Lee announces candidacy for Pike County Commission

Published 3:00 am Friday, January 8, 2016

Forrest Lee, 56, has qualified as a Republican candidate for Pike County Commission District 3, the seat held by Jimmy Barron. The primary will be held on March 1.

“My goals are to improve the roads and bridges through the pursuit of additional funding from the state, to promote industrial development and to improve the services of the citizens of Pike County,” Lee said.

Lee said he is looking forward to working with fellow commissioners and other departments within Pike County to insure that the county is a safe and vibrant place to raise a family, work and own a business.

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“I have always wanted to do the right thing and do my best at anything I am involved in,” Lee said.

“I feel that I have been successful in teaching, coaching and in the military. My mission is to serve others.

“If I am elected, I would do my very best to improve things for Pike County and its citizens.”

Lee is a graduate of Troy University and the University of South Alabama and has been teaching for 29 years. He currently teaches physical education at Troy Elementary School.

Lee was raised in Goshen and is married to Jody Lee and they had one daughter, Abby. He is the son of the late Joe and Bonnie Lee.