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Tuesday September 1st, 2015 4:26PM

Fannin County woman re-elected to DOT board

By Derreck Booth Anchor/reporter
ATLANTA - State legislators from the ninth Congressional District have re-elected a Fannin County woman to the State Transportation Board.

Emily Dunn, Chairwoman of the board's Property Utilization Committee, has been elected to a five year term.

Dunn was first elected in 2011 to fill an un-expired term on the board.

"All of Georgia has tremendous transportation needs; those in North and Northeast Georgia are especially pressing given the natural beauty of our area, its transportation network challenges and its excellent potential for growth and thoughtful economic development. I look forward to working for solutions in the coming years," Dunn said.

Dunn is President of Tom's Amusement Company, Inc. and is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Amusement and Music Operators Association. She lives in Blue Ridge.
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