Geneva mayor declines re-election

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GENEVA, Ala. (WDHN) — Geneva Mayor Frankie Lindsey said one term as mayor is enough.

Lindsey said he does not plan to qualify next month for a second term in office.

He spent more than than 40 years in law enforcement, which included stints as city police chief and a Geneva County chief deputy.

Due to a series of recent health issues and his upcoming 71st birthday, the mayor said he feels it’s now time to hand the baton to a younger generation.

“Before we ran for mayor, we were talking about doing just the one term, and subsequently, I had some health problems and that was (part of) my decision for not running for mayor,” Lindsey said.

With several weeks before qualifying gets underway, there are already several declared candidates for the Geneva mayoral post.

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