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Thursday, November 23, 2017

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.

VIDEO: Congressman Rick Allen talks No Child Left Behind at local...

Congressman Rick Allen has praised President Obama for signing the 'Every Student Succeeds Act' for its restoration of of local control to local school districts, teachers, and parents. The legislation was a bipartisan effort in both the House and the Senate and Congressman Allen is sharing the benefits of the act in the district.

VIDEO COLUMN: The Nitty Gritty on the SPD backpay issue

The information surrounding the possible backpay owed to some Statesboro Police Officers has stirred controversy and caused a divide in the city, but for...

Congressman Allen visits Plant Hatch

Congressman Rick Allen visits Plant Hatch.

Congressman Allen Questions NLRB Bill

Wednesday, Congressman Rick Allen said in via his official Facebook page: Earlier today, the House Education and Workforce Committee passed a bill to stop the...

Congressman Rick Allen: What’s His Campaign Coffer Look Like?

Campaign finance reports were released for the third quarter of 2015 and here's what Congressman Rick Allen had to show for it: Showed $196,963 cash...

GSU gets $6,500 Grant through Governor’s Office of Highway Safety

The Dean of Students Office at Georgia Southern University announced in a statement that the University has received a grant from the Governor's Office...
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