Senate candidates jab at each other in televised debate
Some polls suggest the decision on who will replace Saxby Chambliss as U.S. senator from Georgia won’t be made until a runoff election in January.
Rockdale Board of Commissioners candidates took part in a political forum Saturday.
While an incumbent seeking re-election is on the campaign trail in some form or fashion nearly every day, Rockdale County Commissioner JaNice Van Ness says she’s in the process of cranking up her run for a third term on the Board of Commissioners.
In her campaign literature, Rockdale County Board of Commissioners candidate Doreen Williams touts that she is “Your Calm Voice of Reason,” adding that she can serve as an anchor of good judgment to a sometimes fractious legislative body.
As a former teacher with nearly 40 years of classroom experience, Rockdale County Board of Education member Jim McBrayer said his four years on the board have provided him with a renewed admiration for his former colleagues.
Although Josie Dean has never before run for office, she’s very much a public figure for those who attend Rockdale County Commission meetings or watch the proceedings on public-access television.
The Georgia Municipal Association and several local officials are opposed to three bills that would impact local governments.
Covington Finance Director Leigh Anne Knight was appointed city manager Thursday evening.
State Sen. Rick Jeffares is a new state Senate floor leader.
Newton County commissioners heard a presentation on the proposed Salem overlay at a recent work session.
The city is set to adopt new policies related to utilities.
State Rep. Doug Holt, R-Social Circle, will again introduce legislation during the upcoming session of the Georgia General Assembly to attempt to get regulations over Georgia Transmission Corporation and similar entities.
Mayor Ronnie Johnston has requested the Covington City Council develop a policy related to filming at night in residential areas.
At odds early and often, Joe Biden and Republican Paul Ryan squabbled over the economy, taxes, Medicare and more Thursday night in a contentious, interruption-filled debate.
Local boards can't use resources to persuade voters.
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