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Kathy Cooper smashes Democratic opposition for South Hall commission seat
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Kathy Cooper

Republican Kathy Cooper will continue to represent South Hall on the Hall County Board of Commissioners, after winning a contest against Democrat Mike Parker on Tuesday.

Hall County Board of Commissioners, District 1

Kathy Cooper: 79.3%

Mike Parker: 20.6%

Who is she: Cooper was elected to her first term on the board in 2014. She has run a cattle, egg and Christmas tree farm in South Hall with her husband John for more than 30 years.

How she reacted: She could not be reached for comment Tuesday night.

On the issues: Cooper has said that Hall County needs to follow its comprehensive plan to manage growth sustainably. She also wants to establish sewer lines on Friendship Road.

What’s next: She will start her second term in January.