James announces candidacy for county commission

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Staff Report

Hosea James has announced his candidacy for the Dallas County Commission District 1 seat.

James is a life-long resident of the Pleasant Hill community and is running for office for the first time. He said his focus would be primarily on helping the youth of the area.

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James, 51, said he built the baseball field near Craig Elementary nearly four years ago to give people in the community something to do.

He is a graduate of Southside High School and owns James Construction and Mobile Home repair. James is also an assistant basketball coach at Southside.

He is unmarried.