Boatright to Run for State Senate

Popular longtime Alma mayor Roger Boatright is seeking a seat in the Georgia Senate. Boatright, once president of the statewide Georgia Municipal Association, has formally announced for District 7, currently represented by Sen. Peg Blitch of Homerville, who is not seeking reelection.

Boatright has served as mayor of Alma since 1990.

Of ten counties in the new District 7, four prominent to our region are Bacon, Pierce, Ware and Coffee Counties.

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