First African American takes oath of office to become mayor of Waverly Hall

Local News

WAVERLY HALL, Ga. — It was historic night in Waverly Hall Tuesday when Michael Harris took the oath as mayor.

Harris has served on the city council for 20 years and works professionally as a Technician Specialist.

Harris has plans for the progression and advancement of the city in areas of traffic flow and job market growth.

Harris is also Waverly Hall’s first African-American mayor.

“I don’t think it has all hit me yet. As far as the historical part of it. I think it will be a chance to see some new ideas and develop and incorporate a fresh vision into the city,” says Harris.

Mayor Harris says his main goal is to improve the equality of life for all Waverly Hall citizens.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recent Columbus Forecast Updates

More 7 Day Forecast

Beyond the Moon

Remembering D-Day

Faith and Film in the Fountain City

More Faith and Film in the Fountain City

Weather Wise with Bob Jeswald

Weather Facts with Nicole Phillips

Weather Questions with Cody Nickel


Gogue Performing Arts Center

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Trending Stories