Atlanta Had Fourth-Most Growth From 2010

Here’s a temporary reprieve from Coronapol: the Census Bureau released data on the fastest-growing counties and cities of the last decade. No Georgia counties were in the top-10 fastest-growing counties. Atlanta is still the ninth-most-populous city with 6,020,364 residents as of July 1, 2019. That’s up from 5,286,718 on April 1, 2010. The extra 733,466

Judge Carla Wong McMillan Appointed To GA Supreme Court; Colvin, Pipkin To Court Of Appeals

It’s a big day for Georgia’s appellate courts, as Governor Brian Kemp has made three appointments. Appeals Court Judge Carla Wong McMillan has been elevated to Georgia’s highest court. Filling two vacancies on Georgia’s Court of Appeals are Verda M Coleman and John A. “Trey” Pipkin III. McMillan is taking the seat vacated by Justice

Morning Reads for Friday, March 27, 2020

What would Lewis Grizzard, the patron saint of GeorgiaPol, have to say about The Present Pestilence?  I couldn’t find any notable quotes, so leave what you think would be a good Lewis-ism in the comments.  RIP Bill Bartholomay. Life at our house. Free KK donuts on Monday to healthcare workers!  Mary Norwood urging GOPers to

GA State Representative Gambill Joins 5 State Senators Having Covid-19

From the Georgia House of Representatives: State Representative Matthew Gambill (R-Cartersville) has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19).  He began a period of self-quarantine over the weekend of Friday, March 13, after learning he had been exposed to someone who tested positive for the virus. On Monday, March 16, Rep. Gambill was tested for

Nine Percent of State Senate Now Tested Positive for COVID-19

With the news that Senator Lester Jackson tested positive for coronavirus, an alarming nine percent of the State Senate has tested positive for the disease. That would be Senators Jackson and Nikema Williams (9.6% of the Democratic caucus) with their Republican colleagues Bruce Thompson, Kay Kirkpatrick and Brandon Beach (8.3% of the Republican caucus). Congressman

#GA Elementary and Secondary Schools Closed for In-Person Instruction for Another Month

For Immediate Release Thursday, March 26, 2020 Kemp Closes K-12 Public Schools Through April 24 Atlanta, GA – Today Governor Brian P. Kemp issued Executive Order 03.26.20.02 closing public elementary and secondary schools for in-person instruction through April 24, 2020. Students may return to school on Monday, April 27, 2020. “I am deeply grateful to State School Superintendent Richard

Morning Reads – Thursday, March 26, 2020

Aye! Corona If this isn’t enough to make you stay home, nothing will be. But it could still be worse – like getting charged with attempted murder. Rural America watching from the sidelines. But the market continues you to evolve...sort o Of America and sacrifice: Is the country ready to step up? Mobile phone industry

Morning Reads for International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade (March 25)

Normally, I opt for fun days for my holidays and observances, but since today is the annual International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade, I thought it would be best to lift up a prayer for these people who suffered so greatly for our prosperity, and for those