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It's been rumored for weeks that the Thrashers were leaving Georgia for greener pastures in Canada, and Tuesday it happened as Atlanta became the only city to ever lose two NHL teams in the modern era of the league.
In a finish nearly as crazy as the Indy 500's improbable ending, Dale Earnhardt Jr. runs out of gas in the final turn of Sunday night's Coca-Cola 600, allowing Kevin Harvick to win the Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte.
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Pick up a copy of The Herald on Friday to read about some of the good things going on in metro Albany.
Pick up a copy of The Herald on Friday to see what people are squawking about.
Letter to the editor
Recently, I had the good fortune to hear a talk by the vice president of the Georgia Right to Life. He presented interesting but disturbing statistics about the abortion industry in the U.S. The huge number of 55-plus million abortions since Roe v Wade in 1973 can be broken down to one fetus every 23 seconds. Since I began typing this, three fetuses were aborted.
Letter to the editor
Recently, an 80-year-old South Carolina wheelchair-bound man was killed by four dogs. The rising number of dog attacks should concern the public.
Letter to the editor
In 1830, the government of France sent a well-respected judge, Alexis de Toaqueville, to study the society, the beliefs and the prisons of the United States to find out why there was so little crime and so few prisons.
In what could end up being one of the most remarkable stories of the year in professional golf, club pro Sonny Skinner of River Pointe Golf Club in Albany doesn’t just hang with the big boys of the Champions Tour during the first round of the Senior PGA Championship on Thursday — Skinner is right there at the top, sitting just one shot off the lead after firing a scorching 4-under in the first round.
Barack Obama is a gifted storyteller, and he’s always used his own life as a text, a parable, a lesson. Often he’s told tales from his own past to transcend race, to identify with mainstream America, to claim common ground about hardships suffered and obstacles overcome.
Yesterday I read an interesting article in Newsweek about the connection between tornadoes and climate change. Newsweek’s story explained how top climate scientists were concerned about several ominous and fundamental changes occurring in Earth’s weather patterns.
The business of healing is not a passive, inactive process in which we can simply sit back and watch time pass us by, expecting that we will somehow be restored to our pre-wounded selves. Healing is an active process.
Kayle Bowens makes the dreams come true of Evelyn Wright --- Bowens' head coach and grandmother's --- on Thursday when she signs with Albany State, which is Wright's alma mater.
NFL NOTEBOOK: Emergency worker gets trapped at home of Falcons’ WR Jones; ex-LSU star Mathieu earns contract from Cards
A worker is trapped by a fallen retaining wall while working on the property of Falcons star wideout Julio Jones. (ADDS: notebook items on Mathieu's contract; Sanchez throwing three INTs in first OTA workout; Payton officially become NFL's highest-paid coach)
NBA NOTEBOOK: Cavs carefully weighing options after securing NBA’s No. 1 pick — again; LeBron, Kobe headline All-NBA Team
Cleveland wins its second NBA Draft Lottery pick in three years this week, and it now has plenty to think about before the June 27 draft.
Next football season, the brand new, state-of-the-art College Football Hall of Fame in Atlanta will open its doors for visitors, but a virtual tour was given this week so fans could see the spectacle that’s coming 15 months from now.
The Wildcats' top two pitchers, Jordan Howard and Rush Brown, might not be on the mound today as Crisp Academy looks to return to the GISA Class A state championship series for the third straight year.
Nine seniors are on a mission to end Deerfield’s 10-year state championship drought, and the next hurdle is this weekend’s semifinal series against Brookwood that begins today at home.
- Bright of the Day - May 24, 2013 1 comment
- Squawk of the Day - May 24, 2013 3 comments
- America needs to turn to new course
- Dog owners must be more responsible
- America has to be good to be great
- 'Well, how about that?'
- Obama states there is no more room for excuses
- Weather exploited for political gain
- Healing is an ongoing process
- Former Americus-Sumter hoops star Bowens signs with Albany State
- 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