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Why no Deal at a state GOP convention is a big deal

7:36 pm Jun. 1, 2016

This weekend’s two-day convention of the Georgia Republican party in Augusta could be called the first GOP gathering of the post-Nathan Deal era.

Yes, Deal has 31 months left to serve, and a long bucket list,

What to know about Georgia’s Tuesday primary vote

7:00 am May. 24, 2016

Georgia voters head to the polls Tuesday to decide the party nominations for U.S. Senate seat, several contested Congressional contests, dozens of state legislative races and a Public Service Commissioner spot.

If this seems familiar, it

A MARTA promise: No invasion of Cherokee County

9:57 am May. 16, 2016

Lower that drawbridge, boys. The chairman of MARTA’s board of directors wants Cherokee County voters to know that the transit agency has no plans to send rail, buses or even skateboards into their territory. And