Trump provides written responses to Mueller questions

President Donald Trump has provided the special counsel's office with written responses to questions on Russian election interference, his lawyers said Tuesday.

  Trump says ‘no reason’ for him to hear Khashoggi death tape

Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson ends re-election bid after decades in Congress, concedes to Republican Rick Scott

Judge rules on requests by Abrams campaign

Freshman class of 116th Congress invades Washington

Florida recount chugs along as more irregularities surface

Judge: Sides in Florida recount should ‘ramp down’ rhetoric

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  Florida Sec. of State orders ballot recount in Senate, governor, cabinet races

Colorado voted to abolish slavery in their state – in 2018

Brian Kemp steps down as secretary of state after declaring victory over Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

Jeff Sessions out as attorney general

Trump celebrates GOP midterm victories despite loss of House to Democrats

Abrams, Kemp await more ballots in Georgia governor’s race

Election Day: Last minute info ahead of state races

Important races line the ballot from the hotly contested match-up for governor between Republican nominee and current Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams, all the way down to various county commission races.

Facebook blocks accounts for possible election meddling by Russia and others

On Sunday evening, Facebook was notified of the online activity, which may be linked to foreign entities.

Get an Uber, Lyft, Lime to cast your vote on Election Day, use promo code for discounts

Uber, Lyft, Zipcar, Lime and others want to help Americans get to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6.

Albany Housing Authority can help get you to the polls

One organization is worried there are many who won’t make it to the polls Tuesday. But the Albany Housing Authority is providing transportation to those who need help going to vote.

Rihanna says she doesn’t want Trump using her song at his ‘tragic rallies’

Pizza to the Polls delivers free pies to voters stuck in long lines

In Georgia, online voting database problem leads to countercharge of hacking

These 2018 midterm candidates can make history with a victory

Pink wave: Women poised for political leadership in 2018 midterms

Judge: Hundreds of absentee ballots cannot be rejected

Abrams, Kemp won’t debate Sunday

The two candidates had agreed in September on a date and time for the debate.

Kemp visits Southwest Georgia

Republican nominee for Governor Brian Kemp continued his ‘Putting Georgian’s First’ bus tour through Southwest Georgia Wednesday.

Barbra Streisand to release anti-Trump album and star in ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Barbra Streisand has released a new political song aimed at Pres. Donald Trump called "Don't Lie to Me."

Gov. Deal stumps for Kemp

Gov. Nathan Deal has hit the campaign trail with Republican Brian Kemp with a call for continued “cohesiveness” under the Gold Dome.

Abrams, Kemp stump for rural votes

From the beginning, the two candidates vying to be Georgia's next governor have been on the hunt for votes in rural Georgia. Their approaches, though, could not be more different.

Campbell VP who tweeted Soros conspiracy theory leaves company

On Twitter on Monday, Kelly Johnston alleged the Open Society Foundations, which was founded by businessman and activist George Soros, was assisting the caravan by providing what he called “troop carriers” and “rail cars.”

  Troops may be sent to halt caravan at border

The U.S. is expected to send troops to the border as part of a plan to prevent a migrant caravan from entering the country.

Defense Secretary Mattis may send at least 800 troops to southern border

Mattis may send around 800 troops to help border patrol agents when the caravan of migrants reaches the U.S.-Mexico border.

Abrams, Kemp back jet fuel tax break

Both major candidates for governor say they now back a tax break for airlines that was embroiled in controversy when Delta Air Lines ended a National Rifle Association discount in the wake of the Parkland, Florida, shooting.

Predicting a runoff, Libertarian wants protest vote

The lesser-known third-party candidate in the closely watched Georgia gubernatorial race says he wants your “protest” vote.

GA gubernatorial candidates face off in first televised debate

Georgia’s three gubernatorial candidates, Republican Brian Kemp, Democrat Stacey Abrams, and Libertarian Ted Metz, debated controversial topics on live TV for the first time Tuesday night.

Kemp, Abrams set for first debate Tuesday night

Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams will face each other Tuesday night for the first televised debate in one of the country’s most closely watched races.

Challenge for indicted Republicans: Win re-election

Two Republican congressmen trying to win re-election while under indictment in a fresh test of partisanship in the Trump era

GOP on defense to explain pre-existing condition protections

Republican candidates who are still calling for repeal of the Obama-era health care law find themselves on the defensive about how they will preserve protections for people with pre-existing medical conditions

Trump orders ‘limited’ new FBI probe after judiciary committee sends Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination to Senate for vote

President Trump said the supplemental FBI probe into Brett Kavanaugh must be limited in scope, and last no longer than a week.

The Latest: Trump postpones meeting with Rosenstein

President Donald Trump has postponed his highly anticipated meeting with embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein until next week

Here’s what to expect at the Kavanaugh-Ford hearing

Brett Kavanaugh and his accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, will testify separately about her allegation of sexual assault at a high school party in the early 1980s.

White House postpones meeting between Trump, Rosenstein

President Donald Trump says his would prefer to keep Rod Rosenstein and not fire the deputy attorney general

Still employed, Rod Rosenstein to meet with Trump Thursday

As deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein had been in charge of the Russia investigation.

Judge weighs whether Georgia must switch to paper ballots

A federal judge is considering whether Georgia should have to switch from electronic voting machines to paper ballots for the November election.

Kemp, Abrams agree to 2 televised debates

Georgia's nationally watched governor's race will feature two televised debates during the closing weeks of the campaign.

‘Unbelievable’: Bald eagle lands on fire truck during 9/11 tribute

Many Facebook users expressed their belief the event was “a sign from above honoring those who gave all for others.”

  Debate continues over crucial Thomasville city official positions

For the past nine months, Thomasville officials have been debating over the city manager and utilities superintendent jobs.

Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle makes a stop in Albany

Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle made a stop in Albany on Monday.

Lawsuit filed over proposed closure of 7 Randolph Co. voting polls

The Cowtown Foundation along with 20 other organizations such as the NAACP have filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia and Secretary of State Brian Kemp over voting rights for African Americans in predominately black counties and precincts.

Polling Places-Proposed Closures-The Latest

The Latest on a proposal to close seven of nine polling places in a rural Georgia county.

Sylvester leader to leave post

Sylvester's City Manager has submitted his resignation,  and we're told his resignation will go into effect September 10th.

Attorney General Sessions announces $3.4 billion grant to help crime victims

In a speech given by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Macon on Thursday, he addressed his concern over violent crime in America and reducing recidivism.

Shafer concedes GOP race for lieutenant governor

Georgia State Sen. David Shafer is conceding the Republican race for lieutenant governor to Geoff Duncan.

Georgia official drops links to gov campaign from state app

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp's campaign says that he will remove links to social media accounts promoting his campaign for governor from an official state app.

GA Democrats call out Kemp on Medicaid stance, Kemp responds

Albany-area Democrats called out Republican Gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp Tuesday, for refusing to expand Medicaid.

Georgia GOP unites in gov race while Abrams touts jobs plan

Days after a bitter runoff, Georgia Republican leaders united in backing Secretary of State Brian Kemp in the governor's race.

Close lieutenant governor runoff could head to vote recount

The Republican runoff for Georgia lieutenant governor has ended with so few votes separating the candidates that a recount may be needed before a winner is declared.

Decision 2018 GA Primary Runoff Election Results

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Dougherty County voter turnout lower than expected

WALB's Dougherty County election coverage began at the Mount Zion Church in Albany where people had been voting all day.

Edwards beats Hayes for Dougherty District 2 seat

Victor Edwards will become the next county commissioner for District 2 in Dougherty County.

AP calls GOP gubernatorial race winner

The Associated Press has called Brian Kemp as the winner of the GOP gubernatorial runoff election.

Voter turnout in Moultrie exceeded expectations

According to Colquitt County's Registrar's Office only three percent of registered voters and voted early.

Georgia voters to decide runoffs Tuesday

Georgia voters have a few key races to decide in runoff elections besides settling the Republican showdown for governor.

Gubernatorial candidate stops in Southwest GA ahead of runoff elections

Gubernatorial candidate Casey Cagle made a stop in Albany on Monday, the day before the runoff elections.

With governor's race, Georgia auditions as 2020 swing state

Georgia is trying to prove it can be a presidential battleground alongside states like Ohio, Florida and Pennsylvania, and the next test is a high-profile governor's race.

Early voting for primary runoffs ends Friday

Voters across Georgia will be able to start casting ballots Monday in primary runoffs.

Candidates for Governor

There are five candidates running against incumbent Sonny Perdue for Governor of the State of Georgia.

Viewpoint: Who should stay in jail?

We realize that not all criminals can be kept in jail. Overcrowding is a real problem, especially in tough budget times.

Dougherty Co. voting precincts list

Be sure to go to the correct precinct. Here is the list of precincts with their street address.

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Romney rejects long-term Iraq presence

Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney is rejecting the administration's idea of having American troops in Iraq for decades, just like in South Korea.

Democrats clash on war on terror, Iraq

A year and a-half before the election, the Democrats who want to be president have faced each other in another joint appearance. Sunday night's TV debate was broadcast by CNN from New Hampshire, which holds the leadoff primary.  Republicans hold their next debate Tuesday night, also in New Hampshire.

Delegates up for grabs in primary

As south Georgians continues to cast ballots leading up to election day Tuesday, the process is just beginning to get Georgia's votes to the national conventions.

Who wants to be President?

The field of contestants continues to dwindle as we move through the primaries.

Voters can already cast ballots

Absentee voting is underway for Georgia's Presidential Primaries. Early voting will open the week of January 28th.

Strategic Vision Poll shows Thompson up, Congress down

Fred Thompson Leads GOP Race 25% to 20% For Giuliani. Clinton Leads Obama 29% to 26%. Perdue Job Approval At 55%. Chambliss Leads Jones and Cardwell In Senate Match-up. Congressional Approval only 19%

Georgia has several millionaires in Congress

Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia is most certainly a millionaire. By just how wealthy he is not clear. But Republican Saxby Chambliss of Moultrie reported assets totaling only $200,000 to $430,000.

Senators express caution on immigration reform deal

Georgia's U.S. senators are going out of their way to clarify that they might not support a controversial immigration reform measure in the end.

Lawmakers bring home late-year spending bounty

Georgia lawmakers brought home a share of the pie this week as Congress approved the year-end spending bill.

Postell opens campaign HQ

Ward 6 Commissioner Tommie Postell is seeking a second term in office, and predicts victory.

Dog fighting laws to be debated

Georgia may soon have tougher laws against dog fighting. Lawmakers plan to push for that when the legislature convenes in January.

Edwards campaign stops in South Georgia

Presidential Candidate John Edwards calls for social reform today at a campaign stop at Georgia Southwestern in Americus.