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Municipal election guide for Clanton

Published 10:44pm Friday, August 24, 2012

Paul Dickerson

•Age: 64

•Family: Rachel Dickerson, wife; Catrena Dickerson, daughter.

•Education: Master’s Degree/Health Administration.

•Personal message: It will be an honor to serve the residents of District 4 as their councilman. I will work with the mayor and other members of the city council to continue in making Clanton a great place to call home. My promise is to work diligently with every individual to develop Clanton into a thriving city with each community, setting a standard of excellence for each individual and their household. I would like to personally thank each individual in District 4 for their support and confidence given over the past months in my endeavor to make this election a reality.

District 5

Mary Mell Smith (i) (u)

•Family: Spouse, Bonny R. Smith; children, Kendall Smith, Chris Smith, Kyle Smith; nine grandchildren.

•Personal message: I am a member of the Clanton City Council representing the people of District 5. Since I was elected to office in 2000, I completed 80 hours of training from Alabama League of Cities to become a Certified Municipal Official and an Advanced Certified Municipal Official. I am active in the community serving on the Chilton County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, a member of Chilton County United Way Board and director of First Baptist Church Weekday Education. I am grateful for the opportunity to serve in all of these capacities, especially as city council member. Since being elected, I have seen many goals reached for our city but feel there are many more things to be done. Thank you District 5 and the city of Clanton for allowing me to serve you. I look forward to the next four years representing you as your council member.

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  • Greg DeJarnett

    The economic downturn slowed our progress of getting more restaurants and shopping but I’m proud that we did not have to layoff any employee. The City is financially sound and I hope that when the elections are over, we can get back to work aggressively pursuing new businesses. Let’s keep the money in Chilton County!

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  • JPriceMD

    “our city dealt with an economic downturn and was still ABLE (not “asked”)

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