Early voting begins Tuesday in 2 Columbia County runoff races

...of a rehabilitation practice, will face Mack Taylor, a former assistant district attorney and county commissioner, in the House District 122 runoff. In the District 3 Commission race, Gary Richardson, a business owner and former planning commissioner...

Georgia boy, 2, shot in face, dies

...Police say the boys' mother was in the kitchen area at the time. It is believed they were the only three people in the house at the time the shooting occurred.Police responded to the scene after receiving a 911 call around 6 p.m. Morgan...

Fans gather at Augusta University for Georgia Literary Festival

...Times-bestselling author Karen White's lecture in which she talked about the challenges of writing with a new puppy in the house and her collaboration with two other authors for the January release of her multi-generational novel The Forgotten...

Georgia gas-tax hike makes it a winner in federal transportation bill, congressman says

...such as Augusta that voted for a transportation sales tax ? the state is poised to benefit more from federal spending in the House plan than in previous transportation bills, he said.During the question segment of the luncheon, former state Rep...

Campaigning continues in House 122, Columbia County Commission runoff elections

...candidate that is like who they are."Pat Goodwin, who finished slightly behind Joe Mullins with 14 percent of the vote in the House District 122 race, said Friday she won't be supporting either candidate in the runoff and is considering another...

Senate committee seeks information on price hikes from Valeant, Turing, 2 other drug companies

...congressional inquiries, we look forward to having an open and honest dialogue about drug pricing."Separately, Democrats in the House of Representatives called on their Republican colleagues to summon the Turing and Valeant CEOs to a congressional hearing...

Michaux: Bulldogs in control of their destiny again

...Richt said. "Certainly (former coach Will) Muschamp deserves some credit as far as the talent base that's still in the house there, but Coach McElwain and his staff have done a great job of getting everybody on the same page and getting them...

Confusion holds up rain tax preview

...identified as needing to be four-laned in 2000, he said."Back then, we had Barry Fleming in a power position in the House," he said. "We had Ben Harbin who was the appropriations chairman. The (House) speaker was friends with everybody...

Candidates 'interviewed' again in third debate, and Cruz wins out

...environmental fields ? has been a consultant and a technical resource for industry, government and national leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate.)

Rants & Raves

...they'll probably try to keep things going and waste even more. Let sleeping dogs lie; give it up. The opinions expressed in the article indicate that the editorial staff has the same mentality as the confusion now present in the House.