Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Roswell City Council member Betty Price looks forward to her first full term.
Now that she's been re-elected to the Roswell City Council Council, Post 3 council member Betty Price sets her sights on improving Roswell's transportation services and business community. "I am delighted to have been re-elected for my first full term and thank the voters and supporters for their confidence in me," she told Roswell Patch. While she waits on Mayor Jere Wood to appoint her as a liaison to a specific city department, Price knows much of her work with the city will focus on making the recently completed comprehensive plan a reality. "We will continue to facilitate better traffic patterns, add streetscapes and attract new businesses," she said. "Vickery Creek and the Chattahoochee River will get some much needed attention …
Monday, November 7, 2011
Roswell City Council candidates Betty Price and Craig Voth share some final thoughts before voters make a decision at the polls tomorrow.
Whether you plan to be right in the thick of all the political action tomorrow, or you're still not sure which candidate you support, there are a few more hours left to decide. To help, Roswell Patch asked all 10 Roswell City Council candidates to share a brief "closing statement" with voters. We also asked if they planned to host a campaign celebration. Here's what they had to say: Betty Price - Campaign Celebration: Open to the public; Rice, 7:30 p.m. "Election day is upon us and the yard signs will soon be removed from the landscape! I humbly ask for your vote to continue as your advocate on the city council. We all want a thriving city, highlighted by an enhanced historic district, great neighborhoods, a fabulous river and parks …
Wednesday, October 26, 2011
Some Roswell City Council candidates mingled with supporters and citizens during a political mixer Tuesday night at INC Authentico Restaurant.
INC Authentico Restaurant and Post 2 council candidate Adam Braund played host to Roswell City Council candidates, who mingled with interested citizens on Tuesday night. Each attending candidate was given a brief time with the microphone, but spent most of his or her time talking casually with supporters and curious citizens in the historic district restaurant's back meeting room. "I much prefer this kind of a thing," said Thomas Shelton, vying for the Post 1 council seat against Mike Nyden and incumbent Rich Dippolito. "Let's have a chat." The event began at 7:30 p.m. and taking the microphone about 8:15 were Post 1 candidate Shelton, Post 2 candidates Salma Ahmed, Braund, Michael Martin and Becky Wynn. Post 3 challenger Craig Voth also …
Friday, October 21, 2011
Roswell Patch took a look at the contribution records of local candidates and we're sharing what we found with you.
UPDATED: 4:46 p.m. - There are 10 candidates racing for the three Roswell City Council posts up for grabs this November and all of them have been campaigning non-stop. So we wondered - who believes in these candidates enough to support them financially? Based on information the candidates' most recent reports to the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission - which is responsible for making candidate information and funding public - the candidates have recieved a mix of both contribution and loan money to fund their races. Here's what that means: contribution funding comes from donors, while loans are derived from any monies that are borrowed and/or used out of personal accounts. Campaign finances that are reported as…
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Roswell City Council candidates urged voters to check facts and visit their websites for where they each stand on local issues during the Roswell Women's Club candidate forum, Wednesday, Oct. 19.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Wife of U.S. Congressman Tom Price and a retired anesthesiologist herself, Roswell City Councilwoman Betty Price will race for her current seat against local resident Craig Voth.
Roswell City Councilwoman Betty Price has a long history of family service in government, at some of the highest levels. So when the opportunity to serve at a local level presented itself two years ago in the form of council Post 3, Price raised her hand and voters did the choosing. Now, she hopes to continue the work she has started on the city's behalf. "I have always been involved in the community and became more interested in politics when my husband was in the [Georgia] State Senate and then the U.S. Congress. For me to serve at the local level seemed like a good way to stay connected to the grass roots of our community and make sure that information is flowing in both directions," said Price, whose aunt was also a member of the …