ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: More than seven decades ago, a surprise attack on Hawaii plunged the U.S. into World War II
The sacrifice and bravery of the Greatest Generation and those who followed them have allowed Americans to enjoy and celebrate life and freedom.
OPINION: Moving from health care reform, the president focuses on economic immobility
A long trend that has squeezed the size of the American middle class is a growing inequality from a lack of upward mobility.
One of the lingering misconceptions is that state tax dollars fund higher education in Georgia. Not so. Less than 40 percent of the University of Georgia’s operating budget is provided by state appropriations. Tuition and fees provide another 14 percent of the budget. The rest must come from alumni and foundations.
FAITH COLUMN: The biggest challenge we have is to acknowledge that God is larger than we are
The death of a proponent of the prosperity gospel leads to reflection on how Christians deal with those whose beliefs are different.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Columnist Cynthia Tucker didnt read minds in writing her column
Columnist relied on words and accounts of Sarah Palin and Thomas Jefferson in her opinion column.
OPINION: Republicans are missing a chance to resolve problems, opting instead to merely criticize
Without offering alternatives, the GOP is failing to take advantage of missteps by Democrats.
ALBANY HERALD EDITORIAL: Dougherty County middle-schoolers demonstrate wide breadth of knowledge at academic bowl
Competition at the Dougherty County middle school Academic Bowl was keen, and the hours of work and preparation were evident in the performance of the students.
In Afghanistan, it is hard to attempt a count because there is an actual war going on, with no agreement on who qualifies as a civilian. The Los Angeles Times wrote recently about a Sept. 7 drone strike in Kunar Province. U.S. officials told the paper that 11 people died, most of them Taliban fighters; grieving local residents, however, insisted that 14 civilians had been killed. When does a village cease being a village and become a “Taliban stronghold”? When we say so, apparently.
OPINION: The Iron Bowl just might move to Pasadena in January for a sequel
Don’t discount the value of a little girl and her prayer rug on Auburn Saturdays.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Liberal pundits are too quick to applaud U.S./Iranian deal
Conflict has been common in the Middle East for thousands of years, and the pact negotiated by the Obama administration likely won’t end it.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Democratic lawmakers change positions with political winds
Democratic senators who decried idea of the so-called nuclear option when Republicans were in control had no problem hitting the button now.
We in America have gotten used to vast gaps between blacks and whites on test scores. But this was not always the case, in places where there was anything like comparable education.
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OPINION: Grassroots campaign could impact Albany holiday season
Albany small business owners are challenging their peers to help make the holidays brighter for struggling families.
- Thumbs Up! - Dec. 9, 2013
- Life of Nelson Mandela is to be celebrated
- On a day of celebration, Pearl Harbor's lessons still important
- Dougherty's brightest middle-schoolers go 'bowling'
- Make that really special delivery
- Albany Ward II voters determine today who will be their city commissioner
- Thumbs Up! - Dec.2, 2013
- Don't overlook locally-owned businesses this weekend
- Keep Black Friday Fever under control
- America has good reasons to be thankful
Letters to the Editor
- DAVID SHIVERS: Cynthia Tucker's column is no diatribe
- WARREN D. GRANT: Time will tell on deal with Iran
- DUANE DAVIS: America has taken the wrong direction
- WARREN D. GRANT: Columnist Cynthia Tucker continues divisive writings
- WALT SPECHT: Public housing should be for the poor who are deserving
- SAM HARRIS: Gourmet meals await at Albany Tech
- JOHN BRYANT: Americans are starting to question changes
- FORREST ADAMS: Monroe dancing was inappropriate
- WALT SPECHT: Special recognition of one combat death diminishes others
- MIKE SABOT: Obamacare supporters sold a bad bill of goods
- LORAN SMITH: Still dreaming of a white Christmas
- Have yourself a very classic Christmas
- JIM HENDRICKS: Now that's a negotiator
- CARLTON FLETCHER: On the road with Jesus of Hazlehurst
- JOHN WALLACE: What's in a word at Christmastime?
- THOMAS: Two Mandelas
- MANDY FLYNN: Listen up, honey ... oh, never mind
- MICHELE MOULTON: Family is what matters most
- BARRY LEVINE: Reflecting on holiday favorites
- CARLTON FLETCHER: State insurance commissioner: Illnesses sick people's fault
- 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