Former U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston was the featured speaker at the Marietta Business Association’s monthly lunch Monday where he discussed the process of deepening the Savannah Harbor and how that mission benefits Georgians across the state, even all the way up North in Cobb County.read more
Another comic from famed illustrator Rick McKee of the Augusta Chronicle, this time poking fun at Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District Jon Ossoff and the much lamented fact that he doesn’t actually live in the district he wants to represent.read more
As the Atlanta metro area was dealing with an interstate collapse, an interstate upheaval and a special election heretofore unheard of, energy watchers were eyeing the news from Toshiba that it was filing bankruptcy for its subsidiary, Westinghouse Electric Company. The news has put the future of the Plant Vogtle expansion in doubt and it remains uncertain when, or even if, the new reactors will be completed. The news is bad enough for Public Service Commissioner Tim Echols to declare on Twitter, “I hope Georgians never buy another Toshiba product or service ever again. Bankrupting WEC Nuclear so they escape a contract is shameful.”read more
InsiderAdvantage contacted several Georgia prosecutors– who for obvious reasons choose not be identified— who are appalled that Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and his prosecutors didn’t oppose bond for accused I-85 bridge burner Basil Eleby. Superior Court Judge Ural Glanville ultimately approved a bond agreement that prosecutors cut with Eleby’s lawyers that puts this career criminal back onto the street.read more
Doraville city planners are prepared to consider a new rezoning request for a major live-work-play development that revamp the city’s image.read more
This neat map from the AJC shows how each of the individual precincts in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District voted on Tuesday.read more
The race to replace Tom Price in Georgia’s 6th District clearly stole the headlines on Wednesday morning, but there were a handful of other local races on the ballot across Metro Atlanta.read more
The results of the 6th District special election are the key topic on the most recent Georgia Gang, where the discussion goes far more in depth than most national shows.read more
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When I heard the sad news that former U.S. Rep. Dawson Mathis (D.-GA) died on April 17, I recalled my first interview with the Peach State lawmaker and former TV newscaster. That was in 1979, when I was a rookie reporter and Mathis was in his fifth term and at the top of his game as a congressional “wheeler-dealer.”
To the utter shock and dismay of the mainstream media and the political punditry class, the Democrat did not capture a majority of the votes in Tuesday’s Sixth Congressional District special election in Georgia. Instead, Jon Ossoff will face former Secretary of State Karen Handel in a runoff on June 20.
As voters in the Georgia 6th Congressional District head to the polls on Tuesday, most of the candidates vying for their votes are attempting to identify themselves in relation to the new Donald Trump administration. Indeed, many thought leaders define the philosophies of the candidates based upon whether they are adherents of “Trumpism.”