08 Mar Richie Knight Qualifies for Athens Mayor
Knight joins the race for mayor of Athens-Clarke County
Athens, Georgia – Thursday, March 08, 2018 – Local entrepreneur, community activist, and proud Athenian Richie Knight officially joined the race for mayor of Athens-Clarke County. By taking this step, Knight has ensured that voters will have a clear choice for a new voice on May 22.
“Today is an exciting day for me and this campaign. I started this journey over a year ago and to know my name will be on the ballot on May 22 is humbling. I am deeply grateful to Athens for all of the opportunities it has given me as a business owner, community activist, and private citizen. I want to see these opportunities extended to every Athenian.”
“We can do that by ensuring our economy is thriving; by making sure that businesses know Athens is open for business; by creating affordable housing solutions; and by ensuring our workforce is trained and ready for whatever job they may seek.”
“I look forward to meeting members of the community over the next few months as we spread our message of moving Athens forward- together.”
Knight was surrounded by family, friends, and supporters as he filed the necessary paperwork at the Athens-Clarke County Board of Elections.