CITY HISTORY

 

CITY OFFICIALS PAST AND PRESENT

 

Roster of Mayors who have served our community
 
Dowling R. Watford, Jr. Jan 2017 - Present
James Kirk Jan 1991 - Jan 2017
Oakland Chapman Jan 1985 - Jan 1991
Edward Douglas Jan 1979 - Jan 1985
Audley Dunham Nov 1965 - Jan 1979
Donald Mack Jan 1961 - Oct 1965
Audley Dunham Jan 1957 - Jan 1961
H.H. Raulerson Jan 1941 - Jan 1957
William Hendry Jan 1937 - Jan 1941
H.H. Hancock Nov 1933 - Jan 1937
J.D. Bird Jan 1927 - Sept 1933

Roster of City Clerks who have served our community:

Lane Gamiotea Jan 2003 – Jan 2023
Bonnie Stuart Thomas Jan 1979 - Jan 2003
Sylvia Christian Mar 1978 – Jan 1979
(appointed to fill the position until the election)
Sandra Bennett Oct 1973 – Mar 1978
(resigned before the end of her term)
Lorena Pearce Spivey

Jan 1945 – Sep 1973
(longest serving to date)

Alma Sherman Gross Jan 1941 – Jan 1945
(first female City Clerk)
Alto Watford Jan 1935 - Jan 1941
R.P. Fletcher Jan 1923 - Jan 1935
W.W. Dunnicliff Jul 1917-Jan 1923

J.G. Phillips

H.L. Chandler

Jun 1917 - Jul - 1917

Jul 1915 – Jun 1917


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