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July 18, 2006

Thomasville-  Thomas County District three voter have elected a new commissioner. The Thomas County District three post was left vacant when Commissioner Bobby Brown decided not to seek reelection.

Ken Hickey, a farmer, faced A.K. Goff, a contractor in the republican primary. Thuesday night Ken Hickey received 75 percent of the vote.

"I want to get my feet wet and try to learn all the ordinances and just try to go forward and prove myself to the people that I am worthy of this job," said Ken Hickey, County Commissioner Elect.

Hickey got the traditional dunk in the courthouse fountain following the final results. He told us he, prepared for the tradition and brought along a change of clothes.

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