Central mayor denounces lawsuit as attempt to smear image, says he’s not worried about recall threats _lowres

Advocate staff file photo by BILL FEIG -- Central Mayor Jr. Shelton

The city of Central could be turning over a new leaf when it comes to public records.

Central Mayor Jr. Shelton vowed to run a transparent government this week after newspaper owner Woody Jenkins asked him how he will approach access to public information. The issue had been controversial under previous Mayor Mac Watts’ administration in Central, as many of the city’s government services are privatized.

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