Category: Politics

Morning Reads for Monday, July 27, 2020

Happy Mid-Morning Reads from the Covid 2020 Social Distancing beach…which is why you are getting mid-morning reads. My subtle “Happy Monday” text from Charlie was also my subtle “don’t make me fire you” text. Georgia hospital to close amid financial hardships Georgia’s school reopening plans can break along political lines Online classes could hit revenue

Morning Reads for Friday, July 24, 2020

Georgia film industry still active. For those of us following the restoration of the Little House in Louisville (a.k.a Louise), this is heartbreaking news. There will be a run on popcorn next Tuesday. Logic?  That was thrown out the window a while back.  Opening Day(ish) is finally here.   As baseball timidly dips its toe

Morning Reads – Thursday, July 23, 2020

Happy Thursday! Today is the 116th anniversary of the invention of the ice cream cone which was delivered to us by Charles E. Menches during the Louisiana Purchase Exposition in St. Louis. Peaches Kemp and Bottoms talking settlement. Warren asks CDC to mandate masks, citing Georgia’s local ban. This Georgia city beat back COVID-19. Georgia

Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 21

Good morning! Everything will be okay. A national perspective on Governor Kemp’s head-knocking with Mayor Bottoms, in which he wields a lawsuit, rather than a chainsaw. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo met with Mayor Van Johnson yesterday in Savannah. GHSA officially delayed the start of Georgia’s high school football season, in part because of a

Sen. Nikema Williams Heading To Congress

Congratulations to Senator Nikema Williams for winning what is likely the smallest vote in Georgia’s history to send someone to congress. The Democratic Party of Georgia’s 44-member executive committee selected her as the replacement for the late John Lewis. Williams earned 37 votes. She will have to face a Republican, Angela Staton-King, but I don’t

Morning Reads for Monday, July 20, 2020

It’s Monday. It’s almost the end of July. There are families trying to figure out what “end of summer break” means and what “starting school” looks like. There are candidates preparing for run-offs with little to no actual face time with voters. Some people are headed back to “traditional” work settings and some are settling

Fowler to lead Prosecution Division

Attorney General Chris Carr today announced that John Fowler of the Clayton County District Attorney’s Office has been hired to lead the Georgia Department of Law’s Prosecution Division – effective yesterday.  In his announcement AG Carr said: I am looking forward to John Fowler’s leadership. Our Prosecution Division will continue working with statewide law enforcement partners