The Reidsville City Council voted Monday night to approve a new city attorney during an executive session.

The decision to appoint attorney Jay Swindell to the position was approved unanimously. The vote came following the resignation of long time city attorney Van Cheney who resigned as of September 1.

Swindell has an office in Claxton and has been practicing law since 1997. He is a graduate of Georgia Southern University and John Marshal Law School in Atlanta.

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Jessica Szilagyi is a Statewide Contributor for She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta and has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers."



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