While political campaigns have been slowed by the coronavirus outbreak and subsequent near-shutdown of the state, candidates are still jostling position, (as long as they aren’t in the now-suspended state legislature anyway). In the Democratic primary to see who will face off against incumbent Sen. David Perdue, there is an early frontrunner, as a recent poll from the AJC shows Jon Ossoff doubling up his closest challenger, Teresa Tomlinson, 30% to 15%. Some big buts – nearly 40% of Democrat voters remain undecided in the race, Perdue holds a fundraising and name-recognition advantage, and it seems likely the race would go to a runoff – but still with an early edge Ossoff’s ship is RISING…
Horace Orr Post 29 of the American Legion isn’t sitting on their hands during the pandemic. The Marietta-based post, Georgia’s largest, recently partnered with Coca-Cola to help supply the Georgia National Guard in Marietta with water and assorted Coke products for the Guard’s ongoing recruitment and retention project. The American Legion Post has long supported the local National Guard, which has been pressed into extra duty this year between the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the string of protests which have often turned violent in Atlanta and elsewhere in the state. Teaming with Coke to support American Legion Post 29 has their ships – and the Georgia National Guard’s – RISING…
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