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Kathy Cooper wins GOP contest for South Hall seat on Board of Commissioners
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Kathy Cooper

South Hall Commissioner Kathy Cooper fended off challenger George Thorndyke in the May 22 primary to win the Republican nomination for her seat on the Board of Commissioners.

Who is she: Kathy Cooper has run a cattle, egg and Christmas tree farm off of Union Church Road for more than 30 years with her husband, John.

How she reacted:  Cooper did not return a request for comment.

On the issues: Cooper said she would to start working on reducing the debt on sewer improvements, and she is looking ahead to the county doing a master parks plan. Also, concerning high property tax reassessments, she has said she would prefer some warning for taxpayers instead of an out-of-the-blue notice.

What’s next: Cooper will face Democrat Michael W. Parker in November

Hall County Board of Commissioners, District 1

Kathy Cooper: 70.5 %

George Thorndyke: 29.5 %


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