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Guide to Thorsby election on Aug. 25

Municipal election will be held on Aug. 25. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

THORSBY

All candidates were contacted but not all responded.

Candidates for Mayor

Robert Hight (incumbent)

Political party: Republican

Age: 51

Education: High School, Trade School classes, Alabama Water Operator Course

Personal message: I may not have grown up in Thorsby myself, but I am fully vested in this great town. My three children have been raised in Thorsby. Two of my children have graduated from and my youngest will graduate from Thorsby High School in 2012. I have two grandchildren being raised in Thorsby.  I opened my business in Thorsby and have operated it here for 10 years now. I have always and will continue to do my best for Thorsby and its residents. Please come out and vote on August 25 to re-elect Robert Hight for Mayor of Thorsby.

 

Chester E. (P.O.) Mizzell

Political party: Republican

Age:71

Education: Graduated Thorsby High School 1967

Graduated University of Montevallo with a degree in business management 1974, United States Navy A school 1969, United States Navy Personnel School 1970

Personal message: I would like to see the town of Thorsby live up to its potential. I think that based on my education and business experience, I can help Thorsby to do more than just survive, but to actually grow and prosper. I have lived most of my life in Thorsby, and I’d like to unite the people of Thorsby, in an effort to create the best town we can for future generations.

 

Tiffany Collins Hammock

Political party: Republican

Age: 43

Education: Graduated from Thorsby High School in 1995

Attended Faulkner University in south Alabama

Personal message: I want to be involved more with the town and its citizens. I would like to see Thorsby reach its full potential again. I want to bring businesses back and help encourage growth here. My heart is in this town and my love for the people is my driving force.

Robert Culp

Candidates for Town Council

Seat 1

Neil Benson (incumbent, unopposed)

 

Seat 2

Chasity Cleckler Chapman (incumbent)

Political party: Republican

Age: 39

Education: Class of 98 Graduate of Thorsby High School

Personal message:

I am seeking re-election for seat #2 on the Thorsby Town Council. I was born and raised here in Thorsby. I grew up following my mom and dad, Judy and Gary Cleckler around the baseball, softball and football fields. This is one of the many reasons I have so much love and passion for my hometown. I also served on the Thorsby Park and Recreation Board from 2007-2019. I went to Thorsby High School and graduated in 1998. I still live here, have been married to Chris Chapman for almost 19 years, have a 17-year-old daughter Gracey Chapman, and a 14-year-old son Braden Chapman who both also attend Thorsby High School. I would love and appreciate your vote on August 25th for a seat on the Thorsby Town Council.

Jermaine McGee

Political party: Independent

Age: 43

Education: Class of 95 graduate of Jemison High School

Personal message:

Ready for change and growth. I’m not running just to be a voice in our community but to be an ear to hear all the many voices of our community. Moving forward together!

 

Seat 3

Kathy Johnson

Justin Killingworth

Seat 4

Marvin Crumpton (incumbent)

Political party: Republican

Age: 78

Education: Attended Jemison High School

Personal message: If re-elected for the Thorsby Town Council position, I hope to continue working with our mayor and council members to seek growth for our town by promoting Thorsby as a desirable location for potential future businesses. I also would like to be actively involved with seeking avenues to enhance our community through beautification projects that spotlight the historical areas of our town. I hope to continue partnering with our citizens to make Thorsby the best place possible to raise a family.

 

Larry Underwood 

 

Seat 5

Glenn Littleton (incumbent, unopposed)

Political party: Republican

Age: 60

Education: Thorsby High School

Personal message:

Thank you to everyone for allowing me to

continue to serve.