|Published: 9:00 AM, 03/27/2013
||Last updated: 9:00 AM, 03/27/2013
Author: Tommy Millsaps
Source: The Monroe County Advocate
It has been rumored for weeks, but now
Dr. Bob Lovingood has officially announced he will run on the
Republican ticket for county mayor.
That announcement means incumbent
County Mayor Tim Yates will face at least one formidable competitor
in the primary next year to even make it to the August 2014 county
Lovingood is very well known in Monroe
County, having served as director of Monroe County Schools for 13
years, before taking a director of schools job in Kentucky in 2001.
Lovingood served in that capacity for
more than seven years, but says Monroe County has always remained
near and dear to his heart and he has now been back full time for
"I have been watching. We need
some leadership there," Lovingood said of the county mayor's
office. "We need some direction."
See full story in the Wednesday, March 27, edition of The Advocate & Democrat.
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