Category: Local Politics

Party Switching in Gwinnett

Hey guys–remember party switching? It’s back! In Republican-to-Democrat form! Former Snellville City Councilman Roger Marmol told The Gwinnett Daily Post he was becoming a Democrat partly because of President Trump and how Republicans have treated minorities. In a statement to the GDP he said: “Most have embraced an agenda and policies that are more about

College Park Election Marks a Milestone

College Park, Georgia was incorporated as a city in 1891.  One hundred and twenty nine years later it will swear in the first woman and first minority mayor in its entire history.  Bianca Motley Broom was elected overwhelmingly in the municipal run-off election last night.   Beating out longtime incumbent Mayor Jack Longino.  Longino faced a

Chattooga Democratic Sheriff Leaves Party

All On Georgia Chattooga posted earlier today on Facebook that Chattooga County Democratic Sheriff Mark Schrader tendered his resignation to the Chattooga County Democratic Party this week. This comes on the heels of Chattooga County Magistrate Court Judge Tracy Maddux announcing that he would not run for reelection as a Democrat. According to All On

Ringgold is Wrong to Target Sex Offenders in New ‘Homelessness Ordinance”

The City of Ringgold in northwest Georgia has enacted an emergency ordinance to address sex offenders living under a bridge in the community. The council adopted an “urban camping” ordinance Monday night which, according to The Times Free Press, bans “tents, “other temporary structures,” clothes, sleeping bags, cookware or luggage from public property.” The ordinance