Commissioner Gaines to run for county chair
County Commissioner Gloria Gaines, District 5, announced today that she is considering a run for chair of the Dougherty County Commission.
Chairman Jeff Sinyard said last week that he would not seek re-election for the position.
Gaines is in the second year of her second term representing Southwest Dougherty County.
According to Gaines, she "will spend the next few days discussing the possibility with family, friends and citizens and getting feedback. I feel good about the prospect of serving this community in a new capacity. I was born here and my family has been in Dougherty County since before the end of the Civil War. I would be honored to work with leaders and citizens to make this an even better place to live, work and play."
Gaines said that she expects to have a final decision in a week to ten days.
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