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Garner wins nomination for Dist. 4 commissioner


Patrick Garner defeated Tracey Taylor for the Democratic nomination with 65-percent of the vote.

Garner teaches English at Darton State College.

He hopes to raise the starting salary for first responders in Dougherty County.

Focus on keeping drainage canals clean and keep a proposed natural gas pipeline out of the county.

"I want to thank everyone who came out and voted for me. It means a tremendous deal. I want to thank all the volunteers that I had waving signs for me. Everyone who knocked on doors," said Pat Garner.

Garner will face Republican incumbent Ewell Lyle in the November General Election.

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