Commentary

Tim Lee: Greenspace proposal

Cobb County, combined with city, school, state and federal entities is fortunate to be home to an abundance of parks, covering more than 16,000 acres of land in our great community.


Mullis: Off and Running in 2016

The first week of the 2016 Georgia General Assembly ended with an assignment to review Governor Deal’s budget recommendations for the FY 2017 budget, as well as the adjusted FY 2016 budget.



Blackburn: 2015: A Year in Review

Happy New Year! I hope you all had a wonderful Christmas and your 2016 is off to a great start! The year upon us promises to be an exciting one and I’m looking forward to leading the fight for reduced government spending, protecting our most vulnerable, and ensuring American families are safe.



Alveda King: Undaunted as Mother Attacked, Mentor Dies; amidst Million Man Rumbles

Last weekend was amazing. My Mother Naomi King was accosted in a carjack attempt, and my pastor and mentor Allen McNair died. Meanwhile, the should be helpful Million Man Marchers were in DC chanting ‘down with America and the Blue Klux Klan.’ If not for the grace of God and the wisdom and sanity taught by Mother, Pastor McNair, Daddy, Granddaddy and Uncle MLK, I would have given way to despair. Still I encourage everyone to remain prayerful and undaunted.


Tim Lee: A week for appreciation

Public Safety Appreciation Week is Oct. 5-10. During this week, the entire Cobb Community will come together to honor and recognize first responders who risk their lives daily to protect ours. This week is also a great reminder that public safety is the most important service that local governments provide.


Six takeaways from Taste of Buckhead

Hundreds turned out for the annual Taste of Buckhead. Held Sept. 24, 2015, in the venerable Buckhead Theatre in the heart of Buckhead Village, attendees sampled dishes from more than 20 restaurants and sampled beverages from a myriad of beer, wine and spirits vendors. The annual event is produced by the Buckhead Business Association (BBA).