ALPHARETTA, Ga. — These days there’s so much gridlock and partisan fighting in Washington that it seems impossible to enact even the most apolitical, common-sense changes. And before you project your own beliefs onto me, let me be clear, I’m talking about the penny.
These days there’s so much gridlock and partisan fighting in Washington that it seems impossible to enact even the most apolitical, common-sense changes. And before you project your own beliefs onto me, let me be clear, I’m talking about the penny.
Labor Day weekend, I had the great pleasure of attending Dragon Con, Atlanta’s largest pop culture convention.
I know when you read a story about the great outdoors in your Herald paper, it’s usually by Steve Hudson. And you probably don’t expect anyone to talk about the Appalachian Trail but Ray Appen.
At the beginning of this month, Fulton County Commissioners reappointed a member of the Board of Assessors to another four-year term. The vote was controversial because the North Fulton representatives had been trying to appoint a new candidate to the position.
Writing a story about Chinese New Year this week gave me an opportunity to revisit my Chinese zodiac.
In most films that take place in a high school, there will be scene where a character goes around and introduces the new student, the audience surrogate, to all of the school’s cliques.
When you go to school to be a journalist, they teach you a few things when writing a story. Is it timely? Local? Impactful? And is there conflict?
Regardless of your personal favorite holiday, regardless even of if you celebrate it, there is no denying that Christmas is a league above the rest for its impact on American society.
Of all the major American holidays, Thanksgiving is undoubtedly my least favorite.
One of the tenets of the Society of Professional Journalist Code of Ethics is that media professionals should “expose unethical conduct in journalism” and publicly hold other news organizations and themselves accountable.
There are several things I have in common with my aunt Pattye. A love of musical theatre. A hatred of double spaces after periods.
“Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.”
“Promises made, promises kept.” That is one of the key themes of Johns Creek’s 2019 budget, according to Mayor Mike Bodker. It is also a motto the council should keep in mind when it considers projects funded by the $40 million park bond.
For some, Labor Day weekend can bring the blessing of relaxation. Three whole days with no commitments. Plenty of time to catnap in the warm weather, maybe finish a summer read.
At a Aug. 13 Johns Creek City Council meeting, the council approved a construction contract for 2,100 feet of sidewalk connecting Buice Road to existing sidewalk on Autry Mill Road.
In the less than two months I have covered Johns Creek, I have already witnessed the City Council officially recognize four Eagle Scouts.