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him make the de­ci­sion. He be­lieves that his busi­ness lead­er­ship will help him should he be elected to the board. He is em­ployed as the man­ager of Pep-Boys Auto Parts in Cony­ers.

“I have re­ceived many phone calls this week en­cour­ag­ing me to seek of­fice,” he said in a press re­lease. “Through care­ful thought and prayer with my fam­ily, I have de­cided to an­swer the call. I am hum­bled and hon­ored by all the sup­port, and if the Lord al­lows it, I look for­ward to rep­re­sent­ing all of us [in District 5] in the fu­ture.”

Price is mar­ried to a kinder­garten teacher and has three chil­dren who are en­rolled at Palmer Stone Ele­men­tary and Cousins Mid­dle schools.

“My fam­ily has given me the pas­sion to make Newton County schools live up to the prom­ise of ‘Spirit, Pride, and Ex­cel­lence,’” Price said. “The Newton County Board of Ed­u­ca­tion has many tough days ahead. We as lead­ers of our com­mu­nity and cit­i­zens of our county owe it to our chil­dren to do ev­ery­thing pos­si­ble to pro­vide them with the best ed­u­ca­tional ex­pe­ri­ence nec­es­sary.”

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