Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 6

Good morning! Tomorrow, President and Mrs. Carter will celebrate their 75th wedding anniversary. Here is a lovely interview with them. When you visit The Carter Center, don’t miss the display of their early years together, including a replica of the future First Lady’s handmade wedding suit. A Snellville city councilman who understands better than most

Morning Reads for Tuesday, June 28

Good morning! In 2017, the Secretary of State’s office purged more than 534,000 voter registrations. About 8% of those folks re-registered and voted in the 2020 Presidential election. Most parents of children with an IEP qualify for a $500 payment through the CARES Act – and most Georgia families that qualify have not taken advantage

Morning Reads for Tuesday, June 22

Good morning! Click this link and read this headline out loud. You’re welcome! Several hospitals in Savannah are on day five of using backup and paper record keeping systems following a cyberattack. The future of the Okefenokee may depend on a handful of state regulators. The Trump legal team maintains their legacy of So Much

Morning Reads for Tuesday, June 15

Good morning! We are more than two weeks into summer and I hope you are enjoying it to the (vaccinated) fullest. (P.S., you should wear sunscreen, too.) It’s Election Day in Georgia! Well, it is in two House districts. HD 34 in Cobb has the potential to flip to Democratic control. Oh, and there’s that

Midday Reads for Tuesday, June 8

Hello! I was on vacation last week and let me tell you, these vaccines are a miracle. Hot Vax Summer, indeed. Billboard drama in Valdosta! I must admit: when I read that the group suing the billboard company is called “Georgians for the Impeachment of Brian Kemp,” I 100% assumed it was a GOP/kraken-type group

Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 25

Good morning! Today is an auspicious day: it is my 19th wedding anniversary, it is my parents’ 47th wedding anniversary. I hope this is a good day for you, too. The 2021 hurricane season is expected to be a doozy; accordingly, President Biden has already allocated $1 billion in disaster relief funds. There are myriad

Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 18

Good morning! It’s a great day in Georgia. Dr. Fauci spoke to Emory grads this weekend and his remarks included discussion about how the COVID-19 pandemic revealed the results of generations of systemic racism in the healthcare system. The latest in the awful saga of the Golden Ray: fire and (more) pollution. Representative Barry Fleming was

Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 11

Good morning! Don’t panic! Kemp’s signing the repeal of Georgia’s citizen’s arrest law yesterday is a “birthday gift to Ahmad Arbery.” Most of the Georgia mass vaccination sites are set to wind down — but not until after you’ve hopefully had the chance to get your kids age 12+ vaccinated! Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor

Morning Reads for Tuesday, April 27

Good morning! Spring is in full bloom, and the preliminary census numbers are in! At least part of why Kelly Loeffler lost the Senate runoff is because rural white Republicans stayed home on Runoff Day. The Stone Mountain Park CEO announced changes to how the Confederacy is commemorated at the Park — and why these

Morning Reads for Tuesday, April 20

Good morning! Apparently, today’s date is one with some significance to a certain population. Walter Mondale, the Vice President who forged a true partnership with President Jimmy Carter, died yesterday at age 93.  EPA scientist knew that ethylene oxide was a health threat, and that the air in communities across the US — including four