Pinewood Atlanta Studios developer Jim Pace is shown here at the groundbreaking of Georgia Military College's Fayetteville campus, which opened late last summer. Pace announced Wednesday he is running for congress to fill the vacancy being left by Third District Congressman Lynn Westmoreland. (Staff photo by Danny Harrison)
Less than a month after Third District U.S. Congressman Lynn Westmoreland announced he would not seek reelection after his current term, West Point Mayor Drew Ferguson has announced he will contend for the open seat.
“Washington is broken and as a small businessman I know that what our communities need from Congress is that they get out of the way and let us create jobs and economic opportunity for our citizens,” Ferguson said. “We are a conservative place, and I want to put conservative principles to work for the whole district like we have in West Point where (more…)