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      Gubernatorial candidate challenges Governor Deal

      Dalton Mayor David Pennington made a stop in Albany Wednesday as a part of his tour through Georgia. Pennington has declared his run for governor and now he's reaching out to the people for support. / Jessica Fairley

      Dalton Mayor David Pennington made a stop in Albany Wednesday as a part of his tour through Georgia. Pennington has declared his run for governor and now he's reaching out to the people for support.

      The Gubernatorial candidate says this tour through the state will help him connect with residents and understand their needs.

      Georgia State School Superintendent Dr. John Barge will also run against Incumbent Governor Nathan Deal.

      Pennington says the state of Georgia was once an economic powerhouse and we need to get back to that point.

      He plans to focus on building the economy by lowering state taxes.

      Pennington has also proposed a debate challenge to Governor Nathan Deal on the state of the economy.

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