GeorgiaPol likes to break hard news for our readers and we’re doing so here. I asked all three candidates for Governor the following questions: “The Unified bid won the right to stage the 2026 World Cup. As governor, would [s/he] back Atlanta’s effort to be one of the host cities? Does [s/he] have any plans
If the Republican Secretary of State hopefuls defeat John Barrow, there will be no heavyweight title fights in Georgia. One of the may facets of the SoS office, and unfortunately the most forgotten one, is that s/he is the boxing commissioner for the state of Georgia. Georgian boxing aficionados were intrigued by the Chris Christie
The decision to change the rules about how NFL players should conduct themselves during the National Anthem occurred at a meeting in the Buckhead area of Atlanta. Miles away from the shiny, new, convertible topped Mercedes Benz stadium, a decision was made that not only affects football but affects the core of American culture. Football
A President who either doesn’t know the words to the Star Spangled Banner or doesn’t want to sing the national anthem was welcomed to the college football championship in the most appropriate way on Monday. Before any snowflakes get upset, let’s remember the buffoon blatantly disrespected Atlanta because he’s a baby.
As we’re all well aware, Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia is the pride of West Point Georgia, having produced over one million Kia Sorento CUV’s. It also currently produces the Optima Sedan. Kia has a sister plant in Montgomery Alabama, Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, that currently produces the Hyundai Sonota and Elantra sedans and Santa Fe
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.