Category Archives: Government

POLITICS: Qualified Candidates in Decatur County (Updated Wednesday afternoon)

As of Wednesday afternoon, here is the list of candidates that have qualified for local office in Decatur County: Non-partisan BOARD OF EDUCATION, DISTRICT 1 BOUIE, KELVIN KEITH 663 E GRIFFIN AVE DECATUR ATTAPULGUS GA 39815-2423 PROBATE JUDGE PERRY, EDWIN JONATHAN 1407 LAKEWOOD DR DECATUR BAINBRIDGE GA 39819-5198 STATE COURT JUDGE KENDRICK, DAVID A 508 E SHOTWELL ST… Read More »

Paying Your Fair Share of Property Taxes?

The average American household spends $2,127 on real-estate property taxes each year, and residents of the 27 states with vehicle property taxes shell out another $412. Considering these figures and the debt-fueled environment to which we have grown so accustomed, it should come as no surprise that roughly $11.8 billion in property taxes go unpaid each year, according… Read More »

NEWS: Shooting in Albany, Lottery Winner, Candidates for Local Offices

Here’s your southwest Georgia area news for Wednesday, March 2, 2016: ALBANY, GA (WALB) – Shooting in Albany ALBANY, GA (WALB) – One man, two lottery tickets, $500,000 CAMILLA, GA (ALBANY HERALD) – Petition for a city council recall in Camilla BAINBRIDGE, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Bankston runs for Georgia Circuit Seat  MEIGS, GA (THOMASVILLE TIMES) – Meigs… Read More »