Santorum says American workers are key

AIKEN — Rick Santorum says the experience of running for president in 2012 has him more at ease on the campaign trail these days, but it hasn’t dampened his message.
By Mike Rosier

Santorum says American workers are key

AIKEN — Rick Santorum says the experience of running for president in 2012 has him more at ease on the campaign trail these days, but it hasn’t dampened his message.
By Mike Rosier

District 122 House seat special election set for Nov. 3

A special election to fill the House seat left vacant by the resignation of Ben Harbin will be set for Nov. 3, Gov. Nathan Deal’s spokewoman Jen Talaber said Wednesday.
By Steve Crawford

Bush is "happy warrior" against national pessimism

AIKEN — Jeb Bush says he’s not an angry candidate. Far from it, in fact. He says he represents a more positive option for voters as a “happy warrior” who refuses to bend the knee to pessimism.
By Mike Rosier

Aiken County a popular stop for GOP candidates

Once again, Aiken County is a hot bed for Republican presidential campaign stops. Some candidates hoping to win the GOP nomination have already made visits to Aiken, and more will likely make a visit.
By Meg Mirshak

Candidate announces bid for House 122

Joe Mullins, a developer and entertainment promoter, officially tossed his hat into the ring to compete for the state House District 122 seat recently vacated by Ben Harbin.
By Steve Crawford

Columbia County Commissioner Taylor submits his resignation

Columbia County's District 3 Commissioner Mack Taylor last day in office will be July 21, according to his letter of resignation submitted Tuesday. He is pursuing the vacant State House District 122 seat.
By Steve Crawford

Bush coming to Aiken

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush will is scheduled to appear in Aiken for a town hall meeting on July 22 from 12:30-1:30 at Newberry Hall in Aiken.

Frank Spears enters Columbia County race

Frank Spears announced Sunday that he is entering the race for the District 3 seat on the Columbia County Commission.
By Doug Stutsman

More candidates for House District 122 seat

The field of candidates seeking to fill the Georgia House seat vacated this week by former State Rep. Ben Harbin got a lot more crowded Wednesday.
By Steve Crawford

Presidential candidates Cruz, Huckabee will visit Augusta area

With a presidential primary almost eight months away, metro Augusta is already receiving visits from Re­pub­li­can hopefuls.
By Susan McCord

LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

President Lyndon Johnson had every reason to feel confident about his campaign stop in Augusta 50 years ago this week. Then he was heckled. 

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