THE DIXIE DIVA: As a rule, in the South you are either proud or humble
What I have come to learn, though it has taken a few decades, is that humility, while noble, can be as destructive as pride.
HEALTH AND FITNESS: Safety is critical when recreational activities include water
As the weather warms up, Southwest Georgians will be cooling down with water activities.
Remember when we were growing up and our parents emphatically said to us, “Why are you listening to THAT music?
HISTORY: Looking back at movies with green in their titles.
In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here is a look at four “green” movies.
FAITH COLUMN: Should prayers include issues such as currency value and financial policy?
An African archbishop’s prayer for his nation’s currency value and order that Satan release his old on the central bank call to question whether issues such as money and the economy should be included in prayers.
OPINION: The Ten Commandments might look different after Congress got through with them
If God had given the Ten Commandments to Congress instead of Moses, they probably would read a whole lot different today.
Saltine crackers go with everything, no matter where you are.
THE DIXIE DIVA: Some great memories come in the shade of hot pink
New luggage in bright, cherry colors a reminder of some great childhood dreams.
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.