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Photo:David McGregor. Newly elected mayor of Braselton Bill Orr addresses supporters as his wife Garol looks on shortly after getting confirmation of his victory over Ralph Richardson Tuesday night in Braselton. Orr won the election with 72 percent of the vote for the victory.

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Orr named Braselton's fifth mayor

BRASELTON -- Braselton's new mayor is Bill Orr.Orr, a businessman who wants to steer the city through a rough economy, won election as the city's fifth mayor, taking more than 72 percent of the vote.A relative newcomer after moving to the city four years ago, Orr said he worked hard, walking door-to-door through neighborhoods during the recent wet weekends to campaign for the seat.


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