Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...Jesse Stone and Democratic challenger Diane Evans and the state senate District 24 race between Republican incumbent Bill Jackson and challenger Brenda Jordan. Each district includes a small part of Richmond County.Voters also will decide statewide...

Ceremony honors Georgia's Declaration of Independence signers

On his drive from Appling on Fri day morning to attend Augusta's Fourth of July ceremony, state Sen. Bill Jackson noticed something peculiar: Not too many businesses along Broad Street and Washington Road had hung flags in honor of America's...

Chain restaurant to replace historic building in Evans

...he said."We need to be good stewards of those buildings and history," said Jackson, whose father, state Sen. Bill Jackson, is also on the committee. "The way our county is growing, we can outrun history real quick."PDQ is willing to...

Open Records Act top priority for delegation as new faces join local Legislature

...authorities and jailers perform their duties," Hudson said.When the General Assem bly convenes Monday, state Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling, will be one of two Republican senators on the Augusta delegation. Jackson and Stone had their districts...

Defend right to sing carols

We who believe our God ordained the founding of our nation should be gravely concerned and speak up now.

Brian Prince's fundraising dwarfs others in state House race

...majority-Democrat delegation has lost power. Republicans have succeeded in adding two Republican state senators ? Jesse Stone and Bill Jackson ? to Augusta's delegation through redistricting.Regardless of party, Evans said "the one thing we have in common...

Georgia insurance commissioner Ralph Hudgens blasts health care act at event

...Americans begin to hurt from this, and there are some hurting, we're going to see a change," said state Sen. Bill Jackson, of Appling. "This thing is going to fall on its face I really believe."

Georgia Senate OKs bill to move elections to May

...6 and 8 and Super District 10 on the May ballot.Among Augusta legislators, Republican senators Jesse Stone and Bill Jackson voted in favor of the bill while Democrat and mayoral candidate Sen. Hardie Davis was excused from the vote.The bill...

Atlanta Falcons' running game is coming to life behind Steven Jackson

...That's why Jackson applauded the team's commitment to the run in last weeks' 34-31 overtime win over the Bills.Jackson ran for two touchdowns and set seasons highs with 23 carries for 84 yards rushing against Buffalo as Atlanta snapped...

Augusta Commission member Marion Williams insists on leading turkey awards

...involving nudity, a minor and an unpermitted dancer. Therefore, Skittlez gets the Turkey Joint award.? State Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling, gets the Fried Turkey award for saying during the Legislative session, "More murders were committed...