The Augusta Chronicle addresses a functionality issue on the City Council, who are unable to agree on a Code of Conduct for elected officials.
At some point, you would think voters would wonder exactly what kind of fruit this confrontational, combative approach is bearing. It sure seems bitter and the calories empty.
That retreat can’t come soon enough if commissioners do it right – by going in with open hearts and minds and leaving old prejudices and grudges behind. It can be done – and should be, for the sakes of everyone in this community.
But if they can’t even agree on a simple code of conduct? Where can you go from there?
The Georgia Board of Regents has approved a plan for consolidating campuses.
A millage rate cap added to the City of Brookhaven prospective charter will mean property tax relief for homeowners. A new group called BrookhavenYES will advocate for passage of the city incorporation later this year.
Chat Whitefield and David Doss, who are running for Senate District 52, spoke to the Rome Tea Party and agree on strengthening ethics oversight.
Carroll County voters outside Villa Rica appear to have little interest in Sunday sales of alcohol.
Cobb County Chairman Tim Lee, seeking reelection this year, defended a property tax hike in his State of the County address.
The Savannah Morning News opines that Georgia should drop the sales tax on energy used in manufacturing.
The Rome News-Tribune discusses increasing ethics oversight and the principle of fishing or cutting bait.
SkyNet’s Georgia prescription tracking database is closer to
self-awareness going online.
Girl scout cookies are for sale. Get ’em while you can and check out the new “Savannah Smiles” named after the city in which the Girl Scouts were founded. I’ll happily review the new cookie line here on Peach Pundit if anyone can get me a review box.
Fujifilm has introduced a new X-Pro1 camera and series of lenses. They’re awesome. Fuji also announced a special limited edition all-black version of the awesome X100.