Mary Francis White is now the First African American elected to Public office in Lincoln County, to the Lincolnton City Council.

Sworn in Dec 6th after a hugely attended reception sponsored by the Democratic Women.

Democrats elected to Lincolnton City Council. Left Jim Watson, Mary Frances White, Marty Edy. Also Dem Mayor Ed Hatley

Celebrating the event: left George Durham, Jr- main speaker-President, NC Funeral Directors.
Ross Bulla-Chair, Lincoln County Democratic Party
Mary Frances White
Gail Jenkins, Pres, Democratic Women of Lincoln County
Betsy Wells, Chair Dist 10 Democratic Party
Marty Edy, City Council- Lincolnton
Ed Hatley, Mayor, Lincolnton City Council-Democrat also
Jim Watson-City Council-Lincolnton