Councilman Jim McClain


Councilman McClain was elected to office in 2011 and currently serving as Mayor Pro Tem.

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Personal Life & Education

Councilman McClain was born and raised in DeKalb County, Georgia.  He was educated at DeKalb College in Decatur, Georgia with an Associate in Business Administration.  He and his wife Linda have one son.
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Councilman McClain worked for the Coca-Cola Company and traveled extensively while employed with them.  After a twenty-one year career with Coca -Cola he and his wife felt it was time to develop their own business.

Projects & Career
In 1998 after an extensive search they decided Kingsland, Georgia was the best place to open a climate controlled self-storage facility.

In 2009 Councilman McClain purchased the 84 Lumber Building and; he remodeled, and beautified the existing buildings extensively.  The door was opened to his second facility in June of 2010 and is called Hippo Storage.  Hippo Storage is a family owned and operated business which currently employs five people.  His business has been voted best storage facility by the readers of the Tribune & Georgian for thirteen straight years.