12th District GOP opens campaign headquarters in Augusta

The East Regional GOP Headquarters is located at 247 Bobby Jones Expressway. It will be used for campaign rallies, phone banking and volunteer training, according to a news release.

Perdue talks gridlock in Washington

Georgia's junior U.S. senator says he's optimistic about America, but admits he often doesn't sound like it. U.S. Sen. David Perdue told The Augusta Exchange Club Thursday the nation faces a variety of threats and challenges.
By Bianca Cain Johnson

All of Clinton's detailed planning schedules will be released now

WASHINGTON - The State Department agreed Thursday to turn over all the detailed planning schedules from Hillary Clinton's time as secretary of state to The Associated Press by mid-October.
By Stephen Braun

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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Recount scheduled in SC congressional race

Votes will be recounted Friday to determine who won the Democratic primary for US House District 2 - Arik Bjorn or Phil Black. The district includes parts of Aiken County.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Feagin wins county council seat; runoff for State House 81 seat

Danny Feagin topped two opponents to win the County Council District 3 seat outright Tuesday, but it will take a runoff to decide who represents Aiken County from state House District 81.
By James Folker

Saturday, June 11, 2016

SC candidates give top issues

Fixing South Carolina's crumbling roads and bridges and providing better leadership are foremost in the minds of North Augusta-area candidates for the state Legislature.
By James Folker

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Delegates scold Deal, legislators

Georgia Republicans in their state convention Saturday passed eight resolutions, including one expressing displeasure over the failure to enact laws for religious-liberty and guns on college campuses.
By Walter C. Jones

Monday, May 30, 2016

Haley to endorse Senate challengers

FLORENCE, S.C. - South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley is heading to Florence and Myrtle Beach this week to endorse Republican primary challengers to two longtime state senators.

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Trump reaches the number of delegates for nomination

Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage ...
By Stephen Ohlemacher And Jonathan Lemire

Monday, May 23, 2016

Many choices will be on ballots

In Richmond County, voters have as many as six nonpartisan choices to make, plus up to four contested Democratic primary contests or six Republican races, depending on the choice of ballot and a ...
By Susan McCord

Sunday, May 22, 2016

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Voters face long ballot

As he seeks election Tuesday to a second term, Augusta Commission member Bill Fennoy readily plugs the new stormwater utility fee as a virtual panacea for many of District 1's ills. At $6.
By Susan McCord

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Howard faces challenge for state House seat

One of the biggest local contests on the Tuesday Democratic primary ballot is newcomer Gregory Hill's effort to unseat longtime state Rep. Henry "Wayne" Howard.
By Susan McCord

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Attorney challenges judge for seat

Judge Carl C. Brown Jr., who has been an Augusta Judicial Circuit Su­perior Court judge since 1994, is running for re-election May 24 against Christopher Nicholson.
By Doug Stutsman

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Democrats battle to face off against Isakson

ATLANTA - Top Georgia Democrats hope a wealthy newcomer to state politics can take down U.S. Sen. John­ny Isakson. But first, Jim Barks­dale's campaign has to make it through the May 24 ...
By Kathleen Foody

2 seek seat after longtime judge retires

Two candidates are seeking the seat held by Augusta Judicial Circuit Chief Judge J. Carlisle Overstreet: Richmond County State Court Judge John Flythe and local attorney Evita Paschall.
By Sandy Hodson

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

4 candidates vie for support in District 12

Incumbent Rep. Rick Allen will again battle Eugene Yu to represent the Republican Party for the 12th Congressional District, while Joyce Nolin will square off against Patricia McCracken on May 24.
By Doug Stutsman

Monday, May 9, 2016

Pair running to fill Lockett's District 5 seat

Andrew Jefferson and Kelby Walker present a different picture of how they will serve Augusta Commission District 5 if elected. The pair face off on the May 24 nonpartisan ballot to succeed ...
By Susan McCord

Tuesday candidate forums overlap

Events are being held Tuesday by the CSRA League of Women Voters and Augusta Committee for Good Goverment.

Saturday, May 7, 2016

2 challenge Fennoy for Augusta Commission seat

Augusta Commission member Bill Fennoy faces challengers Michael Thurman and Denice Traina in the competition for the District 1 seat.
By Susan McCord

Friday, May 6, 2016

Vogtle costs debated by candidates

ATLANTA - Candidates for Georgia's Public Service Commission grappled over the costs of expanding Plant Vogtle during a debate Fri­day and split over whether additional nuclear generation is a ...
By Walter C. Jones

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Kasich drops out of Republican presidential contest

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is acknowledging that his message "wasn't a great sound byte" and he is suspending his campaign for president.

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