Carmichael to Run for Office

Fredie Carmichael was the first white guest speaker at the NAS Celebration of Dr. King.

Fredie Carmichael was the first white guest speaker at the NAS Celebration of Dr. King.

A former Meridian journalist has announced his intentions to move into the political arena.

Former Meridian Star editor Fredie Carmichael says he plans to run for the open District 4 seat on the Lauderdale County School Board, in the Nov. 6 special election.

Carmichael recently left the newspaper for a job with the Mississippi Development Authority. The current board member, Scott Sollie, does not plan to seek re-election.


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