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Incumbent Republican Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia is projected to survive a primary challenge by former Sen. David Perdue, who received former President Donald Trump’s biggest endorsement and the most financial help he’s given to any candidate so far. Trump-backed candidates appeared to be founding Tuesday night in Georgia, although his preferred Senate candidate, Herschel … Read more

Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas runoff and Minnesota special election primary results

No state has felt former President Donald Trump’s wrath over the 2020 election more than Georgia, where he is trying to oust the incumbents in statewide office who certified that President Joe Biden won the state. Trump has set his sights on Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger in particular. In an … Read more

US road rule that baffles Australians when on a car trip

Before I set off on a recent road trip, I asked a motoring journalist mate to give me her driving tips. I then learned a rule that flawed me. Before I set off on my recent solo road trip from New Orleans along the Gulf Coast of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama, I asked an Australian … Read more

May 24 primary elections: What to watch in Georgia, Alabama, Arkansas, Texas and Minnesota

Here are seven things to watch in Tuesday’s elections in Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Arkansas and Minnesota: Georgia tests limits of Trump’s 2020 grievances Trump turned Georgia into the centerpiece of his effort to punish Republicans who rejected his lies about widespread election fraud costing him the 2020 presidential race. He pushed Perdue — who lost … Read more

13 Southern train rides you need to take if you really, really love trains

Here’s a look at 13 places to visit if you really, really love trains. Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum in Alabama Birmingham News – Frank Couch Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum1919 9th Street in Calera, Ala. The Heart of Dixie Railroad Museum offers train enthusiasts of all ages the chance to ride a restored train, … Read more

Mississippi is the fattest place in America, report shows

Mississippi is the fattest state in America, with two in five adults obese or morbidly obese, a report revealed Tuesday amid mounting warnings over the country’s health. Telephone surveys of more than 400,000 people nationwide showed the Magnolia state had the highest rates of obesity followed by West Virginia and neighboring Alabama. At the other … Read more

Alabama funeral service held for ex-jail boss Vicky White

Vicky White’s family buried the former jail boss Saturday instead of celebrating her sixth award as Lauderdale County’s Corrections Employee of the Year. White, 56, the assistant commander of operations at the Lauderdale County Jail, walked out of the north Alabama lockup with capital murder suspect Casey White on April 29, claiming she was taking … Read more

Alabama Inmate Casey White Reveals What He and Vicky White Did During 11 Days on the Run

Casey White, the dangerous murder inmate who bolted from an Alabama prison with his jailer, has told detectives that the lovebirds spent most of their time on the run holed up in a cheap Indiana motel and plotting where to go next. Casey White, 38, and Lauderdale County assistant director of corrections Vicky White, 56, … Read more

Escaped inmate Casey White may try suicide by cop: former lawyer

The former lawyer for escaped Alabama convict Casey Cole White fears his old client might attempt suicide by cop — saying the should-be-inmate suffers from severe mental illness and addiction issues. Dale Bryant, who represented White in his crime spree in 2015, said his ex-client “wanted to die” after being arrested. “He was trying to … Read more