Governor Nathan Deal and challenger Jason Carter faced off Tuesday, Oct. 7 and so did the candidates for Georgia's U.S. Senate seat at the Georgia National Fair. Mercer University political science professor Chris Grant predicts how they can win their respective races.
Tickets for midway rides at the Georgia National Fair in Perry will increase in the wake of state budget cuts. The board overseeing fair voted Wednesday to increase the price of tickets for midway rides.
Officials at the Georgia National Fairgrounds say revenue from this year's fair declined by more than 2 percent from last year. Total revenue for the Georgia National Fair was $4,562,500, a decrease of $107,000.