Category: Morning Reads

Morning Reads for Georgia Day (February 12)

Good morning, and happy Georgia Day! Today, our state (and, previously, the colony) is 287 years old. On February 12, 1733, James Oglethorpe landed the Anne at Yamacraw Bluff on the southern bank of the Savannah River, thus founding the colony. And now, the news: Pat Conroy Governor Kemp is aiming to overhaul the foster

Morning Reads – Thursday, February 6, 2020

Peaches The Georgia Ports Authority announced another sizable expansion. What’s the realistic retirement age in the Peach State?  The same-sex couple fight returns to the Georgia Senate Our fearless leaders also think they can solve the state’s vaping problem. Or solution. Is tough immigration enforcement what we need?   A number of municipalities are suing Airbnb.

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 30, 2020

Did you hear — PETA wants Punxsutawney Phil to retire and then be replaced with a robot groundhog. Peaches Georgia executed a death row inmate Wednesday evening. Georgia Ports business grew even as exports to China dwindled. Tip from former girlfriend gets 30 Troopers canned. Georgia earns ‘F’ for tobacco policies. A “hands-off” approach to

Morning Reads – Thursday, January 23, 2020

On this date in 1964, ratification of the 24th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution was completed and eliminated the poll tax in federal elections. Peaches Lyft responds to Ga’s new sales tax enforcement legislation. What SCOTUS says here could impact Georgia’s student scholarship organizations. Which ‘Best State for Business’ List are we really on? The

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 19, 2019

Oh the irony. It’s the anniversary (21 years) of when President Bill Clinton was impeached on two charges of perjury and obstruction of justice by the U.S. House of Representatives. Peaches Congressman Barry Loudermilk is equating Trump to Jesus. Le sigh.  Terminations (finally) in the Puerto Rico license scandal Tim Echols makes the news for the same ‘ol stuff. 

Morning Reads – Thursday, December 12, 2019

24 years ago, the US Senate halted a constitutional amendment we’re still talking about — a constitutional amendment giving Congress authority to outlaw flag burning and other forms of desecration against the American flag. Peaches Georgia City says they learned of controversial homelessness program via newspaper. …and speaking of the homeless, what about their voter