Pitts receives more GOP endorsements

By NEMS Daily Journal

TUPELO – Just days before Tuesday’s general election where voters will select the next mayor, Republican candidate Fred Pitts received more Republican endorsements.
State Rep. Philip Gunn, speaker of the House, and U.S. Rep. Alan Nunnelee stopped by Pitts’ campaign headquarters to make endorsements in the mayor’s race.
Pitt’s has received other GOP endorsements from statewide party leaders. However, his Democratic opponent, has received support from some local Republicans, including Ward 3 Councilman Jim Newell and other former council members.