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Flowery Branch incumbents win re-election
Miller, Tara Richards, Fred Richards hold off challengers
Mike Miller
Incumbent Flowery Branch Mayor Mike Miller celebrates with family and supporters after receiving winning election results Tuesday at Calliope Sweets. Miller beat Shanon Lutz by a 360-119 vote. - photo by JOSHUA L. JONES
Flowery Branch incumbent Mayor Mike Miller and City Council members Tara Richards and Fred Richards , not related, won their re-election bids in Tuesday’s municipal election. Miller earned 360 votes, or 75 percent, to beat challenger Shanon Lutz, who had 119. In the City Council Post 3 race, Fred Richards earned 353 votes to Ed Edwards’ 97.