It would appear as if our president has all but given up — not only on his presidency, but on governing at all. With crisis after crisis at every turn there is no late-night candle burning in the White House. Instead that candle is lighting the way for a series of fundraising events.
Originally by: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
In 1997, Gov. Zell Miller appointed me to fill a vacant seat on the five-member State Ethics Commission and then reappointed me to a full term where I served until 2002. It was a rewarding experience and I am proud of the good things we accomplished at the commission.
We saw her a half mile or so from the house, wandering along beside the road. Out in the country where my family and I live, that is certainly nothing odd. No one pens up their dogs, no one really has to. There is plenty of room to roam, and almost no traffic, but this dog, I suspected, was one of the many that low-life dirt bags (bless their hearts) drop off in the country rather than fulfilling the responsibility they have to the adult dogs that were so cute when they were puppies.
This is the time of the year when many people see webworms in trees around their homes. In our area, these caterpillars usually prefer persimmon, pecan and wild cherry trees as their host, but they will feed on the leaves of almost any hardwood.
Originally by: Lisa Kaplan Gordon
Locally, all the Fourth of July pyrotechnics combined may pale when compared to the legal bombshells being lobbed in state and federal courts — or between politicians — this summer.
“I have gotten bad news and am much the worse for it.
A problem of “USB exceeding current status” happened when the computer booted up and displayed the message “USB device over current status detected will shut down in 15 seconds” and shut down in 15 seconds.
I have known since childhood that my brain is prone to hilarious flights of fancy, and I have never minded it a bit. Life is simply too short to be dour and sour.
Editor's note: Mike Lovelady has filed a lawsuit against the City of LaFayette; LaFayette tavern owner continues battle against city officials
Along roads elderberry blooms are everywhere. In South Georgia they are setting fruit; in north Georgia and Kansas they are in full bloom. Elderberry blooms are huge, dinner plate clusters of white flowers similar to Queen Anne's Lace on tall green plants.
With the July 22 runoff elections fast approaching, I called Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Georgia, to get his thoughts on the various races and to see who he thinks will make it to the finals of the November general election and who will be eliminated this round.
Ed Roberts is credited with being the father/inventor of the inexpensive general microcomputer. He created the MITS Altair computer in 1974. It was featured along with him on the cover of Popular Electronics magazine in January 1975. A number of other individuals and companies are recognized for various parts of the microcomputer.
Sally was a bit of an enigma. She viewed herself as progressive, yet at the same time did not wish to divest herself of her theological upbringing. This provided a bit of a problem for her, since many of the positions she held on social issues were clearly at odds with Scripture.
I've had this wallet for nearly a decade and it holds things I think I need. It is so much a part of me that I don't have to think about it and can't remember misplacing it, which is more than I can say for my bundle of keys, but that's for another day.
Local hay and forage producers interested in growing alfalfa should mark their calendar for the upcoming “Alfalfa Production Field Day” that will be conducted by the Walker County Extension Service.