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THE DIXIE DIVA: Stories of moutain religion harken to another time
Some stories, including old-time religion and and the days of moonshine toting ridge-runners, are best told in black and white.
SHERIFF’S COLUMN: Springtime is in the air!
Spring or springtime is the season for renewal, rejuvenation, and resurrection. It is also the time of year for many people to get out and begin enjoying several months of outdoor recreation.
FEATURES COLUMN: Felix is now a hero of major status among Billy’s friends.
Billy Bryant is not likely to experience nine lives, but he will be forever grateful to Felix for extending the one he enjoys today.
The following is a list of events happening in the area this week.
To this conclusion I have come: the most deadly years of our lives are the ages 16 to 21.
Nelson has survived over the years with hard work, due diligence and cogent management.
The Albany native offers another apology at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival
The founder of the Miami event says Paula Deen, who recently restructured her business as Paula Deen Ventures, will always be welcome at the event.
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area
Temperatures, rainfall, and sun and moon information for the Albany area.
Albany mans e-book recounts his 2,107-mile, 18-day trip in a small boat down the Mississippi River
At age 70, Dave Krantz traveled from Minneapolis to New Orleans in a small boat.
Classes are scheduled for March 8 and March 22
Space is limited and advance reservations are required. Cost is $125 per person with lunch and all equipment provided.
Luncheon educates on diabetes, Medicare coverage
Available statistics show that there were 44 deaths in Dougherty County in 2011 in relation to diabetes.
Unless otherwise noted, the following births took place at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany from Feb. 10-16, 2014.
Who was the greatest entertainer of the past 100 years?
The following is a list of meeting happening in the area this week.
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.
The Albany Chorale’s annual fundraiser will be held Feb. 27.
Event benefits church-supported ministeries
St. Patrick’s Episcopal Church of Albany is supporting two worthwhile causes on March 15 with an event the whole family can enjoy.
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.
OUTLOOK 2014: Plans remain to establish womens and childrens center
While exact figures are not yet clear, the conversion of Phoebe North into a womens and childrens center is expected to be in the eight-figure range.