The Oct. 15 run-off between Macon Mayor Robert Reichert and his predecessor C. Jack Ellis might not be a mere pro forma contest, but it's close, said Telegraph of Macon opinion page editor Charles Richardson.
Gov. Nathan Deal added a new wrinkle to the state’s ethics conversation in his State of the State address Thursday. He said any new ethics rules should apply to all state and local elected officials in addition to General Assembly members.
Macon Mayor Robert Reichert wants a 90-day moratorium on the licensing of downtown liquor stores. A city council committee approved the measure Monday, and the full council is scheduled to consider it Tuesday.