UGA student drops new freestyle about Jake Fromm ahead of Auburn game

The UGA student who went viral for his national championship song is back with a new song for Bulldog fans. Ahead of the Bulldogs showdown with Auburn on Saturday, Deni Val released the “Jake Fromm Freestyle” rap and video, produced by Zipperer Designs. The junior is getting his degree in marketing with a certificate in …

Mathis holds leads in midstate legislature election battle

Republican Danny Mathis was holding a lead over Democrat Jessica Walden in the battle for state House District 144 at press time. The Bleckley County coroner and funeral service provider was ahead 13,251 votes to 6.962 votes as of 10:30 p.m. Tuesday based on 59 percent of precincts reporting. The district covers Twiggs, Wilkinson and …

The Latest: GOP Rep. Comer wins 2nd full term in Kentucky

The Latest on the general election in Kentucky (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Republican U.S. Rep. Brett Guthrie has won a seventh term in Kentucky’s 2nd Congressional District. The former state senator from Bowling Green defeated Democrat Hank Linderman on Tuesday. SIGN ME UP! Guthrie was first elected in 2008, when Republican U.S. Rep. Ron …

The Latest: Republican Cox begins day with tweet, breakfast

The latest on the mid-term election in California. 8 a.m. Republican gubernatorial candidate John Cox began his Election Day with a family breakfast and a Tweet urging Californians to make it to the polls. Cox, who is running against Democratic Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in Tuesday’s election, ate breakfast with his family at Milton’s Deli …

Candidates crisscross Michigan in final campaign stops

Republican Bill Schuette and Democrat Gretchen Whitmer crisscrossed Michigan on Monday, making their closing appeals and firing up their get-out-the-vote organizers on the eve of the election for governor. Schuette, the state attorney general who has trailed in polls, pointed to Donald Trump’s surprise 2016 victory in Michigan, when some final-week surveys showed Hillary Clinton …