Festival marks start of Hanukkah with parade, ice carvings

...to cars that made their way from the Chabad offices on Fury's Ferry Road to the Common. Following Fischer's remarks, Congressman-elect Rick Allen lit the first candle, and children sang Hanukkah songs.Hot latkes and applesauce were served, while...

Allen leaves for Washington on Tuesday to focus on economy

Congressman-elect Rick Allen said he plans to place a picture of his grandchildren on his new desk in Washington to remind him of his main...

Allen launches 'Thank You Tour' across district

Congressman-elect Rick Allen announced that he will conduct a Thank You Tour to express his gratitude districtwide for voters' confidence in sending him to Washington.

Georgia Congressman Paul Broun pushing medical marijuna bill

Congressman Paul Broun, R-Ga., who represents east central Georgia, is cosponsoring a bill that would legalize on a national basis the...

Georgia races

...72FAMILY: Wife Sandra Deal, four children and six grandchildrenEMPLOYMENT: AttorneyPOLITICAL EXPERIENCE: Governor, congressman, legislatorCAMPAIGN PRIORITIES: Keeping Georgia No. 1 for job creation, boosting education and holding down taxes. NAME...

Ad says Barrow 'lying' on tying pay to budget

...Congress don't get paid if they fail to pass a budget, his Republican opponent fired back Monday with a TV spot saying the congressman voted against that very idea last year and is "lying to stay in office."GOP challenger Rick Allen's campaign is sharpening...

John Barrow's Augusta Academy Day educates prospective students

...offered. Admission to all but the Coast Guard Academy requires a nomination from an official source, such as a senator or congressman.Trace learned that while he is in high school, he needs to focus on developing leadership skills."I really need to...

Barrow leaving Augusta, moving back to Athens

...House, Rep. John Barrow is selling his Augusta home. Barrow spokesman Richard Carbo confirmed Monday that the Democratic congressman put his house on the market after losing his re-election bid last Tuesday. Carbo said Barrow plans to move back to Athens...

Election had ups, downs

...new ideas of Jason Carter running for governor and Michelle Nunn running for U.S. Senate. In the process, our great congressman, U.S. Rep. John Barrow, who worked tirelessly for 10 years for the 12th District, went down to defeat.Of course...

Kirby: Not many mind that John Barrow is moving back to Athens

...The lure of the distant and the difficult is deceptive. The great opportunity is where you are.-- John Burroughs Congressman John Barrow is moving out of Augusta and I don't think many people mind.Most of us would admit it was always a little...