Author: Will Kremer

Let’s Talk About Cumming’s Election Results

Two years ago, Cumming’s mayor and four of its five city councilmen were first elected in the 1960s and 1970s. They were the old guard that protected Cumming from invading city slickers and out-of-state riffraff. Their job: ensure Cumming rejected Atlanta’s ever-expanding influence that threatened their pure, pastoral way of life. That all started unraveling

Monday Morning Reads — November 6

Happy Monday, everyone! Congratulations to GeorgiaPol contributor George Chidi for getting hitched over the weekend. News by the Numbers 26 people – were killed in a mass shooting at First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a small town located 30 miles southeast of San Antonio. The death toll is expected to rise as more

Christmas Morning Reads

Ed’s stomach hurts from all the candy he ate last night, so I’m filling in. I make no apologies for the title. State Amazon announced 500 new jobs in Georgia. Meet the Baptist church that welcomed LGBT Georgians. Georgia DOT apologized for dumping dead deer. Watch the Georgia Dome’s demolishion on a live feed. UGA, we

Monday Morning Reads — Spooky Eve Edition

Happy Monday, everyone! Uber Eats just came to Cumming — life is great. The News in Numbers 84.2 percent – Halloween is stressful. If you give gross candy, then children will rebel against you. Stressful! Thankfully, people have determined Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups have the best chance of satisfying children. You’re welcome. 74 percent –

Morning Reads in Numbers — October 23

Happy Monday, everyone! Did you know the slinky was born when a World War 2 naval engineer dropped a torsion spring and watched in awe as it “walked” across a table? The creator’s wife said in a 2001 interview that she knew it would be a success because “children love simple things.” The News in

Monday Morning Reads — Hope For The Best Edition

Happy Monday, everyone! This week will usher in the newest addition to my family and the newest tiny human who will address me as Uncle Will. Hope for the best. State Atlanta deserves more R-E-S-P-E-C-T than this. Basic. How Georgia became Yallywood. Sheriff indicted after ordering a pat-down of 900 students. Okay, okay, this is