September 26, 2017 6:00 AM
Good morning! The Decatur Female Seminary opened on September 24, 1889. You might be more familiar with it as Agnes Scott College.
- The situation in Puerto Rico is devastating, and losses include nearly all of their agricultural crop.
- Since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, the FEMA distribution center in Atlanta has been operating for 17 hours a day.
- Savannah looks to add solar panels to several existing buildings.
- Amazon is coming! (To Macon.)
- More airport congestion is coming! (To ATL.)
- Some perspective on the Equifax data bread: Equifax is responsible for 1,200 times more data than the Library of Congress.
- Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas, was integrated 60 years ago this month. Here of profiles of all nine black students.
- Earthquake early warning systems save lives. Here’s how they work.
- Several private colleges are implementing a “tuition reset.” Will it work?
- A rare white giraffe was spotted in Kenya.
- Ezra Jack Keats, MLK, and “The Snowy Day.”
- Marilynne Robinson is one of America’s greatest living writers.
- “We’re not in the habit of thinking of ourselves as people of influence in this way. We don’t think that if we say something cruel and destructive now, it can go down generations in terms of its consequences. But it strikes me that this is true — and the thought makes me experience a certain fear and trembling about our political life at the moment. When we speak, we should ask ourselves: How will this ultimately play out? What will be the moral consequence of the fact that so many people have resorted to such crude, cruel language? We know it won’t be neutral. We know it won’t evaporate. It’ll be in people’s minds for generations.”