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Thursday, November 23, 2017

Ag. Commissioner Gary Black visits 3 Georgia counties after Hurricane Matthew

Georgia Farm Bureau President Gerald Long joined Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black this week in assessing the damage from Hurricane Matthew in South Georgia.

SEGA NAACP calls for action on education reforms

The Region V Chapter of the Georgia NAACP has announced some of their initiatives for 2017 and topping the list is calls to action for education reforms.

Duckworth, Wingate absent from ethics committee hearing in Reidsville

Thursday evening, the City of Reidsville held a specially-called meeting to address concerns that a newly-formed ethics committee, created to oversee complaints brought against...

Burton launches State House bid for those last 71 votes

In the spring of 2014, grassroots candidate Lee Burton gave longtime incumbent Greg Morris a run for his money on the campaign trail. The Toombs County native-born in Metter came within striking distance, losing by just 71 votes and taking both home counties - Toombs and Montgomery - after being outspent nearly 10-1. Burton spent just over $14,000 while Morris topped $160,000.

Rep. Rick Allen Introduces Legislation to stop IRS’ Abuse of Power

Last week, Congressman Rick Allen (R-Ga.-12) introduced legislation to prohibit the Internal Revenue Service from using funds to target citizens who exercise their First Amendment rights

Wadley Mayor Signed City Checks for Private Residence Home Inspections

The concerns stem from a check issued from the City of Wadley’s General Fund. The check, issued in December of 2015, relates to two asbestos inspections by a company out of Thomson, but both parcels are owned by private individuals, not the City of Wadley.

Former South Georgia Mayor Accused of Lying in Court Documents

A former south Georgia mayor has been arrested after authorities say she filed false documents to receive free legal representation.

Reidsville Citizen highlights SCV generosity while some citizens push back

Last month, controversy spun in Reidsville after two council members took it upon themselves to have the Sons of Confederate Veterans signs removed from...

Congressman Allen receives Farm Bureau Award

Republican Congressmen from Georgia were honored by the American Farm Bureau Federation last week and Congressman Rick Allen was one of the many to take home the award for 'Friend of the Farm Bureau."

Congressman Rick Allen to visit RJ’s Thursday, other cities this week

Interested in catching up with your Congressman as he hits the road for his re-election campaign?
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