Dawson’s Thurmond to address Squires & Stags May 4
By Bennett Whipple
Billy Thurmond Photo courtesy of Dawson County
Billy Thurmond, Dawson County’s commission chair, will address Squires & Stags at the club’s Friday, May 4, breakfast meeting. Thurmond’s presentation will include a report on the growth of the county, especially along the GA 400 corridor, a popular shopping area for Big Canoe residents. He will also talk about the county’s service delivery demands and cover its revenue source
A 37-year employee of the county, Thurmond was elected to the office of chairman in 2017. Previously, he served as director of Dawson’s Emergency Services division. He is married to Lisa Thurmond, Dawson County’s magistrate judge. They have two sons and four grandsons. The Thurmans are members of Kilough Church by the Lake and he is a member of the Kiwanis Club.