Tag Archives: mike thurmond

DeKalb commissioners throw up another obstacle to Emory annexation

The DeKalb County Commission is objecting to plans for the City of Atlanta to annex the Emory University campus . . .

Tags: DeKalb County Commission , Emory annexation , mike thurmond

Political Notes – Griffin’s ‘Hitler’ comparison gets them talking

Baptist lobbyist Mike Griffin annoys legislators over the “religious freedom” issue and pays the consequences . . .

Tags: Bebe Heiskell , David Ralston , Mike Griffin , mike thurmond , religious freedom

Political Notes: Deal picks up legislative endorsements

Three lawmakers announce their support for Nathan Deal over Karen Handel in the GOP runoff; Handel answers with a negative TV spot that denounces Deal as “corrupt” . . .

Tags: Arizona immigration law , Bill Hamrick , Buddy Carter , crush videos , jobless benefits , Johnny Isakson , karen handel , Lee Hawkins , mike thurmond , Nathan Deal , Preston Smith , Sam Olens , Tim Bearden , Tom Graves

Senate race will be Isakson vs. Thurmond

Mike Thurmond wins the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate; Congressmen John Barrow, David Scott and Hank Johnson appeared headed for victory in their primaries . . .

Tags: David Scott , hank johnson , John Barrow , mike thurmond