By Justin Boron
Lake City and Morrow on Wednesday closed the qualification period for the November 8 city elections.
Lake City has open two at-large city council seats. The top two vote-getters will win the two seats.
Roy Dunn, 73, is a school bus driver retired from the United States Air Force. Dunn resides at 1633 Dellwood Circle and has lived in the city for 33 years.
Ray Johnson, 61, is an owner of a cleaning company. Johnson has lived in the city for 31 years.
Yvonne W. Kelly, 66, is a management analyst. Kelly resides at 5416 Wahsega Way and has lived in the city for 33 years.
Dave "Devadas" Lynton, 44, is a juvenile court officer. Lynton resides at 913 Laurel St. and has lived in the city for 13 years.
Incumbent John J.B. Sowell, 76, is a retired Ford Motor Co. employee. Sowell resides at 1162 Helen St. and has lived in the city for 40 years.
Nellie J. Ward, 43, is a funeral director. Ward resides at 1661 Joy Lake Road and has lived in the city for five years.
In Morrow, three candidates applied for qualification for city council seats.
Dorothy Brandon, 69, is retired. Brandon resides at 1832 Candlelight Court and has lived in Clayton County for nearly seven years.
Incumbent C. R. Bob Huie, 73, is retired. Huie resides at 5907 Reynolds Road and has lived in Clayton County for 31 years.
Incumbent Virlyn Slaton, 72, is a real estate broker and insurance agent. Slaton resides at 6106 Navaho Trail and has lived in Clayton County for 45 years.