Good morning! It’s cold. In 1946, a teenaged Martin Luther King, Jr., wrote what is thought to be his only letter to the editors of the Atlanta Constitution. At yesterday’s MLK Day service, Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Senior Pastor Rev. Raphael Warnock called on the president to “repent” his “volcanic eruption of hate speech spewing out
Oh. Well, then. Meanwhile, it’s Special Election Day! Georgians living in SD 17 and HD 111 vote today to determine who they’ll send to the General Assembly to fill the seats vacated by former Senator Rick Jeffares and former Representative Brian Strickland; Strickland is one of the candidates for SD 17. For your consideration: The
Good morning! Apparently, it’s Tuesday – but there’s really just one story to discuss today. The political repercussions of the Georgia/Alabama game. It’s also kind of a big day for Atlanta’s new mayor. I’m certain today will be productive for most Georgians, so get back to it – and feel free to discuss the game in
Good morning! Something is rotten in the county of Paulding. Like, it genuinely stinks. A breakdown of the Atlanta airport snafu/cluster/communications debacle. The ACLU contends that Rep. Drew Ferguson (R-West Point) “illegally” blocked people on Facebook. Longtime Cobb Chamber CEO David Connell retired yesterday. A critic’s review of the new Mississippi Civil Rights Museum in
Good morning! Happy birthday, Baker County! The PSC moved the date of their Plant Vogtle decision from February to next Thursday. You can watch the live hearing here. Jeff Bezos to the white courtesy phone, please. A Los Angeles-based developer has a massive plan for The Gulch in downtown Atlanta. If you’re flying out of
Good morning! It’s Runoff Day in many cities and districts in Georgia. This opossum is my spirit animal. (And of course it happened at a Cash’s.) Many Teavana stores might not be closing, after all – at least, not the ones in Simon malls. Respect mah authoritah! The “apostrophe catastrophe” isn’t the fault of smartphones.
Good morning! It’s Giving Tuesday. Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin endorsed Mary Norwood yesterday. It’s like Mutual of Omaha at a Savannah park, what with all the drama involving turtles, ducks, geese, well-meaning residents in kayaks, and a “new critter gnawing on the park’s trees.” Will the United States be ready for the 2020 Census?