Another race develops in municipal government

Published 8:15 am Wednesday, August 23, 2017

By Beth Alston

AMERICUS — Kelvin W. Pless qualified Tuesday to run for the District 5 seat on the Americus City Council in the Nov. 7 election.
Those qualifying on Monday were incumbent Mayor Barry Blount and challenger Laura Lee Bernstein; Charles Christmas for District 4 (Carla Cook’s district); incumbent Lou Chase in District 3; and incumbent Shirley Green Reese in District 5.
Qualifying continues through 4:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Early voting for the Nov. 7 election begins on Oct. 16.