One new council member is guaranteed
Two of the three City Council seats up for election in November will be contested, with one seat guaranteed new representation. The District 1 seat, currently held by Tommy Anthony, will be filled by either Jackie Earls or Jennifer H. West. Anthony announced last Friday that he would not be seeking reelection after 8 years on City Council. Robert Garner will serve another term on council, as he is unopposed for his District 2 seat. Pamela Garner Sloss faces opposition from William Browning, Jr., for the District 5 seat. Monday was the filing deadline. The November general election will be Tuesday, November 8.