Saturday, August 10, 2013

Georgia Governors Feud 1947 Eugene Talmadge was elected to a third term in 1946, but died before taking office. Ellis Arnall, governor at the time, claimed the office, as did Lieutenant Governor Melvin E. Thompson. The state legislature chose Eugene Talmadge's son, Herman Talmadge, to be governor, but the state supreme court declared this unconstitutional and declared Thompson rightful governor, and Talmadge stepped down after 67 days. Talmadge later defeated Thompson in a special election. Bill Allen was a newspaper reporter and covered this story and all matters from the State Capitol. He became a speech writer for Ellis Arnall. While remaining friends with M.E. Thompson and Herman Talmadge.

HERMAN TALMADGE ( Oral History )

Sunday, August 4, 2013

Video Promotion for NNO - JHA 8/3/2013

Alpharetta Public Safety - " National Night Out "

John H. Allen Officer with The Alpharetta Police Department is now the Community Affairs Officer He is in charge of the National Night Out August 6th 3013 this year in Alpharetta. He is doing a series of PR pieces for the Community and Promoting this big event. NATIONAL NIGHT OUT National Night Out will be at Wills Park Equestrian Center on August 6th 2013 from 6pm-9pm. We will be uniting with Milton Police Department again to provide a fun filled evening. We will have free food that was donated by Target, Costco, Chick-Fil-A and Dairy Queen. There will be exciting demonstrations from your local public safety members and many vehicles on display. Bring your friends and family it will be a great time for everyone.