State legislators won't push bill giving mayor more power this session

...said. "I don't think it's going to be anything to be rushed into."Gov. Nathan Deal's floor leader, Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling, said Thursday that he'd had no communication with Davis about his proposal."I don't know anything...

Davis pitches 'strong mayor' plan in south Augusta

...naming reps. Barbara Sims, Gloria Frazier, Wayne Howard, Brian Prince and Earnest Smith and sens. Jesse Stone, Bill Jackson and Harold Jones."I would encourage you to heat up their phones," Davis said.The Augusta-area legislators hadn't...

Former state legislator Joey Brush dies in motorcycle wreck

...in the wreck and charges against her are pending, Morris said."Joey and I were good friends," said state Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling. "My heart just breaks."Jackson, who was also close friends with Brush's late father, Ben Brush...

Ruth Leitner

...Betty) Jackson and Otis Jackson (Mattie); sisters Ann Miller and Betty Jackson; a very special cousin, Senator Bill Jackson; and devoted caregiver, Emma McCord. Services will be private at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations can...

Augusta delegation selects bipartisan leadership

...supportive of them working in the right direction," said Rep. Earnest Smith, D-Augusta.The others offered other ways to show support as well."They're there in our community. It's important," said Sen. Bill Jackson, R-Appling.

Commissioner: Discuss giving administrator authority to hire and fire

...Cyber Command at the meeting.Some delegation members won't be attending, including Republicans Barbara Sims and Bill Jackson. "Hopefully, a lot will attend and we'll have some good conversation," Howard said.The meeting precedes a day...

Incumbents shine in Augusta-area state races

...election, with more than 48 percent of the House district's 26,275 registered voters casting a ballot.Businessman Bill Jackson Sr., an Appling Republican, appeared to easily best challenger Democrat Brenda Jordan, a retired educator from Hart...

Georgia races

...SenateCAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Jobs and the economy; cutting taxes; education; protecting values STATE SENATE 24 NAME: Bill Jackson (Republican*)AGE: 81FAMILY: Two adult childrenEMPLOYMENT: Small businessman, owner of Tile Center Inc.POLITICAL...

Voting by mail begins in Nov. 4 election

...includes parts of Richmond and Columbia counties, has opposition from Democrat Diane Evans.Republican state Sen. Bill Jackson, whose 24th district includes parts of Richmond and Columbia counties faces opposition from Democrat Brenda Jordan...

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...