Tag: Georgia

Georgia Has Won this Round of the Water Wars

The Supreme Court has ruled 9-0 that Florida failed to show that additional water flow from Georgia would save its struggling oyster industry, thus ending one of the more infamous disputes in the Water Wars saga that has been raging since the 1990s. The opinion, written by Justice Amy Coney Barrett, notes that Florida did

Governor Kemp Makes Adjustments; Bars, Nightclubs & Live Event Venues Remain Closed

I started with that headline in hopes that national media, specifically those at CNBC, take notice. It seems some segments of New York based media enjoy reporting that Georgia is “fully open” with “no restrictions”, when in fact, Georgia has significant restrictions on those businesses that have been allowed to reopen, with some such as

Morning Reads for International Men’s Day (November 19)

Good morning, and happy International Men’s Day, an observance in its 20th year today. First celebrated in Trinidad and Tobago, International Men’s Day focuses on positive role models and men’s well-being, particularly men’s health. This year’s theme is “Making a Difference for Men and Boys.” And now, the news: Pat Conroy Aw, shucks. I’ve officially

Former Congressman Jack Brinkley dies in Columbus at 88

Earlier this morning, former Congressman Jack Brinkley (D-Columbus) died at St. Francis Hospital of natural causes, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. Congressman Brinkley was born in Faceville, Georgia in Decatur County on December 22, 1930. He received his undergraduate degree from Young Harris College and served as a pilot in the United States Air Force. He