Scott Bradshaw: Gov. Perdue’s legacy is on the line

Education and transportation are high priorities with the public and Governor Sonny Perdue should be disappointed in Georgia’s accomplishments in these two critical areas during his seven years in office.

Scott Bradshaw: In PTC, a new government comes to power

A new Peachtree City mayor and three City Council members will join holdover Councilman Doug Sturbaum tomorrow night in the first of a series of meetings that will set new directions for the city. I voted against two of the new officials but recognize that the election is over and it is time to move forward.

Scott Bradshaw: Banks prey on young and old

Big bank predatory lending practices that played a major part in causing the current financial crisis have been widely publicized.

Scott Bradshaw: Ethics fine a black eye for Realtors

I am a proud member of the Georgia Association of Realtors (GAR). Members are bound by the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice set forth by the National Association of Realtors. We are required to take an ethics course and pass a written test on the code every four years. This requirement protects the public and helps maintain the collective integrity of Realtors.

Scott Bradshaw: Fayette needs its own arts council

We frequently brag about the quality of life in Fayette County. Most residents live here because of good schools, the low crime rate, excellent youth sports programs, reasonable taxes and well-managed local governments. There are other factors that influence quality of life, and the presence of excellent programs in the performing and visual arts is of paramount importance.

Scott Bradshaw: Builder licensing: What consumer needs to know

Any person who can have a “builder” business card printed can construct homes for others in Georgia giving little assurance of competency since no builder licensing program exists.

Scott Bradshaw: Somebody tell Sonny to veto this sucker

Senate Bill 276 will result in increased automobile insurance premiums for Georgians and should be promptly vetoed by Governor Sonny Perdue.

Scott Bradshaw: PTC Police HQ: Problem or opportunity?

The Peachtree City Council acted responsibly when it deferred action on the proposed $1.1 million renovation of the police station. The building has dangerous moisture intrusion and is in need of costly repair. The Police Department staff has already moved to temporary rented housing in anticipation of the repairs.

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