As a political analyst and columnist, I try to provide an informed opinion, based on known and generally agreed facts. We will not likely know the winner of the White House and multiple other contests, the night of Tuesday, Nov. 3, or even the morning after.
ATLANTA — Officials with the state secretary of state’s office said Sunday Georgia voters continue to turn out in record numbers to vote during the state’s three weeks of early in-person voting. As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records daily in absentee b…
My daughter-in-law Emily is always gracious enough to make this delicious lasagna for me when I ask. The roasting of the vegetables adds such a wonderful flavor and texture to the lasagna.
ATLANTA — A new poll shows President Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden running even in Georgia with Election Day just two weeks off, as are Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and Democratic opponent Jon Ossoff.
OMAHA, Ga. – Any day spent fishing is a good day. A day you catch a new state record is a great day! Tim Trone of Havana, Fla. is the new state record holder for the blue catfish. His catch, caught on the Chattahoochee River (Stewart County), weighed 110 lb, 6 oz, beating the previous record…
Antibiotic resistance – one of the biggest threats to global health, according to the World Health Organization – occurs when germs learn how to defeat the drugs designed to kill them. The problem of resistance threatens the efficacy of antibiotics, making simple infections untreatable.
While some alarmists are warning we could all die from climate change in the next however many years (their predictions differ and have been consistently wrong), the national debt is a clear and present threat to the stability, even existence, of the country.
The Psalmist expressed praise of the Almighty God by noting His great strength when he said, “Thou art the God who works wonders; thou hast made known Thy strength among the peoples.” (Ps. 77:14)
ATLANTA — Georgia voters have turned out in record numbers to vote during the state’s three weeks of early in-person voting. As the Nov. 3 general election approaches, Georgia continues to break records in absentee by mail voting and early, in-person voting. Numbers from the secretary of sta…
Gordon State President Kirk A. Nooks met virtually Friday with area K-12 school superintendents in an effort to equip and educate them during the college's Superintendents’ Roundtable.
Become an employee with full paid benefits, or remain a mostly independent gig worker? That debate’s raging in California as November’s general election approaches, and its outcome is likely to affect the entire country.
ALBANY — An Albany man who was walking to his car on West Highland Avenue late Saturday night became the city’s 17th homicide victim of the year, Albany police reported.
This week’s column involved a bit of food history research. During my youth, salmon patties (more formally called salmon croquettes) were a staple on my mama’s menu plans. While other parts of the country enjoy salted codfish cakes, I had never thought about how salmon became so popular in the South. Hence, the research.
Each fall, I set aside a weekend afternoon to cook this dish. The red wine in it helps to tenderize the beef to a soft, almost melting texture. It also provides an incredibly fragrant, rich flavor. The savory root vegetables and earthy mushrooms are perfect complements. This dish is best if made a day ahead of time and the mushrooms added during the gentle reheating time.
The Georgia Trust for Historic Preservation is looking for a preservation-minded buyer to purchase the Weaver-Dallas House, the oldest house in Thomaston.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff lobbed the same criticisms at each other Monday that Georgia TV viewers have grown used to from their relentless attack ads.
This former high school and college athletic star faced her challenger the only way she knew how. She put together a game plan on what it was going to take to beat her foe.
Late last month, North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un issued an apology. In a letter, Kim expressed sincere regret for "disappointing" South Korea President Moon Jae-in.
ATLANTA — Many rural households are struggling with access to health care and financial problems during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a national poll released Wednesday.
Hispanics are 60 percent of the population of Miami-Dade County, according to the U.S. Census. In the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton won Hispanic votes here by a margin of about 290,000, which was not enough to win the state for her. An NBC News/Marist poll last month showed President Trump with a 50 percent to 46 percent lead over Joe Biden among Florida Hispanics in the upcoming election.
Make yourself at home in this custom lake home on Tussahaw Creek just minutes from the restaurant/marina and steps from the water.
Looking in a mirror at her bald head, Tami Whitaker said she would sometimes have herself a “pity party.” But the party was short-lived whenever she thought about the little special needs children she taught and what they had to go through every day.
With her toes in the sand looking across the beautiful waters of St. Augustine, Fla., recently, Dody Cochran was enjoying a much-needed reverie. The past 10 months had been challenging to say the least.
I had initially thought of Tuesday night's first presidential debate as the equivalent of a heavyweight boxing match, something like the classic fights between Joe Frazier and Muhammad Ali in the 1970s.
Fall is traditionally a time for annual Oktoberfest celebrations around the world. With the COVID-19 pandemic still underway and recommendations for social distancing and avoiding large crowds still in place, however, here are some German foods and beverages that you can eat and drink (One d…
Dedication of the official memorial to General and President Dwight D. Eisenhower occurred on Sept. 17. Relatively little media attention was devoted to this historically important event.
STONECREST – The first-ever virtual Junior Ranger Ramble began Monday, Oct. 5, an opportunity for kids, families and even adults to connect with the nature and history found in the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area (and in their own backyards).
The birth, life, teachings, death and resurrection of Jesus demonstrated that fatherly yearning of God. It demonstrated the depth of that love that caused Jesus to sacrifice himself for our redemption.
Because we all could use a break from the nonstop drama, may I present the Rev. Sheila Zilinsky and her theory that LeBron James is secretly a wizard and card-carrying member of the Illuminati who conjures up demons by way of his pregame "chalk toss."
From the moment Gov. Mike Dunleavy, a Republican, was made aware of the threat of COVID-19, he acted faster than most other states and the federal government.
Mom got her chicken soup recipe from her mom. It’s a simple, brothy affair with lots of dill, the kind of soup that’s popular throughout the Yiddish diaspora, often referred to half-jokingly as Jewish Penicillin, because it always makes you feel better, no matter what ails you.
Georgia’s top school official aims to make year-end standardized tests count “essentially zero” toward students’ final grades in the 2020-21 school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jobless Georgians filed 49,421 initial unemployment claims last week, up 7,341 from the previous week, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Senator Kelly Loeffler (R-Ga.) has announced that 15 counties, including Newton and Rockdale counties, and 18 cities in Georgia have received a total of $1.76 million in U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) grants to help states and local governments prevent and control cri…