Dick Yarbrough: What would Will Rogers think of Republicans today? | columns

American humorist Will Rogers once observed: “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” There’s no question that if old Will were around today, he’d probably be a Republican. The Grand Old Party gives new meaning to the term disorganized. For example, former University of Georgia football legend Herschel … Read more

Today in History — July 26 | lifestyles

Today is Tuesday, July 26, the 207th day of 2022. There are 158 days left in the year. Today’s HighlightsOn July 26, 2016, Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated for president by a major political party at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. In this dayIn 1775, the Continental Congress established a Post Office … Read more

Waiting Game: Whatley tries to speed up a coin toss; Hovey says he doesn’t expect one ‘any time soon’ | Government and politics

LAUREN JOHNSON The coin toss to break the tie between Jay Hovey and incumbent Tom Whatley in the state Senate District 27 race has yet to happen, and if Hovey gets his wish, it won’t happen at all. Early Wednesday morning, a Whatley spokesperson issued a statement from the incumbent saying the coin draw was … Read more