University System of Georgia uses loophole to lobby lawmakers

...R-Columbus. "I am not sure being employed by the state should be an excuse to not have to register."In a statement, House Speaker David Ralston ? who led the effort for updated ethics regulations ? said Georgia's ethics reform is working as it should...

Former Colt Ben Utecht delivers serious message through music

...the University of Minnesota, will have a significant impact on his future health.Now a singer-songwriter and in-demand speaker, Utecht wanted to ensure that his family will always remember him as a bright, clever and insightful person. What better...

Upcoming Calendar

...JR. MEMORIAL OBSERVANCE: 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 19, First Presbyterian Church; the Rev. Charles E. Goodman Jr., speaker; guests include Mayor Hardie Davis, former Mayor Deke Copenhaver, county commissioners, Sheriff Richard Roundtree, Fire...

Eugene Binet

...peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters and scientific exhibits. On numerous occasions Dr. Binet was an invited speaker at scientific meetings and medical conventions. He made many trips to other medical centers as visiting professor. For many...

Music by Turner: 40 years ago, listeners tuned in to 'Mad Music Asylum'

...seriously, too, by placing one of our voices in the left speaker and the other in the right in an attempt to mess with people's...pan our voices from one side of the listeners' rooms or car speakers to the other, much to our great delight. Yes, we were easily...

Rants & Raves

...can agree that the problem is too many standardized tests. Thank you, No Child Left Behind (a bill that our current House Speaker John Boehner co-sponsored). Stop teaching to the tests, and our kids would actually learn something useful! Note that...

SLED releases investigative report on former speaker

...released a heavily redacted version of its report on former House Speaker Bobby Harrell on Tuesday, offering details into prosecutors...wrongdoing involving the Legislature or other matters. Harrell, speaker since 2005, was among the state's most powerful politicians...

Faith briefs

...at Golden Corral Restaurant on Bobby Jones Expressway in Martinez. All meetings are open to the public.Through December, speakers will be: Dec. 10 ? Rev. Katina Davis of The Great Movement of God Ministry; Dec. 17 ? Tony Powers, host of Powers...

Expo offers business owners advice

...community, focused on businesses building strategic alliances and cultivating entrepreneurial thinking.The expo featured guest speakers Kimberly King from the Georgia Department of Transportation and Dr. Anthony Robinson, a business professor from Georgia Regents...

Greenbrier's Wolfpack get motivated by guest speaker Brian Cain

After bringing his high-energy approach to the Greenbrier girls softball team two years ago, sports psychologist and performance coach Brian Cain was back.