Residents meet to discuss Carbon Hill Mayor

Call for investigation into Facebook comments of Carbon Hill mayor

JASPER, Ala. (WBRC) - Mayor Mark Chambers has apologized for comments to a friend on social media about the LGBQT community.

Today at the New Life Christian Church, members of the community were joined by local and state NAACP leaders who said Mayor Chambers should step down.

Among the speakers was John Wesley McCollum, who says he survived a Ku Klux Klan attack in Carbon Hill in 1979. He asked that U.S. Attorney Jay Town investigate the mayor.

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