Where to research the 2014 Georgia Elections (political candidates and ballot questions), with local DeKalb county examples

DeKalb County sealQuick and awesome tools for researching candidates and ballot measures for the 2014 elections in Georgia.

Using DeKalb county as an example, I also show you great places to learn more about your local races! With a has a newly-updated quickstart section, this is a detailed follow-up to my introductory post on how to research political candidates.

Newcomer's guide to the USG IT conference at Rock Eagle

Rock Eagle logoIs this your first year attending the USG IT conference at Rock Eagle? Get some "secret" tips that will make your conference a great experience. To get a general idea of how the conference is organized, peruse the full program brochure from 2012 (or look at 2014's agenda, also available as a 2014 PDF schedule). And then read on for registration and parking maps, packing tips, social media links, and more! (Updated for 2014)

Obituary of Elsie (Hettinger) Sleeseman Rhodes from the Columbia City (Indiana) Post in 1926

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Elsie (Hettinger) Sleeseman Rhodes of Churubusco, Indiana from 1926.

If I've made any errors in copying this document, please let me know, so I can correct them.

Obituary of Harry Lazarus from Southern Israelite (Georgia) in 1946

header of obituary from newspaper An obituary for Harry Lazarus of Valdosta, Georgia from 1946.

If I've made any errors in copying this document, please let me know, so I can correct them.

Obituaries of Heber J. Pence from the Columbia City (Indiana) Post in 1929

header of obituary from newspaper Newspaper reports on and obituaries for Heber J. Pence, Joseph Hawk, and Frederick Coy, following their deaths at a Whitley county railroad crossing in 1929.

WARNING: these articles contain some graphic descriptions of the death of these 3 men, as seems common in newspapers of the time.

If I've made any errors in copying these documents, please let me know, so I can correct them.