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Longtime businessman reaching for county commission seat
Jasper 'Jappy' Stringer to run for Thompson's vacated position
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Jasper Jappy Stringer - photo by AL HACKLE/Staff
Longtime Statesboro businessman Jasper “Jappy” Stringer announced Wednesday he intends to qualify to run for seat 2C of the Bulloch County Commission. The seat will be vacated by commissioner Roy Thompson, who recently announced he will not seek re-election to that seat, but will instead run for Bulloch County Commission chairman, a position that will be vacated by current chairman Garrett Nevil, who intends to retire effective Dec. 31. Former owner of Stringer Chevron, his family operated the Fair Road service station for 45 years before selling the property to a convenience store company.
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