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Close race for Chief Magistrate in Murray County

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MURRAY COUNTY, GA (WRCB) - In Murray County a closer race the Chief Magistrate was up for grabs.

Gale Buckner will fill the seat, it was vacated following a sex scandal surrounding former Chief Magistrate Bryant Cochran.  A former employee accused him of soliciting her for sex and sending inappropriate texts.  Cochran was arraigned in court just last week, on multiple federal charges, including witness tampering.
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