Richmond County Sheriff Richard Roundtree believes a successful first term in office will speak for itself when all the votes are counted in next month's election.
Area early voting numbers are dwarfing turnout four years ago, particularly in Republican-leaning Columbia County, and forecast apossible record voting year for the Augusta area.
ATLANTA — Johnny Isakson, the front-runner in Georgia's U.S. Senate race, maintained support for his party's presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday while fending off attacks about his congressional record.
A federal judge Wednesday refused to order a second extension of Georgia's voter registration deadline in coastal areas that evacuated for Hurricane Matthew.
Like many Augusta voters, Frank Williams plans to vote early in the Nov. 8 general election. Advance, in-person voting for any reason starts Monday at the Augusta Municipal Building and at a new Columbia County location, 610 Ronald Reagan Drive.
Brian McDuffie, the Republican candidate for Richmond County sheriff, announced Saturday that he has filed a state ethics complaint against Sheriff Richard Roundtree for using on-duty deputies in TV commercials for his re-election campaign.
The Augusta Richmond County Committee for Good Government issued its endorsements Tuesday night for the upcoming election.
Barbara Pulliam, who has served three terms on the Richmond County school board, is being challenged in District 4 by Wayne Frazier, also a longtime educator in the school system.
Helen Minchew is seeking her fifth term as a member of the Richmond County school board this November. Minchew, first elected in 2001, is being opposed by Tony Whiteside for the District 10 seat.
Local elections officials say applications continue to pour in ahead of Tuesday's registration deadline.