Our local governing body consists of six council members and a mayor, all of whom are elected at-large by qualified voters residing inside the town limits. Elections occur in even-numbered years, with members serving staggered four-year terms. One councilmember is appointed each January to serve as vice-mayor.
The 2021 council membership is as follows:
- E. Collin Adams, Jr.
- Shirley M. Barksdale-Hill (Vice-Mayor)
- Lorraine M. “Rainy” Clay
- Gary K. Hodnett (Mayor)
- Kathy Haymore-Keesee
- Gary Poindexter
- Donney Johnson
Keesee-Chair, Johnson-member, Clay-member
Community Development & Public Relations:
Clay–chair, Adams–member, Poindexter-member
Poindexter–chair, Barksdale-Hill–member, Keese-member
Adams-chair, Barksdale-Hill–member, Johnson-member