Wednesday May 22
No charges in helicopter incident
No charges are being filed against a Barrow County property owner over his alleged threat to shoot down a helicopter on May 10.
Fri May 17, 2013
Poll shows Georgia Senate race wide open, Handel has little pull with women
The ever-growing pack of candidates for the U.S. Senate have a wide-open running field, according to a survey released at the start of the Georgia Republican Convention.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Florida Times-Union
Governor imposes restrictions on adoption of common core standards
Gov. Nathan Deal signed an executive order Wednesday putting in place restrictions on a set of academic standards adopted by the state that have faced growing opposition in recent months by tea party and conservative groups.
Father of BOC member could face charges in helicopter incident involving Sonny Perdue
The father of a Barrow County commissioner is under investigation for allegedly threatening to shoot down a helicopter last Friday that reportedly was carrying former Georgia Gov.
Tue May 14, 2013
Charlie Harper: Education vs. political ignorance
It is no longer polite to talk about the Common Core curriculum in many conservative circles.
Ga. businessman Perdue to explore US Senate bid
Georgia businessman David Perdue, cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue, says he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate.
Mon May 13, 2013
Common Core Is Now A Common Enemy of Conservatives
It is no longer polite to talk about the Common Core standards in many conservative circles.
Fri May 10, 2013
Payday loan shops prey on the elderly and poor
In response to Ms. Woods' letter, I highly disagree with her defense on these payday loan places.
Sat May 04, 2013
Blackmon: Common Core uncommonly problematic
We've gotten ourselves into a mighty pickle. With "leadership" from the National Governors Association and the Council of Chief State School Officers, the nation has jumped willy-nilly into a new set of educational standards for our children.
Thu May 02, 2013
Schools chief to visit Cobb, weigh in on Common Core
State Schools Superintendent John Barge is coming to Cobb County on Saturday to address concerns about the controversial Common Core standards.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
'Culture of abusive hazing' alleged at Young Harris College
Before she started classes at Young Harris College in 2012, freshman Jo Hannah Burch enthusiastically pledged with a sorority called Gamma Psi.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Cobb School Board Nixes Math Books
The battle against Common Core curriculum standards came to Cobb County Thursday night.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
On This Day In 2003,The Georgia Legislature Omitted "Confederate flag" Design From State Flag
In a 2001 survey on state and provincial flags in North America conducted by the North American Vexillological Association, the redesigned Georgia flag was ranked the worst by a wide margin; the group stated that the flag "violates all the principles of good flag design." In 2002, Sonny Perdue was elected Governor of Georgia, partially on a ... (more)
Wed Apr 24, 2013
GOP leaders join anti-Common Core stance
Local Republican leaders are warning the Cobb County Board of Education about a vote scheduled today on the purchase of millions of dollars of textbooks they believe will tie the system into the Obama administration's nationally prescribed Common Core curriculum.