Lewis to be honored

U.S. Rep. John Lewis will be honored by the NAACP at its annual Image Awards later this month, receiving the 2020 Chairman Award.  The civil rights icon, who recently announced he has been diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer, is being honored as a “modern hero...

Supreme Court Justice Helps Open Judicial Center

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas came to Atlanta Tuesday morning to help dedicate and open the new Nathan Deal Judicial Center.  Named of course for former Gov. Nathan Deal, who was also on hand, the building is the state’s first entirely dedicated to...

Savannah Harbor Expansion Stays on Track

It’s good to have friends in high places.  News came in this week that for the fourth straight year the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project will receive full funding from the Trump administration.  The FY 2021 budget includes $93.6 million to stay on track, a move...

In-state college tuition for some illegal aliens

Several state House Democrats  propose legislation to allow “deferred action” illegal immigrant high school students still subject to deportation to pay in-state tuition at any public college. Currently such students pay out-of state tuition in all public...

Ports Authority makes a major purchase

It seems like every week there is another eye-popping press release from the Georgia Ports Authority, which continues to break shipping records and expand at a feverish pace.  This week it was announced the acquisition of 145 contiguous acres near the Port of...

No more Columbus Day?

Atlanta Public Schools administrators this week voted unanimously in favor of getting rid of Columbus Day – or at least the name.  The holiday, October 12th, would still be honored but be renamed ‘Indigenous Peoples’ Day,’ which some critics prefer...

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