What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll — The Amazing City, Part 4: The “Zing” in Ama-zing
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll — The Amazing City, Part 4: The “Zing” in Ama-zing

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner “I have been thinking a lot about joy and happiness,” said Mayor Ronnie as we started...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Amazing Cities 3 – Sparkplugs And “Parkplugs”
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Amazing Cities 3 – Sparkplugs And “Parkplugs”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner As we discussed what we would pull from James Hunt’s Amazing Cities for this edition of...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: The Amazing City, Part 2

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner It was a rare Monday morning indeed, as neither one of us was in “zoom” mode....
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Go Vertical
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Go Vertical

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner For several years, we have done a “look-back-look-ahead” Ronnie for the first edition of the New...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Celebrating The Season And Our City
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Celebrating The Season And Our City

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie had just come from another “Scotland Skype” (or more accurately a Zoom) session held...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: The Amazing City, Part 1
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: The Amazing City, Part 1

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie was back from a national conference of fellow mayors and city planners which was...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Charrettes Come To Our Community
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Charrettes Come To Our Community

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner The City of Athens has just experienced something that is alleged to have begun in Paris...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: “Zooming To Stonehaven”
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: “Zooming To Stonehaven”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Most Monday mornings with Mayor Ronnie start out with a cup of coffee and settling in...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll

Well, Kids, Who Picks Up The Tab?

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie had a dead battery, (or “battry,” as his granddad used to say) and had...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Budgets Are A Blessing?
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Budgets Are A Blessing?

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner …It depends on who you ask! Mayor Ronnie is the only leader I have ever met...
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I Hope You Dance – What Makes Ronnie Roll
What Makes Ronnie Roll

I Hope You Dance – What Makes Ronnie Roll

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Monday morning by any stretch was a hard beginning to the week, and yet it ended...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: It’s Times Like These When You Need Louis Armstrong
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: It’s Times Like These When You Need Louis Armstrong

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie and I started off our time together sharing the shock of what happened the...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: “Haste Ye Back”
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: “Haste Ye Back”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie and the intrepid crew that travelled to Scotland made it back in one piece...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Stonehaven, Singer Songwriters, And Spy Pilot
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Stonehaven, Singer Songwriters, And Spy Pilot

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner “Are you packed, Mr. Mayor?” I asked. “Almost,” he said, referring to the fact that he...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Serve Day And Stonehaven
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Serve Day And Stonehaven

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Last week, several churches in the area were involved in what is one of the best...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Gary, Gary, Keith And The 4th
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Gary, Gary, Keith And The 4th

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner In came Mayor Ronnie fresh from a staff breakfast held in honor of his 75th birthday,...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Shining The Light On Local Electricity
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Shining The Light On Local Electricity

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie and I had both been at the Flag Day ceremony held at Athens State...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll

Sister Stonehaven And The Sting

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner We have a sister city, her name is Stonehaven, and she is in Scotland. When the...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll: Caps, Gowns, Fixing Roads All Over Town
What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: Caps, Gowns, Fixing Roads All Over Town

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner May is always an emotional time; no matter how many times you hear “Pomp and Circumstance”...
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What Makes Ronnie Roll

What Makes Ronnie Roll: “Show And Tell”

By: Ali Elizabeth Turner Mayor Ronnie bounded into his office and said, “Grab your stuff, we are going for a...
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