Former city employee Francis Smith will officially announce his candidacy for mayor of Jackson Sat., March 2 at 1 p.m. at 5472 Watkins Drive, Suite A.
The Jackson Free Press interviewed Smith about his candidacy in February. The interview will be available soon in print and at JFP.ms.
A U.S. Navy veteran and pastor, Smith is joining a crowded field that already includes the incumbent mayor, two city councilmen, two local business men, an attorney and a former police officer.
The press release announcing the event called Smith "A man with vision to press Jackson upward by moving forward — without looking backward."
For more information concerning Smith's candidacy, call 601-209-5980 or visit francissmithformayor.com