Fayette County


Jim Pace to run for congress

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)

Fayette developer Jim Pace has announced he will join the contest to replace Lynn Westmoreland as Third District congressman. Westmoreland announced earlier this month he will not seek reelection this year, saying he wants to open the seat to someone else while he considers what he will do next in service to