Representative Amy Carter (R-Valdosta) is leaving the Georgia House to become the Executive Director of Advancement for the Technical College System of Georgia. In the Georgia House, Carter has served as a subcommittee Chair for the Appropriations Committee. She’s also been a classroom teacher for two decades. What is a huge loss for the House
Two weeks ago I wrote a column debunking the thought that we don’t have significant legalized wagering going on already in Georgia. We do, and it’s available at every corner store, fully backed by the Georgia constitution, and sanctioned and governed by the Georgia Lottery Corporation. We’re more than a little pregnant on the issue.
This week’s Courier Herald column: In last week’s column I wrote about a new factory coming to north Georgia that will make shoes for Adidas. The facility is unique because it is being billed as a Speedfactory – relying significantly on technology to mass produce products – with many of the employees needing technical skills
Everything old was new again, or so it seemed at the Georgia Capitol on Tuesday, as the inaugural class of the Georgia Consortium for Advanced Technical Training (GA CATT) Program signed apprenticeship agreements that will allow them to graduate from high school with a diploma, an associate degree in Industrial Mechanics via West Georgia Technical
The audience quieted down as the movie industry awards ceremony continued at the Dolby Theater in Hollywood. … And in the category of “Greatest Economic Impact,” the winner is …. Georgia! Governor Nathan Deal announced today that Georgia’s film industry had a $7 billion impact on Georgia’s economy in Fiscal Year 2016, an increase of
This week’s Courier Herald column: The flag draped coffin sitting in the Georgia Capitol’s rotunda indicated that it wasn’t business as usual last week. Yet it was not an overly somber occasion. Instead, it was the increasingly common break from politics as the interior of the gold dome was being used for yet another movie.
This week’s Courier Herald column: Last week I attended the event to launch the Georgia Consortium of Advanced Technical Training that I previewed in my prior column. The program is a pilot that will allow high school students to participate in a three-year apprenticeship program that will have not only graduating on time with a