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What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

The Supreme Court upheld the health care law today in a splintered, complex opinion that appears to give President Obama a major victory.

What questions remain in your mind regarding the Supreme Court's decision? 

We are working to explore how this affects you. 

Comment below in the Comment Section to share your thoughts.  

Milledgeville City Marshal Passes Away

Milledgeville City Marshal Passes Away

Update: Jack Graham's memorial service is scheduled for Thursday, June 28 at 5 p.m. That'll be at 492 Kings Rd.

The family will receive friends from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 26 at Williams Funeral Home.

Milledgeville City Marshal and longtime public servant Jack Graham passed away Thursday morning.

According to his obituary, he passed away peacefully at age 60.

See his full obituary here.

Baldwin County Among Georgia's High Unemployment Rates

Baldwin County Among Georgia's High Unemployment Rates

The Georgia Department of Labor announced today that the preliminary unemployment rate in Baldwin County was   11.9 percent in May.

Milledgeville is one of 67 Georgian counties above 10 percent.

That's compared to Georgia's overall unemployment rate of 8.9 percent.

Metro Macon rose to 9.4 percent in May, up three-tenths of a percentage point from 9.1 percent in April, a Georgia Department of Labor news release says.

The rate was 10.1 percent in May 2011. 

Overall, Georgia's unemployment rate remained unchanged from April to May in 2011 and is down from May 2010, where the unemployment rate was 9.8 percent.

Georgia College Alumnus Earns International Award

Georgia College Alumnus Earns International Award

 

 Alex Gregory, who holds two master’s degrees from Georgia College and has served for more than 20 years as a member of the Foundation Board of Trustees, has been awarded the Mike Mansfield Award, presented by The Japan-America Society of Georgia.

“I am proud and honored to receive this award,” said Gregory, chairman of YKK Corporation of America’s board of directors and president and CEO of the Marietta-based company. “The relationship between Georgia and Japan has really blossomed in the nearly 40 years since I went to work for YKK in Macon.  Fostering good will between Japan and Georgia comes naturally to me and to most Georgia citizens.”

Georgia College Professor Named in Top 50 Journalism Professors

Georgia College Professor Named in Top 50 Journalism Professors

Georgia College has an extra reason to be proud today.

Dr. Ginger Carter Miller, Professor of Mass Communications at Georgia College, has been named among the Top 50 Journalism Professors in the United States.

The list, from Journalismdegree.org, names 50 "admirable professors, in no particular order."

Information for Baldwin County Voters

Information for Baldwin County Voters

Every eligible registered voter in Baldwin County will receive a new precinct card.  The card (a small white post card) lists the voter's districts and voting location.  Voters are reminded to review the card to identify changes in U.S. Congressional, Georgia House, and in some cases County Commission and Board of Education district numbers (representative changes).

What action should a voter take if they do not receive a new precinct card?

  1. Verify their information on file at sos.ga.gov link to the My Voter Page (MVP).
  2. Visit the Voter Registrar's office, Suite 102 of the Baldwin County Courthouse.
  3. Contact the Voter Registrar's office at 478-445-4526.

 

'Rare' Audio: Flannery O'Connor Reads Her Work Aloud

'Rare' Audio: Flannery O'Connor Reads Her Work Aloud

Audio of Flannery O'Connor reading her work, "A Good Man is Hard to Find" can be heard online.

From Open Culture

In April of 1959–five years before her death at the age of 39 from lupus–O’Connor ventured away from her secluded family farm in Milledgeville, Georgia, to give a reading at Vanderbilt University. She read one of her most famous and unsettling stories, “A Good Man is Hard to Find.”