OPINION: Though blasted by Republicans for using executive orders, President Obama has issued fewer than his immediate predecessors
Stymied by the House of Representatives, Obama’s supposedly aggressive measures have been rather restrained initiatives to achieve widely shared goals.
OPINION: The old-fashioned idea of men being chivalrous toward women is not in vogue today
Although we can argue that women shouldn’t get drunk and convey mixed signals, they are functionally less able to resist the advances of a determined male.
OPINION: The 1990s Clinton sexcapades should be on TCM, not Fox News
Sen. Rand Paul and Kathleen Willey take Republicans on a trip back through time, one that won’t help them win the White House in 2016.
OPINION: Florida shooting verdict unwelcome specter over Black History Month
A juror told ABC’s “Nightline” that race never entered the deliberations, but it’s obvious that pernicious stereotypes about young black men hung over the proceedings.
FEATURES COLUMN: Faced with an intrusive rodent and its icy stare, the only choice is to run
Nothing is more startling than to be awakened from a nap by a squirrel that’s staring you down.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Chamber officials excited about two new programs this year
The Albany Area Chamber of Commerce plays somewhat of a different role in how it impacts the community.
OPINION: Albany leaders face tough choice on pit bull ordinance
A mother’s tragic story offers another side to Albany’s proposed pit bull ordinance.
HISTORY: See what was making the news in Albany and Southwest Georgia this week in years gone by.
From meatless days to Will Rogers to the Sassy Fox, there is plenty of news from the past.
Last Friday, Obama ostentatiously visited drought-stricken California. Surprise! He blamed climate change. Here even The New York Times gagged, pointing out that far from being supported by the evidence, “the most recent computer projections suggest that as the world warms, California should get wetter, not drier, in the winter.”
OPINION: Attacking Bill Clinton’s philandering will not sway women from voting for Hillary Clinton
People long ago made their judgments on the Clintons and decided his — and her — behavior about infidelity was a private matter.
FAITH: Legislation on guns in churches not state’s responsibility
I hate the idea of guns in church. But because I hate even more the idea of government in church I’ve changed my mind on this one.
OPINION: After years of self-destruction, GOP lawmakers have stopped helping Democrats beat them
Republicans are staying away from divisive issues and concetrating on the narrative that President Obama and the Affordable Care Act are failures.
Reports by presidential commissions are often like those statues that dominate public squares in Washington: massive in size, but opaque in origin and quickly obscured by a thick layer of grime.
The Afghanistan government’s recent release of dozens of imprisoned terrorists, many of whom had killed Americans, was a galling betrayal of those Americans who died defending Afghanistan against the Taliban terrorists — as well as those Americans who have returned home with arms or legs missing, or with minds traumatized beyond repair.
OPINION: Albany officials encouraged after annual retreat
Albany city leaders say they recharged their batteries at a two-day-plus reteat in Thomasville.
- 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
- Georgia taking this winter storm seriously
- Thumbs Up! Feb. 10, 2014
Letters to the Editor
- 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
- DIANE BENFORD: Dog laws should apply to all breeds
- WARREN D. GRANT: Politicians of all stripes are pushing America into the abyss
- JULIE SELLERS: The success of the Night of Hope Gala was due to work of many
- 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