Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Look, the young woman is with child and shall bear a son, and shall name him Immanuel. Isaiah 7:14
The good news is that the race for SD 28 is coming to a close as voters go to the polls today. The bad news is no more of the Times-Herald’s excellent coverage of local political races for a few months.
In House District 68, six candidates will vie to make the January 3d runoff.
Tybee Island and Savannah voters will be heading to their respective polling places to vote in local races.
The League of Women Voters has a handy list of metro Atlanta jurisdictions voting today.
Electeds, lobbyists, state workers and reporters are preparing for the 2012 Session of the Georgia General Assembly.
The intellectual center of Georgia, Emory University celebrates its 175th anniversary this week. Steve Goss has a great interview with Dr. Gary S. Hauk, Vice-President and unofficial University historian. Find it here and here. A convocation will be held Wednesday from 11 AM to noon at Glenn Memorial.
The Savannah Morning News has liberal media elites simultaneously clucking their tongues indignantly and admiring their chutzpah when they use the word “Suckertude” in a headline describing President Obama’s donor base.
The debate over creating a City of Brookhaven (suggested motto: We Can Haz Lower Taxes) has gotten personal, with State Rep. Mike Jacobs at the center, and a lot of whining outside agitators calling him names.
Meanwhile LibDems are lauding Rep. Scott Holcomb for filing a bill to require legislators to pass drug tests. If taking an idea from one of your colleagues and asking Legislative Counsel to turn it into a bill passes for brilliance in the GDP, we can all rest peacefully knowing our Republican dominance will last at least a lifetime.
The father of Muscogee County District Attorney Julia Slater has been charged in Alabama with enticing a child.
Atlanta Progressive News notes that the Atlanta Journal-Constitution appears to be systematically suppressing the sources of news items that don’t originate from within the Cox Media Empire. That’s one reason I’m now systematically declining to link to AJC stories where I can get the same information elsewhere. There’s another reason too.
Upcoming Christmas concerts
Peachtree Road United Methodist Church will present our annual “Many Moods of Christmas” concert this Sunday, December 11th at 5:30 PM featuring Handel’s Messiah. Nothing conveys the glory of the season quite like a very large and impressive organ. The Great Organ is the largest mechanical action pipe organ ever built by a British firm.
On Sunday, December 12th at 5:30 PM, Peachtree Road will present the Service of Lessons and Carols.
Porsche, I’m available for that test drive now!
The new 2012 Porsche 911 is now being flogged to enthusiast magazines and websites for test drives. You’d think they’d want the greatest political blog in the home state of their US Operations to feature their newest technological miracle, right?
The same offer holds true for Georgia Power/Southern Company and their Tesla Roadster. Purely for scientifical purposes, of course. I’ll even drive to Alabama for you guys.