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...

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...

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...

State court judge urges support to restore 'tolling' on misdemeanor sentences

...Frazier; Democratic Sen. Harold Jones and Republican Rep. Barbara Sims.Rep. Earnest Smith and Sens. Jesse Stone, Bill Jackson and Hardie Davis did not attend the delegation meeting.Slaby said that if Richmond County preferred to fund a publicly...

Bill Jackson belongs in state Senate

Bill Jackson is just the type of person we need in the Georgia general Assembly, and...legislative process will be a huge benefit to the district. Most of all, Bill Jackson has displayed tremendous devotion to our communities by his many unselfish...

Bill Jackson named Deal Senate floor leader

ATLANTA -- Gov.-elect Nathan Deal today announced that Columbia County state Sen. Bill Jackson will be one of his three floor leaders in the Georgia Senate. After Gov.- elect Deal takes office Jan. 10., Jackson and others...

Georgia Elections | Government
Bill Jackson for state Senate

...chance on Tuesday, by voting for Bill Jackson. Two of the men in the race to...he falls short on Tuesday. But Bill Jackson is an old friend to area voters...friend in Atlanta. Please vote for Bill Jackson for District 24 state Senate on...

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State Sen. Bill Jackson to seek re-election

Georgia Sen. Bill Jackson said Thursday that he intends to run for re-election.The announcement came during a Columbia County Chamber of Commerce breakfast...