Morning Reads — August 15th

Happy Monday, everyone! I learned that Myrtle Beach is trashier than I’ve been told. It’s very trashy. Let’s get to the news. Jawja Tricia Pridemore teaches us to cook delicious fried chicken. Rejoice! Two Newnan businesses are giving free meals to police officers to show their support. A manhunt is underway to find the man

JQC Chair resigns over 1st Amendment Controversy

Super Court Judge Brenda Weaver announced her resignation as Chair of the Judicial Qualification Commission in a message to fellow Commission board members today. Judge Weaver, under fire for her role in the issuing of an indictment against a Fannin County publisher and his attorney, told Commission members: I sincerely appreciate the opportunity I was

Happy Birthday IrishPat

Pat Malone, a/k/a, “IrishPat” is having a birthday today.  I’m not going to ask his age, but he’s around for some mature guidance to the rest of us ruffians around here.  He’s one of our newer contributors but has already made his mark with us, and gives us a bit of additional coverage of what’s

Appellate Court Squashes FCC Municipal Broadband Ruling

The US Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals said the Federal Communications Commission did not have the authority to override state laws that prevent municipalities from providing broadband Internet access.  Georgia isn’t necessarily affected by this ruling with a bill that would have prevented municipalities from offering broadband access failing passage during the 2013 legislative session.