Tammy Stokes for Superior Court Judge

OFF THE RECORD

Off the Record is a weekly blog written by Tammy Stokes, candidate for Chatham County Superior Court Judge. Tammy loves serving the community from the bench, but her life experiences off the bench inform her work. In Off the Record we get a glimpse of her world as she shares personal thoughts, reflections, and memories about Savannah, her community and public service, and sometimes the law.

OFF THE RECORD
Off the Record is a weekly blog written by Tammy Stokes, Chief Judge of Chatham County’s Recorder’s Court in Savannah, Georgia, and Judge-elect for the Superior Court of the Eastern District (Chatham County). She loves serving the community from the bench, but her life experiences off the bench inform her work. Off the Record provides a glimpse of her world as she shares personal thoughts, reflections, and memories about Savannah, her community, public service, and sometimes, the law.

Sister Love

Having celebrated my sister’s birthday a couple of days ago, this quote captured my attention. “A sister is a female sibling: the woman with whom you share your childhood, your secrets, and your clothes; the only person able to love you, protect you, and bother …

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In Service

Community service has become part of the celebration of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday, but I have been drawn to the practice for most of my life. I have learned the valuable lesson that giving is also receiving. When I was a student at UGA …

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MLK

When certain world events happen, we remember exactly where we were when the information crashed in on us. For me, the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr., was one of those events. Rev. King was murdered on April 4, 1968, at about 7:00 p.m. EST. …

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