The mayor of a Texas border city declared a state of emergency Saturday over concerns about the community's ability to handle an anticipated influx of migrants across the Mexican border.
GPB's Leah Fleming talks with new Warner Robins mayor LaRhonda Patrick, the first woman and Black person ever elected to the office.
On this week's Battleground: Ballot Box, we interview Sandra Vincent, the mayor-elect of McDonough, and learn what the city's past and present can tell us about Georgia's future.
Wednesday on Political Rewind: We spoke with a panel of mayors from across Georgia to take the temperature of each of their communities. What are the key issues they are confronting as 2021 comes to an end?
City Council President Felicia Moore and City Councilmember Andre Dickens will face each other in a runoff after emerging as the top two candidates in Atlanta’s mayoral race — with Dickens edging out former mayor Kasim Reed.
A belated campaign finance report filed by Atlanta mayoral candidate Antonio Brown shows he spent hundreds of thousands on campaign expenses while raising little money from July through September.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: Students, faculty and staff on 20 Georgia public college campuses are protesting to demand stricter COVID-19 protections. Protestors say the governor and the Board of Regents’ refusal to require masks on campus is endangering the health of those who live and work on Georgia college campuses.
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams was voters' top choice in New York City's mayoral primary race Tuesday, while former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang conceded.
In a news conference Friday, Keisha Lance Bottoms elaborated on her decision not to run, citing the challenges of the pandemic, the racial justice protests and a major cyberattack.
Friday on Political Rewind: Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has announced that she will not run for reelection. In a letter, Bottoms highlighted her proudest accomplishments in office, but gave no reason for her decision not to seek a second term. We’ll look at what her withdrawal means for the race for mayor of Georgia’s most influential city.
Thursday on Political Rewind: While partisanship continues to drive almost every aspect of how Congress operates today, at the local level, political leaders are more likely to be practical problem solvers dealing with issues their neighborhoods are experiencing every day.
Today, we talk with mayors of three Georgia cities to get an up-close look at how their communities are coping with the problems of our times.
Brandon Scott is the city's youngest mayor in more than a century. The 36-year-old campaigned on an unprecedented platform of curbing mayoral power.
America’s mayors have taken center stage in 2020. Big city mayors feuded with state and federal officials over COVID-19 protections and resources, and...
Gwinnett County is fast becoming one of the most diverse areas in all of Georgia, and even throughout the southeast. The county has been experiencing a...