September 6– This morning, prior to his Georgia Children’s Cabinet meeting in Macon, the Council of Probate Court Judges of Georgia honored Georgia State Senator Blake Tillery of Vidalia as one of three recipients of the 2019 Legislative Recognition Award.

For the first time since its inception, the Council awarded the honor to three recipients: Senator Tillery, Georgia State Representative Chuck Efstration and Jones County Probate Court Judge Mike Greene.

tilleryprobateTreutlen County Probate Judge T. J. Hudson (right), the Council’s current president, and Dooly County Probate Judge Rooney Bowen, III (left) presented the award to Senator Tillery on the Council’s behalf.

“Senator Tillery has always been a friend to our Council and on matters of importance to our class of court, he has always made sure we had a seat at the table,” said Judge Hudson. “Senator Tillery is respected among our judges and we thank him for his tireless work on behalf of the citizens of our state.”

The Legislative Recognition Award is an honor awarded on an annual basis, as selected by the Council’s Executive Committee and leadership.

Last year’s recipients of the award were Georgia State Senator Jeff Mullis and Georgia State Representative Barry Fleming.