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STARTING TUESDAY: The Times Interview
Political reporters Carolyn Crist and Melissa Weinman interview top newsmakers

Starting Tuesday, political reporters Carolyn Crist and Melissa Weinman begin a series on one-on-one interviews with some of the state's biggest newsmakers who happen to call Northeast Georgia home.

Tuesday: Crist interviews Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in the Senate chambers at the Capitol.

Wednesday: Crist talks with House speaker David Ralston in the House chambers.

Thursday: Weinman sits down with Sandra Deal, wife of Gov.-elect Nathan Deal

Next Sunday: Crist talks with Gary Black, the new agriculture commissioner, on his farm in Commerce.

Read the profiles of these newsmakers in our print edition. See the full, unedited interviews online. Only in The Times and on

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