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Thurmond earns county commissioner certification
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Billy Thurmond. - photo by For the Dawson County News
Dawson County Board of Commissioners Chairman Billy Thurmond recently completed all courses required to earn his certificate of recognition as a Certified County Commissioner from the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government, in partnership with the Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG). Thurmond, who took office in January 2017, successfully completed nine training sessions covering 66 hours of required courses. Courses included County Government 101, County Government Finance, County Government Law, Economic Development, Ethics, Human Resources, Leadership Institute, Property Appraisal and Taxation and Public Health and Safety.