Long time GOP stalwart James Randolph “Randy” Evans will be nominated as the new Ambassador to Luxembourg. Per the White House: James Randolph Evans of Georgia to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Mr. Evans is a distinguished attorney, author and public servant. He
With the departure of Camilla Knowles at the Department of Community Affairs, some changes in the state’s organizational chart were in order. Governor Deal has announced three appointments today: Christopher Nunn will lead the Department of Community Affairs, moving over from the Department of Administrative Services. Shawn Ryan will leave his post at the Georgia
Camilla Knowles, the current Commissioner of Georgia’s Department of Community Affairs and the former Chief of Staff to Saxby Chambliss has announced she is moving on. Knowles, a native of Moultrie Georgia, is joining Cornerstone Government Affairs as of October 1st. In a press release sent out from the firm, Governor Deal said “I appreciate
This week’s Courier Herald column: On Sunday night, the Atlanta Falcons christened their new home for the next thirty years or so with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The game wasn’t quite as close as the 34-23 score might indicate. The team, like their new facility, looks to be in world class form.
In today’s “OK, I guess I’ll do them” edition: Georgia: A couple of weeks ago, notable Georgian Tal Duvall passed away. He was a pillar of Georgia’s Agriculture and Education community, with the Agriculture community also losing Tommy Irvin last week. But Duvall’s influence on Georgia politics culminated with his report which coined the term
Tommy Irvin was born the child of sharecroppers and went on to become the longest serving Agriculture Commissioner in United States History and the longest serving statewide elected official in the state of Georgia. Irvin became Agriculture Commissioner in 1969 – the same year man first walked on the moon. He served until January 2011.
Most of us are getting back into the swing of things, though as of this morning there will still 360,000 Georgia Power customers without electricity, plus many more waiting on repair from Georgia’s EMC’s. Quite a few streets remain blocked, and school and government closings are scattered throughout the state. In the absence of a