Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, December 7

Never forget. Meanwhile, if you’ve taken a few days off from Georgia politics, welcome back! A thorough article on the nascent FUBAR GAGOP gubernatorial primary, featuring some clever quotes from smart Georgians. Seriously, call Marie Kondo, because it is going to be a mess. Details on the monumental logistics and tens of millions of dollars

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 30

Good morning! It’s Election Day for municipal runoffs in Atlanta, Warner Robins, Marietta, and in so many other cities throughout Georgia. Apologies for missing the past two Tuesdays. Last week, my only excuse is being away for Thanksgiving, leaving town moments after the gavel fell on Sine Die (Tiny Die?). Week before that, we had

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 9

Good morning! “Don’t California My Coweta!” And other adventures in redistricting. Expect votes on the proposed House and Senate maps by midweek. Next step? Congressional maps. (NB: I am not certain that all of the legislative pairings listed in that article are accurate.) Election officials in Georgia remain concerned that the time crunch between the

Morning Reads for Tuesday, November 2

It’s election day and polls are open throughout Georgia! What’s on the ballot in your area. Municipal? School Board? County Commission? SPLOST? Maybe you are one of those people who lives in a very super special place and you have a SPLOSH on the ballot, who knows! Find out here. Here’s more information about what’s

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 26

Hello! Election Day is next week, but you can vote early through Friday! Chances are, there’s an election near you, whether it’s municipal, county, board of education, or for a SPLOST. Be informed, embrace our democracy, and VOTE. Facebook knew they were leading millions of users down a dark path of deception and misinformation, and

Afternoon Reads for Tuesday, October 19

Good afternoon! After a very successful weekend at Truist Park, the Atlanta Braves are in Los Angeles where their streak will – hopefully! – continue! Staff turnover continues at the DA’s office in Macon-Bibb. Details on the role the Port of Savannah will play in helping to alleviate global supply chain issues. An app from

Morning Reads for Tuesday, October 12

Good morning! It’s always a good day to make sure your voter registration is up-to-date! It’s been more than two years, and the wreck of the Golden Ray is finally — finally! — about to be cleared from the St. Simons Sound. From the New York Post, everything you never knew you wanted to know

Lunchtime Reads for Tuesday, October 5

Good afternoon! It was a rainy night in Georgia. At the People’s House, will good fences really make good neighbors? (Seriously – read the poem. You probably need more culture as it is. Discuss your interpretation in the comments.) It’s only Tuesday but it has already been a rough week for Facebook. At last night’s

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 28

Good morning! Enjoy the weather. Governor Kemp announced today that he will use part of the money Georgia received from President Biden’s American Rescue Plan to fund $1000 bonuses for police, fire, and other first responders throughout Georgia. One section of the capsized remains of the once-massive Golden Ray remains in the St. Simons Sound

Morning Reads for Tuesday, September 21

Good morning! I’m back. The “test-to-stay” protocol that is successfully used in Marietta City Schools may be a model for school systems throughout the United States. A 20-foot-tall bronze statue of Chief Tomochichi, the Yamacraw chief who granted James Oglethorpe permission to settle and found what is now the city of Savannah, was placed in