Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 20, 2017

On this date in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin, Jr. became the first men to walk on the moon. Peaches Mayor threatens arrest in email exchange over “In God We Trust” stickers  Mosques threatened in Georgia Don’t point a laser at a police helicopter  Also, don’t fish illegally at Lake Oconee Double

What Rural Georgia Needs in a Governor

To date, of the candidates announced for Georgia Governor, none are from rural Georgia. A claim “outside the metro area” as home, but none are from the far reaching corners of the state, the areas desperate for help but would settle for simple attention. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle – Chestnut Mountain in Hall County Senator

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 13, 2017

On this date in 1836, John Ruggles received patent #1 from the U.S. Patent Office for a traction wheel used in locomotive steam engines. All 9,957 previous patents were not numbered. Peaches  Groups using race to drive support for Stacey Abrams  Cagle panders with minimum wage for police officer idea  Speaking of police…this Georgia city just

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 6, 2017

On this date in 1983, the US Supreme Court ruled that retirement plans could not pay women smaller monthly payments solely because of their gender. 1983…. Peaches Lawsuit re: overturning GA-6 election results garnering more headlines GA-based FBI pick to be vetted by Senate next week Fire at a private school in Georgia is suspicious  The