PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) - Another candidate has joined the race for city council in Phenix City.
Dr. Griff Gordy made the announcement Thursday morning at a press conference. He spoke today saying growth is the most important issue affecting the city.
He says this is the first time he has run for office, and is looking to make a big impact.
"I have always felt like I could get give back to my community. I thought this was a good time for me to step into this position if possible and serve the people of Phenix City, said Dr. Gordy.
Johnny Barfield currently has the at large seat Gordy is running for.
Election day will be held on Aug. 23.