Atlanta councilman, former mayor trade jabs

 

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin

Former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin

The Atlanta City Council Post 3 At-Large race has taken a big turn toward nasty, reports WABE.

 

At a Friday press conference, CouncilmanH. Lamar Willis fired back at former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin for attacking his ethics and endorsing one of his challengers, Georgia Tech administratorAndre Dickens, WABE reports.

 

“We didn’t question her ability to serve when her daughter had numerous legal issues that called for Mayor Franklin to arguably misuse her position to get a desired outcome. We didn’t question her ability to serve when her son’s business left the city and the state owing millions of dollars… and this is who my opponent has as his most trusted and senior advisor,” said Willis.

 

Franklin, who was mayor from 2002-2010, responded in an email that Willis’ comments were “baseless and…Continue Reading

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