Please be advised that our children, Kaydance and Isabella Self, will not be participating in any state or federal standardized testing for the remainder of their enrollment in the Madison County School System. This request must include all tests not expressly written by and/or graded by our children’s teachers. These tests include, but are not limited to, CRCT, ITBS, EOCT, GHSGT, PSAT, SAT, ACT and MAP testing.
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In last week’s article by Tom Crawford, “We already have religious protection,” Crawford seems to have little compassion for people like Jack Phillips in Lakewood, CO, who would not make a cake for a gay couple because of his religious beliefs, was sued by the couple through the ACLU, and ordered by the judge to “cease and desist from further discrimination.” [Full Story »]
In remarks to party faithful last Thursday in Ila, insurance commissioner Ralph Hudgens noted that it is his job to make sure insurance companies “remain solvent.” While that might be partly true, Hudgens may wish to expand his horizons to include the citizens of Georgia and their health insurance needs. [Full Story »]
I was glad to read that our county leaders are considering the impact of the new Kroger store on Madison County (Kroger and the coming development….across the line, The Madison County Journal, Jan. 9). [Full Story »]
I had a letter typed up and ready to submit last week, but lost wifi service and was unable to submit it, but Ruth Ann Tesanovich in her letter to the editor published in the Jan 16 edition of The Journal pretty much said what I wanted to say. [Full Story »]