Proposed redistricting map could squeeze democrats out of Congress

The General Assembly’s special redistricting session doesn’t start until November, but the first map of redistricting season was released late Monday. Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan, who presides over the Georgia Senate, and Sen. John Kennedy, chairman of the chamber’s Redistricting and Reapportionment

Court battle over Georgia’s abortion law continues Friday

As the U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals prepares to hear the latest challenge to Georgia’s controversial abortion law, groups on both sides of the issue have their own hopes, expectations and aspirations before Friday’s hearing. “A Georgia judge struck down Republicans’ HB

Marjorie Taylor Greene faces another republican challenger

Marjorie Taylor Greene will face another republican primary challenger in next year’s primary elections. Healthcare CEO Jennifer Strahan announced her intention to run for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District. Strahan identifies herself as a small business owner, a Christian, a wife, and a

53% of Georgia voters are unhappy with Joe Biden’s performance

President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Georgia – nationally regarded as one of several key swing states in the 2022 midterm election and the presidential race in 2024 – is declining, according to a new survey. A Civiqs survey released last week show 53%

Want to meet the candidates for Roswell mayor and city council?

ROSWELL — Several Roswell civic organizations are coming together to give Roswell residents a chance to meet the candidates for mayor and city council. The Roswell Woman’s Club, Roswell NEXT, and the League of Women Voters of Atlanta-Fulton have organized an event

DeKalb County changes four voting locations

DeKalb County’s Board of Registration and Elections recently approved changes to four polling locations ahead of the Nov. 2 General Election. Due to several issues including ongoing construction at previous polling locations, some voters in Chamblee, Doraville and Stonecrest may be assigned

Lawmakers want to fix rural Georgia’s woes

Rural Georgia is suffering from failing schools, inadequate health care and lack of economic opportunity, conditions that make politicians’ boasts the state is No. 1 for doing business ring hollow. That’s the message Georgia lawmakers heard this week from experts who have

He’s running: Herschel Walker makes bid for U.S. Senate

University of Georgia football icon Herschel Walker filed paperwork Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for the Georgia U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Raphael Warnock. Walker’s long-anticipated entry into the race promises to touch off a long, divisive campaign pitting

Meet Dunwoody’s newest city council member

DUNWOODY — The Dunwoody City Council unanimously approved the nomination of Villard “Ardy” Bastien to fill the unexpired term of Pam Tallmadge in City Council Post 1. He was nominated to the position by Mayor Lynn Deutsch and was seated immediately after being

Incumbents run unopposed for Hazlehurst City Council

HAZLEHURST — Two city council members who are running for reelection in Hazlehurst will not face any opposition in their bids to keep their seats. Most residents may not be aware, but before you can run for office, you have to pay

All candidates in Woodstock are running unopposed

WOODSTOCK — When voters head to the polls in November for Woodstock’s city elections, they will not have any difficult decisions to make. That’s because every candidate will be running unopposed. It may have escaped most residents, but before you can run

Georgia will get $11 billion from infrastructure bill

The U.S. Senate passed a bipartisan infrastructure spending bill Tuesday that would steer more than $11 billion toward highways, transit, airports and electric vehicle charging stations in Georgia. The $1 trillion legislation, which cleared the Senate 69-30 and now moves to the

Find out what Pete Buttigieg said in metro Atlanta today

The Biden administration Friday completed a weeklong push for a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill now before the U.S. Senate with the appearance of a third Cabinet official in metro Atlanta. Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg toured the Curiosity Lab, a testing space

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