Author: Teri

Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 19

Good morning! The Supreme Court of Georgia will hear oral arguments via Zoom for the second time this morning. You can watch here: (Spoiler alert: one of those law-talkers is cuuuu-hooot.) Early voting in Georgia is officially underway. Here’s who’s voted so far. The Georgia Department of Revenue returned more than $2 million in seized

Elevenses Reads for Tuesday, May 12

Cobb DA Joyette Holmes will lead the prosecution team in the Ahmaud Arbery case. Kemp will extend operating restrictions for nightclubs and bars. At 39%, Kemp’s approval rating is among the lowest of all U.S. Governors. Georgia’s first COVID-19 death was earlier than previously thought. Is it healthy – like, pandemic healthy – for members

Lunchtime Reads for Tuesday, April 28

Good morning! I hope it’s going well. A compelling case in the Financial Times (so, a real news source) explaining why the death toll may be far greater than the current tally suggests. More troubling news for poultry processors. If you’re looking for something to read, here are some suggestions. Why Rep. Kasey Carpenter decided

Morning Reads for Tuesday, April 21

The news from Smyrna this morning is heartbreaking, and I hope you will keep Smyrna and the family of our fallen officer in your prayers. On this morning’s edition of Political Rewind, one of the Governor’s spokespeople said that there’s a “cost/benefit analysis” that was considered in Kemp’s decision to start reopening the state. I’m

Suppertime Reads for Tuesday, April 14

Better late than never, I say. I was feeling a little out of sorts, but it made sense once I was reminded that it’s Ruination Day. Thankfully, things were not so ruinous 50 years ago for Apollo 13. Is anyone immune to COVID-19? Did the President make good on any of his initial pandemic promises,

Morning Reads for Tuesday, April 7

Well. It’s Tuesday, isn’t it. Again! There are fewer links than normal this Tuesday because you’re encouraged to take a little more time on this article in the New Yorker – written by Atlantan Charles Bethea, so don’t go all Pace Picante Sauce on me, y’all – about how COVID-19 will impact rural Georgia, which

Elevenses Reads for Tuesday, March 31

Greetings, fellow shut-ins! I hope this post finds you well. In an abundance of caution, please remember to mute your device. Talkin’ ’bout my generation, as we are the best equipped to deal with our current FUBAR timeline. The NCAA voted to give all spring-sport athletes an additional year of eligibility. On average, Georgians who

Morning Reads for Tuesday, March 24

Good morning! It’s official: the 2020 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games are postponed until 2021. The Georgia tax filing deadline was postponed to July 15, 2020 (the same date as the federal filing deadline). Rome is one of many cities in Georgia that issued a shelter-in-place order. Floyd County will likely follow suit. The Farm