Candidate meet and greet Tuesday night at PTC Wyndham

Voters wanting to hear directly from the candidates will have just that chance Tuesday night at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in Peachtree City. “Meet and Greet the Candidates Night” is being hosted by the Peachtree City Rotary Club from 7-9 p.m. Each candidate will get to briefly speak about themselves and their platform, organizers […]

6 on governor’s short list for 2 vacant Fayette judgeships

Six local judges and attorneys have made the final list of nominees for the two Superior Court vacancies in the Griffin Judicial Circuit, which includes Fayette County. The judges on the list are Fayette State Court Judge Fletcher Sams, Griffin Circuit Juvenile Court Judge Ben J. Miller Jr. and Fayette County Magistrate Robert A. Ruppenthal. […]

GAE endorses only Democrats for statewide offices

The 43,000-member Georgia Association of Educators (GAE) on Monday released its list of endorsements for the upcoming statewide primaries. It was no surprise that only Democrats won GAE approval. “Ours is a very exacting and detailed two-step process,” said GAE President Jeff Hubbard. “Our political action committee, the GAE Fund for Public Education Committee, first […]

Early voting sparse in Fayette

Through Tuesday morning, 197 people have taken advantage of the early voting offered at the Fayette County Elections office in downtown Fayetteville in advance of the July 20 primary election, officials said. Voters are encouraged to cast their ballots early, and polls are open Monday through Friday at the elections office between 8 a.m. and […]

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 […]