Five Things I Can Do If My Power Shuts Off During Hurricane Matthew

I’m writing this blog pre-Hurricane Matthew, so I’m very optimistic at this point that everything will be fine. I’ve already got water, non-perishable items, matches and candles at the house. I’m all set with basic requirements for living. However, I’m not necessarily prepared for the boredom that may set in if the power is out…

Front Porch Sittin’ in Liberty County

We celebrated the first official day of fall last week. Yes, we understand it’s still hot outside, it is south Georgia what do you expect? The first official day of fall is celebrated between September 21-24 each year because it is the autumnal equinox. What does this mean? On the equinox the sun will rise…

High-Speed Broadband Communications Access

The Carl Vincent Institute of Government at the University of Georgia is currently assisting the Georgia General Assembly’s Joint High-Speed Broadband Communications Access for all Georgians Study Committee by providing a web based survey tool for Georgians to report their access to broadband. The goal is to get rural Georgians to visit the website http://broadband.georgia.gov/…