A few thoughts that stand out from yesterday’s election: How swift and broad Gwinnett’s seachange is continues to astound me. By now I’m sure everyone’s seen that there were some 30,000 more votes cast in the Democratic Presidential Primary than Republican. And Georgia’s longest-serving school board member is likely going to lose her reelection bid.
This week’s Courier Herald column: Alfred Jackson “Jay” Powell passed away last week at the too young age of 67. He was perhaps one of the most powerful people in Georgia that you may never have heard of. Powell was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008 representing his home county of Mitchell
Last weekend Lifeline Animal shelter held a “Game of Homes” promotion. Adoption fees were waived for families. My middle schooler wants a dog. We used the opportunity to visit three of the four adoption locations during the week-long promotion. The third and final stop was the new Dekalb County Animal Shelter. This place looked like
Amid the allegations that he abused his legislative leave, continued cases for years for dangerous criminals, and has reportedly benefited greatly financially, I hold an opinion of David Ralston that I didn’t think I would. I believe he is the right man to be Speaker of the Georgia House of Representatives. David Ralston is a
On Monday, a group of Democrats formed the Voting Rights Caucus and elected the nascent group’s leadership. The press release announcing the caucus came from Fair Fight Action–the continuation of Stacey Abrams unsuccessful bid for governor. Fair Fight Action focuses on…well, voting rights. “This past election cycle showed us that the rights of our voters