COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - A Columbus City Council hopeful has announced her candidacy.
Regina Liparoto will run for the District 9 seat.
She made the announcement Thursday during a press conference at the City Services Center.
Liparoto is a former local radio and television personality who moved to Columbus when she was a baby.
She says she wants to better fund law enforcement agencies, increase neighborhood watch programs, and eliminate gangs in Columbus.
"I love this community, spirit, and enthusiasm. I am really concerned that we are going to get labeled and that people are not going to want to be here," says Liparoto.
Election day is May 22. For a list of candidates, click here.