Henderson leaves Council next month

After 21 years as a vital member of Columbus Council, Skip Henderson is preparing to step aside and begin a spirited campaign that he...

Vance Smith plans a political comeback

Former Republican legislator Vance C. Smith Jr. wants to go back to the Georgia House of Representatives. In a message posted on his wife Michelle's...

Tax hearing turns angry

A quiet Thursday evening at a church in Midland turned exciting. Hundreds of angry voters and local property owners gathered at the Midland United Methodist...

Walker Garrett: Clearing the Air

There are two sides to every pancake, no matter how you slice it. Mentors in politics and business have repeated that old saying to...

VOTING RECORD FACEOFF: John Pezold v. Richard Smith

The Georgia legislature wrapped up the 2017 legislative session in the wee hours of Friday morning leaving the dust to settle on the nearly...

Numbers in sheriff’s race are deceiving

    A NEWS ANALYSIS A mathematician would tell Donna Tompkins that after the votes were counted on Nov. 8 she was on the verge of becoming...

Opposition to casinos surfaces

News that powerful political figures were lobbying Columbus Council to support a legislative effort to bring casino gambling to Georgia quickly mobilized opposition from...

Myers Muzzled At Muscogee County School Board

Muscogee County School Board Member Frank Myers made an attempt to have a public discussion about the case of Montravious Thomas. He was repeatedly...

Darr Leads Fund-Raising for Sheriff’s Race

In less than a month voters will chose a sheriff for Muscogee County, but in the all-important race to raise campaign funds two-time incumbent...