Incumbent council members face challenges in Peachtree City, Fayetteville, Tyrone


Mayor Johnson in Fayetteville and Mayor Dial in Tyrone face no opposition in November elections — 

There will be plenty of competition for the municipal seats up for election in November. All council seats in Peachtree City, Fayetteville and Tyrone will have multiple candidates on the ballot.

In Peachtree City, the Post 1 seat will come with a race between incumbent Phil Prebor and challengers Morgan Hallmon (retired) and Oobi Childs (home stager and Realtor).

Post 2 candidates include incumbent Mike King and challengers Darryl Csiscila (no occupation listed), Steven Newton (attorney) and Chad Kidwell (wealth management).

A runoff election will be required in Peachtree City unless one candidate for each seat gets 50 percent plus one.

In Fayetteville, Mayor Ed Johnson will face no opposition.

The Post 1 race will have incumbent Harlan Shirley face-off with challengers Phil Onyedumekwu (cab driver) and Darryl Langford (retired military).

The Post 2 race will feature incumbent Kathaleen Brewer and challengers Kevin Pratt, II (sales manager), Oyin Mitchell (business owner) and Joe Clark (airline industry and city planning commissioner).

A runoff election will be required in Fayetteville unless one candidate for a seat gets 50 percent of the vote plus one.

In Tyrone, Mayor Eric Dial will face no opposition.

For the Post 1 seat, qualifiers included incumbent Linda Howard and former County Commissioner and transportation driver David Barlow.

For the Post 2 seat, Councilman Ryan Housley did not seek re-election. Qualifying for the open seat were William Campbell (retired), Michael Edwards (pastor) and Melissa Hill (real estate and film coordinator).

There is no runoff election in Tyrone, with the simple majority winner taking the seat.

In Brooks, the only qualifier was Richard Bell, for the special election to fill the Post 1 seat. The three remaining posts had no challengers.

In Woolsey, there were no challengers to the Post 1 and 2 seats up for election.