Vision. Dedication. Progress.
VOTE for Cedric Williams in the Mayoral Runoff Election
Forrest City, Early Voting is going on now!
St. Francis County Court House
Hours: 8am-430pm, No Saturday Voting
Dates: Tuesday, November 27th- Friday, November 30th & December 3rd
✔️ If you were a bearer last election, you have to pick up the ballot
✔️Bring Your ID
✔️Tell your neighbors and friends
✔️Your Voice matters and so does your Vote
Dear Citizens of Forrest City, I’m not asking for a lifetime or even 20 years to move Forrest City forward. I’m asking for a CHANCE to implement plans of sustainable progress and enforce the laws currently on the books so that we can get to work on the things most important to the citizens — the things that have been voiced to me as your biggest concerns:
✔️Enforcing current laws and ordinances
✔️Cleaning up the city
✔️City lead Youth activities and recreation
✔️Utilizing the bypass
✔️Improved communication between City Hall & the Citizens
✔️Transparency & Accountability
Vote for Vision, Dedication, Progress and Positive Change for OUR Forrest City!
Williams and his wife, Brandye, have two daughters, Tyra, 20, and Sydni, 14. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer information systems from the University of Arkansas (’93), is in his 23rd year in the insurance industry and has been an insurance agent in Forrest City for five years.
Williams offered specific ways in which he has been involved in the community since moving to Forrest City.
He is a member of the board of directors for the Forrest City Area Chamber of Commerce, co-director of the 21st annual Rumble on the Ridge Basketball Tournament, a member of the board of directors for the Forrest City Rotary Club, membership chairman for the Forrest City Lions Club, a board member of the Arkansas Community Foundation for St. Francis County, Mustang Booster Club president, a deacon at Beth Salem Baptist Church and a former member of the board of directors for the Black Alumni Society of the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.
Williams said his leadership and teamwork with the Forrest City Chamber was instrumental in securing the textile plant, Ruyi, to locate in Forrest City, bringing 800 jobs. As co-director of the Rumble on the Ridge Basketball Tournament, Williams expanded the event, adding a community night, highlighting local law enforcement officers playing against each other in a charity basketball game, according to the press release.
His personal self-development accomplishments, according to the press release, include: Chartered Property Casualty Underwriter designation, Associate in Management, Associate in Claims, Associate in Insurance Services, Certified Toastmaster and Advanced Toastmaster.