THE DIXIE DIVA: Filing away recipes cut from publications can take a while
There’s a fine line between saving something and hoarding.
When liberal Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and the conservative former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich agree on something, attention should be paid.
OPINION: Low expectations may be the key to happiness
Research indicates that when your expectations are low, you are much more likely to exceed them, which will make you happy. Likewise, when your expectations are too high, they are less likely to be met, which will make you unhappy.
OPINION: Neighborliness has evolved into leaving people alone
Individual choice certainly has big advantages over a rigid collectivism. But solidarity sure beats impulsiveness, self-involvement and fragmentation.
OPINION: The divide between haves and have-nots is growing
The United States is not held together by a common religion or language or ethnicity, but by its promise of equal opportunity for all.
OPINION: While the economy has had some recent bright spots, indications are the future will be troubled
The damage that has been done to Americans’ net worth is not anything that can be fixed in a year or two.
FEATURES COLUMN: Here we are at the start of her senior year, and I am sad
When your daughter reaches her senior year of high school, you don’t want to miss one minute of it.
DOUGHERTY CORONER: Do not let myths prevent you from being an organ donor
It is especially important to become an organ donor if you belong to an ethnic minority. Certain blood types are more prevalent in ethnic minority populations, and because matching blood type is usually necessary for transplant, the need for minority donor organs is especially high.
OPINION: Support necessary to keep weekly Tift Park event viable
Event organizers are guarding against a letdown at a weekly community marketplace.
HISTORY: A collection of local news tidbits from early to mid-August across different years.
It was August of 1927 when excavation work began for a new basketball arena with lockers and showers, as well as seating for 500, at Albany High School.
President Obama is impatient. Congress won’t act on immigration, he says, and therefore he will. The White House is coy as to exactly what the president will do. But the leaks point to an executive order essentially legalizing an enormous new class of illegal immigrants, perhaps up to 5 million people.
GUEST COMMENTARY: Lee County commissioners took the easy way out by raising the millage rate
Lee County doesn’t have a revenue problem, it has an overspending problem with its FY 2015 budget.
GUEST COMMENTARY: The first step is registering to vote
Heroes fought to secure us the right to vote and it is a precious, fundamental right. It is our duty to use that power. It is our duty to take it to the ballot box. It is our duty to encourage our fellow citizens to share their voices.
OUTDOORS: Outdoorsmen have their own problems when 'nature' calls
Outdoorsmen never know just what sort of “faclities” they may encounter when the time comes to answer Nature’s call. It goes way beyond the common variables of long lines, sanitary conditions, and whether or not the soap dispenser is full.
FAITH: Ranking the elements of worship in terms of meaning
This is a hopelessly subjective question. One week the anthem might top the list, the next week the sermon. One week the praise band or the pipe organ might be the most inspiring element and one week it could be the morning prayer or a hymn that the congregation sings with particular fervor.
- Ready for some early morning football?
- Thumbs Up - Aug. 18, 2014
- Thumbs Up! Aug. 11, 2014.
- Phone scammers are mining for new victims
- Thumbs Up! Aug. 4, 2014
- The problem with the federal government is user error
- Thumbs Up! July 28, 2014
- Dougherty School System technology initiative a good investment
- Election surprises erode trust in democracy
- Federal courts take opposing views on ACA subsidies
Letters to the Editor
- TODD HANNON: GICAA serving private school needs
- AARON LOVETT: Congress ignores obligation to notch babies
- BABS HALL: Group helps people cope with loss of loved one to suicide
- NADINE M. MATHIS: America should not spare the rod
- WARREN D. GRANT: God is not the one who is arrogrant
- BETTY NEW: Albany missed chance to honor Alice Coachman Davis
- ELEANOR DAVIS: Residents the losers in bankruptcy case
- NADINE M. MATHIS: Parents abdicate their responsibilities
- JOHN BRYANT: Gas pump prices redistribute wealth
- EDWARD SCHWEIKERT: Traffic light needed at Oakland on U.S. Highway 82
- 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