Smyrna will hold three public meetings on increasing the tax rate - but keeping the same millage rate - during July in the city’s Tax Office and then a vote at 7 p.m. Aug. 5 in the City Council Chambers, Smyrna City Hall, 2800 King St. - also where the Tax Office is located. AJC file photo
Photo: For the AJC
Photo: For the AJC

Smyrna mayor’s race heads to runoff

Smyrna Councilman Derek Norton and local business owner Ryan Campbell appear headed for a runoff in the mayoral race. 

The runoff is scheduled for Dec. 3.

The field was narrowed from five candidates competing to replace longtime Mayor Max Bacon, who is retiring after more than 30 years. 

Bacon was first elected as mayor in 1985, following his father Arthur T. Bacon who served as mayor until he died in 1985.

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