Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 14

Good morning! If you’ve missed my Hamilton links, this is the week for you! An Ellijay-based FEMA contractor sent Puerto Ricans food relief boxes of specious nutritional merit. Agnes Scott College President Elizabeth Kiss moderated a discussion with Hillary Clinton last night in Atlanta. Senator Isakson agrees (with decent people) that Roy Moore should step

Morning Reads for Election Day!

Good morning! It’s Election Day. Have you voted? October saw record growth for the Port of Savannah. Should the next mayor of Atlanta be black? (How nice of the author to note that one of the candidates is a member of the Junior League of Atlanta, which is well-known for its advocacy efforts.) Why is

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 31

Happy Halloween! If you live in metro Atlanta, remember that Halloween gridlock starts early. Your pumpkin pie is a lie built by the “secret pumpkin cabal.” Speaking of fruit – Roy Moore’s law school prof nicknamed him “Fruit Salad.” There’s never been a better time for women candidates. Wales faces the octopus land invasion with

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 24

Good morning! Election Day is in two weeks. It’s an oral history of David S. Pumpkins. Any questions? The latest on what might happen to your 401(k) plan. Marilyn Robinson continues to be an American treasure. Here’s her essay, “Fear.” Local journalism is important. The Press Democrat is a good way to learn what the

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 17

Good morning! Sally Yates emphasized in a speech at the National Association of Women Judges in Atlanta that the White House has violated “Important norms.” Morehouse has a new president. Savannah is the latest Georgia city to consider relaxing marijuana penalties. A Savannah perspective on the decision by the Boy Scouts to allow girls to

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 10

Good morning! Today is the last day to register to vote if you intend to vote on November 7 – and if you live in Fulton County, the city of Atlanta, nearly every other municipality and school district in Georgia, Senate Districts 6 and 39, and House Districts 4, 26, 42 (holla!), 60, 89, 117,

The City of Amazon, Georgia Could be a Thing

On April 1, 2015, the mayor of Bowman, Georgia, announced that the city had struck a deal for a new Coca-Cola bottling plant, and as part of the incentives package, the Elbert County town would be known as Coca-Cola City. Note the date. Yesterday, October 2, the Stonecrest City Council passed a resolution as part