2017-10-18 / Front Page

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle visits Millen

By Deborah Bennett
Millen News editor


TOP PICTURE A “Meet and Greet” for Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was held Oct. 12th at Durden Banking Company, Inc. From left, are Kirk Rocker, Lt. Governor Cagle and State Senator Jesse 
Stone. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) TOP PICTURE A “Meet and Greet” for Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was held Oct. 12th at Durden Banking Company, Inc. From left, are Kirk Rocker, Lt. Governor Cagle and State Senator Jesse Stone. (Staff photos by Deborah Bennett) He is the first Republican Lt. Governor in Georgia’s history, and now he is running for the Governor’s seat in the 2018 election. Lt. Governor Casey Cagle was in Millen Oct. 12th for a “Meet and Greet” held at Durden Banking Company, Inc. and hosted by Kirk Rocker.

Lt. Governor Cagle is a member of the Republican Party, a conservative, and a former member of the General Assembly in the state of Georgia. Now in his third term of office, he has served as Lt. Governor since 2007, defeating Ralph Reed in the Republican Primary and then Democrat Jim Martin.

The Lt. Governor can also lay claim to another first in Georgia politics. At the age of 28 in 1994, he ran for the Georgia Senate in District 49 where he upset incumbent Jane Hemmer and became the youngest member of the State Senate. He was reelected five times and served 1995-2006.


BOTTOM PICTURE Lt. Governor Casey Cagle is shown chatting with Pete and Elva Mills and Jenkins County Commission Chairman James Henry. BOTTOM PICTURE Lt. Governor Casey Cagle is shown chatting with Pete and Elva Mills and Jenkins County Commission Chairman James Henry. In the Senate, Lt. Governor Cagle was appointed to serve as Chairman of the Finance Committee, Vice Chairman of Science and Technology, and as a member of the Appropriations Committee and Natural Resources Committee.

He has been married to Nita, his high school sweetheart, for 30 years and they are the proud parents of three sons - Jared, Grant, and Carter - and grandparents of beautiful grandchildren - Everett Grace and Levi Mick.

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