Kingston makes campaign stop

by Wes Mayer

alt

Congressman Jack Kingston, Linda Raines and Nancy Gilliam, from left, meet at Sprayberry’s Barbecue on Jackson Street in Newnan Wednesday at one of his campaign stops. 


Congressman Jack Kingston, a candidate for U.S. Senate, visited Sprayberry’s Barbecue on Jackson Street Wednesday to meet with and introduce himself to a number of Newnan and Coweta County residents.

Kingston is running with a platform including restoring the work requirement for welfare, simplifying the tax code, supporting a strong national defense, furthering America’s energy independence, repealing Obamacare, lowering taxes, cutting spending and balancing the budget. He also supports the fair tax, the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and America’s agriculture.

Kingston is on the Republican Primary ballot with candidates Paul Broun, Art Gardner, Derrick E. Grayson, Karen Handel, Phil Gingrey and David Perdue. They are seeking the seat being vacated by U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss.



More Local

Main Street Newnan

‘Rio 2’ on big screen at park Friday

Main Street Newnan is holding its second Screen on the Green outdoor family movie Friday as part of August’s First Friday event, &ldqu ... Read More


Effort seeks support for ‘Common Law Grand Jury'

Citizens from across Georgia will be gathering in Ringgold today in an effort to have “Common Law Grand Juries” in each county. ... Read More


Roundabout proposed for Hwys. 54/16 intersection

A traffic roundabout is proposed to replace the four-way stop at the intersection of Georgia Highways 54 and 16 between the towns of Sharpsb ... Read More


Suspect in year-old Troup robbery arrested

By Wes Mayer wesley@newnan.com The man suspected of robbing a barbecue restaurant in LaGrange just more than a year ago has finally been arr ... Read More


Grantville seeks budget solutions

While media from metro Atlanta television outlets were in attendance for Monday’s city council meeting in Grantville about an expected ... Read More

Coweta schools welcome 101 new teachers

The Coweta County School System welcomed 101 new teachers at its annual new teacher orientation earlier this week. In his remarks to the new ... Read More