Welcome to the Georgia Blog Carnival!
The next carnival will be hosted here at Georgia on My Mind on Friday, July 18th. Submissions will be due Thursday, July 17th.
If you maintain a Georgia blog and would like to host the carnival at your site e-mail me to set up a date. It’s a great way to put your own personal spin on the carnival.
The last edition of the Georgia carnival can be found here, and the carnival archives are found here.
Now… on to the highlights of Georgia blogging during the past two weeks.
Happy Fourth! In Atlanta, the Fourth of July means The Peachtree Road Race….and this year The Peachtree and the Georgia Blog Carnival has something in common. No, I’m not running. I prefer to listen to the results and see the unveiling of the coveted t-shirt on television later in the day.
The Peachtree Road Race and the Georgia Blog Carnival are both on their 39th editions! What a coincidence. The AJC’s official page for The Peachtree can be seen here. Good luck to everyone involved…..
Kaye presents Savannah Family Fun – The Intro posted at Mrs Nespy's World. This is the first in a series of posts regarding things to do in Savannah. Spending a LOT of money, spending some money, and a completely frugal fun time in Savannah are all covered by the series.
A couple of young men I know are doing something rather amazing. They have dropped their normal summer plans of chillin’ with their friends to head to Peru to share the word of God. Over at Got Bible I ask, “Would you....could you do this?”
Last time Ethan over at Never Clever Whatsoever gave us his thoughts on the Georgia’s CRCT debacle. For this edition he shares some Extra Thoughts of the CRCT.
Another hot-button issue is the state of Georgia’s Mental Health Services. Read William Cotter’s informational post Georgia Officials in State of Denial published at Paw Paw Bill.
Imagine my surprise when a local candidate for office began to promote a detail about Douglas County history which instantly confused folks. After a trip to the county library I posted The Skinny on How Skint Chestnut Became Douglasville, or How Douglas County Lost Its "S". Unfortunately, the candidate didn’t like the whole story and resorted to attacking my teaching methods even though he’s never been in my classroom. Imagine that!
Ken Clark, CFP presents Georgia Tax Deduction for Section 529 Contributions posted at Saving for College - About.com, saying, "Georgia residents can save significant money on their state income tax return by contributing to a Section 529 college account for their children or grandchildren."
Amy presents The Outrigger Island posted at The Q Family Adventure, saying, "They had a fun week in VBS aloha style."
Well, it wouldn’t be the Fourth without some political commentary, would it? William Cotter shares Hatchet In A Haystack and Obama On Fathers posted at Paw Paw Bill.
I became a little interested in Carnegie libraries during a recent trip to Atlanta’s Little Five Points. What’s a Carnegie library? I’m glad you asked. Here are 13 Things about them posted over at History Is Elementary
…and last but not least the latest edition of Landlord Profits can be seen here.
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The next edition of the carnival will be found at Georgia on My Mind on Friday, July 18th. Posts can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or use the handy submission form. Submissions are due by Thursday, July 17th by 6:00 p.m.
Thanks for your continued support of the Georgia Carnival!