Wednesday, December 5, 2012
The Holly Springs state representative will run for the seat vacated by former Senator Chip Rogers.
A Holly Springs Republican state legislator has tossed his hat into the ring to run for the Georgia Senate. Sean Jerguson confirmed to Patch early Wednesday afternoon that he will run for the Georgia Senate District 21 seat, which encompasses the eastern half of Cherokee County, Alpharetta and Milton. The seat is now vacant as former Sen. Chip Rogers of Woodstock abruptly resigned from the position on Tuesday. Jerguson said he's looked at the possibility very carefully and has prayed about it. “I think it was extremely important that someone from Cherokee County wins this seat and provide the conservative leadership that we need,” he said. Jerguson said he does not have to resign to announce he's running, but noted he has to resign from …
Sunday, September 23, 2012
Holly Springs residents Coty Ervin –Alpharetta's city clerk – and her fiance, Jimmy Thigpen, will receive a free wedding.
Coty Ervin and Jimmy Thigpen were planning a small summer wedding with only an intimate gathering of close family and friends. That was before they decided to enter the Woodstock Wedding Giveaway in early August. Nearly two months after they entered the contest, the couple now won’t have to worry about streamlining the day they formally decide to spend the rest of their lives together. The couple on Friday morning was declared the winner of the contest, which was sponsored by Main Street Woodstock and the Bridal Exchange Boutique. The contest, which started on Aug. 1, received a total of 11,307 votes. Ervin said both she and her fiance were overjoyed by the news. “We couldn’t stop jumping up and down and screaming,” she said, adding the …
Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Robbie Rokovitz could become city manager in the Paulding County community if the city council approves his contract during tonight’s called meeting.
A former city official for Alpharetta and Holly Springs might be the next Hiram city mananger. Hiram could soon end the months-long process of obtaining a city manager if City Council approves a contract tonight. The city council is holding a 5:30 p.m. called meeting with an agenda that includes a vote on a contract to hire Robbie Rokovitz as city manager. Rokovitz, who is currently Cedartown’s city manager, was tapped for the job last month pending a successful execution of a contract between him and the city; he had been one of six candidates named as a finalist for the job. Rokovitz began his career in municipal administration in 2000, seven years after he was hired by Alpharetta as a 911 communications officer. He earned a master of …
Thursday, July 21, 2011
Here is a roundup of the region's major developments for Thursday, July 21.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Liz Kennedy
Thursday, July 21, 2011
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