Funny thing about the early, early days of rock ‘n’ roll. Some of the biggest hits had highly unusual histories.
HISTORY: See what was making the news this week in 1915-69.
From cabbage plants to convicts, there is always news to report.
FAITH: Failing to understand others’ religious motivations leads to marginalizing
There is little wiggle room in the church any more and those who seek consensus are often portrayed as soft-headed and soft-hearted.
OPINION: Being on the cutting edge of fashion this year has a tough requirement
Announcing sexual preferences seems to be the in thing for 2014.
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.
HISTORY: Albany and Southwest Georgia felt the effects of a world at war in March 1943
Learning to live with rationing was just one adjustment Americans made during WWII.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Kids can help create healthier alternatives to goldfish and animal crackers.
Eating healthier also can be fun for children if you allow them to help create their snacks.
FEATURES COLUMN: Though her time was too short, Meredith Stapleton lived it to the fullest
Meredith Stapleton proved a person can do some amazing things, even in a short period of time.
OPINION: What dim bulb had the bright idea to kill the incandescent light bulb?
America is purportedly the land of freedom, if you don’t count the freedom to read by adequate light.
Who was the greatest entertainer of the past 100 years?
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.
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.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Remember those resolutions, even if you occasionally break them
Two months have almost passed in this New Year, and you started 2014 strong with your resolution to get back in shape, and were doing great.
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.