Title: Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to Promulgate Rules Governing Eligible Telecommunications Carriers 515-12-1-.35
There was lengthy discussion about the database provision and the
$5 minimum charge in those rules.
Commissioner Wise didn’t like the database as proposed and asked
for an indefinite hold until they had a database that was verifiable.
Commissioner Echols asked whether the current proposal would be like
a hold anyway, since it would involve another hearing. Staff said yes.
Commissioner Everett asked Continue reading →
While the Valdosta Daily Times, WCTV, and WALB remain silent
about the Quitman 10,
and all you hear on local TV is
the D.A. giving his opinion of the case,
in faraway Macon Patrick Davis digs into more things we should be hearing.
Brad Shealy, who had been the long-time chairman of the Brooks Board
of Education faced the prospect of being voted out as chairman and
witnessing a majority-black Brooks County Board of Education for the
first time ever.
Shealy lost his position when new leadership was elected in January
Shealy’s day job is the assistant district attorney under J. David
Miller who originally started the investigation back in the late
summer of 2010.
The former Brooks County school board chairman works for the D.A.’s office?
And the D.A. is going on TV for pre-trial propaganda in the case?
Local viewers of Fox News on Sunday morning might have seen a
familiar face on their screen, as South Georgia Judicial Circuit
District Attorney Joe Mulholland was interviewed by the national
news station about his prosecution of a voter-fraud case in Brooks
Mulholland spoke to Fox News newsman Eric Shawn for approximately
four-and-a-half minutes about the case, which involves 12 citizens
charged for allegedly tampering in a July 2010 primary election.
According to the Valdosta Daily Times, school board incumbents Gary
Rentz and Myra Exum were leading in their races, before the absentee
ballots were counted. After those 979 absentee ballots were
tabulated, challengers Linda Troutman and Elizabeth Thomas were able
to overtake the incumbents’ leads and eventually win election in
On Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation