It’s Monday the 19th, which makes it the day after our favorite Teri Anulewicz’s birthday. Happiest of belated birthdays from all of us here at GAPol. Emory and Georgia Tech are among the South’s Top 15 Schools according to Forbes. West Nile has come to Georgia. We might own Greenland sometime in the future? Y’all.
The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) has added four Republicans from Georgia running for Congress to the “On the Radar” list for its Young Guns program. The four candidates are former Rep. Karen Handel (GA-6), Ben Bullock (GA-7), Lynne Homrich (GA-7), and GA Sen. Renee Unterman (GA-7). The Young Guns program “mentors and supports candidates
Georgia girl singing at The Met. “Delight of the Masses” is my new band name. (+ seafood) Braves announcers, well, just look at this list. Yes, but will they have enough power to run the floaty chairs? This isn’t good. If the shoe fits… The Tweet to end all Tweets. A porch! A porch! My
GA-6 The AJC is reporting that Donnie Bolena, Republican candidate for GA-6, has withdrawn from the race due to pressure from GOP officials to drop out. In a Facebook post, Bolena referred to himself as a “white nationalist” which did not sit well with a lot of people, including possibly the President Donald Trump camp.
In 2018, at least 159 first responders nationwide died from suicide. That is nearly 10% more than the total number of line-of-duty deaths. This week 9th District Congressman Doug Collins hosted a mental health symposium for First Responders at Lanier Tech. Collins had these thoughts on the issues: Mental health is just as essential as
Who’d’ve thunk Kemp’s hemp law would lead to much of Georgia radically reforming marijuana enforcement. Looking at the recent news it’s time to start seriously thinking full-scale legalization as nearly 1/3 of Georgia will have laxer weed laws. Dekalb County today became the third metro county in a week to say they will no longer
The Arizona’s Steakhouse at Stonecrest Mall just got a 21 on its health inspection. It takes effort and dedication to get a 21. Either that, or a health inspector who is playing for keeps. Every time I drive by the (now-closed) Chico and Chang’s on Ponce, I remember the 68 score from 2016 that more
Today is the 105th birthday of the Panama Canal. The Panama Canal was officially opened to commercial traffic on this date in 1914 as an American ship sailed from the Atlantic to the Pacific Ocean. The first vessel to pass through the canal was the American cargo and passenger ship SS Ancon. Peaches Georgia’s first
UGA X is #1, and Athens is #2. Interpret that how you like… Stacey Abrams is still looking for a job. I-85 in south Georgia will become the test ground for fire retardant roads connected highways. Fort Valley based Blue Bird delivered 155 Natural Gas powered buses to the Kansas City school system. GT’s College
Speaker of the Georgia House David Ralston’s office issued a press release today, which can be seen in full below, stating that they will begin working on Gov. Brian Kemp’s request for cuts in the 2020 and 2021 state budgets. Ralston states in the press release: “Looking for cuts in an already lean-state budget will