June 03, 2015 12:08 AM
The Canton City Council on Monday approved the employment contract of city manager sole finalist Billy Peppers. The vote at the special called meeting was 4-1-1, with Ward 3 Council Member John Rust absent and Ward 1 Council Member Hooky Huffman dissenting. Peppers will officially take on the role of city manager June 15. After the vote, Mayor Gene Hobgood said he was pleased with the selection. “He is a tremendous asset at a critical t...