DAVIS: Flag desecration an intolerable act
- EDWARD SCHWEIKERT: Is government killing FM radio?
- EDWARD SCHWEIKERT: Computers downfall of free enterprise
- JOHNNY WHITE: 'New' America nothing to be proud of
- MAYOR DOROTHY HUBBARD: Albany to celebrate Georgia Cities Week
- PAM AND LARRY BARFIELD: Moultrie Transforming2Wellness symposium to focus on recovery
- PATRISE M. PERKINS-HOOKER: Albany attorney congratulated for commission appointment
- 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