THE OLD ROCKER: Southern flair comes to the silver screen
It took two major series of events for moviemakers to begin looking to the Southeast to produce big-budget films.
FEATURES COLUMN: When the holiday questions get ticklish, think baseball
Santa is just one of the many imponderables of life.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Thank the Lord for heartaches as well as blessings
Whether this has been a year that leaned more toward blessings or tribulations, give thanks for it.
FEATURES COLUMN: Garden and Gun magazine has hit the target by growing a guide to living the Southern good life
“The Southerner’s Handbook” is a comprehasive read on the good things about living in the South.
FEATURES COLUMN: Reaction and growth from adversity is also something to be grateful for
Gratitude makes all the difference in your attitude.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Some planning can help fight expanding waistlines during the holidays
It is OK to overindulge some during the holidays, but a goal should be to not let eating get completely out of control.
FAITH COLUMN: Bible study is challenging and not always easy on the listener
I drove past a church whose name included the word “Bible,” a not uncommon adjective selected by congregations to identify themselves as serious believers. What does this appellation really mean, though? Isn’t every church supposed to be a Bible church?
THE DIXIE DIVA: Facing life with a big smile was natural for Davey Allison
Two decades after his untimely death, memories of Davey Allison focus on the joy that he exuded every day.
OPINION: The Hall's selection needs a Chubby-style twist
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation once again leaves music great Chubby Checker out of the lineup.
THE OLD ROCKER: My list of turkey tunes for the 10 years starting 1955
Turkey Day has another meaning for me. It gives me time to reflect on songs that reached No. 1 from 1955 through 1965 and wonder how that gobbler made it to the top slot.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Forgiveness not only conveys love, it is a healthy choice
There is evidence that having a forgiving nature with others leads to better health.
HISTORY: This week is a look back at the life and assassination of President John F. Kennedy, who died 50 years ago.
Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell writes about interesting events, places and people from the past.
OPINION: When searching for Bigfoot, drop by a diving store
Revelation from Terrell County witness indicates so-called experts are looking for Bigfoot in the wrong places.
The Bartram Gardens, located at 54th Street and Lindberg Boulevard, have been called Philadelphia’s best-kept secret.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Inspiration for a home-cooked meal leads to guilt over the cost
A trip to the grocer leads to feelings of sliping away from the values of Mama.