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Updated Nov. 9: Local election results

Updated Nov. 9: Local election results

Fulton and DeKalb county voters went to the polls Nov. 8 to choose a variety of local, state and federal office holders. Here are unofficial results reported by  the Georgia…

Jack Lovelace

Jack Lovelace Occupation: Retired business person; manager and accountant Elective office held previously: none. Previous community service experience: 40+ years as watchdog for my community; helped procure a library and…

Voters Guide: Candidates for state Legislature, U.S. House and DeKalb CEO

Voters Guide: Candidates for state Legislature, U.S. House and DeKalb CEO

Candidates are competing for state and federal legislative offices and other government posts in Reporter Newspapers communities will appear on the Nov. 8 ballot. In the list below, click on…

Tom Price

Tom Price Republican, incumbent Occupation: Surgeon Previous elective offices held: Georgia State Senate 1996 – 2004 U.S. Congress 2005 – Present Other community service: North Fulton Chamber of Commerce; Roswell…

John Lewis

John Lewis Democrat, incumbent Previous elective office held: U.S. Congressman since 1987. Previous community service: As chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in the 1960s, was active in the…

Douglas Bell

Douglas Bell Republican Previous offices held: None. Other community service: Ministry to urban youth and children, 2002-2009. AYSO soccer coach and referee, 2012 through the present. Advocate for Meals on…

Georgia Senate District 40: Fran Millar

Fran Millar Republican, incumbent Occupation: Marketing Consultant Previous elective offices held: member, Georgia Senate 2011-present; member, Georgia House of Representatives, 1999-2011. Other community service experience: various committees at Dunwoody United Methodist…

Georgia Senate District 40: Tamara Johnson-Shealey

Georgia Senate District 40 Tamara Johnson-Shealey Democrat Occupation: advocate No prior political experience. Active volunteer with local schools. Q:  Why should the voters choose you for this position? A: The…

Fulton County to pay employees ‘living wage’

Fulton County to pay employees ‘living wage’

Fulton County’s commissioners have approved a plan to raise county employees’ salaries to an amount the county called “an annual living wage” of at least $31,000. The raises will be…

Road Trip: Northwest Georgia offers visions of other places, other times

Road Trip: Northwest Georgia offers visions of other places, other times

A drive up I-75 may call to mind places to pick your own apples or watch the leaves change color in the fall, but there’s much more to see. Northwest…

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