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Homerun, Herald plan gas giveaway

A lucky Albany Herald reader will win $1,000 worth of free gas from Homerun Foods to help make summer days a whole lot cooler.- Carlton Fletcher, metro editor

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Going, going, gone

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.

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Jane Ivey Meinders

Jane Ivey Meinders, 87 of Albany, GA, died July 30, 2014

Jimmy Lee Swan

Jimmy Lee Swan died, July 24, 2014 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

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Raymond Cobb, Jr.

Raymond Cobb, Jr. was born January 22, 1953 in Dougherty County to Raymond Cobb, Sr. and the late Ida Bell Sweney Cobb.

Lois Denise McLendon

Lois Denise McLendon, 57, of 123 Earl Rogers Ave., Edison, Ga. 39846 died some time early Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014

Sarah “Sallie” Weaver Parker

Sarah “Sallie” Weaver Parker, 77, of Newton died Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at Mitchell County Hospital in Camilla.

Booby Moore

Booby Moore, 69, of Randolph County Georgia died July 25, 2014 at Joe-Anne Burgins Nursing Home.

Frank E. King

Frank E. King, 92, of Albany, GA, died July 31, 2014 at his residence.

Thomas Shepherd

Thomas Shepherd of 225 Stevens Street, Ashburn, GA, who departed this life on Thursday, July 24, 2014

Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson of 444 N. Washington Street, Ashburn, Georgia, departed this life on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at the Pruitt Healthcare of Ashburn in Ashburn, Georgia.

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Elouise Latimer Willis

Elouise Latimer Willis was born in Terrell County, Georgia

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Dorothy V. Bannister

Dorothy V. Bannister, 76 of Dallas, GA died Saturday July 26, 2014 at her residence.

Inez Horten Grant

Inez Horten Grant, 70, of Sylvester died Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at her residence.

Mary Louise Des Jardines

Mary Louise Des Jardines of Athens, GA passed away peacefully on July 16, 2014

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T. GAMBLE: Everyone's caught in the (Inter)net

OPINION: Some 'great inventions' could be done without

There’s no pathway back to the simpler good ol’ days.

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LYNN MICHAELIS: Forest business gives Georgia solid lead

GUEST COMMENTARY: The South could produce another 8 billion board feet, boosting the regional economy

While Canada and other regions of the United States are facing problems with ramping up production for an expected increase in demand for forest products, the South is in a good position to make the next 10 years a “decade of fiorestry.”

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