By Pat Fox
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Local parks advocate Jim Cregge has been named interim parks and recreation director for Milton. Cregge begins Aug. 7 and takes over from John Rebar who is leaving for another position in Florida.
Cregge has spent the past 17 years as a volunteer, board member and former president of the Hopewell Youth Association, the non-profit group that schedules baseball activities at Milton's Bell Memorial Park. He has also served the past nine years on Alpharetta's Parks and Recreation Commission, the past six years as chairman.
He was named the Georgia Parks and Recreation Association's Volunteer of the Year in 2005 after being nominated by Fulton County for his work.