Sen. Jeff Mullis (left) and challenger Colton Moore (from video).

In Dade, the regular candidate forum, such as the one staged May 14 by local news station KWN and hosted by the Dade County Public Library, is always called a debate. Really it's no such thing, because ra...

The highlight of today's regular 3 p.m. livestreamed COVID-19 briefing from Dade County was an appearance by Dade Sheriff Ray Cross to give an update on the ongoing child pornography investigation that has focused lively public attention on Dade County High School.

The...

The candidates Dade elects to the Georgia House of Representatives' District 1 seat have a reputation for forgetting all about the county once they hit Atlanta. This year's crop, judging by their performance at the May 14 debates sponsored by local station KWN and host...

By the time the District 4 county commission candidates got their shot at wowing potential voters at last week's marathon broadcast-only candidate debate, staged by local station KWN and hosted by the Dade County Public Library, the midnight oils were burning, viewers'...

This is the second in The Planet's recaps of last week's Dade County marathon political debates, staged on May 14 by local station KWN and hosted by the Dade County Public Library, available to the public only through livestream and video broadcast because of the COVID...

One of the casualties of this blighted year of COVID-19 is local politics. Candidates have had little chance to campaign in a shutdown that forbids public gatherings, home visits and handshakes. But if anybody was missing politics, Thursday night's mega-marathon local...

The Planet had stopped synopsizing the Dade County government's daily 3 p.m. COVID-19 briefings, but there were so many important announcements at today's version it seemed time to make an exception.

First, the state Department of Motor Vehicles has recommenced its two...

From left, Barry Irwin and Ray Cross of the DCSO, Trenton Mayor Alex Cross and Christy Smith, Trenton's pulchritudinous police pontiff.

"Townhall Tuesday," Dade's new informational session that follows the livestreamed daily COVID-19 briefing once a week, today was all...

File shot: County executive candidates debate in the Dade County Public Library in 2016. This year's version will also be at the libe, but the audience will be holed up at home quarantine-style--as usual!

As if COVID-19 hadn't done enough already to qualify as the super...

County Executive Chairman Ted Rumley announced at Monday's daily 3 p.m. county briefing on COVID-19 that he had tested positive on the finger-prick test for coronavirus antibodies--and so had two of the other Dade County commissioners.

Rumley said he'd taken the $40 blo...

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