Don’t tread on . . . our Tea Party

The Board of Directors of the South Atlanta Tea Party (SATP) has drawn a line in the sand when it comes to local candidates for any office linking the phrase “Tea Party candidate” to their campaign. The bottom line to candidates, the board said in a June 8 letter, is that the SATP has not […]

Fayette Commission candidates face public

Incumbents Smith, Maxwell defend West Bypass; challengers say Fayette quality of life at stake Candidates for the two Fayette County Commission posts had their say Monday night at Christ’s Church at Whitewater at a forum sponsored by the Fayette County Tea Party. The four included Commission Chairman Jack Smith, challenger and former Peachtree City Mayor […]

Fayette Commission candidates at Christ Church Monday night

The July 20 primary is closing in. Those interested in hearing from the four candidates for two Fayette County Commission seats can get a closer look Monday night in an event hosted by the Fayette County Tea Party. The candidates scheduled for the event are Post 5 County Commissioner Eric Maxwell and challenger Allen McCarty […]

44 nominated for 2 Fayette Superior Court judgeships

A total of 44 people have been nominated for an appointment to fill the two judicial vacancies on the Griffin Judicial Circuit Supreior Court created by the resignations of of Judges Johnnie L. Caldwell Jr. and Paschal A. English Jr. Among the names submitted to the Georgia Judicial Nomination Commission are several sitting judges including […]

Town hall meeting and candidate forum May 24

The Fayette County Tea Party is hosting a Town Hall meeting May 24 to let you meet, greet and hear from the candidates running for the two open Fayette County Board of Commissioner seats to be decided upon in the 2010 primary election. The Town Hall Meeting will only be about Fayette County issues. An […]

Superintendent Cox leaving

Former Fayette County school teacher Kathy Cox announced today she is stepping down from her position as Georgia’s school superintendent as of June 30. Cox, who was up for re-election and qualified to run for this November, will instead become the CEO of a brand new nonprofit “dedicated to building the capacity in state public […]

Candidate meet and greet May 16

Greater Fayette Republican Women’s Club President Grace Caldwell talks politics with gubernatorial candidates Eric Johnson and John Oxendine.  Her club is hosting a Candidate Meet and Greet at Peachtree City Christian Church on May 16 at 3 p.m.  Everyone is invited to attend this free event.