Ghent city commissioner Lonnie Mefford is running for mayor because he wants Ghent to become a good town again.
“Years ago this was a good town,” Mefford said. “I want us to get back on track to being a good town again.”
To accomplish this dream, the city needs to decide what it wants to be, Mefford said. Goals need to be set with an end in mind and put into writing with deadlines attached so there is at least a five-year rolling plan.