Looking Back

Fifty years ago today, November 20, 1966

Governor’s Race

Georgia’s deadlocked governor’s race headed for a speedy decision in the U.S. Supreme Court Saturday and the two top gubernatorial candidates, anticipating another election, turn fresh attention to the voters.


How does it feel to be the congressman-elect? A boyish grin spread over Jack Brinkley’s face for a moment, and, thinking no doubt of the tremendous pressures of the past five months of campaigning, he shot back: “It’s a great feeling of relief.”

Chattahoochee Bridge

A site for the proposed bridge in the vicinity of Omaha, Ga., and Cottonton, Ala., may be pinned down within six months.