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Coggin Looks to Replace Carr in State House

Press release from the Campaign for Adam Coggin for State House; August 29, 2013:

Murfreesboro, TN -– AUGUST 29, 2013 — Rutherford County Commissioner Adam Coggin announced the leadership team for his campaign to become the next state representative from the 48th district. The seat is being vacated by Representative Joe Carr, who recently announced his candidacy for United States Senate. The 48th District includes the eastern portion of Rutherford County including Lascassas, Walter Hill, MTSU and East Murfreesboro. Coggin will be a candidate in the Republican primary to be held on August 7, 2014.

Coggin’s leadership team is comprised of: Rita Ash, Trustee Teb Batey, County Commissioner Jack Black, Mayor Ernest Burgess, Murfreesboro City Councilman Toby Gilley, Ted Goodman, County Commissioner Joe Frank Jernigan, Bill Jones, Senator Bill Ketron, Craig Lynch, County Commissioner Allen McAdoo, Hubert McCullough, Murfreesboro City Councilman Shane McFarland, Dr. Warren McPherson, Celeste Middleton, Bricke Murfree, County Commissioner Jeff Phillips, Shane Reeves, Dr. Nate Schott, County Commissioner Chantho Sourinho, Representative Mike Sparks, Senator Jim Tracy, Mike Vaught, Representative Dawn White, and Murfreesboro City Councilman Doug Young.

“I am grateful for everyone who has joined my leadership team and I am honored to have their support. These friends are business and community leaders in Rutherford County, and I know their advice and counsel will help me effectively communicate our campaign’s message and serve the residents of the 48th district,” Coggin added.

“Holly and I are humbled by all the encouragement and support we’ve received from our friends, family and neighbors from the 48th district. It has been overwhelming; we’re very blessed,” Coggin said.

Coggin serves as director of AdamsPlace Independent Living in Murfreesboro, and he previously served as director of development at Middle Tennessee Christian School. He graduated from Middle Tennessee Christian School, and earned his bachelor’s degree from Lipscomb University.

He is currently a member and previous board member of the Murfreesboro Noon Rotary Club, serves on the Read to Succeed board, the Project Help Advisory Council, and is a previous board member of the Rutherford County Family YMCA.

Coggin and his wife Holly have two children, Slater and McCall, and they are active members of North Boulevard Church of Christ.

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