Over Memorial Day weekend, we took our first family vacation. We loaded up JP and the baby circus and headed to beautiful Tybee Island, Ga. While driving on I-16, we were amazed at the bleakness of it. I’m from Alabama, so you know I have credibility when I say this: there ain’t jack out there. It makes […]
We were on I-85 South, headed toward Montgomery, Ala. on the second stretch of the Tour de Baby. My infant son, J.P., was in the car seat and I was sitting next to him in the back seat. My wife was driving our red Ford Focus and my mother-in-law was riding shotgun. Two 18-wheelers were […]
Editor’s note: Lovie was my wife’s grandmother. She died one year ago this month. I gave this eulogy at her funeral. I didn’t know Lovie as long as most of you here. I first met her 10 years ago, when my wife and I began dating. I loved hearing Lovie talk. Whenever she opened her […]
A report about an incident involving a federal judge accused of assaulting his wife during their stay Atlanta says the incident started after his wife accused him of having an affair. On Aug. 9, Atlanta Police arrested U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller at the Ritz Carlton on Peachtree Street in downtown Atlanta. Fuller was charged […]
A federal judge from Alabama was arrested in Atlanta on Saturday, Aug. 9, and charged with domestic violence against his wife. Atlanta Police said, “On August 9, 2014 at aproximately10:47 pm, Zone 5 units received a call at 181 Peachtree Street (Ritz Carlton). Officers spoke to the victim, who stated she was assaulted by her […]
Wetumpka, Ala., has a casino. You’ve probably seen the ads in the Atlanta MARTA stations. The 20-story Wind Creek Wetumpka hotel is the tallest building here, looming over the city’s quaint, empty downtown. It’s owned and operated by the Poarch Band of Creek Indians as a tax-free business venture. The Poarch Band of Creek […]
Editor’s note: The Iron Bowl, the annual Alabama-Auburn game, is Saturday, Nov. 30. This one is for all the irons. I’ve been an outsider living in the state of Georgia for about three years now. I’m from Alabama and attended the appropriately-named University of Alabama. You might have heard of us. We currently posses the […]
What do you know, it’s September! I was at the Georgia Dome for the Chick-Fil-A Kickoff game, and I took a bunch of pictures.