Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 19

Good morning! Shoutout to N’Chris (regular readers may recall that he is my spouse, and he’s sent me several primo links this week). But first, Smyrna news. In a state where some cities have cancelled their municipal elections because there’s only one candidate for each seat, three candidates qualified to run for Smyrna’s Ward 3

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 12

Good morning! I hope that you are safe, dry, and that you have power, and that the same goes for those people and places you hold dear. Firsthand accounts of Irma’s impact in Savannah. Glynn County’s borders are closed until officials determine the scope of the damage. No power? No bucket trucks in sight? That

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 5

Good morning! It’s (more or less) two months until (Special) Election Day. Atlanta Public Schools needs to borrow $100 million against future tax revenue because of cash flow problems – and this isn’t the first time. They had to do this last year, too, and assert that each time this action has been necessary, it’s

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 29

Good morning! Today’s morning reads include links about the Cajun Navy, Dolly Parton, Jim McIngvale, who – as anyone who has spent ten minutes in front of a TV in the Houston area knows – is better known as Mattress Mack. I only hope GeorgiaPol’s readers are ready for this many Great Americans. Charities I

Metro Atlanta Needs To Wait A Little – Okay, A Lot – Longer for Google Fiber

Google Fiber is still coming to nine cities in metro Atlanta – but not anytime soon. In January, 2015, Google Fiber announced that they were bringing gigabit internet speed to nine metro Atlanta cities*, including Smyrna, Sandy Springs,┬áBrookhaven, Decatur, Avondale Estates, Hapeville, East Point, and College Park, in addition to the City of Atlanta. I

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 22

Good morning! I hope you enjoyed the eclipse. Here’s a recap. And here’s one way to let your eclipse glasses help other people enjoy future eclipses. You’ll now by now if you’ve burned your retinas beyond repair. A Cobb County company made most of the Confederate memorials in the South. Definitely take a moment to

Morning Reads for Tuesday, August 15

Good morning! Less than one week until the eclipse – make sure your glasses are legit. More contact between the Trump campaign and Russia, this time featuring an inexperienced staffer named George Papadopoulos (not this George Papadopoulos). Senator Johnny Isakson talked with Bill Nigut yesterday about the repercussions of Trump’s failure to immediately condemn the