SouthView: Features, lifestyle, arts and entertainment for metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Subscribe

Tease photo
Top SouthView: Features, lifestyle, arts and entertainment for metro Albany and Southwest Georgia stories
Tease photo

MANDY FLYNN: Oh, those heavenly aromas

FEATURES COLUMNIST: What does heaven smell like?

From Fruit Loops to corn dogs to leather, everyone has a different idea of that heaven will smell like.

Tease photo

MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at sisters | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: The first Sunday in August is National Sisters Day!

Our roots say we are sisters, our hearts say we are friends. (author unknown)

Tease photo

KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Sneaking fruits and vegetables into breakfast

HEALTH AND FITNESS: For kids, breakfast most important meal of the day

With school starting, it becomes even more important to make sure kids get a nutritious and healthy breakfast to start their day off on the right foot.

Albany Area Community Calendar - Aug. 2-10, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 19 - 27, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 19 - 27, 2015.

More SouthView: Features, lifestyle, arts and entertainment for metro Albany and Southwest Georgia

Albany Almanac - July 28, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Chewbacca actor, 'Star Trek' actress among stars heading to Dragon Con

The annual sci-fi event is set for Labor Day weekend in downtown Atlanta.

Tease photo

Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital reviews medical staff applicants

Four physicians, six midlevel providers, looking to gain privileges at Albany hospital

The Professional Affairs Committee serves as liaison between the medical staff and the hospital’s full board and handles matters relating to applications for medical staff membership. The credentials report reviewed by the committee went before the Medical Executive Committee on July 7 and the Credentials and Bylaws Committee on June 29.

Tease photo

BARRY LEVINE: One quick quiz before school starts

OLD ROCKER: Check your knowledge of No. hits in the 1050s

The Isley Brothers recorded their second single, “Shout,” on July 29, 1959. The song did not achieve great chart success, but would sell more than 1 million copies and became a rock classic.

ALBANY BIRTHS: July 4-20, 2015

Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital July 4 - 20, 2015.

Tease photo

MANDY FLYNN: You can't miss what you don't know

FEATURES COLUMNIST: Insomnia leads you to the strangest places

For millenia, residents of an isolated island have held the world at bay.

Tease photo

MARY BRASWELL: Looking back at Disneyland | QUIK QUIZ

HISTORY: Walt Disney's theme park, Disneyland, opened in July 1955.

Walt Disney was inspired to create a theme park while watching his daughters ride a merry-go-round.

Albany Area Community Calendar - July 26-Aug. 3, 2015

A weekly calendar of civic club and organization meetings, reunions, volunteering opportunities, classes and seminars, and other notices.

The Albany Area Community Calendar is published Sundays. To have your item included, email southview@albanyherald.com by 5 p.m. Wednesday before Sunday publication.

Tease photo

PERRY BUCHANAN: Seven habits of highly fit people

HEALTH AND FITNESS: Excellence is a habit, not an act

Adopt these seven habits of fit people to realize your individual goals of a healthier body.

Tease photo

New series recounts 'Answered Prayers'

Show is latest faith-based project by Roma Downey

Roma Downey works both sides of the camera as the host and an executive producer of “Answered Prayers,” an unscripted TLC series premiering at 10 p.m. Sunday.

Tease photo

Kix Brooks has a lot at 'steak' in new show

Country music star takes viewers to great steakhouses in 'Steak out'

No matter what city he happens to be in, country music artist Kix Brooks tries to find out where the good steakhouses are, and he shares some of them with viewers in his new Cooking Channel series “Steak Out With Kix Brooks.”

Albany Almanac - July 25, 2015

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area

Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.

Tease photo

CREEDE HINSHAW: Signs that summer's reached the church pews

OPINION: Vacations and other distractions are felt on Sunday mornings

There are certain things that inevitably happen in the religious community when the hottest part of summer comes.

Tease photo

CARLTON FLETCHER: A mature Luke Bryan's fifth album is his best yet

MUSIC REVIEW: Home-grown country music superstar's new album due for release Aug. 7

Luke Bryan’s exploration of some of life’s grown-up mysteries helps make his latest batch of songs his best album ever, a tour de force that should keep him on the country album and singles charts for the next several months.

The essential albums

Six musical gems that are great from start to finish

Today’s digital music doesn’t hold a candle to classic collections from the decade of the album.