HEALTH & FITNESS: An active life can reduce chances of some chronic health problems
One of the best prescriptions for avoiding chronic diseases as an active, fit lifestyle.
HISTORY: See what was happening in and around Albany in Novembers past.
Voters overwhelmingly supported a bond issue that allowed for the building of Albany Junior College.
OPINION: Even thicker skin can be penetrated with barbs
Relevance, like beauty, is in the eye of the beholder.
THE OLD ROCKER: Bird names plentiful in music history
The most successful of the bird groups was the Eagles, who formed in 1971 in Los Angeles.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL BOARD: Good news to start the week.
Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.
FEATURES COLUMN: There's no such thing as a box of dressing
Just the other day, I wondered if the young girl (who asked how many boxes of dressing she needed) had ever tasted real dressing, and I actually felt sorry for those who have never had the pleasure.
OPINION: Is a Georgia politician destined for the White House in 2016?
Junior reminded me a couple of weeks ago that he was going to wait for everybody else to give you their two cents worth on the election results, and then he would come in with the numbers behind the numbers. I have no idea what that means. I assume Junior does.
Pick up a copy of The Albany Herald to find out about the Bright Side of life.
OPINION: President Obama gives up on politics with power play
Obama has now officially abandoned the harder path — not because the issues surrounding immigration will never be resolved (a case no one has adequately made) but because he wants to be the president to resolve them.
OPINION: Economic news from Japan and Europe is not good
The U.S. corporate rate, 35 percent, encourages businesses to move overseas and protect their profits from U.S. tax collectors; more than $2 trillion is stashed abroad, according to independent research firm Capital Economics.
The plan outlined by the president Thursday would affect an estimated 5 million people
Georgia’s senators and senator-elect say President Obama overstepped his powers with the executive action he announced.
FAITH: What might Sabbath observance look like in your life?
I have discovered in my older age and in my retirement that for the first time in my adult life all days are potentially just about the same, which makes it even more imperative that I become intentional in observing the Sabbath, a practice I find deeply satisfying even in my imperfect practice of it.
FAITH: A proper perspective is needed on the challenges in life
Numbers of us know from our own experience that where there is gratitude. fear and anxiety have lessened.
The Foo Fighters Sonic Highways inspires memories of my own musical journey.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: A bad deal with Iran is worse than none at all
Congress must step up and fully fund the GMD missile defense program; it’s our only real defense against a missile launched at the U.S. homeland by Iran.
- Thumbs Up! Nov. 23, 2014
- Thumbs Up! Nov. 17, 2014
- In thanking veterans, actions are louder than words
- Thumbs Up! Nov. 10, 2014
- What just happened?
- Voters have a duty to go to the polls
- Buster Posey's Giants are earning dynasty label
- The late Billy C. Black deserving of Albany State University honor
- Thumbs Up! Oct. 20, 2014
- Squawk of the Day - Oct. 17, 2014
Letters to the Editor
- PAUL J. PENA: Upgraded missile defense is U.S.'s best security
- SUZI BONIFAY: Criticism is easy; solutions are hard
- WALT SPECHT: Automation erases too many jobs
- ROBERT BROWN: Obamacare proponents banked on stupidity of voters
- JOHN MCRAE: Second District missing voice on Georgia School Board
- WARREN D. GRANT: here comes the next election
- ERNEST R. SMITH: GOP, do it right this time
- JOHN MCRAE: Interesting week for Dougherty schools
- RONALD W. HARRIS: Albany loses one of its best
- PEGGY CHERRY: Ezekiel Holley best choice in House District 151
- MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at Novembers gone by, Nov. 23, 2014
- CARLTON FLETCHER: Relevance is all a matter of perspective
- BARRY LEVINE: Running afowl of band name choices
- MANDY FLYNN: You can't dress up stuffing
- DICK YARBROUGH: Junior gets out his political crystal ball
- MICHAEL GERSON: Leaving the harder path
- STEVE & COKIE ROBERTS: Taxes and trade are the test
- CREEDE HINSHAW: Do Sunday drivers still exist?
- HAL BRADY: Keep gratitude in your heart
- BRAD MCEWEN: Musical highway
- BLOG: Despite lack of skilled manufacturing in U.S., Apple to make new Mac line here
- Discretionary tax fund 'list' a must for local leaders 1 comment
- Is the city set to kill the multimodal project? 1 comment
- Commissioners bid adieu to the mayor in their own unique fashion 3 comments
- Wealth gap growing between Congressmen and constituents? Not in SOWEGA, at least not on paper
- First election prediction? There will be a runoff
- Voting: That was easy
- Edwards' little tax problem 2 comments