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Voter Registration Deadline Approaching

The deadline to become eligible to vote is drawing near. Monday July 2 is the cutoff for people register to vote in July 31 general election, the August 21 election for Bibb County School Board and, of course, the November 6 presidential election.

Bibb County Board of Elections Supervisor Elaine Carr says there are several ways and places to register.

  • At the Board of Elections Office, which is open from 8:30 - 5:30 on Monday.
  • At City Hall
  • Any public library
  • Any state department office, such as the Division of Family and Children Services or DFCS.

You can also register online though the state board elections website. Just fill out the form and bring it to a local Board of Elections Office to become eligible.

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

What Are Your Questions on the Supreme Court's Healthcare Decision?

The Supreme Court upheld the health care law today in a splintered, complex opinion that appears to give President Obama a major victory.

What questions remain in your mind regarding the Supreme Court's decision? 

We are working to explore how this affects you. 

Comment below in the Comment Section to share your thoughts.  

Putnam County to Open New Administration Building

Putnam County to Open New Administration Building

Putnam County Administration officially opens with a grand opening Friday, June 15.

That's according to County Clerk Lynn Barber.

The program is from 2-6 p.m.

 

Hancock County Candidates Qualify for July Primary

Election season officially begins as qualifying ended Friday at noon.

Contested races include the seat for County Commissioner Chairman, Commissioner District 1, District 3, District 4 and Clerk of Superior Court.

The following qualified:

Austin Scott Facing Free Ride to Second Term

 

Austin Scott apparently has a free ride to a second term in Congress.

No Republicans or Democrats qualified to challenge the Republican from Ashburn in the Eighth Congressional District. Qualifying for Georgia's congressional races ended at noon Friday.

Putnam County Candidates Qualify for July Primary

Election season officially began as qualifying ended Friday at noon.

Contested races include: County Commissioner seat for District 1 and District 4, and the Board of Education District 5 seat.

Probate Judge

--Patrice S. Howard, Incumbent

State Court Judge
--Trent Brown, Incumbent

Board of Commissioners
--Stephen J. Hersey, Republican

County Commissioner, District 1

--Frederick Ward, Democrat
--Kelvin Irvin, Republican

County Commissioner, District 2

--Janie B. Reid, Democrat, Incumbent

County Commissioner, District 3

--Alan Foster, Incumbent, Republican