A foolproof plan to stop the Zika virus

1:47 pm Aug. 23, 2016

As the Zika outbreak in Florida reminds us, no one likes blood-sucking parasites that facilitate the spread of disease.

Yet, there seems to be little humans can do to stop mosquitoes or politicians from creating misery.


UGA wins more Olympic medals than most countries

12:03 pm Aug. 16, 2016

In these parts, rooting for the University of Georgia is, as Hank Jr. would say, a family tradition.

My first football jersey was from Florida State, but when that one wore out — circa 1977 —

School’s back; parents and cops rejoice

1:00 pm Aug. 9, 2016

School’s back and parents everywhere are celebrating.

Monday I saw a couple of mothers high-fiving at a grocery store and figured they’d run across one heck of a coupon.

Nope, they were simply happy to reclaim their

Funding the home of the 2036 Braves

11:13 am Aug. 2, 2016

If you’re anything like me you’ve probably sipped a few $10 beers at Turner Field and pondered what the Atlanta Braves will do for a new stadium in 2036.

One recent sweltering evening, as the home

Medical marijuana blunts tax bill, say UGA researchers

3:00 pm Jul. 26, 2016

Georgia may never “free the weed” but legalized medical marijuana could save taxpayers millions, say University of Georgia researchers.

In a recent study, the father-daughter team of David and Ashley Bradford say in the 17 states

Fireworks light up Georgia wallets

2:00 pm Jul. 5, 2016

After hosting four nights of backyard fireworks my DeKalb neighborhood was named the most noisily patriotic in metro Atlanta.

At times, as windows rattled, I was unsure if my neighbors were celebrating America or defending it.


Georgia gators a success story

1:33 pm Jun. 27, 2016

Nothing makes a young person respect nature more than fleeing from it in terror.

In the 1970s, during what seemed like an annual school trip to the Okefenokee Swamp, I made the mistake of walking near