Stonecrest mayor and council candidates for Feb. 27 forum at First Afrikan Church
2/24/2017, 6 a.m.
The 20 candidates vying for Stonecrest mayor and city council will faceoff at a Feb. 27 forum co-hosted by CrossRoadsNews and First African Presbyterian Community Action Team.
The forum takes place 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Lithonia church.
The three candidates for Mayor are Douglas Favors, Charles Hill, Jr., and Jason Lary. Seventeen men and women are seeking five council seats. They are Jimmy Clanton, Charles Ross, and Plez Joyner for District 1; Alexis Morris, Gretchen Tolbert and Rob Turner for District 2; Jazzmin Cobble and Eric Hubbard for District 3; Geraldine Champion, Jay Cunningham, Mary-Pat Hector, Jonathan Phillips and George Turner for District 4; and Diane Adoma, Tammy Grimes, Lloyd Morrison and Richard Stone for District 5.
The will discuss their vision for the new city of 50,000, why the voters should pick them, and the top issues facing the city and if elected, what they will do about them.
The forum will be moderated by CrossRoadsNews editor/publisher Jennifer Parker and FAPC First Lady, Lillie Shaw Lomax, who is a former television reporter and anchor.
First African church is at 5197 Salem Road in Lithonia.
For more information, call 404-284-1888.