Ga. Supreme Court rules Hoschton recall can move forward

A victory for residents of Hoschton who have tried for months to force their mayor and a city councilman from office.

Monday, the Georgia Supreme Court denied Mayor Theresa Kenerly's appeal to stop the recall process from moving forward.

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Kenerly and Councilman Jim Cleveland came under fire earlier this year for comments many consider to be racist.

In October, a Jackson County judge ruled that the two failed to fulfill their duty to establish an ethics board, among other things.

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Monday's high court decision allows the recall election to move forward.

The Jackson County Board of Elections now has to choose a date for the vote.

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App users view PDF file of the judgment here