On Saturday, March 9, at 10 a.m. the Whitfield County Republican Party will convene for the party’s county convention. The county convention will convene for the purpose of electing delegates and alternate delegates to the 14th Congressional District Convention and the State Convention. Additionally, the convention will be adopting the rules of the county Republican Party and electing officers for the 2013-2015 term.
On Feb. 9, Precinct Caucuses convened and Republicans from each of Whitfield’s 23 precincts were called for the opportunity to elect their delegates to the Whitfield County Republican Convention. Those delegates elected are:
• Precinct 1A: Ed Painter, David Pennington IV, Yvonne Otts, Sara Pennington, Patsy Smith, Yong Painter, David Smeltzer, Vickie Burns, Brad Burns, Shirley Gribble, Mason Giles.
• Precinct 2A: Dewey Moss, Brian Anderson, Charlotte Moss, Roger Williams, Joann Williams, Robert Lasky, Jacqueline Lasky.
• Precinct 3A: Dianne Putnam, Michael Putnam, William Merryman.
Precinct 4A: Karen Neff, H. Phillip Neff, Gary Crews, David Pennington, Mary Broadrick, Theresa Boozer, Albert Boozer, Bruce Broadrick, Marshall Mauldin, Edward Roberts, Willard Strain, Nancy Strain, Barry Kincade, John Antalis, William Harrison, Marcia Harrison, Vicki Higgins, Melica Kendrick, Rodney Kendrick, Charlie Bethel, Lindsay Bethel.
• Antioch Precinct: Chuck Payne, Angie Payne, Heather Payne, Wade Ferguson, Helen Ferguson, Roland Wade, Jennifer Wade.
• Cohutta Precinct: Leo Whaley, Jennifer Yauger, Robert Yauger, Pamela Shinnick, Ron Shinnick.
• Dug Gap Precinct: Luis Herrera, Robert Lively, B. Michael Johnson, Abby Stuckey, Michelle Lively, Amanda Dilbeck, David Hastey, Jolie Hastey, Michael Brumlow, Elaine Brumlow, Jonathan Beam, Kimberly Beam, Greg West, G. Craig Dilbeck.
• Lower Tenth Precinct: Juan Lama, Susan Lama, Paul Tipton, Manat Tipton.
• Mill Creek Precinct: Steve Hall, Bruce Kenemer, Michael Babb.
• Pleasant Grove Precinct: Sarah Fields, Jaynel Hankins, Lacey Hammontree, Kevin Hammontree, Joy Brawley, Virginia Countryman, James Brawley, Carolina Lama.
• Tunnel Hill Precinct: Janet Cochran, Diane Headrick, Annell Cowan, Angela Chastain, Lawrence Headrick, Bruce Chastain, Ruth Payne, Catherine Riddle, Crystal Hocker.
• Upper Tenth Precinct: Elizabeth Blevins, Sheri Blevins, Ricky Smith, Rebecca Blevins, Sarah Blevins.
• Varnell Precinct: Delania Simms, Chris Simms, Kim Ball, Tom Vivi, Genie Vivi, Lee Ball, Rich Brock, Kathy Brock, Laurie Hollis, Dylan Fowler, Sheldon Fowler, Dan Peeples, William Brammer, Ellen Durham, Tom Dickson, Allan Pippin.
• Westside Precinct: Adam Haynes, Vanessa Burns, Carol Taylor.
The convention will be held at Dalton City Hall, 300 W. Waugh St. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the convention will convene at 10 a.m.
The Georgia 14th Congressional District Convention will convene on Saturday, April 20, at 10 a.m. in Rome. The District Convention will be adopting rules for the Congressional District Republican Party and electing officers for the 2013-2015 term. The convention will also elect members of the State Committee of the Georgia Republican Party.
The Georgia Republican Party State Convention will convene at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 17, in Athens and will elect the Georgia Republican Party officers and conduct all other business as necessary. If you have any questions, please contact Dianne Putnam, chairwoman, at (706) 217-5929 or via email to email@example.com. You may also search Facebook for Whitfield County GOP.