The Atlanta Beltline is transforming Atlanta, and this year — the 10th in the 25-year project — it is enjoying its largest year of construction so far, says Paul Morris, President and CEO of Atlanta Beltline Inc.read more
Cobb County may be the new, or soon, home of Braves country, but it may not be Tim Lee country for much longer. The Chairman of the Cobb County Commission, widely credited, and accepted by Lee, as the architect within Cobb County government of the Braves move out of Atlanta and up I-75, faced a tough re-election fight on Tuesday and heads to a runoff on July 26.read more
Turnout was terrible in during Tuesday’s party primaries. Around 18 percent of the state’s registered voters cast ballots, compared to 44 percent in the March 1 presidential primary. This occurred even though there were many more offices on the ballot than on March 1. Turnout was also a factor that resulted in several surprises around metro Atlanta.read more
A group of eleven states, including Georgia, are suing the Obama administration over its directive mandating that transgender students be allowed to use whichever restroom matches up with their gender identity, (as opposed to their physical sex).read more
None of Georgia’s congressmen faltered in Tuesday’s primary although five of them faced challengers, plus Sen. Johnny Isakson’s two longshot rivals.
In the end, it wasn’t close for any of them. The smallest margin of any was Barry Loudermilk’s 60.34 percent in the 11th District followed by Doug Collins’ 61.27, both in five-man races.read more
U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson didn’t have to wait long to celebrate, as his primary race against token opposition was called in his favor nearly as soon as the first results came in.read more
Voters in tomorrow’s Georgia primaries must choose either a Republican or a Democrat ballot, with both including non-partisan judicial races. One of the fiercest legislative GOP primaries is in state House District 80 (Brookhaven and part of Sandy Springs) where candidate Meagan Hanson rebutted last-minute lies by opponent Alan Cole.read more
Georgia Democrats predicted pickups in the General Assembly and the U.S. Senate Thursday fueled by out-of-state donations to build an ambitious voter-turnout program.read more
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It started as a virtual political zoo with every kind of politician that any voter could imagine. Republicans, fielding 17 candidates, expected a political free-for-all akin to a professional wrestling battle royal. Democrats with only four candidates expected little more than a coronation of their nominee in July on the way to the White House in November.
Yes, some candidates and organizations are more pro-life than others. Some don’t value pre-born children based on how they were conceived.
America’s highways got a real workout in 2015. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, drivers last year logged more miles on our roads and highways than in any year in U.S. history—traveling more than 3.1 trillion miles in all. That’s an increase of more than 3 percent over 2014.