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Ross Williams

Ross Williams

Before joining the Georgia Recorder, Ross Williams covered local and state government for the Marietta Daily Journal.Williams' reporting took him from City Hall to homeless camps, from the offices of business executives to the living rooms of grieving parents. His work earned recognition from the Georgia Associated Press Media Editors and the Georgia Press Association, including beat reporting, business writing and non-deadline reporting. A native of Cobb County, Williams holds a bachelor’s degree in English from Atlanta's Oglethorpe University and a master’s in journalism from Northwestern University.

Supporters greet the Rev. Raphael Warnock as his bus pulls into Cobb County election headquarters in Marietta on Dec. 17.

Georgia fight for U.S. Senate seat will go to a December runoff

By: and - November 10, 2022

WASHINGTON — Control of the U.S. Senate once again might hinge on Georgia, as voters in the Peach State will head back to the polls next month in a runoff election.  Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and former professional football player and GOP nominee Herschel Walker are in a dead heat in Georgia, sending that […]

Rev. Raphael Warnock speaks to supporters outside the Cobb County election headquarters Dec. 17.

Warnock preachings reverberate in bid to leap from pulpit to Senate

By: - December 23, 2020

A couple dozen supporters and volunteers lined the sidewalks outside the Cobb County Election Department headquarters in Marietta late last week as a bus bearing the likeness of the Rev. Raphael Warnock pulled in for a campaign stop. The man aiming to be one of the next United States senators from Georgia stepped out to […]