That's What She Said

Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: A scam and a lesson

I consider myself an intelligent woman, having experienced quite a few events in my life that resulted in instant maturity and inner strength. Regardless of this fact, I recently almost lost $1,000 in a scam. ...
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Melissa Carter: A buyer’s guide for new mothers

A friend of mine in California is pregnant, and the first thing I told her was not to buy a thing. Why? Because it would be a waste of money. I was not a woman that dreamed her whole life of being a mom. The...
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Melissa Carter: Still won’t eat mor chikin

Have you ever taken a stand for something you believe in? If so, did it last? I stopped eating at Chick-fil-A right after its so-called Customer Appreciation Day. Former Arkansas governor and presidential ca...
Georgia Voice columnist Melissa Carter

Melissa Carter: The plight of working mothers

I look at women at work differently after what happened this morning I was dropping my 2-year-old off at daycare, and even though he has been going for months and has adjusted well, today he did not want any...
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Melissa Carter: An uber-racist ride

It is rare that I take the time to give a negative review of a service. Normally, I’ll simply stop shopping somewhere if I’m not satisfied with their service. But, after a recent trip to California, I felt the ...