Author: Nathan

2020 Primary Runoff Results

It’s also Election Night for the General Primary Run-off Races. Republican voters in Georgia’s 14th Congressional District apparently wanted a true outsider. Marjorie Greene, who originally began her campaign in her home district of GA-06 to unseat Congresswoman Lucy McBath, looks to be sailing towards a victory to succeed Congressman Tom Graves in the US

Georgia Mourns Loss of Civil Rights Leaders

Georgia lost two civil rights icons on the same day. Both Reverend C.T. Vivian and Congressman John Lewis passed away on July 17th. Former Senator Johnny Isakson tweeted out the picture of him hugging his friend and colleague on the House floor expressing his sorrow for the passing of Congressman Lewis: I am terribly saddened

State Senate Approves Plan To Boost Rural Broadband; State Launches Internet Speed Project

Rural broadband has been a hot topic over the last few years, and the transition to online instruction due to COVID-19 has shown real gaps in areas that do not have access to high-speed Internet access. The Georgia Senate passed legislation that would allow the state Public Service Commission to regulating how much electric co-ops

Mid-Morning Reads for Friday, June 19

Good morning. I’m in for Ginny today, so here are your mid-morning reads for Juneteenth 2020. Here: A Confederate monument is removed from the square in downtown Decatur A Fulton Commissioner files petition challenging challenger’s victory Standardized testing might get punted for the 2020-2021 school year COVID-19 is still a thing Bill to privatize historic

Sunday Reader: Buttermilk Biscuits

I remember my Granny making biscuits every morning at her house. I don’t recall the recipe, but I remember helping her when I was a kid. Actually, there probably wasn’t a “recipe” because she just knew how much was enough. A couple of scoops of flour, some buttermilk, some bacon grease, some Crisco, mix it

Questions And Answers Regarding The Primary Election From The Secretary of State’s Office

I’m posting this Q&A I received from the Secretary of State’s office as a way to hopefully clarify some questions and concerns about the upcoming primary in May and the impact of COVID-19. As coronavirus has upended our daily lives, pushed many into quarantine, and caused chaos in the economy, elections in Georgia have changed