Municipal election guide for Maplesville

Editor’s note: To help voters make informed decisions in local municipal elections on Aug. 28, The Clanton Advertiser collected biographical information and personal messages from those running for office in the four Chilton County municipalities. Each Maplesville candidate is listed below. Voting is from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at city and town halls. Runoff elections would be held Tuesday, Oct. 9, if necessary. Those elected will take office on Monday, Nov. 5.

Mayor

John D. Caudle

W.C. Hayes Jr.

Ray C. Mitchell

•Age: 45

•Family: Wife, Mary S. Mitchell; daughter, Jasmine; son, Damian.

•Education: 12 years, Maplesville High School; two years, George C. Wallace.

•Personal message: I am seeking the office of mayor for the town of Maplesville. I have served on the town council for the past 12 years. I will continue to seek input from our residents as well, and try to establish a close working relationship with our local and state officials. My goals also consist of building a strong police department so that we can keep crime down. I will also work at keeping our school system strong for our kids. I will also work at fixing our roads in the town. I will do whatever is necessary in keeping the town in good shape.

District 1

Hal Harrison

•Age: 32

•Family: Two children, Will and Brennan Harrison.

•Education: Bachelor of Science in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama.

•Personal message: I want to be involved in my community and ensure that it continues to be a place where our citizens have opportunities to work and raise their families. Your support on election day will be greatly appreciated.

Jimmy Lee Jones

•Age: 67

•Family: Spouse, Brenda Jones; two children, Robbie Jones, Russell Jones; five grandchildren.

•Education: High school.

Personal message: I would appreciate your vote for city council in District 1. I have served in this position before, so I know what is expected of me. If elected, I will work for the people and for our town to prosper. Your vote would be greatly appreciated. Thank you for your support.

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