A campaign event April 16 turned into a screaming match as Republican gubernatorial candidate and former Dalton Mayor David Pennington held a news conference inside the state Capitol. Pennington said he was going to make a “major announcement” that Wednesday. But the fairly standard conference took a quick turn. when Randy Martin, Governor Nathan Deal’s attorney, jumped in. The heated exchange appeared to be about campaign financial disclosures.
 
Georgia’s Republican Party is defending Nathan Deal after a conservative radio host questioned whether Deals’ financial troubles could hurt his election. Kenny Burgamy is a conservative talk show host in central Georgia. He says his callers have...
A spokeswoman says, Barrow took the money before the accusations surfaced. The Republican running to unseat Barrow this year, Ray McKinney, calls the campaign contribution "dirty money" and says Barrow should donate it to charity.
A superior court judge has released an Augusta area woman from the state’s sex offender registry. It’s because of changes to Georgia’s tough sex offender law.
Early voting got underway Monday for November’s general election. But low early voter turnout during the primary has some parts of the state questioning whether it’s worth the cost to open polls this early.
The Army Corps of Engineers is not going to consider Atlanta’s growing water needs as it rewrites its control manuals for Lake Lanier. Melissa Stiers reports that decision doesn’t sit well with Georgia leadership.
A Survey USA poll released Monday shows Deal in a double digit lead over Roy Barnes.
A review of records by The Associated Press has found that Republican Nathan Deal did not disclose two active loans on which he and his business partner owe a combined $2.85 million.
An Atlanta man is using Google against gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal. It’s an attempt to influence what happens when people type Deal’s name into the popular search engine.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution says Republican gubernatorial candidate Nathan Deal has run into financial trouble after backing a failed business venture by one of his daughters and her husband.
A statewide coalition of business and medical groups is launching television ads in support of a November ballot measure that would increase car tag fees. The ads push a state constitutional amendment that if passed, would raise car tag fees by $10...