Jacksboro, Campbell County (WVLT) - We now know who Campbell County's new mayor is.
Monday night, the Campbell County Commission chose former Campbell County Mayor Jerry Cross to replace Mayor Jeff Hall. Hall died from lung cancer after only about six months in office.
Cross says he's pleased at the way the voting turned out, and he already has plans for Campbell County.
"Top priorities are now, of course, we're going to improve our schools with funding for the school system. We're going to get...We need jobs in this county worse than anything. Hopefully we can attract some industry, and we need to restore the overall faith in county government," Cross said.
Cross will serve in office through August 2008.
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