Brian Donegan is a Facebook friend of mine. I know him to be active in the community and in politics, and I’ve seen him more than a few times at events. Until recently I didn’t realize that he’s never seen me. Brian is visually impaired. We traded some messages after last week’s column about Lewis
This week’s Courier Herald column: I miss Lewis Grizzard. He’s been gone from us almost a quarter century now. I think of him often on game days for the University of Georgia. It’s been a bit longer than that since UGA has brought a national championship to Athens. Lewis was a humorist with just enough
Okay, not quite. Wayne Kendall, a Fayetteville lawyer, has filed a suit against the Fulton County Board of Tax Assessors. The suit alleges the board did not collect $26 million dollars due to the county in property taxes on Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Although the Falcons enjoy a limited right use of the new stadium, the Georgia
This week’s Courier Herald column: On Sunday night, the Atlanta Falcons christened their new home for the next thirty years or so with a win over the Green Bay Packers. The game wasn’t quite as close as the 34-23 score might indicate. The team, like their new facility, looks to be in world class form.
Shaquille O’Neal is planning a run for Henry County Sheriff in 2020. That’s according to a report by the Washington Post on Thursday. The Hall of Famer told the publication he’s interested in a career in law enforcement and planning to make a bid, but he’s actually been dropping hints since May. He told The Washington Post:
University of Georgia football coach Kirby Smart is making news headlines and, once again, it stems from a souring relationship with the media. Smart announced on Tuesday, per the Macon Telegraph, that the media will no longer be permitted to report injuries, both “non-contact jerseys [sic] and injuries seen in front of media,” until he signs off. Reporters
In a breaking news story, the Ledger-Enquirer reported yesterday that Columbus’ minor league hockey team is looking for new owners. Current team owners, Wanda and Shelby Amos, son of Aflac founder John Amos, purchased the Cottonmouths with Shelby’s uncle, Sal Diaz-Verson, in 2001. They bought the team from Martha and Charlie Morrow after the latter lost