Mayor Owens to seek council seat
LAVONIA – Come January, the city of Lavonia will have a new mayor for the first time in 30 years.
“I will not be running for mayor this year,” Ralph Owens announced this week in an interview with the Franklin County Citizen Leader.
Owens, however, is not done with city service or politics.
The long-time mayor of Lavonia said he intends to run for a seat on the city council in November’s elections.
Qualifying for the Lavonia city races will be held Aug. 19-21. The election will be Nov. 5.
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