Tomeka Craig Sworn In At Laurens Commission of Public Works Meeting

At last night’s Laurens Commission of Public Works Meeting, Ms. Tomeka Craig was sworn in as commissioner to fill the vacancy on the board, for district 2, due to the untimely death of Brenda Holland Curry.

Ms. Craig, who is a lifetime resident of Laurens, was sworn in by Leslie Mattison, Laurens City Clerk.

Ms. Craig, who is also the property manager for Hilltop Apartments, through Cahec Management, told WLBG that she had always been interested in serving her community.

Laurens City Council also approved Ms. Craig appointment at their last meeting, and once her current term is over, she will need to run in an election to keep the position.

 Also at the meeting, Commissioner Jeff Thompson was unanimously elected as Vice Chairman, after being nominated by Commissioner Ulysses Cunningham, with a second by Commissioner Gerald Abercrombie.