FORT STEWART-Time heals all wounds, the saying goes. Still, after 25 years, the loss of comrades-in-arms was felt as the name of each of the 16 members of the 24thInfantry Division killed during Operation Desert Shield and Desert Storm was read aloud Friday morning in front of Fort Stewart's Desert Storm Memorial.
Gabrielle Usher, a senior at Effingham County High School, paged at the State Capitol for Majority Leader Jon Burns on Feb. 19. Usher was able to meet the Speaker of the House, David Ralston during her duties serving as page.
We ended our week on Friday with a flurry of activity in the Georgia House, in anticipation of Crossover Day on Monday. Our legislation this session continues to reflect our priorities of protecting our families, encouraging job growth and promoting economic development.
In the sixth week of the legislative session, our focus primarily turned to issues regarding criminal activity and personal safety. Every family in our district has one thing in common: we all want a community where we can live, work and play without fear of crime and violence.
Senate or House bills not passed by one of the bodies by Day 30, February 29, are considered dead for the 2016 session as a freestanding bill. Both bodies will be considering the other's legislation for the remainder of the session.
I had intended to provide you with an in-depth analysis of the SEC primary this week but that will have to wait. For one thing, Junior E. Lee, general manager of the Yarbrough Worldwide Media and Pest Control Company, located in Greater Garfield, Georgia, tells me that he is going to need time to pore over the results. Currently, he is tied up rummaging around in Aunt Flossy Felmer's drawers looking for fire ants. In addition to being one of this nation's most highly respected political analysts, Junior is also a certified pest control professional.
WASHINGTON, D.C.-U.S. Rep. Rick Allen (R-Augusta) announced his staff will be holding community office hours in Springfield on March 9 from 1-3 p.m at the Effingham County Board of Commissioners Administrative Complex.
Several homeowners have contacted the office recently because of issues with moss in their yard. Many are noticing this thick, mat forming plant in areas that grass is no longer growing or the grass is fading out. This plant is not a very competitive plant and usually "shows up" in areas where nothing else will grow. The good news for those dealing with this issue is the options for control or renovation is numerous.
STATESBORO-Ogeechee Judicial Circuit Assistant District Attorney Michael Muldrew officially announced Friday his intentions to run for Superior Court Judge for the Ogeechee Judicial Circuit, comprised of Bulloch, Effingham, Jenkins and Screven counties.
March 02, 2016|
By Holli Bragg
In earlier columns, I have described the communication necessary before and during a marriage, and some of the important issues that should be on the table for discussion. But there is one associated factor that ought to be mentioned - one we pastors assume is taking place - when these discussions do occur.