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January 6--  A South Georgia legislator is on the list this year as one of the state's "100 Most Influential Georgians."

Georgia Trend Magazine publishes the list each year.  Here's what it has to say this year about 57-year-old State Senator Tommie Williams of Lyons.

{mosimage}"First elected to the Senate in 1998, Williams is known as a proponent of pro-family legislation and an opponent of anything increasing the tax burden.  He has steadily climbed the Senate's power ladder and is now at the top as Senate President Pro Tem, chairman of the Senate Committee on Assignments and vice-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee."