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Kingston talks small business in Bryan
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1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga., listens to concerns of local business people Tuesday during one of his small business sessions held at Whats the Scoop Caf in Richmond Hill. (Crissie Elrick)

A slew of local business people and city and county officials gathered at What’s the Scoop Café in Richmond Hill Tuesday morning to participate in a small business ideas session with 1st District Congressman Jack Kingston, R-Ga.

The session gave local business people the chance to voice their concerns about job creation, the economy, community banking, unemployment, taxes and more to Kingston, who provided an open ear to all questions.

Local business owner John Reynolds of RPI, a roofing company, said he thought the session was a great way to interact with Kingston about local issues.

“I think it’s great for our congressman to get the pulse of business owners in Bryan County,” Reynolds said. “It was very nice to have direct dialogue with him and tell him what our concerns are.”

This was the third of four small business sessions hosted by Kingston, who said he decided to have these sessions because small businesses are important to the economy, and because he is interested in hearing about specifics happening in communities like Richmond Hill.

Read more in the Sept. 7 edition of the News.

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