Tag Archives: Gary Black

Political Notes — It didn’t work before, but they’ll pray for rain again

Two of Georgia’s elected officials will try to break the drought by praying for rain at a Lavonia rally . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Doug Collins , Drought , Gary Black , Georgia GOP , Nathan Deal , pray for rain , Robert Freeman , school takeover plan , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes – Deal’s new road is part of an old tradition

The paving of a road to Gov. Nathan Deal’s private residence is merely the latest chapter in a long-running story of Georgia politics . . .

Tags: Baxalta , Gary Black , Helen Kim Ho , Nathan Deal , neuter and spay , road paving , state training center , Syrian refugees , Ted Terry

Political Notes – This is why an annexation study committee is needed

A dispute over annexation and de-annexation has officials from Waycross and Pierce County fighting a protracted battle in court . . .

Tags: annexation , Atlanta Streetcar , Chad Nimmer , Gary Black , Pierce County , Waycross

Black wins Vidalia onion case at appeals court level

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black has the sole authority to set the packing date for Georgia’s sweet Vidalia onions, the Court of Appeals rules . . .

Tags: Court of Appeals , Gary Black , Vidalia onions packing date

Statewide candidates spar in four debates at GPB

Georgia Public Broadcasting televises debates Sunday night for four of the state’s constitutional offices . . .

Tags: Chris Irvin , Gary Black , GPB debates , Greg Hecht , Mark Butler , Richard Woods , Robbin Shipp , Sam Olens , Valarie Wilson

Political Notes – Three finalists picked for Georgia Highlands job

Board of Regents releases its shortlist for the Georgia Highlands presidency; DOT awards more highway contracts . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Chime Solutions , DOT , Gary Black , Georgia Grown Trail , Georgia Highland College , road contracts

Political Notes – Black victorious in Vidalia onion legal battle

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black’s ability to set the shipping date for Vidalia onions is upheld by a Superior Court judge . . .

Tags: Clyde Reese , Delbert Bland , food stamps , Gary Black , Nathan Deal , rural hospitals , Vidalia onions

Black will appeal judge’s ruling in Vidalia onion dispute

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black is appealing a judge’s decision that said he overstepped his authority in regulating the shipment of one of Georgia’s best-known crops . . .

Tags: agriculture department , Chris Irvin , Gary Black , Vidalia onions

On the campaign trail: Data guru Silver looks at the Senate race

One of the best-known political number crunchers, Nate Silver, gives the edge to the Republicans in Georgia’s Senate race . . .

Tags: 11th Congressional District debate , Chris Irvin , Confederate flag , Donna Sheldon , Drew Westen , Gary Black , governor\'s race , Nate Silver , Senate race , Vidalia onions

Ag Department says Reser’s food products have been recalled

Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black warns that Reser’s food products have been recalled . . .

Tags: agriculture department , Gary Black , Listeria , product recall , Reser's Fine Foods