OPINION: Hillary Clinton has approval ratings similar to those of Donald Trump
A vacuous, gaffe-prone, xenophobic, conspiracy-minded reality television star whose nomination, by most accounts, would destroy the GOP has about the same approval ratings in Colorado and Iowa as the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination.
GEORGIA CLIPPINGS: A weekly look at home gardens and landscapes
Now is the time for rooting plant materials from cuttings, taking soil samples and having them analyzed for improved soil and plant health, and developing plans for your fall landscape needs.
THE DIXIE DIVA: No one, regardless of how old we are, likes to be an orphan
I don’t like being an orphan. These days, particularly, I yearn for their counsel and commonsensical insights into a world that is spinning quickly into something that I cannot recognize or understand. I need Daddy, who was my rudder, and Mama who was my anchor.
FEATURES COLUMNIST: Even if we don't, the Dutch remember
When it comes to the history of World War II, any curious advocate of the war’s enduring history comes away more humbled than when he arrived.
OPINION: NASA discovery could be the answer to all of our problems
The first step in boldly going where no one has gone before is to re-name the planet. Kepler-452b won’t do. How about Krypton?
OPINION: Why is a generation that considers itself socially conscious leaving democracy behind?
One common narrative is that in 2008, young people got overly psyched about the potential for Hope and Change. Then, when they inevitably became disillusioned by hopeless and changeless Washington, disgusted millennials checked out of America’s political system.
OPINION: Despite record income, federal government is not doing well financially
U.S. government debt is at its highest percentage of gross domestic product since World War II.
GUEST COLUMN: This deal will put more pressure on Israel to consider unilateral action
The world had no need to rush and could have patiently waited for Iran’s collapsing economy to force them to give up on the bomb.
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GUEST COLUMN: President Wilson signed law authorizing organization in 1916
Perhaps more remarkable than our longevity is the fact that, over the course of a century, Farm Credit has largely operated under the radar in the world of privately owned financial institutions.
EDITORIAL: Good news to start the week
Thumbs Up! is a weekly editorial focusing on the positive news from Albany and Southwest Georgia.
OPINION: For now, Donald Trump is the man to beat on the Republican side of the presidential race
Trump’s appeal won’t last. But the prejudices that are animating so many GOP primary voters are more enduring. And that’s where party leaders need to start their work.
OPINION: Rookie chief stands firm in face of commission interrogation
New Albany Police Department Chief Michael Persley earns respect in his first public challenge on the job.
OLD ROCKER: Check your knowledge of No. hits in the 1050s
The Isley Brothers recorded their second single, “Shout,” on July 29, 1959. The song did not achieve great chart success, but would sell more than 1 million copies and became a rock classic.
Pecan growers and industry members will learn about the proposed FMO this week
Pecans have fallen behind other tree nuts without a federal marketing order to increase funding for marketing and researching the crop. Growers will have a chance soon to vote on whether to adopt an FMO like the ones that have benefited milk, almonds, beef and pistachios.
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- EDITORIAL: Outrage, sadness over murders of churchgoers
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Letters to the Editor
- RUBY BRITT: No longer a Land of Greatness
- WALT SPECHT: Take the profit out of crime
- CHUCK PERSALL: Pharmacist goes the extra mile
- LACEY SHORTER: Focus is on the wrong concerns
- WALT SPECHT: The real issues are being ignored
- JOHN CANNADY: What scripture supports same-sex marriage?
- RUBY BRITT: Christian values are under fire
- WALT SPECHT: A gun is a tool for equalizing a threat
- WARREN D. GRANT: Gun control is not the answer
- JOHN CANNADY: Democratic national candidates lie for political gain
- MICHAEL REAGAN: Dumb as Trump
- CYNTHIA TUCKER: Police must be held to a higher standard
- BARRY LEVINE: Old Rocker: Aug. 2, 2015
- CARLTON FLETCHER: Top 10 words, phrases we can do without on TV
- MICHAEL GERSON: A Trump-led GOP would deserve to lose
- KIRSTEN LUPINSKI: Sneaking fruits and vegetables into breakfast
- MARY BRASWELL: Looking Back at sisters | QUIK QUIZ
- MANDY FLYNN: Oh, those heavenly aromas
- BOB KORNEGAY: Immortal children always belong to someone else
- CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER: Among the ruins, a case of righteousness
- BLOG: Despite lack of skilled manufacturing in U.S., Apple to make new Mac line here 1 comment
- 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