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Maxwell facing challenge from Bond for Georgia House seat
A veteran lawmaker is facing a determined but underfunded challenger for Paulding’s District 17 seat in the Georgia House of Representatives. Six-term incumbent Rep. Howard Maxwell, R-Dallas, will ...
April 17, 2014 10:18 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Chamber to host forum for state, county candidates
The Paulding Chamber of Commerce’s Governmental Affairs Committee is set to host a candidates forum April 24 at 7 p.m. at the auditorium at Chattahoochee Technical College’s Paulding Campus, 400 Na...
April 17, 2014 09:49 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Political newcomer Nixon a different kind of candidate
James Nixon said he believes there is a need in the Georgia Senate for a lawmaker who is different and, as he termed, does not “run with the herd.” A three-year Douglas County resident and the marr...
April 17, 2014 09:36 AM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue apologizes to Handel for education comment
A candidate for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat has apologized for suggesting that his opponent's lack of a college degree makes her less qualified for the position. Officials from the Karen Handel...
April 11, 2014 11:17 AM | 0 0 comments | 25 25 recommendations | email to a friend
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Palin campaigns for Handel in Ga. Senate race
Sarah Palin is riding to the defense of the only Republican woman in the nomination fight for Georgia's open Senate seat, hitting back against GOP rival David Perdue's apparent dismissal of Karen H...
April 03, 2014 02:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 28 28 recommendations | email to a friend
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Perdue snipes at Handel over college degree
A top Republican candidate in Georgia's U.S. Senate race is dismissing one of his opponents for not having a college degree as he touts his own experiences as a businessman. Former Dollar General C...
April 03, 2014 10:20 AM | 0 0 comments | 20 20 recommendations | email to a friend
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Campaign filings detail finances of Gov. Deal, opponents
Gov. Nathan Deal is reporting an improvement in his personal finances as he heads into a competitive re-election bid four years after questions were raised about his sizeable debts. Reports show De...
April 02, 2014 04:58 PM | 0 0 comments | 26 26 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding County Commission Post 3 candidates discuss airport plans
Candidates for the Paulding County Commission’s Post 3 seat recently talked about the controversial proposal for adding limited passenger service at Silver Comet Field airport. Vernon Collett said ...
April 01, 2014 03:29 PM | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding post 3 candidates pushing for more jobs inside county
All candidates for the Paulding County Commission’s Post 3 seat say they support efforts to recruit employers and create more locally-based jobs beyond those typically paying minimum wage. Candidat...
April 01, 2014 02:53 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Paulding Democrats meet Saturday
The Paulding County Democratic Party is scheduled to meet Saturday for its monthly breakfast meeting at 10 a.m. at Ryan’s on U.S. Hwy. 278 in Hiram. Democrats who qualified to run for state and cou...
March 18, 2014 04:21 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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Commission, state candidates to speak to Paulding GOP Women's Club Saturday
The Paulding County Republican Women’s Club is set to meet Saturday at 10 a.m. at Audry’s Neighborhood Cafe and Grille, 105 Village Walk, Dallas, at the corner of Seaboard Drive and U.S. Hwy. 278. ...
March 18, 2014 04:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 5 5 recommendations | email to a friend
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Williams withdraws from race for father’s judgeship; governor to appoint replacement at end of year
Paulding attorney Elizabeth Williams withdrew from the race for her father’s Superior Court judgeship Monday, leaving the governor to appoint a replacement after Judge James Osborne retires at the ...
March 18, 2014 03:33 PM | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend
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UPDATE: Deal reported struck for attorney to withdraw from Paulding Superior Court judge race
Paulding attorney Elizabeth Williams will withdraw from the race for her father's Superior Court judgeship under a tentative agreement with the State Judicial Qualifications Commission, according t...
March 13, 2014 09:22 PM | 0 0 comments | 39 39 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three seek vacant commission seat; judge leaves race after daughter qualifies for seat
Three Republicans will vie for an open Paulding County Commission seat in the May primary while an incumbent Republican commissioner will face a challenge from both Democratic and independent candi...
March 12, 2014 06:09 PM | 0 0 comments | 16 16 recommendations | email to a friend
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Three to seek Paulding commission seat Graham vacating
Three Republicans will vie for the open Paulding Commission Post 3 seat and Post 2 Commissioner Todd Pownall will face a challenge from both Democratic and independent candidates in the November ge...
March 07, 2014 04:57 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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Democrats qualify for three Paulding legislative seats
Democrats qualified for three of the six legislative seats representing Paulding County Thursday. Charles L.R. Winter of Hiram qualified for the Senate District 31 seat. Winter, a business professi...
March 07, 2014 01:31 PM | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend
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