November 1, 2006
Thomasville -- Governor Perdue's family members accompanied him on the campaign trail. First Lady Mary Perdue was by the Governor's side in Thomasville and his son Jim was in the crowd.
The first lady has been vocal in the campaign appearing in ads, and Wednesday said it was important to stand by her husband's side.
"We're a team, we've always been a team. I try to do everything I can to meet people, get out there and campaign all across the state, it's exciting and it's very encouraging."
The first lady planned to campaign all day with the Governor.
Less than a week before election day. Another new poll confirms Governor Perdue maintains a big lead over Lt. Governor Taylor.
The latest poll from political marketing firm Strategic Visions shows Perdue with 52%, Taylor with 36%, Libertarian candidate Garrett Hayes with 5%, and 7% of the respondents were undecided.
In all other statewide races in which an incumbent is running for re-election. That incumbent is leading. Republican candidates are ahead in all open races.
A jury convicted a Crisp County man on two counts of child molestation Friday. The jury came back with a guilty verdict for Hermenegildo Virgil Friday.
The holiday season has arrived and Dougherty County leaders want people to be more safe than ever.
Saturday morning, a few extra paws joined runners at the Marine Corps Logistics Base in Albany. Racers and supporters alike showed their passion for supporting veterans this morning.
Troopers with the Georgia state patrol responded to a fatal crash in Coffee County around 7:30 p.m. Friday.
Three people are behind bars in the Dougherty County Jail for their part in a shooting at Albany State University.