Gregory Blue announces his candidacy for Columbus City Council

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – Bishop Gregory K. Blue officially announced his candidacy for Columbus City Council District 1.

He made the announcement among a group of supporters at the Columbus Government Center Saturday.

Blue says if elected he plans on increasing jobs in the community, decreasing the crime rate, and increasing youth community involvement.

"We have diluted the talent pool so much in Columbus.  We have to send our children away to find better jobs and better homes. We can do it right here in Columbus it's a great place," said Blue.

Blue is the chief apostle of Perfecting Ministries Worldwide, Inc.

Election day is May 22nd.

To see a full list of candidates click here.

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