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.
Candidate profile: Fields says Common Core is detrimental to education system
Sarah Fields believes the educational standards set forth in Common Core are “substandard” and are making children “common.”
Candidate profile: Incumbent Tarvin keeps focus on local control over education
Steve Tarvin says one of his main interests as a state legislator is making sure there is local control of education.
Candidate profile: Edwards says improving student opportunities will help economy
One of the most important things the state can do to improve the economy is to help improve educational opportunities for students, says Ebeth Edwards.
Superior Court judge race: Blevins wants to balance justice with mercy
David Blevins said he could make more money in private practice many years, but he wants to remain a Superior Court judge in the Conasauga Judicial Circuit covering Whitfield and Murray counties because he cares about making a difference.
Superior Court judge race: Helton touts district attorney experience
Scott Helton says he’s made difficult decisions for the last 18 years as an assistant district attorney for the Conasauga Judicial Circuit that includes Whitfield and Murray counties.
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