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UPDATED: Perdue has early lead
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 10:04 P.M. WITH EARLY RESULTS) David Perdue has an early lead in his Republican U.S. Senate battle against Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s primary runoff election and is ahead in Cob...
July 22, 2014 09:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry runoffs decided; Collins wins the county
Henry County has 100 percent of its results in, delivering a final unofficial tally for the July 22 runoff election. Turnout topped out at 10 percent between advance and Election Day voting, with 1...
July 22, 2014 09:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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More Fulton County results come in; District 5 gap shrinking
Fulton County runoff election results are steadily picking up, to 59 percent, or 216 out of 365 precincts, at 9:10 p.m. With 42 out of 60, or 70 percent, of District 5 county commission precincts r...
July 22, 2014 09:12 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATED: Polls close; turnout slow
(UPDATED TUESDAY AT 7:21 WITH INFO, QUOTES FROM ONE LOCAL POLLING PLACE'S MANAGER) Judging by the turnout at three local polling places during Tuesday's primary runoff election, voters were not rus...
July 22, 2014 09:01 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early results in for Henry County
Early results are in from Henry County's 38 precincts in tonight's runoff. Turnout was less than 6 percent. Of the county's 117,000 registered voters, fewer than 6,800 cast ballots. With 11 U.S. Di...
July 22, 2014 08:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Early results in for Fulton County
Early results are in for Fulton County in the runoffs for local offices. With less than 7 percent of precincts reporting, Marvin Arrington Jr. is leading Brenda Muhammad 637 (59 percent) to 448 (41...
July 22, 2014 08:34 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Poltical musical chairs plays out in runoff
The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that will be partially settled with Tuesday's runoff election. Three congressmen from Georgia — Jac...
July 22, 2014 08:32 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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Henry polls closed
Polls in Henry County's runoff election closed at 7 p.m. Check back with us for updates on state races and the Republican bid for U.S. District 10 between Mike Collins and Jody Hice.
July 22, 2014 08:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Fulton polls closed; 30K voted
The 24 precincts in south Fulton polls closed at 7 p.m. County spokeswoman Jessica Corbitt said 30,811 voters cast ballots today throughout the county. Check back with us as District 5 commission r...
July 22, 2014 08:23 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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Kingston and Perdue in nail-biter for US Senate
Early returns are trickling in as Georgia Republicans await the outcome of an expensive, bitter Senate primary runoff between businessman David Perdue and U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston. Perdue led an ini...
July 22, 2014 07:54 PM | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend
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Five percent voter turnout recorded for Fulton County
All Fulton County polls closed Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. According to Fulton County Elections spokeswoman April Majors, 30,811 votes had been counted in the county as of 6:30 p.m., making voter tur...
July 22, 2014 07:45 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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DeKalb polls close; 19K cast ballots
Polls have officially closed in DeKalb County. According to DeKalb County Director of Elections H. Maxine Daniels, about 19,000 registered voters cast their ballots during DeKalb's runoff election....
July 22, 2014 07:10 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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  • Guest column: But it said so in the papers
    by Bill Lewis
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  • Saunders in charge at Cross Keys
    Results on the football field have been rough for quite some time at Cross Keys but if anyone is capable...
    July 22, 2014 03:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    DeKalb County holds Football Media Day
    Last Wednesday, most of the football teams in DeKalb County made their way to Tucker High for the 14th annual...
    July 22, 2014 03:30 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton runoff elections update
    Richard Barron, director of registration and elections for Fulton County, made the following statements at a morning press conference. "Today is a partisan primary runoff election. We have 365 poll...
    July 22, 2014 01:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    I am the 10 percent: Casting a ballot in Fulton County
    Running late to work this morning, I thought about skipping the polls and going right to the office. But then I remembered the story we published last week saying voter turnout was expected to be 1...
    July 22, 2014 12:16 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry runoff election turnout light
    Henry County Elections and Registration Director Janet Shellnutt said she expects a light turnout today at the polls. "We only voted 2,374 during advance voting and have around 300 absentee ballots...
    July 22, 2014 11:47 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Police officer gets counterterrorism training
    Capt. Robert Stevens of the Sandy Springs Police Department recently returned from Israel after spending two weeks learning new public safety techniques and technologies, the Georgia International ...
    July 22, 2014 11:07 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Jeff Ross to perform at Buckhead’s The Improv
    Comedian Jeff Ross will perform at The Improv, 56 E. Andrews Drive in Buckhead, Thursday through Saturday. Ross keeps true to his tittle of roastmaster general on Comedy Central’s “Roast of James F...
    July 22, 2014 11:01 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Blog: How was your voting experience?
    This morning I voted in the primary runoff election at my polling place, High Point Elementary School in Sandy Springs. There was no line – two people were ahead of me but there was plenty of room ...
    July 22, 2014 09:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 0 0 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Henry elections feature state contests
    With local elections decided in the May 20 primary, Tuesday's runoff is dominated by key state contests. The U.S. Senate seat from which Saxby Chambliss is retiring is sought by Republicans Jack Ki...
    July 21, 2014 11:37 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Fulton runoffs include District 5 commission
    Update: Fulton County spokeswoman April Majors said at noon, "All has been going smoothly." More information will follow from a morning briefing held by Registration and Elections Director Richard ...
    July 21, 2014 11:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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    159,152 Georgians vote early in primary runoff election
    Early voting for Tuesday’s primary runoff election ended Friday, and the Georgia secretary of state’s office announced Monday the number of ballots cast during the three-week period, which started ...
    July 21, 2014 07:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend
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    Council members establish Code Enforcement Commission
    The Atlanta City Council Monday announced members Joyce Sheperd and Mary Norwood have established a commission to study the ills of residential and commercial blight in the city of Atlanta. During ...
    July 21, 2014 03:41 PM | 0 0 comments | 1 1 recommendations | email to a friend
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