HISTORY: See what was making the news this week in 1915-69.
From cabbage plants to convicts, there is always news to report.
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.
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.
From apples to stop signs, red is the color of many things.
The color red represents the heart, bloody battle fields and warnings.
From food to fans, here is a hodgepodge of information about the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl XLVIII will be broadcast in 30 different languages.
HISTORY COLUMN: Quotes from three celebrities born this day
Paula Deen, Janis Joplin and Dolly Parton were all born this day.
HISTORY COLUMN: Area news from January 1896.
Known at the time as The Albany Daily News, a bound copy of the pages from January 1896 tell the story of life at that time.
FEATURES COLUMN: Looking back at years gone by.
The fine for being “plain drunk” more than doubled in January 1916. See what else was happening in the first month of the year in other years.
HISTORY COLUMN: Take a trip back 25, 50, 75 and 100 years ago.
As one year ends and another begins, here is a look back at events, prices and people from 1914, 1939, 1964 and 1989.
OPINION: Some presents do not need bright paper and bows to shine
Not all the best gifts can be found under the tree.
HISTORY COLUMN: Christmas is a time people share their thoughts about
From Bob Hope to Clarence Clemons, read what famous people have said about Christmas.
HISTORY: Let's go shopping for American-made gifts.
From bats to boots, here is look at just some gift possibilities that are proudly “Made in America.”
FEATURES COLUMN: Each week Albany Herald researcher Mary Braswell looks for interesting events, places and people from the past. Here is a look back through the December 1893 pages of The Albany Heral
Georgia school teachers were to be paid quarterly, it was a felony to engage in mob violence and possum hunting was popular … all in 1893.
HISTORY COLUMN: A look back at classic toys
Toys are nominated annually for induction into the Toy Hall of Fame. Some of the inductees are predictable, others not so much.
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.