Brian Donegan is a Facebook friend of mine. I know him to be active in the community and in politics, and I’ve seen him more than a few times at events. Until recently I didn’t realize that he’s never seen me. Brian is visually impaired. We traded some messages after last week’s column about Lewis
Exciting news to bring you on Stefan Turkheimer’s birthday. He’s apparently decided to expand over coverage of Georgia politics to make us whole and complete. Per Facebook, here’s a picture of Stefan and his much better half Emma today in Georgia. Tblisi, Georgia: This should tell you about Stefan’s commitment to make our coverage complete.
Representative Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) is leaving the Georgia House to become the Executive Director of Advancement for the Technical College System of Georgia. In the Georgia House, Carter has served as a subcommittee Chair for the Appropriations Committee. She’s also been a classroom teacher for two decades. What is a huge loss for the House
Bobby Cagle is retiring as the head of Georgia’s Department of Family and Child Services. He’s penned the following Op-Ed to discuss the agency that he’s handing over to new leadership. Four years ago, Georgia DFCS was in a state of crisis. For months, headlines blared the agency’s deficiencies at the time: seemingly unending backlogs
This week’s Courier Herald column: I miss Lewis Grizzard. He’s been gone from us almost a quarter century now. I think of him often on game days for the University of Georgia. It’s been a bit longer than that since UGA has brought a national championship to Athens. Lewis was a humorist with just enough
Yes, it’s election day for locals and municipals in addition to the many called special elections. But really, isn’t every election special? I’ve been out most of the day for apologies for just getting this thread going. Here’s a link to statewide results. One House race has already been called: Speaker Ralston has called to
This week’s Courier Herald column: Our thoughts and prayers are extended to those affected by the shootings in Las Vegas… Our thoughts and prayers with the victims of the New York City terrorist attack… Our thoughts and prayers are with the congregation of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Texas and the entire community of