Monthly Archives: March 2014

Monthly Archives: March 2014

House Speaker David Ralston Announces Appointments to the House Study Committee on Timber Security

ATLANTA- House Speaker David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge) today announced the following appointments to the House Study Committee on Timber Security: State Representative Wendell Willard (R-Sandy Springs), Chairman State Representative Ellis Black (R-Valdosta) State Representative Chad Nimmer (R-Blackshear) State Representative Chuck Williams (R-Watkinsville) Ms. Sandie Sparks, President, Sparks Lumber Company (Ellijay) Gordon County…READ MORE

Chamber Advocates for Local Business

The Valdosta-Lowndes Chamber’s Government Affairs Council Executive Committee traveled to Atlanta last week to advocate the business interests of the Valdosta community to state representatives at the Capitol. The group was accompanied by Courtney Brinson of AT&T, the sponsor for this year’s visit.The committee met with Georgia State Representatives Ellis Black, Amy…READ MORE

Political landscape changing

VALDOSTA — Speculation, rumors and plain old gossip have been swirling all week following Sen. Tim Golden’s announcement that he will not seek re-election to the District 8 seat he has held for 16 years. Thursday, much of the talk was affirmed following state qualifying, with Rep. Ellis Black withdrawing his candidacy…READ MORE



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