Category: People of GaPol

Mullis, Ralston Departures Shift Power From Georgia Mountains

This week’s Courier Herald column. Senator Jeff Mullis is winding down a 22-year career in the Georgia General Assembly.  A commanding presence at Georgia’s Capitol, he has served as the Chairman of the Senate Rules Committee for the past eight years.  He’s probably the most powerful legislator most of you have never heard of. To

Prayers For Ginny

Our friend Ginny Ray suffered an accident at her home on Sunday. She fell backwards and hit her head on concrete and is currently hospitalized with a skull fracture, three brain bleeds, and pressure on her brain. She is in serious condition in ICU, but it she is progressing in a positive direction. Please keep

Farewell to Uncle Bob

This week’s Courier Herald column: I got the sad news that Uncle Bob passed away last week, at the age of 90.  Robert Poydasheff wasn’t really my uncle, but that’s what everyone in Columbus Georgia called him.  In addition to the honorary title of Uncle, he accumulated other titles of significance during his life. He