From Decatur's The Champion Newspaper
Approximately an hour after Gov. Nathan Deal announced the suspension
of DeKalb CEO Burrell, DeKalb Commissioner Lee May was sworn in as
The appointment is “something that I take seriously and I’m humbled by the opportunity to act in this position,” May said.
“[I’m] excited about the opportunity to work with my colleagues on
the Board of Commissioners in unison and harmony to really move this
county forward,” May said. “That’s our No. 1 focus.”
May said he understands clearly that this is a temporary position for him.
“We’re in this together. We’re going to move this county forward together. The best days are yet to come,” May said.