“If you’re up here for any other reason than to serve the public, then you’re up here for the wrong reason,” he said. “It’s all about the people who are in the audience right now.”
Norton also praised Bacon for his service to Smyrna, which during his role as mayor transformed from a small bedroom community to a bustling Atlanta suburb in southern Cobb County.
“Thank you for all you’ve done for me,” he said.
Norton, 43, is the director of government relations for the Medical Association of Georgia. He has a bachelor’s degree in international business from the University of Georgia. He and wife, Laura, have two children, Samantha and Jack.
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