Add the Prix Gaillen Pro Bono Humanum Award to the list of accolades bestowed upon Jimmy Carter. The Gaillen Foundation announced yesterday that President Carter will be this year’s honoree on Oct. 26 at a glitzy gala in NYC. Dr. P. Roy Vagelos, Chairman of the Prix Galien USA Committee said they decided to award the prize to our
The “City of Atlanta” has a message for all of the rainbow crosswalk critics: buy yourself a one-way ticket to Chattanooga or Birmingham. Granted, Chattanooga doesn’t have the scratch to spend on multi-colored pavement paint or a streetcar that no one uses, but, as City of Atlanta pointed out, we do have bridges….over our water.
Truly we have achieved peak….something…when Congressman John Lewis and RuPaul are considered 1/50th of the world’s 100 most influential people. Writing in Time, Sen. Cory Booker said of Lewis: In the 1960s, Lewis was one of the “Big Six” civil rights leaders, and today he is the last remaining person alive who spoke at the March on
You can now refer to George Ervin Perdue as Secretary Sonny. Our former governor was confirmed as the 39th Secretary of Agriculture today. With Sonny’s confirmation, Georgia now has more power in the White House than at any time since the Carter Administration, if my memory serves me right. In addition to his lofty governmental
Sure, the headline sounds like a bad show on the Disney Channel. It’s also part of our reality. Two of our contributors, Ed Hula and Cody Hall, apparently are having birthdays today. Ed has been with us for quite a while. Seriously, he won’t go away. From a pseudonym at the old place when I
Most of Georgia is currently rated at a moderate chance of severe thunderstorms today. The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, OK raised the forecast from Moderate to High for southeast Georgia including Macon and Augusta. That High bubble could expand to include the metro area and possibly parts of southwest and north Georgia It’s good
Yesterday, in the name of a cause that knows no party lines, Sen. Renee Unterman (R – Buford) and Sen. Gloria Butler (D – Stone Mountain) hosted sex trafficking awareness advocates to the Senate. The group included representatives from Georgia Cares, Street Grace, the United Way of Greater Atlanta, Out of Darkness, Wellspring Living, and City of