New JEMC board member; benefit for HCSO deputy

*Phil Sutton, Vice President of Administration for Kubota Manufacturing of America Corporation in Gainesville and Kubota Industrial Equipment Corporation in Jefferson, has been named to the Jackson EMC Board of Directors. Sutton succeed John Mitchell who is retiring from the after 17 years of service.

*Mountain Top Jeepers will host a benefit ride Aug. 19 for Hall County deputy sheriff Neil Holtzclaw who lost his wife and two young children in a traffic accident last month. $20/vehicle. Staging site: Mountain Adventure Outfitters in Murrayville. Registration 9:00; ride leaves at 11:00.