OPINION: A kid, a hotdog and a baseball game are about as good as it gets
Baseball’s the kind of special game that let’s you turn back the clock to some favorite memories while you’re making new ones.
FEATURES COLUMNIST: You should hear what youre ignoring
The sign on the door read “Free Hearing Tests Today.” A free hearing test wouldn’t be such a bad idea, I thought, so I pulled a buggy from the corral outside the entrance and pushed inside
OPINION: Curses! Snubbed again!
Fortune Magazine has announced its list of the World’s Greatest Leaders for 2015 and would you believe that I got snubbed again this year?
OPINION: Hillary Clinton may not become the first woman U.S. president
Carly Fiorina, for HP CEO, says that, unlike a male candidate, she could better take on Hillary Clinton: “No matter what that man says, she will play the gender card or the war on women card. She won’t be able to do that with me.”
FAITH COLUMNIST: Hostility between religions is holding back peace
Members of the world's different religions must find common ground to set the groundwork for peace and understanding.
FAITH COLUMNIST: Faith is seeping into the heart and soul of a child
He will one day know that people can worship God anywhere and everywhere, but now – without being told – he is grasping that church is the place where all generations for all ages gather to glorify God as a living body.
OPINION: The apocalypse has been much on my mind
The proliferation of nuclear weapons since World War II has been relatively slow. And the current global balance of power makes a world-ending, ozone-layer-destroying, nuclear-winter-inducing exchange unlikely. But it doesn’t take much historical imagination to spin a scenario in which, at some point over the next century, a different balance obtains.
LEGISLATIVE REPORT: HB 170 is expected to create approximately $900 million in revenue for Georgia transportation
When the Senate gaveled out of session at midnight on day 40, I was pleased with the number of bills passed that promote fiscal responsibility, create opportunities for business expansion and job creation, improve public safety measures, and provide students with nothing less than a superior education.
OPINION: Easter Bunny gifts have been greatly upgraded in recent years
The concept of the Easter Bunny may be hard to believe, but not as difficult as thinking the Atlanta Falcons might one day win the Super Bowl.
OPINION: West Florida city has completely remade its crumbling downtown
Pensacola, Fla.’s downtown a decade ago looked much like Albany’s. Now it is a resurrected showcase.
OPINION: I owe the IRS again
The income tax code has grown from 16 pages in 1913 to 73,954 today.
THE DIXIE DIVA: In seeking convenience, we lose wonderful things, like independent bookstores
I, like many of you, love shopping that is easy and requires no effort or gas. It is because of us – yes, you and I – that bookstores, built from brick and mortar, are disappearing. Especially the small, independent ones. We should be ashamed.
FILM COMMENTARY: The latest installment goes down the same road as its predecessors
“Furious 7,” like so many blockbusters, is about managing expectations and turning a blind eye to subtlety, especially now that we’re officially entering the summer season.
OPINION: The Obama administration kept bar of expectations low, then cleared it
Will this agreement give the Iranian regime cover for what it is currently doing in the Middle East — actively spreading its influence and threatening our allies? Negotiations on the nuclear issue have taken place in isolation from the ballistic missile issue; the terrorism issue; the regional destabilization issue.
OPINION: Conservatives know they have lost the battle against gay marriage
Opponents to gay marriage see “religious freedom” laws as their last defense against gay marriage as far as policy tools go.
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- EDITORIAL: Senate trying to fix a problem that does not exist
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- EDITORIAL: Fractures painful, but they do mend
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- Scammers add stress to tax season
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Letters to the Editor
- 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
- WARREN D. GRANT: The U.S. flag is unraveling
- WALT SPECHT: System perpetuates single parenting
- BETTY MCDONALD: Albany streets need attention
- DUANE DAVIS: Congress squawker has faulty memory
- LYNN CHAVARRIA: Pharmacy employee goes extra miles
- 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