– Great stories and not a dog among them –
Here in the great state of Georgia . . .
WABE’s Dennis O’Hayer conducts an interview of interest with Atlanta’s Mayor Kasim Reed
The Macon Water Authority’s pension plan was washed up, but the state legislature passed a bill allowing the body to end it for new hires
Floyd County Tornado results in one death and five school closures
Intentionally set fire damages Methodist church
Amazingly, the FBI says a sheriff not from Dodge County took bribes. The information emerged in a trial resulting in the sentencing of Talbot County Sheriff’s deputies to federal prison on corruption charges.
And there is a dog story, after all: Georgia Representative Penny Houston (R-Nashville) has proposed a bill making owners of vicious dogs felons under certain circumstances.
Georgia school systems must allow students in grades K-12 access to online courses and beginning in 2014 9th-graders must take at least one on-line course in order to graduate. The bill was proposed by State Senator Chip Rogers (R-Woodstock).
Georgia Attorney General Sam Olens has declared the ongoing tri-state water war and voting rights laws his top priorities.
National stories of interest . . .
More chicks digging sweater vests! Santorum’s support increases among women.
Apparently President Obama has an energy policy, because he’s defending it. Who knew?
For a ‘Green’ company, Solyndra has left behind a nightmare of waste that needs to be removed
The so-called ‘Honeymoon Killer’ is not a murderer an Alabama judge has ruled
Some stories I like . . .
On Saturday in Columbus, you can check out the 2012 Valley Interfaith Promise Bed Race
Researchers seek ultimate marketing tool: ‘Going viral’.
Savannah’s River Street through the years in pictures.
Reporters are fleeing Syria. Perhaps they will emigrate to Washington and find out who approved ‘Operation Fast and Furious’.