Stories by Bill Barrow

Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014

Nunn is more than a supportive father in Georgia race

ALBANY, Ga. - It's nothing new for a Nunn to be on the ballot in Georgia, but a casual voter might be forgiven for not knowing which one is running this year.
By Bill Barrow

Thursday, Aug 14, 2014

Former Georgia governor endorses Nunn's Senate bid

ATLANTA - Former Gov. Zell Miller, still a popular figure across much of this GOP-leaning state, has endorsed Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn over Re­publican David Perdue, explaining ...
By Bill Barrow

Monday, Aug 11, 2014

Federal judge accused of hitting his wife

ATLANTA - A federal judge was released from an Atlanta jail after he was accused of hitting his wife when she accused him of infidelity.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, Aug 2, 2014

Group uses leaked campaign plans in attack ads

ATLANTA - The first outside political group has already started to hammer Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn using her leaked campaign plan.
By Bill Barrow

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Nunn asks for 5 debates in Senate race

Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn wants five debates with Republican David Perdue leading up to the Nov. 4 general election.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, July 26, 2014

GOP works to avert Senate upset

ATHENS, Ga. - Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Obama and questioning her resume ...
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Kingston, Perdue vow teamwork after vote

Busi­nessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston promised voters Saturday that they'll work together to defeat Democrat Michelle Nunn in November, no matter who wins Tuesday's GOP runoff for ...
By Bill Barrow

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Kingston, Perdue offer few details on budget fixes

ATLANTA - Neither Rep. Jack Kingston nor businessman David Perdue has detailed a clear course for changing the nation's fiscal situation, instead broadly railing against government spending and ...
By Bill Barrow

Monday, May 19, 2014

Nunn skirts question on health care vote

ATLANTA - Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn declined questions Monday about whether she would have voted for President Obama's health care overhaul.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, March 8, 2014

GOP Senate candidates spar in Macon debate

MACON, Ga. - Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in ...
By Bill Barrow

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Biden visits Atlanta to boost Nunn campaign

ATLANTA - Vice Presi­dent Joe Biden's midterm election fundraising tour made a stop in Atlanta, where he attended a private fundraising event for U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn on Tuesday.
By Bill Barrow

Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

Ga. Senate hopefuls trumpet differences

ATLANTA - Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate candidates take similar if not the same positions on most of the matters that tie Congress in knots.
By Bill Barrow

Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014

Republicans struggle in Georgia's Senate primary

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. - Seeking promotion to the U.S. Senate, Republican Rep. Jack Kingston avoids an explicit yes-or-no answer when asked by a voter if he considers himself a tea party candidate.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013

Georgia's top 10 stories of 2013

Georgia headlines in 2013 marked everything from tragedy and corruption to political surprises and new births.
By Bill Barrow

Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013

Tea party battles business over Braves stadium

ATLANTA - A deal for hundreds of millions of dollars in public money to draw the Atlanta Braves north of their downtown home is pitting conservative tea party activists against the elected and ...
By Bill Barrow

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

No tampering in ethics investigation, Deal says

When Gov. Nathan Deal was elected, he successfully fought off attacks from his opponents questioning his ethics that went back to his days in Congress. Now as Deal faces re-election, the issue has ...
By Bill Barrow

Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013

Conservatives press senators for action on Obamacare

Tea party and other conservative activists pressured Georgia Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson on Tuesday to block health care money.
By Bill Barrow

Saturday, Aug 24, 2013

Chief says his system will explore more officers for schools

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. - After a gunman entered an Atlanta-area school this week, DeKalb County's education chief says he'll consider hiring security officers to patrol the system's 77 elementary ...
By Bill Barrow

Tuesday, Aug 20, 2013

None hurt in school shooting

Shots fired at Atlanta-area elementary school; 20-year-old suspect in custody, children unhurt
By Bill Barrow

Friday, July 26, 2013

Murder charges dropped

DECATUR, Ga. - On the eve of trial, prosecutors on Friday dropped murder charges against a woman they accused of conspiring to have her husband gunned down outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.
By Bill Barrow

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