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Governor Perdue Announces Solicitor-General Appointment

Friday, November 4, 2005  Contact: Office of Communications 404-651-7774


ATLANTA – Governor Sonny Perdue announced today the appointment Jeffrey H. Kight as the solicitor-general of Coffee County .  The vacancy was created by the death of Donald A. Starling.  A brief biography is provided below.

Jeffery H. Kight, 35, Douglas , GA – Kight is an attorney in general practice with Cottingham & Porter, P.C., in Douglas , Georgia .  Previously he was an attorney in general practice in Columbus , Georgia until June 2002.  Kight also served as an adjunct instructor at South Georgia College .  He is a member of the board of directors for the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber of Commerce, the president-elect of the Douglas County Rotary Club, a trustee of the South Georgia College Foundation, a member of the Coffee County Regional Medical Center Foundation, and a member of the board of directors of Kids' Chance, Inc.  Kight is also president of the Douglas Bar Association.  He and his wife, Walda, have two children.