Williams announces candidacy for Selma City Council Ward 4

Published 12:00 am Monday, May 5, 2008

staff report

Kelvin Williams has announced his candidacy for the Selma City Council Ward 4 seat.

Williams was born in Los Angeles, but was educated in the Selma City School system. He completed four years of study at Tuskegee University where he majored in political science and

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public administration.

Williams is the CEO of the Television Production Company Limelight Entertainment, which focuses on aspiring music artists original material from across the south east. He is also the director of the local faith-based organization Faith Christian Children Center.

Williams says he is no stranger to politics and the needs of Selma&8217;s citizens.

He is a longtime member of Shiloh Baptist Church, Alpha Phi Omega National Service Fraternity and Atlanta chapter president of the 100 Black Men Tommy Dorch.

Williams is the father of three, Kelcey Williams, Kelvin Williams Jr, and Kara Williams ages 16,14 and 13.

Williams said teenagers need understanding, positive guidance, structured creative activities and patience.

Williams said he wants to lead Ward 4 in supporting new job opportunities and training to strengthen Selma&8217;s families as they cross over into the technological business areas.