April 28, 2006
Atlanta -- Here is how statewide races in Georgia will look.
Democrats Cathy Cox of Bainbridge and Mark Taylor of Albany have a third challenger in their primary, 78 year old Mac Marley of Stockbridge.
Governor Sonny Perdue has a challenger in the Republican primary, 38-year- old Ray McBerry of Norcross.
Seven people are running for Lieutenant Governor, five Democrats and two Republicans. Ten people are running for Secretary of State, including former legislator Walter Ray of Douglas.
In the Georgia Senate, Democratic Valdosta Senator Tim Golden will face a challenge in November. Former Lowndes County Commission Chairman Norman Bennett is running as a Republican.
There are two primary races for a state house seat in Americus. Representative Mike Cheokas is being challenged by former Americus mayor Bill McGowan in the Democratic primary.
Republicans Gerald Smith and Ginger Starlin will compete for the Republican nomination. The winners of those two primaries face off in November.
Defeated lawmaker Lawrence Roberts of Albany is making a run for his old house seat. He's challenging the woman who beat him, Freddie Powell Sims. They are both Democrats.
State Representative Richard Royal of Camilla, who for the first time qualified to run as a Republican, will have a Democratic challenger in November. He is 26-year old Corey Wimberly, also of Camilla.
Wednesday afternoon, Alma Police Department assisted the Bacon County Sheriff’s Office with a ‘burglary in-progress’ call on Corinth Church Road.More >>
School is out for summer for some students in the Albany area. Sunday, parents, and kids gathered for a safe and fun event to celebrate just that. The end of school year extravaganza featured free food and fun activities for families and kids to enjoy.More >>
Leesburg's beloved Police Chief, Charles Moore, lost his long fight against cancer early Sunday, according to law enforcement sources.More >>
Just before 10:00 Saturday morning, Waycross Police responded to a wreck of a Dodge Dakota truck in the 2000 block of Plant Street.More >>
Albany police responded to the scene of a fatal shooting at June Bug's Convenience Store in the 1900 block of South Madison Street Friday night.More >>