RAY CITY, Ga. (AP) - A fifth Democrat has announced that he
plans to run for governor in Georgia next year.
Carl Camon, mayor for 12 years of tiny Ray City in South
Georgia, said he plans to jump into the crowded race to replace
In an interview with The Valdosta Daily Times, Camon said the
"voice of the people" has been missing from state government for
a long time.
Under his leadership, Ray City built a new city hall, expanded
its police force and developed a water and sewage storage facility.
Camon also convinced a Dollar General store to relocate in the city
The 40-year-old Camon traveled to Atlanta Thursday bus to
announce he would be a candidate.