Buckner defeats challenger Hooper
Murray County Chief Magistrate Gale Buckner won election Tuesday night, defeating challenger Dwayne Hooper, a former part-time magistrate judge.
Loyd, winner of Murray schools primary, will give pay to students
Frank Loyd said he was “shocked” and “felt overwhelmingly blessed” when he saw the final results Tuesday night.
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Voters head to the polls
Today is the day that candidates have been working towards for several months.
Candidate profile: Holloway says he brings ‘something different’
For several years, Cody Holloway traveled the world overseeing the construction or renovation of large industrial buildings. Now, he says he’d like to use the expertise he developed to help make Whitfield County a better place.
Candidate profile: Robbins says financial background will be an asset
Barry Robbins has lived in Whitfield County almost 20 years. He and his wife Kathy raised two sons here, and Robbins built a successful career in banking.
Candidate profile: Starling says county must invest in future
Two years ago, Nicky Starling ran for the Whitfield County Board of Commissioners as a Democrat. This year he seeks the Republican nomination for the District 1 seat on the board.
Candidate profile: Davis says business background an asset
Nine years ago, Renee Davis spotted a need in Whitfield County that no one else was filling and used her insight to build a successful business. Now, she says, she wants to use those skills to help the county move forward.
Pennington still confident as election nears
Georgia voters go to the polls Tuesday, and former Dalton mayor David Pennington says he’ll keep campaigning right up to the end.
Candidate profile: Incumbent Dickson looks for middle ground on the issues
It isn’t the federal government’s responsibility to set educational standards, says state Rep. Tom Dickson.
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