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Meet Your New Russell Councilman: GJ Long

GJ LongGJ Long, a familiar face to the Russell City Council from a few years ago, beat out incumbent Ward 3 Councilman Jim Cross in the April 2 election and will begin his two-year term on Tuesday.

Long, who served on the Council back in the late 1980s and early 1990s and unsuccessfully ran for Mayor in 1999, says after taking a few years off from public service, he now just wants to get back to being more directly involved with the city.

Long will begin his time on the Council after taking the oath of office at the April regular monthly meeting of the Russell City Council on April 16 at 4:30 PM.

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