• Pennington has raised $374,676

    Dalton Mayor David Pennington says he’s “not dissatisfied” with how fundraising for his campaign for governor is going.

    January 6, 2014

  • Special election today for state House seat

    Voters go to the polls today in Trichum, Tunnel Hill and Westside in Whitfield County, as well as parts of Catoosa and Walker counties, in a special election for state House of Representatives District 2.

    January 6, 2014

  • Early voting going slow in state House special election

    Just six people had voted in Whitfield County as of Monday morning in early voting in the special election for state House of Representatives District 2.

    December 23, 2013

  • text msg.jpg A text message threat?

    When Dalton Mayor David Pennington started his campaign for governor six months ago, he emphasized three major issues — the economy, education and ethics, with the economy at the top of that list.

    December 17, 2013 1 Photo

  • pennington starts campaign.jpg Pennington kicks off campaign

    Dalton Mayor David Pennington officially kicked off his campaign for governor on Monday. But he says his campaign is already well ahead of where he hoped it would be at this point.

    November 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pennington brings on experienced campaign manager

    In 2010, Robert Bentley defied the polls and surprised political analysts by winning the Republican nomination for governor in Alabama, triumphing over several better known and better financed candidates. Bentley would go on to become governor.

    October 10, 2013 4 Stories

  • Snider to challenge House Speaker Ralston for District 7 seat

    As a former state high school wrestling champ and coach of 11 state wrestling championship teams at Gilmer High, Sam Snider realizes he’s now in for the fight of his life.

    September 25, 2013

  • Kingston says Republican Senate primary will be very focused

    U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, calls the federal Affordable Care Act a “train wreck waiting to happen.”
    “Business, especially businesses with 50 to 200 employees, don’t know exactly what is expected of them and how to comply with it. They are very apprehensive,” he said. “Just when we need them to be taking risks and expanding and creating jobs, they have this enormous uncertainty that’s weighing them down.”

    May 4, 2013

  • Congressman Broun says he is running for Senate

    The worst-kept secret in Georgia politics is official: Rep. Paul Broun is running for the U.S. Senate.

    February 7, 2013

  • Republicans win in 3 special elections

    Republicans were victorious in all three special elections for seats in the state House and Senate.

    February 6, 2013