The East Ridge City Council hired Hal North as its interim city attorney Saturday.
North will replace John Anderson, who was fired by the council Thursday.
North will serve on an interim basis for the next 90 days and will be paid a flat $7,500 a month.
Though Mayor Brent Lambert said Friday that Anderson’s predecessor, Cris Helton, was a possible candidate, North was the only person nominated at the special called meeting.
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Rachel Bunn is originally from Ellijay, Ga., and graduated from the University of Georgia with degrees in magazines and history. While at UGA, she wrote for the student magazine UGAzine, served as news editor for the student newspaper, The Red & Black, and spent a semester studying British history at Oxford University in Oxford, England. She has previously worked at The Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Ga., and The Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the ...