Category: Politics

11th District Military Academy Appointees

From a press release from Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R, GA-11): Rep. Barry Loudermilk (R-GA) has issued the following statement on the students from Georgia’s 11th Congressional District who were accepted into our prestigious military service academies: “The United States has some of the most prestigious military academies in the world; and, being accepted into one

Rob Woodall’s Path for Bipartisanship Lost in Shuffle

First things first: yes he bungled his response to the Mueller Report on MSNBC. However, Congressman Woodall did outline a path for bipartisanship in D.C. Part of that involves politicians (and the chattering class) divorcing themselves from the voters “who have a thirst for something.” “We’ve got to get out of that business of celebrating

Morning Reads for Tuesday, June 11

Good (mid)morning! Rep. Buddy Carter has a primary challenger. The Southern Baptist Convention grapples with their sexual abuse crisis. During the past 20 years, at least 400 male Southern Baptist leaders have abused more than 700 victims. Savannah is one of the best midsized cities in America. Heavy rains in the midwest mean that the

14th District Military Academy Appointees

Last week Representative Tom Graves held a send-off dinner in Calhoun to honor the students from the 14th Congressional District who were appointed to attend a United States Service Academy. The students, their county and their Academy are as follows: Ryan Craft, Catoosa County – U.S. Naval Academy Andy Ledbetter II, Paulding County – U.S.

9th District Military Academy Appointees

Last week, 9th District Congressman Doug Collins held a reception in Gainesville to honor the following eleven students from the 9th District who were accepted to the U.S. military service academies. Carter Mullikin from Gainesville was appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. Carter is a graduate of North Forsyth High School. Jack Haller from Cumming

Sammy Baker Announces for Senate District 45

Sammy Baker has announced his candidacy as a Republican for the Senate seat currently held by Sen. Renee Unterman in Senate District 45. Unterman formally announced her candidacy for Congress from GA-7 last week. From a press release: Local businessman Samuel “Sammy” Baker announced Wednesday that he will be a candidate for Georgia Senate District

Tuskegee Airman Wants Today’s Kids To Soar

This week’s Courier Herald column: June 6th was the 75th anniversary of D-Day, the day Allied forces began taking back the beaches of Normandy in World War II.  Each year, there are fewer and fewer WWII Vets able to mark the anniversary.  This year, at age 95, Frank Macon commemorated the day by flying a T-6 trainer aircraft.

Morning Reads for Monday, June 10, 2019

Happy Monday! Interesting point of view on the trade war. The latest on the College Admissions scandal. She is beauty, she is grace…it’s Miss Georgia Week! A “less disruptive” Siri sounds awesome. I am literally never asking her for help. Why hasn’t Governor Kemp made a decision on the new Insurance Insurance Commissioner? Some thoughts