Mayor's wife joins fray in Post 3 against incumbent Kim Learnard
In a last-second qualifying shocker, the wife of Peachtree City Mayor Don Haddix has qualified to run for the Post 3 city council seat currently held by Kim Learnard, who is seeking re-election. Meanwhile, the five mayoral candidates have all qualified and there is a race for all three open council posts.
Mayor Haddix's wife, now council candidate Cathy Haddix made waves in March 2011 when it was revealed that she had some not-so-nice words for then-Economic Development Coordinator Joey Grisham at the grand opening of a new specialty grocery store. Mrs. Haddix later admitted that she told Grisham in part: “I hope your tenure is short here.” She defended the language, saying Grisham, then in charge of recruiting businesses to the city, favored big box Read More»