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Crisp County narrows search for new county administrator to three

Crisp County commissioners have narrowed their search to replace retiring County Administrator Tom Patton to three final candidates, according to an announcement issued Tuesday afternoon. Patton announced his plans to retire in March, but told commissioners he would not plan to leave before his replacement had been installed.

The three candidates to become the new county administrator in Crisp County are:

• Clark Harrell, county administrator of Mitchell County, Ga.

• Michael Sistrunk, co-county manager/public works director of Lee County, Ga., and

• Mandi Cody, former city manager of Metter, Ga.

Commissioners must wait a minimum of 14 days before they can make any further decisions on the hiring process.