Holly announces candidacy for assessor's office

From Staff Reports

   Gerald Holly, 1393 Bristol Highway, has announced his candidacy for the assessor of property's office of Carter County.
   Holly is the sitting assessor of property. He was appointed assessor of property by the county commission on April 21, replacing former assessor John Holsclaw, who announced his retirement in February. He has been an employee with the county assessor's office since Oct. 1998.
   Holly is the son of Lawrence and Mary Holly. A lifelong resident of Carter County, he is married to the former Gloria Ann Sams. The couple have one son, Jeremy Holly, and a daughter-in-law, Michele Holly.
   He submitted his qualifying papers to the county's Election Commission office last week. The county's Republican primary will be held Feb. 10, 2004.