Georgia lawmakers continue to look for ways to address the startling crime rate in Atlanta. The House Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee, chaired by State Representative J. Collins (R-Villa Rica), held a town hall meeting late last week to hear from residents in downtown Atlanta on ways to address crime.read more
You didn’t learn this from most Georgia media, but Nicki Minaj supporters marched on the Atlanta headquarters of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) last week chanting that the pop star “told the truth” with her comments about COVID vaccines.read more
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its report of the investigation into the capsizing of the Golden Ray vehicle carrier on Tuesday.read more
Several Democratic members of the Georgia Congressional Delegation want to grow public transportation across the state, specifically, they say, as a means of “connecting affordable housing with transit networks in order to serve riders and commuters in low-income communities.”read more
It didn’t get much mainstream media attention, but the Atlanta-based Trafalgar Group released a survey of Georgia’s 2022 Republican U.S. Senate primary showing new entry and former UGA/NFL football star Herschel Walker with a huge lead over other candidates:read more
The Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia has kicked off the search for the next president of Kennesaw State University — naming two committees to spearhead the national search.read more
A dozen rural schools have been chosen as recipients of education grants totaling over $115,000, according to the Georgia Foundation for Public Education (GFPE).read more
The Town at Trilith is one of the most unconventional communities in Georgia. A “creative community” based around Trilith Studios – formerly known as Pinewood Studios – near Fayetteville south of Atlanta, it recently sold its 200th home and currently is home to nearly 1000 residents.read more
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‘I’d trade all my tomorrows for one single yesterday’
–Kris Kristofferson and Fred Foster, “Me and Bobby McGee”
This haunting lyric, made famous by the legendary Janis Joplin, has been stuck in my brain as the 20th anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
President Gerald Ford often was disparagingly and unfairly said to be “unable to walk and chew gum at the same time.” Recent comments by U.S. Army Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley responding to questions about the decision to evacuate Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan tells us that our nation’s leaders appear to have lost the will to take on more than one mission at the same time.
Mask mandates. Critical Race Theory. Transgender discussions. Debates about Covid-19 vaccination status.
It used to be that back to school meant reading lists, math homework, extracurricular activities and finding your homeroom.