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Runoff to be held in District 5 BOC race

There will be a runoff in the District 5 BOC race between Ronnie Dimsdale and Levie Maddox.

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Jordan beats Morgan in Dem primary for BOC chair

Political newcomer Marcus Jordan scored an upset win over Kathy Morgan in the chairman's race Tuesday night.

Turner wins reelection to fifth term on Newton BOE

Almond Turner beats out Frankliin Perry to retain his seat on Newton County Board of Education.

General Primary takes place Tuesday

A 30 percent turnout is predicted in today's General Primary.

City rejects probation bids

The City Council opted to reject bids received for a new probation services company and instead renewed the current provider's contract.

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Georgia open government bill gets early vote

Agencies that illegally withhold records from the public would face more expensive fines under a rewrite of Georgia’s open government law that won initial approval Monday from a House subcommittee.

Ga. Democrats regrouping amid dwindling funds

Georgia's Democratic Party Chairman has acknowledged the party was recently down to about a month's worth of operating expenses but has made adjustments that will keep the party in business through the spring.

More than 72,000 vote early in Georgia primary

More than 72,000 people have cast early ballots in Georgia's presidential primary. Secretary of State Brian Kemp's office said Monday that includes nearly 55,000 people who cast an early vote in person and around 17,500 who mailed in an absentee ballot.

T-SPLOST may not be on ballot this year

Members of Rockdale County's legislative delegation answered questions at a town hall meeting Wednesday.

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Santorum blasts Obama on power, abortion

A surging Rick Santorum is making increasingly harsh remarks about President Barack Obama, questioning not just the president's competence but his motives and even his Christian values.

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GOP's 'super PACs' overtaking presidential campaign fundraising

An unmistakable dynamic is playing out in the money game among Republican presidential candidates: New "super" political action committees are growing more powerful than the campaigns they support.

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Changes to licensing proposed for half-million Georgians

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp wants a massive reform of the system that licenses and doles out discipline for Georgia professionals.

Paul looks for delegates, respect in caucus states

Ron Paul may not win the Republican nomination for president he has yet to win a single state but his strategy of trying to amass delegates in caucus states could land him a prominent role at the party's national convention this summer.

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Santorum questions Obama's 'world view,' not faith

Rick Santorum on Sunday condemned what he called President Barack Obama's world view that "elevates the Earth above man," discouraging increased use of natural resources.

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Gingrich, Santorum head to Georgia

The campaign trail in Georgia is getting crowded.With less than three weeks left until the state's March 6 presidential primary, candidates in the topsy-turvy Republican race are turning their attention to Super Tuesday's biggest prize.