(Associated Press)- Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States. The Republican nominee won Wednesday after capturing Wisconsin’s 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold. Voters eager to shake up the nation’s political establishment picked the celebrity businessman to become the nation’s 45th president. Trump rode an astonishing wave of support […]
Macon, GA (WMGT/41NBC)- with 34 of 34 precincts reporting, The Bibb County SPLOST vote passed 61% to 39%. Commissioners are hoping to generate an additional $280 Million for various projects. The money will be used to extend the runway at Middle Georgia Regional Airport, and Walker Road Landfill will be closed. Also there ware several […]
Atlanta (A.P.)- Georgia Republican Johnny Isakson has won re-election to the U.S. Senate, holding off two challengers. Isakson relied on a series of television ads focused on his Senate work, largely avoiding references to the presidential campaign. Though he was expected to win, Isakson sometimes struggled to draw a line between himself and Donald Trump […]
Atlanta (AP)- Republican Rep. Austin Scott has been re-elected to serve a fourth term in his south Georgia district. Unofficial election returns Tuesday showed Scott of Tifton defeated Democratic challenger James Neal Harris in the 8th Congressional District. The 2016 campaign marked the first time Scott had faced opposition in the November general election since […]
Your track record says a lot about you. "Look at the record--compare the candidates, not just the promises they make but what they've delivered in the past and I think they'll end up voting for Johnny Isakson," said Republican U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson. That's what Isakson pushed Monday at Lowe Aviation near the Middle Georgia Regional Airport.