Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 21

Good morning! In an effort to stop the November referendum that would potentially create the City of Eagle’s Landing, Capital One Public Funding filed the latest lawsuit against the State of Georgia and Henry County. GA Tech President Bud Peterson is angry, disappointed, and embarrassed about the school’s administrative ethics scandal. Meanwhile, the Tech smarties

Remembering Powell Moore

I didn’t know Powell Moore until I moved to Milledgeville. This is strange to me, because I should have met him while I worked in DC. Yet, it took leaving politics and moving out of the capital to meet one of the most influential – and most quiet about it – Georgians in the field.

Congresswoman Karen Handel Kicks Off Campaign In Roswell

Congresswoman Karen Handel (R-GA-06) kicked off her general election campaign yesterday in Roswell. Speaking to a packed house, the Congresswoman highlighted some of the accomplishments that have come from the Republican Congress: largest military pay increase in a decade, tax cuts that are putting more dollars in the pockets of Americans, roaring economic growth with

Economic Development Is Not Just About Atlanta

This week’s Courier Herald column: It was not quite a year ago when Amazon launched its search for a second global headquarters location. Visions of landing up to 50,000 new high paying jobs have established a quest from Governors, Mayors, Chambers of Commerce in an economic development super bowl. The eventual winner gets huge bragging

Petty Warrants in ClayCo

Pass the popcorn for the 2020 Clayton County Sheriff’s election.  Sheriff Victor Hill and his potential opponent Robert Hawes are off to a hilariously funny start.  Hill used his power as Clayton County’s top cop to arrest the wife of his opponent for …. [insert drum roll] … EMAILS. Not Hilary Clinton email erasing but

UPDATED: Georgia Republican Party Elects New National Committeeman Today

::UPDATE:: Congratulations to 7th District Chairman Jason Thompson on his election to be the new GAGOP national committeeman. Today, the state committee is the Georgia Republican Party will select either 7th District Chairman Jason Thompson, former State Representative Melvin Everson, and 8th District Chairman Chris West to become its next national Committeeman succeeding Ambassador Randy

Happy Birthday Teri

It’s Teri’s Birthday.  That’s Representative Anulewicz if you’re being formal and all.  And, she’s in Junior League, so we must start out with formalities, lest I get a “Bless your heart” added to the thank you note this post will generate on personalized, lilac-scented stationary. Since Teri started here, she’s gone from “non-partisan City Councilwoman

Morning Reads — Thursday, August 16, 2018

On this date in 1954, Sports Illustrated was published for the first time. It was claimed that 250,000 subscriptions had been sold before the first issue came off of the presses. Peaches $100,000 in ramen noodles…GONE Rural hospitals don’t make cut on ‘best of’ list Rural hospital tax credit at work Georgia drops in movie production race

Morning Reads For 8/15/2018, A Wednesday

AJC Without legal way to buy medical marijuana, Georgians turn to CBD Georgia Supreme Court rejects appeal from disqualified candidate Judge jails GA-14 Democratic congressional candidate through election for DUI AROUND GEORGIA All Macon-Bibb libraries could shut down next week due to lack of funding Robins Air Force Base to add 1,200 jobs Inmates in