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February 1--  Toombs County businessman Tommy Rollins is running for the Toombs County Commission to succeed retiring District Four Commissioner Jeff McCormick.

tommyrollinseditedRollins announced his candidacy in a press release and said, “I am running because I want to keep Toombs County growing, taxes low, and a government that is responsive to its citizens.”

Regarding Commissioner McCormick’s decision to not run again, Rollins said, “Jeff McCormick has been a great leader for our county. I had the pleasure of working with him in several roles while he was on the commission and I know that he always put the people of Toombs County first.”

Rollins has owned Tar Land and Timber Company since 1997 and  has been involved with the community,
serving for ten years on the Toombs County Development Authority, three years as Chairman.

He has been married to his wife, Becky, since 1977. They have a daughter, Betsy, who also lives in Toombs County. They are members of Lyons First Baptist Church.

District Four resident Chris Hopkins says about Rollins, “When I heard that Commissioner McCormick
wasn’t running for reelection, I was concerned who would represent my family on the Commission.
When Tommy told me that he was he was throwing his hat in the ring, I knew that he was the right
person to represent district 4 on the Toombs County Commission.”

For more information you can reach Tommy at 912-282-1234. Tommy will be running as a
Republican. The Republican Primary will be held on May 22, 2018.