There are a few hotly contested Republican primaries in Gwinnett and some news to report on a few of them:
The Reese-Hill campaign has gotten off to a slow start because of major personal distractions for both candidates. Hill underwent triple-bypass surgery June 9, and Reese has been traveling back and forth to south Alabama to visit his father, who is dying of liver and colon cancer, the candidate said.
But the election could soon heat up. Hill recently sent his first direct-mail fliers to district voters, and an independent environmental group supportive of Reese is putting the finishing touches on an anti-Hill cable television ad.
“It’s funny to get mail at your house telling you you’re not a resident there,