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Davis joins Norton Agency as vice president for lake sales

Sheila Davis has joined The Norton Agency as associate vice president in the Firm’s Lake and Executive Home Group.

Davis has been specializing in Lake Lanier property since 2000 and has been a leading sales agent for seven years. She will be located in Norton’s corporate office in Gainesville but will market lake property in all five Lake Lanier counties.

Norton is North Georgia’s largest, oldest and most successful insurance and real estate firm.

Lawler to head accounting for Bone Dry Roofing

Abbie Lawler of Maysville has been named accounting manager for Bone Dry Roofing of Athens.

Lawler has 19 years of accounting experience and is a former small-business owner.

Lawler and her husband J.T. live in Maysville.