The Democrat currently running for Lieutenant Governor, Sarah Riggs Amico, managed to get through her entire primary and much of the general election without much scrutiny or publicity. Her biography and resume have mostly been taken at face value. She’s labeled an outsider with Harvard MBA and as a “successful businesswoman”. One of the roles
This week’s Courier Herald column: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” – Yogi Berra Georgians are at a fork in the road. For the past eight years, Georgians have had the same Governor, the same Lieutenant Governor, and the same Speaker of the House. They are all Republicans. Only one
Only 3 more Mondays and 21 days before Election Day. The Saudi Journalist is still missing. Senator Perdue let his frustration get the better of him at a football game this weekend. Sears declared bankruptcy. Angela Merkle’s future isn’t looking too bright. 13 are dead after a flood in France. Small place crashes while taking
Power restoration to tens of thousands in South Georgia continues after hurricane Michael. This storm is unique from others in both intensity and that it not only took down power poles and lines in service areas, but many substations and major transmission lines. Repairs to the entire power grid over a large part of the
From a press release: Today, businessman and Republican nominee for governor, Brian Kemp, called for Democrat Lt. Governor nominee, Sarah Riggs Amico, to withdraw from the race after a shocking lawsuit that highlights the culture of racism, discrimination, and sexual harassment fostered under her leadership at Jack Cooper – a specialty transportation and logistics company.
Geoff Duncan, Republican candidate for Lt. Gov. of Georgia, has released a new TV ad entitled “Full Speed.” The ad focuses on keeping Georgia at protecting our quality of life by working on: Better Schools (Safe, Yet Challenging) Affordable Health Care Pro-Growth Policies for Georgia’s Economy An AJC poll released yesterday shows Duncan ahead of
From a prepared statement provided by Rep. Karen Handel’s (R, GA-6) campaign: “Lucy McBath has twice stated publicly that her husband is a permanent resident of Tennessee, but he has claimed a homestead exemption in Cobb County since 2002 and is registered to vote in Tennessee. Ms. McBath has also stated publicly that she moved
It was a good run. Crop losses from Hurricane Michael are going to be very high. Well, look who rolled in at #5. Now that’s an obituary. 80 percent. Making more pilots. Sticks and stones. How many times will the roles be reversed? Not The Onion. I’ll take one. The one I have is full.
Does anyone still doubt November’s election will be a nailbiter? If so the latest AJC/WSB poll should put that to bed. From the AJC writeup: The poll showed Kemp ahead of Abrams 47.7 percent to 46.3 percent, a statistically insignificant difference within the poll’s 2.8 percentage point margin of error. Libertarian Ted Metz had 2.3 percent
I’ve been covered up today so forgive the brevity of the post. There’s little “news” content here, but more of a placeholder that action is required. Georgia got hit by a Category 3 hurricane yesterday. I don’t think that’s happened in the last century. The Georgia coast had three very strong storms in the 1890’s