Category: Moments of Personal Privilege

Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President

When we think of the greatest POTUS from Georgia we probably picture more of a Principal Chalmers-esque character than a Gene Simmons-esque one. However, as you’ll see in this exclusive preview of “Jimmy Carter Rock & Roll President”, the man’s got rhythm in his heart. The “rockumentary” will kickoff the Tribeca Film Festival on April

America, The Beautiful

This week’s Courier Herald column: I spent the last few weeks checking off a bucket list item.  There’s just too much of this country I had not yet seen, and by playing aggressive defense on my calendar I was able to piece together the time for an extended road trip.  22 states and 8,027 rental

Farewell, Mr. Jenkins

2018 has been a rough year.  I learned this past Thursday that one of my favorite teachers passed away from a quick battle with cancer.  I wasn’t able to attend the memorial service for him in my hometown this weekend, but I will take a moment of personal privilege to remember a teacher who had

Thank You, Governor Deal

Dear Governor Deal: I don’t believe there’s an elected official in Georgia that has a more direct impact on my life than you.  In fact, I probably wouldn’t be sitting in Braselton, GA right now writing this had you not become Georgia’s governor.  That statement isn’t a political fan boy moment…it’s fact.  Both your candidacy

Has Any Georgia Race Earned this Much Presidential Attention?

Listening to WABE this morning they mentioned three Presidents and a Vice President have all weighed in on the 2018 gubernatorial election in Georgia. (Donald Trump and Mike Pence for Brian Kemp and Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama for Stacey Abrams who also was endorsed by Hillary Clinton). Which got me to thinking: has there